22nd Century Group, Inc. [NYSE: XXII] stock went down by -0.32% or 0 points down from its previous closing price of $1.58. The stock reached $1.58 during the last trading session. During the course of the last 5 trading session in the week, XXII share price went up during 2 out of 5 days, that way losing -8.00% in the period of the last 7 days.

XXII had two major price movements with the latest trading session as the price jumped to a high of $1.70, at one point touching $1.56. The latest high is set lower that the high price recorded in the period of the last 52 weeks, set at $1.70. The 52-week high currently stands at $3.12 distance from the present share price, noting recovery -38.04% after the recent low of $1.12.

22nd Century Group, Inc. [NYSE:XXII]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Its stock price has been found in the range of 1.12 to 3.12. This is compared to its latest closing price of $1.58.

Pay attention to the next-scheduled financial results for this company to be released, which is slated for Coming Soon..   ).

Fundamental Analysis of 22nd Century Group, Inc. [XXII]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for 22nd Century Group, Inc. [XXII] sitting at -90.89 and its Gross Margin at -1.68, this company’s Net Margin is now -49.90%. These metrics indicate that this company is not generating as much profit, after accounting for expenses, compared to its market peers.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is -32.40, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached -33.00%. Its Return on Equity is -10.86, and its Return on Assets is -10.15. These metrics suggest that this 22nd Century Group, Inc. does a poor job of managing its assets, and likely won’t be able to provide successful business outcomes for its investors in the near term.

Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, 22nd Century Group, Inc. [XXII] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 2.16. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 2.11, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 1.99. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is -2,195.69, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 1.19.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is -9.33. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 8.30, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.01. 22nd Century Group, Inc. [XXII] has a Price to Book Ratio of 4.35.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, 22nd Century Group, Inc. [XXII] earns $322,273 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 28.91 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.34. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Quick Ratio is 11.24 and its Current Ratio is 11.83. This company, considering these metrics, has a healthy ratio between its short-term liquid assets and its short-term liabilities, making it a less risky investment.

22nd Century Group, Inc. [XXII] has 135.71M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $214.42M. Its stock price has been found in the range of 1.12 to 3.12. At its current price, it has moved down by -49.44% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 40.63% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently 1.47, which indicates that it is 7.70% more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 27.10. This stock, according to these metrics, is currently Oversold.

Conclusion: Is 22nd Century Group, Inc. [XXII] a Reliable Buy?

22nd Century Group, Inc. [XXII] stock is presenting a less attractive investment opportunity when compared to similarly-sized corporations in the same industry. The price performance of these shares has not shown much promise, and the financial results that this company has recently delivered present a highly risky investment.