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Akerna Corp. [NASDAQ: KERN] stock went up by 25.39% or 2.3 points up from its previous closing price of $9.06. The stock reached $11.36 during the last trading session. During the course of the last 5 trading session in the week, KERN share price went up during 2 out of 5 days, that way gaining +53.09% in the period of the last 7 days.

KERN had two major price movements with the latest trading session as the price jumped to a high of $12.50, at one point touching $8.32. The latest high is set lower that the high price recorded in the period of the last 52 weeks, set at $12.50. The 52-week high currently stands at $72.65 distance from the present share price, noting recovery -10.39% after the recent low of $3.16.

Akerna Corp. [NASDAQ:KERN]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Its stock price has been found in the range of 3.16 to 72.65. This is compared to its latest closing price of $9.06.

Keep looking out for the next-scheduled quarterly financial results that this company is expected to put out, which is slated to occur on Thu 14 Nov (19 days ago).

Fundamental Analysis of Akerna Corp. [KERN]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for Akerna Corp. [KERN] sitting at -113.70 and its Gross Margin at +57.56.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is -30.98, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached -57.00%. Its Return on Equity is -30.70, and its Return on Assets is -29.66.

These metrics suggest that this Akerna Corp. 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.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is -4.78. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 5.44.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, Akerna Corp. [KERN] earns $117,417 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 13.84 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.26. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Quick Ratio is 10.04 and its Current Ratio is 10.04. 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.

Akerna Corp. [KERN] has 10.98M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $99.48M. Its stock price has been found in the range of 3.16 to 72.65. At its current price, it has moved down by -84.36% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 259.49% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 76.52. This RSI suggests that Akerna Corp. is currently Overbought.

Conclusion: Is Akerna Corp. [KERN] a Reliable Buy?

Shares of Akerna Corp. [KERN], on the whole, present investors with both positive and negative signals. Wall Street analysts have mixed reviews when it comes to the 12-month price outlook, and this company’s financials show a combination of strengths and weaknesses. Based on the price performance, this investment is somewhat risky while presenting reasonable potential for ROI.