The share price of Exact Sciences Corporation [NASDAQ: EXAS] inclined by $90.16, presently trading at $93.00. The company’s shares saw 28.28% gains compared to the lowest price in the period of the last 52 weeks, set at $72.50 recorded on Jan 14, 2020. The last few days have been benevolent to the share price as EXAS fall by -7.20% during the last week, even though the stock is still down by -11.90% compared to -7.21 of all time high it touched on 01/10/20. However, the stock had a poor performance during the past 3 months, roughly gaining 8.87%, while additionally gaining 26.39% during the last 12 months. Exact Sciences Corporation is said to have a 12-month price target set at $124.00. That means that the stock has a strong potential to acquire 31% increase from the current trading price.
Exact Sciences Corporation [NASDAQ:EXAS]: Analyst Rating and Earnings
Its stock price has been found in the range of 72.50 to 123.99. This is compared to its latest closing price of $90.16.
Pay attention to the next-scheduled financial results for this company to be released, which is slated for Thu 20 Feb (In 37 Days).
Fundamental Analysis of Exact Sciences Corporation [EXAS]
Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for Exact Sciences Corporation [EXAS] sitting at -35.09 and its Gross Margin at +74.04, this company’s Net Margin is now -29.80%. 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 -16.77, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached -11.60%. Its Return on Equity is -29.16, and its Return on Assets is -16.50. These metrics suggest that this Exact Sciences Corporation 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,
What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is -87.24. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 16.44, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.10. Exact Sciences Corporation [EXAS] has a Price to Book Ratio of 11.42.
Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, Exact Sciences Corporation [EXAS] earns $229,875 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 11.81 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.43. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Quick Ratio is 8.70 and its Current Ratio is 8.99. 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.
Exact Sciences Corporation [EXAS] has 145.98M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $13.58B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 72.50 to 123.99. At its current price, it has moved down by -24.99% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 28.28% from its 52-week low.
This stock’s Beta value is currently 1.36, which indicates that it is 3.98% more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 49.88. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.
Conclusion: Is Exact Sciences Corporation [EXAS] a Reliable Buy?
Shares of Exact Sciences Corporation [EXAS], 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.