Investing in Deciphera Pharmaceuticals Inc. (DCPH) is a safe bet with a significant edge

In the latest session, Deciphera Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: DCPH) closed at $18.05 up 1.12% from its previous closing price of $17.85. In other words, the price has increased by $+0.20 from its previous closing price. On the day, 954943 shares were traded. DCPH stock price reached its highest trading level at $18.16 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $17.53.

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For a deeper understanding of Deciphera Pharmaceuticals Inc.’s stock, let’s take a closer look at its various ratios. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 5.30 and its Current Ratio is at 5.60. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 0.00 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 0.00.

Upgrades & Downgrades

On August 29, 2022, Cowen started tracking the stock assigning a Outperform rating and target price of $25.

JMP Securities Upgraded its Mkt Perform to Mkt Outperform on August 05, 2022, while the target price for the stock was maintained at $23.

Insider Transactions:

Additionally, insider trades can be beneficial to investors who want to learn what the management thinks about stock prices in the future. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Jan 24 when Brightstar Associates LLC bought 1,666,666 shares for $18.00 per share. The transaction valued at 29,999,988 led to the insider holds 19,718,014 shares of the business.

Sherman Matthew L sold 2,403 shares of DCPH for $51,043 on Jan 17. The EVP & Chief Medical Officer now owns 72,628 shares after completing the transaction at $21.24 per share. On Jan 17, another insider, Pitman Jama, who serves as the insider of the company, sold 1,603 shares for $21.24 each. As a result, the insider received 34,050 and left with 35,058 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 10.16 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 3.78.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, DCPH has reached a high of $22.76, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $6.51. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 16.88, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 14.82.

Shares Statistics:

For the past three months, DCPH has traded an average of 685.01K shares per day and 1.2M over the past ten days. A total of 78.21M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 49.05M. Insiders hold about 0.20% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 74.80% stake in the company. Shares short for DCPH as of Oct 13, 2022 were 7.38M with a Short Ratio of 7.18M, compared to 7.46M on Sep 14, 2022. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 11.05% and a Short% of Float of 17.02%.

Earnings Estimates

There are 11 different market analysts currently analyzing its stock. On average, analysts expect EPS of -$0.58 for the current quarter, with a high estimate of -$0.5 and a low estimate of -$0.65, while EPS last year was -$1.37. The consensus estimate for the next quarter is -$0.58, with high estimates of -$0.49 and low estimates of -$0.75.

Analysts are recommending an EPS of between -$2.34 and -$2.8 for the fiscal current year, implying an average EPS of -$2.52. EPS for the following year is -$2.25, with 11 analysts recommending between -$1.65 and -$2.95.

Revenue Estimates

A total of 11 analysts have provided revenue estimates for DCPH’s current fiscal year. The highest revenue estimate was $136.4M, while the lowest revenue estimate was $125.78M, resulting in an average revenue estimate of $129.96M. In the same quarter a year ago, actual revenue was $96.15M, up 35.20% from the average estimate. Based on 11 analysts’ estimates, the company’s revenue will be $153.6M in the next fiscal year. The high estimate is $192.9M and the low estimate is $125M. The average revenue growth estimate for next year is up 18.20% from the average revenue estimate for this year.