Is this a Prime Time To acquire Aptinyx Inc. (APTX) stock

The price of Aptinyx Inc. (NASDAQ: APTX) closed at $0.14 in the last session, down -1.20% from day before closing price of $0.14. In other words, the price has decreased by -$0.0017 from its previous closing price. On the day, 2846228 shares were traded. APTX stock price reached its highest trading level at $0.1470 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $0.1300.

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We take a closer look at APTX’s different ratios to gain a better understanding of the stock. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 27.40 and its Current Ratio is at 27.40. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 0.51 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 0.51.

Upgrades & Downgrades

On October 27, 2020, Piper Sandler started tracking the stock assigning a Overweight rating and target price of $10.

On July 01, 2020, SunTrust started tracking the stock assigning a Buy rating and target price of $15.SunTrust initiated its Buy rating on July 01, 2020, with a $15 target price.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, APTX has reached a high of $3.17, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $0.14. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 0.4180, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 0.4081.

Shares Statistics:

According to the various share statistics, APTX traded on average about 1.54M shares per day over the past 3-months and 5.28M shares per day over the past 10 days. A total of 67.72M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 54.08M. Insiders hold about 13.28% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 46.00% stake in the company. Shares short for APTX as of Jan 30, 2023 were 79.11k with a Short Ratio of 0.28M, compared to 92.91k on Dec 29, 2022. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 0.12% and a Short% of Float of 0.15%.

Earnings Estimates

The company has 6 analysts who recommend its stock at the moment. On average, analysts expect EPS of -$0.2 for the current quarter, with a high estimate of -$0.12 and a low estimate of -$0.25, while EPS last year was -$0.29. The consensus estimate for the next quarter is -$0.2, with high estimates of -$0.17 and low estimates of -$0.23.

Analysts are recommending an EPS of between -$0.9 and -$1.04 for the fiscal current year, implying an average EPS of -$0.98. EPS for the following year is -$0.73, with 6 analysts recommending between -$0.52 and -$0.9.