Financial Snapshot: Analyzing Twist Bioscience Corp (TWST)’s Key Ratio Metrics

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The closing price of Twist Bioscience Corp (NASDAQ: TWST) was $43.13 for the day, down -3.45% from the previous closing price of $44.67. In other words, the price has decreased by -$3.45 from its previous closing price. On the day, 1.78 million shares were traded. TWST stock price reached its highest trading level at $44.9 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $43.01.


Our analysis of TWST’s different ratios will help us gain a deeper understanding of the company. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 5.06 and its Current Ratio is at 5.51. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 0.16 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 0.13.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for the company, Goldman on January 17, 2024, Upgraded its rating to Buy and sets its target price to $45 from $25 previously.

On September 27, 2023, Berenberg started tracking the stock assigning a Buy rating and target price of $27.

On January 05, 2023, Scotiabank started tracking the stock assigning a Sector Outperform rating and target price of $33.Scotiabank initiated its Sector Outperform rating on January 05, 2023, with a $33 target price.

Insider Transactions:

Also, insider trades can serve as a great indicator of what management thinks about the future direction of a stock’s price. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on May 03 ’24 when Leproust Emily M. sold 4,163 shares for $37.13 per share. The transaction valued at 154,589 led to the insider holds 509,986 shares of the business.

Finn Patrick John sold 2,311 shares of TWST for $85,817 on May 03 ’24. The President and COO now owns 173,895 shares after completing the transaction at $37.13 per share. On May 03 ’24, another insider, Green Paula, who serves as the SVP of Human Resources of the company, sold 910 shares for $37.13 each. As a result, the insider received 33,792 and left with 91,511 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, TWST now has a Market Capitalization of 2511287552 and an Enterprise Value of 2307370240. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 9.05 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 4.48. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 8.315 whereas that against EBITDA is -14.316.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, TWST has reached a high of $44.90, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $11.81. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 25.97%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 54.28%.

Shares Statistics:

TWST traded an average of 942.34K shares per day over the past three months and 1520980 shares per day over the past ten days. A total of 57.56M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 55.69M. Insiders hold about 4.36% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 112.68% stake in the company. Shares short for TWST as of 1713139200 were 12254169 with a Short Ratio of 13.00, compared to 1710460800 on 12012016. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 12254169 and a Short% of Float of 27.79.

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