Gaining Ground: Opko Health Inc (OPK) Closes Lower at 1.25, Down -3.85

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The price of Opko Health Inc (NASDAQ: OPK) closed at $1.25 in the last session, down -3.85% from day before closing price of $1.30. In other words, the price has decreased by -$3.85 from its previous closing price. On the day, 5.44 million shares were traded. OPK stock price reached its highest trading level at $1.25 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $1.15.


We take a closer look at OPK’s different ratios to gain a better understanding of the stock. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 1.62 and its Current Ratio is at 1.91. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 0.33 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 0.31.

On December 15, 2022, H.C. Wainwright started tracking the stock assigning a Buy rating and target price of $3.

Insider Transactions:

An investor can also benefit from insider trades by learning what management is thinking about the future direction of stock prices. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Mar 18 ’24 when FROST PHILLIP MD ET AL bought 500,000 shares for $0.87 per share. The transaction valued at 437,100 led to the insider holds 210,968,225 shares of the business.

FROST PHILLIP MD ET AL bought 500,000 shares of OPK for $444,300 on Mar 14 ’24. The CEO & Chairman now owns 210,468,225 shares after completing the transaction at $0.89 per share. On Mar 13 ’24, another insider, FROST PHILLIP MD ET AL, who serves as the CEO & Chairman of the company, bought 500,000 shares for $0.93 each. As a result, the insider paid 463,750 and bolstered with 209,968,225 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, OPK now has a Market Capitalization of 871240000 and an Enterprise Value of 1273246848. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 1.09 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 0.70. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 1.592 whereas that against EBITDA is -13.562.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, OPK has reached a high of $2.24, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $0.85. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 10.10%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be -8.05%.

Shares Statistics:

According to the various share statistics, OPK traded on average about 8.37M shares per day over the past 3-months and 4449360 shares per day over the past 10 days. A total of 773.28M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 327.73M. Insiders hold about 52.98% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 27.53% stake in the company. Shares short for OPK as of 1713139200 were 78025679 with a Short Ratio of 9.32, compared to 1710460800 on 102157019. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 78025679 and a Short% of Float of 21.059998999999998.

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