Stock Surge: Apellis Pharmaceuticals Inc (APLS) Closes at 39.73, Marking a -0.85 Increase/Decrease

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In the latest session, Apellis Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: APLS) closed at $39.73 down -0.85% from its previous closing price of $40.07. In other words, the price has decreased by -$0.85 from its previous closing price. On the day, 1.05 million shares were traded. APLS stock price reached its highest trading level at $40.28 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $39.05.


For a deeper understanding of Apellis Pharmaceuticals Inc’s stock, let’s take a closer look at its various ratios. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 3.02 and its Current Ratio is at 3.77. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 1.62 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 1.30.

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 this company, Piper Sandler on May 31, 2024, initiated with a Neutral rating and assigned the stock a target price of $46.

On February 05, 2024, Jefferies Upgraded its rating to Buy which previously was Hold and also upped its target price recommendation from $68 to $80.

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 May 08 ’24 when Deschatelets Pascal sold 78,907 shares for $42.35 per share. The transaction valued at 3,341,848 led to the insider holds 1,115,983 shares of the business.

Deschatelets Pascal sold 69,107 shares of APLS for $3,743,605 on Apr 08 ’24. The Chief Scientific Officer now owns 1,115,983 shares after completing the transaction at $54.17 per share. On Apr 01 ’24, another insider, Sullivan Timothy Eugene, who serves as the Chief Financial Officer of the company, sold 4,000 shares for $58.66 each. As a result, the insider received 234,640 and left with 93,338 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, APLS now has a Market Capitalization of 4863110656 and an Enterprise Value of 4597446656. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 9.20 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 18.07. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 8.773 whereas that against EBITDA is -11.427.

Stock Price History:

The Beta on a monthly basis for APLS is 0.88, which has changed by -0.53417754 over the last 52 weeks, in comparison to a change of 0.2586832 over the same period for the S&P500. Over the past 52 weeks, APLS has reached a high of $92.61, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $19.83. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is -11.24%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be -24.51%.

Shares Statistics:

For the past three months, APLS has traded an average of 1.33M shares per day and 834180 over the past ten days. A total of 119.56M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 99.58M. Insiders hold about 17.95% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 90.48% stake in the company. Shares short for APLS as of 1715731200 were 12586479 with a Short Ratio of 9.84, compared to 1713139200 on 10669213. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 12586479 and a Short% of Float of 14.330000000000002.

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