Trading Day Review: LENZ Therapeutics Inc. (LENZ) Gains Momentum, Closing at 18.41

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The price of LENZ Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: LENZ) closed at $18.41 in the last session, up 1.94% from day before closing price of $18.06. In other words, the price has increased by $1.94 from its previous closing price. On the day, 1.23 million shares were traded. LENZ stock price reached its highest trading level at $18.525 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $17.44.


We take a closer look at LENZ’s different ratios to gain a better understanding of the stock. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 39.20 and its Current Ratio is at 39.20. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 0.00 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 0.00.

On April 15, 2024, Leerink Partners started tracking the stock assigning a Outperform rating and target price of $32.

On April 10, 2024, Citigroup started tracking the stock assigning a Buy rating and target price of $34.Citigroup initiated its Buy rating on April 10, 2024, with a $34 target price.

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 May 14 ’24 when Chevallard Daniel R. bought 3,188 shares for $15.68 per share. The transaction valued at 49,988 led to the insider holds 3,188 shares of the business.

MCCOLLUM JAMES W bought 31,332 shares of LENZ for $501,093 on May 13 ’24. The Director now owns 525,565 shares after completing the transaction at $15.99 per share. On Mar 21 ’24, another insider, RA CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, L.P., who serves as the Director of the company, bought 998,009 shares for $15.03 each. As a result, the insider paid 15,000,075 and bolstered with 3,319,339 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, LENZ now has a Market Capitalization of 470090144 and an Enterprise Value of 257399376.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, LENZ has reached a high of $24.59, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $9.51. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 8.41%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 31.73%.

Shares Statistics:

According to the various share statistics, LENZ traded on average about 159.97K shares per day over the past 3-months and 285910 shares per day over the past 10 days. A total of 25.53M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 18.34M. Insiders hold about 28.16% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 58.87% stake in the company. Shares short for LENZ as of 1715731200 were 1074262 with a Short Ratio of 8.03, compared to 1713139200 on 307948.

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