Glaukos Corporation (NYSE:GKOS) went up by 3.50% during the previous trading session, and it is maintaining the win ahead of Monday’s trading session. The share price of the Medical Instruments & Supplies giant went up by $38.18 to trade ended Monday trading at $36.89. This is up from the $36.89 price recorded on Friday’s trading session. Thanks to this latest performance, GKOS is closer to the higher price 52-week target of $50.00 and further from the lowest price target of $34.00. Its performance from the start of the year has also been negative, with GKOS down by -29.91% year-to-date.
Glaukos Corporation (GKOS) started the day trading at $37.18 and recorded an intraday high of $38.39. It also recorded an intraday low of $36.61 during Monday’s trading session. Glaukos Corporation is a very active stock that recorded a trading volume that is less than -185.73% of the average daily trading volume on Monday. The stock’s trading volume on Monday was 255403, which is less than -185.73 of the total average daily trading volume of 729.76K.
Glaukos Corporation (NYSE:GKOS) 2020 Performance Impressive
The increase in GKOS’s stock price on Monday saw its overall performance boost over the past few months. We can quantify the performance of the stock so far this year using a few metrics. The 52-week high price of GKOS currently stands at $84.65, which is higher than the current trading price of the stock by 54.9%. However, GKOS’s current trading price is -63.79% lower than the 52-week low price of $23.31. In terms of trading volume, Glaukos Corporation currently experienced healthy participation during the last trading session. 255403 shares of Glaukos Corporation were traded on the stock exchange on Monday, which is less than -185.73% of the 729.76K average trading volume of the stock.
The performance of the stock has been positive over the past year. GKOS’s performance over the past one year has seen it plunge by -49.36%, while the stock has gone down by -30.54% in the last six months. The quarterly performance of GKOS currently stands at 14.45%, and it is down by -2.05% in the last month. The only negative figure was from the weekly performance, which currently reads -7.44%. At the time of writing GKOS’s report, the company has a total market cap of $1.72B, making it one of the largest publicly-traded companies in the world.Glaukos Corporation also has over 600 employees all over the world.
GKOS Insider Activities
The insider transactions over the past six months are up by 25.10%.For Glaukos Corporation insiders bought 495,437 shares in 22 transactions. In that same period, insiders sold 594,920 of their shares in 11 transactions. After these transactions, insiders at Glaukos Corporation now hold 1.42M shares, which is over 111.52% of the total company stocks. Institutional investors currently hold a large chunk of the GKOS shares, as they control 3.21% of the company’s total stock.
GKOS Fundamental Analysis
For Glaukos Corporation, the stock’s diluted earnings per share (EPS) stands at -1.11. In the coming year, analysts expect the EPS to be -0.86. The EPS growth will up over the next five years to 8.00% after surging by 23.90% in the previous five years. In terms of revenue, Glaukos Corporation’s quarterly sales (YOY) is shrinking at -0.79, which is lower than the average annual revenue of 23.90% over the past half a decade.
The Return on Investment (ROI) on Glaukos Corporation’s stock currently stands at 2.10%, and it has a net profit margin of -15.60%. The operating margin of the company is -42.40%, and its gross margin is 73.10%.
GKOS Analysts Prediction
Berenberg reiterate their Buy position on the stock ($60 and $65)
Cantor Fitzgerald and Cantor Fitzgerald also believe that Glaukos Corporation’s stock is outperforming at the moment.
GKOS Technical Analysis
The Simple Moving Average (SMA) is one of the most powerful technical indicators. The 20-day Simple Moving Average of GKOS currently stands at -5.81%, while the SMA50 is -0.45%. The biggest one is the SMA200, which is currently reading -25.52% ahead of Monday’s trading session. The Relative Strength Index of this stock is 46.39.