Chimerix Inc. [NASDAQ:CMRX]’s prices rallied on Wednesday.
Other data for the company is as follows:
- Stochastic %K of 49.19
- Weighted Alpha of 32.7
Day traders should note that the company’s next earning date is 11/05/2020. The company has price per sales of 17.22.
The Price is right
Holding a Market Cap of $196.36 million, Chimerix Inc. has seen a trading range over the last year of $1.19-$3.88.
For the last five days, CMRX is up from its last closing price. The average shares trading hands each day is 464.38K.
Using a Force Index Indicator is a good way to look at how strong actual buying and selling pressure is for CMRX. When we apply the Elder Force Index to Chimerix Inc., we are seeing an Elder Force Indicator number of 833624.0.
In the last quarter, CMRX made a profit of 11.69 million. Chimerix Inc. also saw quarter revenue growth year over year of 73.49%.
Looking at popular technical indicators, the company’s 5-day moving average is 2.61 compared to the 50-day moving average of 1.37%. So, we are clearly seeing an upward trajectory here.
The Relative Strength Index or RSI is an indicator ranging between 0 and 100 that traders use to determine if a stock is “overbought” or “oversold.” A strong uptrend tending to reach into the “overbought” status is above 70, while a downward trend will stay around the 30 mark. CMRX currently holds a 9-day RSI of 68.40%, while 100-day RSI stands at 51.94%.
Another indicator we believe is worth keeping tabs on is the Moving Average Convergence Divergence or MACD. Similar to the concept of the Force Index — on the basis of price momentum — the MACD gives traders a tool to measure the turning point of a stock even during rapid fluctuations in price. Buy and sell signals are determined by a stock’s relation to the zero line, so if a stock is above a zero line for many weeks it might be a “buy.” On the other hand, if a stock is below the zero line consistently, it might be one to stay away from. Also, if the MACD line reaches a peak and dips, its momentum may be waning. CMRX’s 9-day MACD is 0.11 and the company’s 100-day MACD stands at -0.32.
Another area that is important to analyze is insider moves and majority shareholders. While this is not always an error-free way to tell what the future holds for a stock, you can maybe gather important information from reading the tea leaves about who is buying and selling.
The major holders for this stock are 17.96% by insiders and 56.31% by institutions. Regarding institutional holdings, Blackrock Inc. owns 6.23%, while the second top holder, Renaissance Technologies, LLC, currently owns 4.76%.
Over the last six months, insiders have sold 4,270 with the most recent transaction from Jakeman David, Principal Accounting Officer, with a sell at price 2.48 per share.
Overall, the recommended rating for CMRX is Moderate Buy. Currently, the company has 3 analysts watching the stock, and the average quarterly earnings estimate is -0.17.