ArQule stock: buy or sell?
January 15th, 2020
ArQule, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, researches and develops therapeutics for the treatment of cancer and rare diseases in the United States.
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Currently, ArQule stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy.
|New all-time high||No|
|New 52 week high||No|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
Is ArQule stock a buy?
Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are posted by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness.Unfortunately, we couldn't detect any rating for ARQL stock for the last month.
ArQule stock analysis
ArQule shares stayed constant 0.15% to $20.00 on January.
ArQule stayed constant a neutral 0.15% and closed at $20.00. On December, SMA50d and SMA100d crossed up triggering a rise of 1.47%. Since last November when ARQL stock price broke up the SMA100d line, it gained $11.01 (122.47%).
Shares of ArQule ended this week at $20.00 and stayed steady a neutral 0.05%. Early December ARQL boosted an astounding 51.82% in just one week.
ARQL shows a long term strength with several rising tops and rising bottoms. It left a new bottom at $19.93 late December 2019. Previous top ($20.45) will play as a resistance in possible new gains. Since price and SMA40w lines crossed up by mid November 2019, ARQL climbed $12.34 (161.10%). By mid May 2019, SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up triggering a rise of 211.53%.
ArQule stock price history
ArQule stock went public on October 16th, 1996 with a price of $12.251. Since then, ARQL stock surged a 63.30%, with a yearly average of 2.80%. If you had invested $1,000 in ArQule stock in 1996, it would worth $633.00 today.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
ArQule stock historical price chart
ARQL stock reached 52-week highs on December at $20.45, and all-time highs 2000-02-17 with a price of 40.38.
ArQule stock price targetHow much a stock will be priced tomorrow or next week is quite unpredictable However, financial institutions invest time and resources to provide the most accurated estimations to help investors to make their decisions. We do not recommend to follow these stock price predictions without a critical thinking from your side, as their accuracy is usually low. For the last 30 days we have not found any price forecast for ArQule stock by any trusted analyst.
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareAfter presenting its last earnings report , ArQule . Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsIn 2018, ArQule annual sales skyrocketed a dazzling 447.12% to $25.76 M dollars from $4.71 marked in 2016. In the same way, its earnings margin (compared to sales) rocketed to -60.09%, that is $-15.48 million.
|2013||$16 M||-||$-24.60 M-154.6%||-|
|2014||$11 M||-29.26%||$-23.39 M-207.8%||-4.91%|
|2015||$11 M||-0.13%||$-13.77 M-122.6%||-41.11%|
|2016||$4.71 M||-58.10%||$-22.72 M-482.4%||64.93%|
|2018||$26 M||447.12%||$-15.48 M-60.1%||-31.85%|
Quarterly financial resultsArQule posted $2.94 million in revenues for 2018-Q4, a -40.93% less compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked $-8.49 M with a profit margin of -288.58%. Profit margin collapsed a -175.72% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was -112.85%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, ArQule sales marked an amazing growth and climbed a inf%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, ArQule posted 2 negative quarters in a row.
|2018-Q1||$4 M||-||$-6.53 M-157.9%||-|
|2018-Q2||$14 M||231.22%||$5.16 M37.6%||-178.93%|
|2018-Q3||$5 M||-63.67%||$-5.62 M-112.9%||-208.98%|
|2018-Q4||$3 M||-40.93%||$-8.49 M-288.6%||51.04%|
|2019-Q1||$1 M||-54.27%||$-10.27 M-763.3%||20.97%|
ArQule ownershipWhen you are planning to buy a stock, it's always worth to overview its ownership structure.
ArQule shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 2.47% of all shares.
Bearish positions for ARQL stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.
The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to ArQule:
|Market cap||$2.4 B|
|Total shares||120.8 M|
|Float shares||102.5 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||82.2%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||2.5%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%|
|Wednesday, January 15th, 2020|
|Day range||$19.98 - $20.00|
|Average true range||$0.06|
|50d mov avg||$14.57|
|100d mov avg||$11.58|
|200d mov avg||$9.89|
ArQule performanceTo better understand ArQule performance you must compare its gains with other related stocks in same sector or industry. We compared ArQule against in the following table: