ArQule stock: buy or sell?

ARQL stock price: $20.00 0.15% At close on January 15th, 2020

Updated on:
January 15th, 2020

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Shares of ArQule ended on January at $20.00 and stayed constant a neutral 0.15%.

ArQule, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, researches and develops therapeutics for the treatment of cancer and rare diseases in the United States.

Should I buy ArQule stock?

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Currently, ArQule stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy.

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highNo
New 52 week highNo
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo
This is not a selling recommendation at all, just it's not the best moment to buy if you follow any of these trading strategies.

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

Daily outlook

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%).

ARQL stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

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%.

ARQL stock chart (weekly)

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 target

How 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 Share

After presenting its last earnings report , ArQule . Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
ARQL earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2017-Q2-n/a-0.1n/a
2017-Q32017-11-09-0.11-0.09n/a
2017-Q42018-03-05-0.09-0.09n/a
2018-Q12018-05-07-0.06-0.07n/a
2018-Q22018-08-010.020.05150.0%
2018-Q32018-10-31-0.06-0.05n/a
2018-Q42019-03-07-0.08-0.08n/a
2019-Q1-n/an/an/a
2019-Q2-n/an/an/a
2019-Q3-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

In 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.

ARQL annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
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$26 M447.12%$-15.48 M-60.1%-31.85%

Quarterly financial results

ArQule 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.
ARQL quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
2018-Q1$4 M-$-6.53 M-157.9%-
2018-Q2$14 M231.22%$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 ownership

When 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:

ARQL
Market cap$2.4 B
Total shares120.8 M
Float shares102.5 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)82.2%
  - Insider holdings (%)2.5%
Shares in short selling0.0%

ArQule summary

Wednesday, January 15th, 2020
Open$20.00
Close$20.00
Day range$19.98 - $20.00
Previous close$19.97
Session gain0.15%
Average true range$0.06
50d mov avg$14.57
100d mov avg$11.58
200d mov avg$9.89
Daily pattern
Weekly pattern lb03a

ArQule performance

To 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:
Stock3m6m12m
ARQLArQule119.06%89.21%434.76%

ArQule competitors

Unfortunately, we could not find any public company that could be defined as ArQule competitor. This doesn't mean ArQule does not have any competitor in the market, it's just we could not detected it.