ObsEva stock: buy or sell?

OBSV stock price: $2.48 -1.20% At close on November 15th, 2019

Updated on:
November 15th, 2019


After sliding a hair-raising -6.77% on Nov 14th, ObsEva closed yesterday at $2.48 and depreciated an unpleasant -1.20%. With Friday it's been 4 sliding days in a row, loosing $-0.52 (-17.33%). On November/8 OBSV climbed an astounding 6.33%.

ObsEva SA, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development and commercialization of novel therapeutics for women suffering from reproductive health and pregnancy disorders.

Should I buy ObsEva stock?

Trading stocks requires experience and discipline, and your buying and selling decisions must come following a methodology. Trading strategies are meant for helping you in the decision process of what stocks to pick and when is the best moment to buy them. There are thousands of trading strategies for you to choose, but at Stocks2.com we prefer those that are simple but successful.

Currently, ObsEva 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 ObsEva stock a buy?

Banks and financial institutions publish stock ratings everyday. At Stocks2.com, we detected 4 ratings published for OBSV stock in the last 30 days.

The general sentiment of these ratings is bullish for OBSV stock, with 4 positive ratings.
Is OBSV a good stock to buy?
DateAnalyst / BrokerPrevious ratingCurrent rating
2019-9-4HC Wainwrightn/aBuy
2019-7-29Credit Suisse Groupn/aOutperform

ObsEva stock analysis

Daily outlook

After sliding a hair-raising -6.77% on Nov/14, ObsEva closed yesterday at $2.48 and depreciated an unpleasant -1.20%.

After sliding a hair-raising -6.77% on Nov/14, ObsEva closed yesterday at $2.48 and depreciated an unpleasant -1.20%.

OBSV stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

ObsEva plunged a frightening -17.33% this week. Early October OBSV boosted a dazzling 7.29% in just one week.

OBSV stock chart (weekly)

ObsEva stock price history

ObsEva IPO was on January 26th, 2017 at $13.29 per share1. Since then, OBSV stock sliced a -81.30%, with a yearly average of -40.70%.

1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.

ObsEva stock historical price chart

OBSV stock reached 52-week highs at $16.49, and all-time highs 2018-06-18 with a price of 20.35.

ObsEva stock price target is $30.70

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. You should not follow the analysts' OBSV stock price predictions in the hope that they will be met as they may be wrong and not met. For the last 30 days we found 3 price targets for ObsEva stock:
OBSV stock price predictions
DateAnalyst / BrokerActionPrevious targetCurrent targetDiff
2019-7-8WedbushSet Price Targetn/a$38.00-
2019-7-29Credit Suisse GroupReiterates$24.00$16.00-33.3%
(in average)$24.00$30.7028.0%
The price prediction for ObsEva stock is $30.70, moving in a range between $38.00 and $16.00. In average, analysts' outlook on OBSV price target is positive, improving the target by a 28.00% from previous estimations.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

On March, ObsEva was in line with the estimates of the experts and posted an EPS of $-0.46 per share. Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
OBSV earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise

Annual financial results

Compared to 2015, last anual turnover report draw a rough correction of -5.88% to $0.02 million USD. When comparing 2017 vs 2015, improving that, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) plunged a -301,422.79% to -418,287.50%.

OBSV annual Sales and Income evolution
2015$0.02 M-$-19.87 M-116864.7%-
2017$0.02 M-5.88%$-66.93 M-418287.5%236.87%

Quarterly financial results

Reported quarter income marked $-20.13 M with a profit margin of . Profit margin stayed stable a 0.00% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was inf%. When comparing sales to same quarter last year, ObsEva sales marked a frightening slide and plummed a -100.00%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, ObsEva posted 4 negative quarters in a row.
OBSV quarterly Sales and Income evolution
2017-Q4$0.02 M-$-17.07 M-106687.5%-

ObsEva ownership

When you are planning to invest in a company, it's worth to check its ownership structure.

ObsEva shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 14.47% of all shares.

In case of ObsEva stock, 71.28% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for OBSV stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

For a better context understanding, the next table shows ownership data compared to other related companies:

Market cap$109.1 M$650.6 M
Total shares44.0 M49.3 M
Float shares13.8 M43.3 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)71.3%50.8%
  - Insider holdings (%)14.5%6.0%
Shares in short selling0.0%0.0%

ObsEva summary

Friday, November 15th, 2019
Day range$2.38 - $2.54
Previous close$2.51
Session gain-1.20%
Average true range$0.66
50d mov avg$7.39
100d mov avg$8.58
200d mov avg$10.60
Daily patternlt06c
Weekly pattern lt03c

ObsEva performance

To better understand ObsEva performance you must becnhmark its gains with other related stocks in same sector or industry. We selected Array as the bechmarking frame for ObsEva stock.

ObsEva competitors

Choosing a list of competitors for ObsEva it's tough. We selected just one public company that in our opinion is related to and can be considered ObsEva competitor: