ObsEva stock: buy or sell?

OBSV stock price: $3.34 -2.91% At close on February 24th, 2020

Updated on:
February 24th, 2020


ObsEva shares dropped -2.91% to $3.34 today.

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?

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None of our preferred buy setups matches with ObsEva stock situation right now, therefore this is not a suitable entry point.

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highNo
New 52 week highNo
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo
This doesn't mean OBSV will slide in coming sessions, or it will not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems.

Is ObsEva stock a buy?

Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are posted by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness. Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for OBSV stock for the last month.

ObsEva stock analysis

Daily outlook

ObsEva ended today at $3.34 and dropped a horrible -2.91%.

ObsEva ended today at $3.34 and dropped a horrible -2.91%. Since price and SMA50d lines crossed down on February/6, OBSV fell $-0.59 per share (-15.01%).

OBSV stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

ObsEva closed this week at $3.34 and dropped a tragic -2.91%. Late January OBSV collapsed a dreadful -10.70% in just one week. For 3 weeks in a row, price slid and lost a -8.45%. By mid January OBSV skyrocketed a super good 6.58% in just one week.

Since price and 20-weeks moving average lines crossed down early May, OBSV fell $-10.55 per share (-75.95%).

OBSV stock chart (weekly)

ObsEva stock price history

ObsEva stock went public on January 26th, 2017 with a price of $13.291. Since then, OBSV stock sliced a -74.90%, with a yearly average of -25.00%.

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

ObsEva stock historical price chart

OBSV stock reached 52-week highs on April at $14.50, and all-time highs 2018-06-18 with a price of 20.35.

ObsEva stock price target

Predicting the price evolution of a stock or any financial instrument in a reliable and repeatable way is probably impossible. However, many stock price predictions are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts. The accuracy of these stock price predictions is not very high, and you should not blindly believe and make decisions only based on what this ratings or price target predictions say. For the last month we have not found any price target for ObsEva stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

On March, ObsEva reported its latest financial data, in line with analysts' consensus and posted a $-0.46 Earnings 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 fatal loss of -5.88% to $0.02 million USD. When comparing 2017 vs 2015, on the other hand, 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 million with a profit margin of . Profit margin remained constant a 0.00% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was inf%. When comparing revenues to same quarter last year, ObsEva sales marked a bloodcurdling correction 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 shares of a stock, it's always worth to check its ownership structure.

Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For ObsEva, 7.13% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.

In case of ObsEva stock, 73.50% 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.

The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to ObsEva:

Market cap$146.3 M
Total shares43.8 M
Float shares23.4 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)73.5%
  - Insider holdings (%)7.1%
Shares in short selling0.0%

ObsEva summary

Monday, February 24th, 2020
Day range$3.24 - $3.40
Previous close$3.44
Session gain-2.91%
Average true range$0.20
50d mov avg$3.65
100d mov avg$4.66
200d mov avg$7.51
Daily patternlt01c
Weekly pattern lt11a

ObsEva performance

To better understand ObsEva performance you must compare its gains with other related stocks in same sector or industry. In the following table, we compare ObsEva to :

ObsEva competitors

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