Ritter stock: buy or sell?
February 27th, 2020
Ritter Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company, develops novel therapeutic products that modulate the human gut microbiome to treat gastrointestinal diseases.
Should I buy Ritter 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.
None of our preferred buy setups matches with Ritter stock situation right now, therefore this is not a suitable entry point.
|New all-time high||No|
|New 52 week high||No|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
Is Ritter Pharmaceuticals stock a buy?
Financial institutions and banks post stock ratings everyday.Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for RTTR stock for the last 30 days.
Ritter stock analysis
Ritter Pharmaceuticals shares crossed up the simple moving average line of 100d today and closed at $0.28, skyrocketed a 33.33%.
Ritter Pharmaceuticals crossed up the simple moving average line of 100d today and closed at $0.28.
Ritter rocketed an extraordinary 21.74% this week. By mid February RTTR plunged a scary -10.53% in just one week.
Ritter Pharmaceuticals stock is drawing an uptrend with rising tops and bottoms. Now trading in between its last bottom and last top, RTTR might consolidate in a flat-base, waiting to break out over or down under . Since early September 2019, when RTTR stock price broke down the 40-weeks moving avarage line, it slid $-0.88 per share (-75.86%). Stocks under the 200 days moving average line are usually not recommended for average traders.
Ritter stock price history
Ritter IPO was on June 24th, 2015 at $50.00 per share1. Since then, RTTR stock sliced a -99.40%, with a yearly average of -24.90%.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
Ritter stock historical price chart
RTTR stock reached 52-week highs on March at $1.35, and all-time highs 2015-06-24 with a price of 55.
Ritter stock price targetPredicting the price evolution of a stock or any financial instrument in a reliable and repeatable way is probably impossible. However, banks and other financial institutions analysts, with the help of lots of data and algorithms do their best to predict the stock prices movement. You should not follow the analysts' RTTR stock price predictions in the hope that they will be met as they may be wrong and not met. For the last month we have not detected any price target for Ritter Pharmaceuticals stock by any trusted analyst.
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareSince March, when Ritter published its last earnings report, it . As soon as we get its actual EPS from the earnings report, we will extend this review.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsIn , Ritter annual turnover to million dollars from marked in . When comparing vs , , profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) a to .
Quarterly financial resultsReported quarter income marked $-6.63 million with a profit margin of . Profit margin stayed constant a 0.00% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was inf%. When comparing revenues to same quarter last year, Ritter sales marked a tight movement and remained steady a nan%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Ritter Pharmaceuticals posted 7 positive quarters in a row.
Ritter ownershipWhen you are planning to buy a stock, it's worth to overview its ownership structure.
Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For Ritter Pharmaceuticals, 9.42% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.
In case of Ritter stock, 7.78% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for RTTR stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.
For a better understanding, the next table shows ownership data compared to other related stocks:
|Market cap||$9.1 M|
|Total shares||32.7 M|
|Float shares||8.6 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||7.8%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||9.4%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%|
|Thursday, February 27th, 2020|
|Day range||$0.21 - $0.37|
|Average true range||$0.03|
|50d mov avg||$0.20|
|100d mov avg||$0.22|
|200d mov avg||$0.54|
Ritter performanceStocks performance is always measured in comparision to the market or competitors and related stocks in the same industry. In the following table, we compare Ritter performance to :