SIGA stock: buy or sell?
June 26th, 2019
Should I buy SIGA stock?Make a decision about when to buy or sell stocks is one of the hardest parts of being a trader or investor. Trading strategies are meant for helping you in the decision process of what stocks to choose 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 SIGA stock situation right now, hence 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 SIGA Technologies 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 SIGA stock for the last month.
SIGA stock analysis
SIGA depreciated a bad -0.74% and closed at $5.39.
SIGA depreciated a bad -0.74% and closed at $5.39. Since price and SMA200d lines crossed down on March, SIGA fell $-1.39 per share (-20.50%).
Shares of SIGA Technologies eased a fatal -2.53% this week. Late May SIGA collapsed a bloodcurdling -8.05% in just one week.
Since late February, when SIGA stock price broke down the 40-weeks moving avarage line, it slid $-1.44 per share (-21.08%). Trading stocks that are below the 40-weeks (that is, 200-days) moving average line is not recommended by many experts, as it indicates that the stock has not enough institutional support.
SIGA stock price history
SIGA stock went public on September 10th, 1997 with a price of $5.501. Since then, SIGA stock sliced a -2.00%, with a yearly average of -0.10%.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
SIGA stock historical price chart
SIGA stock reached 52-week highs on August at $8.47, and all-time highs 2011-03-08 with a price of 15.66.
SIGA stock price targetNobody can reliably foresee how stock prices may evolve in the future. 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. 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 30 days we have not found any price prediction for SIGA Technologies stock by any trusted analyst.
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareSince April, when SIGA Technologies presented its last earnings report, it slipped a fatal -9.87%. Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsCompared to 2017, last anual revenues report draw a dazzling growth of 3,788.29% to $477.05 M dollars. In the same way, its profit margin (compared to revenues) rocketed to 88.42%, that is $421.81 million.
|2013||$5.52 M||-||$-17.18 M-311.2%||-|
|2014||$3.14 M||-43.12%||$-265.46 M-8454.7%||1,445.19%|
|2015||$8.18 M||160.39%||$-39.45 M-482.5%||-85.14%|
|2016||$15 M||83.31%||$-39.70 M-264.9%||0.63%|
|2017||$12 M||-18.14%||$-36.24 M-295.3%||-8.72%|
|2018||$477 M||3,788.29%||$422 M88.4%||-1,264.07%|
Quarterly financial resultsSIGA Technologies posted $1.57 million in revenues for 2018-Q4, a -99.67% decline compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked $52.39 M with a profit margin of 3,338.47%. Profit margin climbed a 3,256.09% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 82.38%. When comparing sales to same quarter last year, SIGA sales marked a phenomenal gain and boosted a 11.11%.
|2017-Q1||$5 M||-||$-9 M-165.6%||-|
|2017-Q2||$4 M||-18.08%||$-8 M-176.1%||-12.89%|
|2017-Q3||$1 M||-67.37%||$-10 M-706.1%||30.89%|
|2017-Q4||$1 M||1.59%||$-10 M-729.5%||4.95%|
|2018-Q1||$2 M||23.76%||$-12 M-662.6%||12.42%|
|2018-Q2||$3 M||52.25%||$-7 M-265.0%||-39.12%|
|2018-Q3||$471 M||17,601.47%||$388 M82.4%||-5,603.27%|
|2018-Q4||$2 M||-99.67%||$52 M3338.5%||-86.50%|
SIGA ownershipWhen you are planning to invest in 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 SIGA Technologies, 33.03% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.
In case of SIGA stock, 30.24% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for SIGA stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.
For a better understanding, the following table shows ownership data compared to other related companies:
|Market cap||$436.3 M||$371.8 M||$390.5 M||$171.6 M||$2.4 B|
|Total shares||80.9 M||138.7 M||110.3 M||51.1 M||51.4 M|
|Float shares||49.7 M||124.7 M||60.2 M||37.8 M||43.1 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||30.2%||78.6%||93.6%||82.0%||85.4%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||33.0%||0.1%||1.0%||2.5%||14.9%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%|
|Wednesday, June 26th, 2019|
|Day range||$5.35 - $5.47|
|Average true range||$0.30|
|50d mov avg||$5.49|
|100d mov avg||$5.88|
|200d mov avg||$6.06|
SIGA performanceStocks performance is always measured in comparision to the market or competitors and related stocks in the same industry. We selected Achillion Pharmaceuticals, BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Chimerix, Emergent Biosolutions, NovaBay Pharmaceuticals, NewLink Genetics, NanoViricides, Sarepta Therapeutics and Sinovac Biotech as the bechmarking frame for SIGA Technologies stock.