SIGA stock: buy or sell?

SIGA stock price: $5.39 -0.74% At close on June 26th, 2019

Updated on:
June 26th, 2019


Shares of SIGA Technologies closed today at $5.39 and depreciated a bad -0.74%.

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 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.

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 SIGA will fall in coming sessions, or it will not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems.

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

Daily outlook

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%).

SIGA stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

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 chart (weekly)

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 target

Nobody 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 Share

Since 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.
SIGA earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise

Annual financial results

Compared 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.

SIGA annual Sales and Income evolution
2013$5.52 M-$-17.18 M-311.2%-
2014$3.14 M-43.12%$-265.46 M-8454.7%1,445.19%
2015$8.18 M160.39%$-39.45 M-482.5%-85.14%
2016$15 M83.31%$-39.70 M-264.9%0.63%
2017$12 M-18.14%$-36.24 M-295.3%-8.72%
2018$477 M3,788.29%$422 M88.4%-1,264.07%

Quarterly financial results

SIGA 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%.
SIGA quarterly Sales and Income evolution
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$1 M1.59%$-10 M-729.5%4.95%
2018-Q1$2 M23.76%$-12 M-662.6%12.42%
2018-Q2$3 M52.25%$-7 M-265.0%-39.12%
2018-Q3$471 M17,601.47%$388 M82.4%-5,603.27%
2018-Q4$2 M-99.67%$52 M3338.5%-86.50%

SIGA ownership

When 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 shares80.9 M138.7 M110.3 M51.1 M51.4 M
Float shares49.7 M124.7 M60.2 M37.8 M43.1 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 selling0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%

SIGA summary

Wednesday, June 26th, 2019
Day range$5.35 - $5.47
Previous close$5.43
Session gain-0.74%
Average true range$0.30
50d mov avg$5.49
100d mov avg$5.88
200d mov avg$6.06
Daily patternlt11a
Weekly pattern lt11a

SIGA performance

Stocks 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.
SIGASIGA Technologies-10.32%-27.26%-9.26%
ACHNAchillion Pharmac...-9.46%81.08%-5.30%
BCRXBioCryst Pharmace...-56.51%-55.08%-38.22%
EBSEmergent Biosolut...-7.90%-20.72%-7.84%
NBYNovaBay Pharmaceu...46.67%114.63%-29.60%
NLNKNewLink Genetics-19.17%6.85%-67.23%
SRPTSarepta Therapeut...4.17%15.11%-6.07%
SVASinovac Biotech-10.14%2.54%-21.00%

SIGA competitors

One check before investing in any stock is to review a list of its competitors, in this case for SIGA. We chose 9 companies as SIGA competitors as they are in the same industry or have similar market objectives.