X stock: buy or sell?
February 21st, 2020
XBiotech Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, engages in discovering and developing True Human monoclonal antibodies for treating various diseases.
Should I buy X stock?Even if you are a experienced or a novel trader, best trading results come from using an investing strategy that never leaves to random or subjective opinions when is the best moment to buy or sell stocks. That's why is so important to define your own trading strategy that matches with your character as inversor. At Stocks2.com, we like to use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best.
None of our preferred buy setups matches with XBiotech 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 X 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 XBIT stock for the last 30 days.
X stock analysis
X shares depreciated -1.61% to $14.07 today.
X ended today at $14.07 and depreciated a fatal -1.61%. Since SMA100d and SMA200d crossed up on November, XBIT price slid a -0.57%. For the last 7 days when XBIT stock price broke down the SMA100d line, it slid $-2.46 per share (-14.88%).
X shares collapsed -6.57% this week, ending at $14.07. By mid January XBIT boosted an extraordinary 25.02% in just one week. With this, it's been 5 red weeks in a row, sliding $-10.23 or a -56.15%.
XBiotech shares slid under the support line what triggered further losses. Possible next supports for XBIT stock are 11.937 and 10.57. Since SMA20d and SMA40w crossed up by mid November 2019, XBIT price climbed $1.54 per share (12.29%). Since price and SMA40w lines crossed up by mid August 2019, XBIT climbed $6.98 (98.45%).
X stock price history
X stock went public on April 15th, 2015 with a price of $23.001. Since then, XBIT stock sliced a -38.80%, with a yearly average of -9.70%.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
X stock historical price chart
XBIT stock reached 52-week highs on Jan/14 at $26.40, and all-time highs 2015-04-21 with a price of 32.5.
X 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 month we have not detected any price prediction for X stock by any trusted analyst.
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareSince March, when XBiotech presented its last earnings report, it . Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsCompared to , last anual turnover report draw of to million USD. When comparing vs , , profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) a to .
Quarterly financial resultsReported quarter income marked $-6.11 M 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, XBiotech sales marked a tight move and remained stable a nan%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, XBiotech posted 7 negative quarters in a row.
X ownershipWhen you are planning to buy shares of a stock, it's always worth to have a look its ownership structure.
XBiotech shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 39.54% of all shares.
In case of XBiotech stock, 25.03% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for XBIT 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||$578.1 M|
|Total shares||41.1 M|
|Float shares||25.4 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||25.0%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||39.5%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%|
|Friday, February 21st, 2020|
|Day range||$13.83 - $14.56|
|Average true range||$1.14|
|50d mov avg||$20.18|
|100d mov avg||$15.51|
|200d mov avg||$11.81|
X performanceTo measure stock performance is always good to benchmark with competitors or related stocks. We picked as the bechmarking frame for X stock.