Opportunity on hot stock? Arbutus Biopharma Corporation (ABUS)

Arbutus Biopharma Corporation (ABUS) acknowledged the active focus on equities during the last trading session. The stock revealed a change of -3.71% and its share value listed at $ 4.15 during the recent trade transaction. This company is owned by USA Country and is part of the Healthcare segment. ABUS traded 18,056,622 shares in hand during the last trading session and observed an average volume of 8,708.3K shares. It has a market cap of $ 582.99 million. Use market capitalization to display company size as it is a basic factor of different characteristics to develop investor interests including risk.


A simple moving average is one of the most flexible and commonly used technical analysis indicators. It is very popular among traders mainly because of its simplicity. It works best in a trendy environment. Simple moving average calculated as an average of the last N periods (20 days, 50 days, 200 days). The stock price is positive from its 20-day moving average at 19.80% and trading from the 50-day moving average at 7.02%. The share price follows an increasing drift from its 200-day moving average of 21.83%. Any type of moving average can be used to generate buy or sell signals and this process is very simple. The charting software plots the moving average as a line directly in the price chart.

Currently, the relative strength index (RSI-14) for the stock is 61.3. The RSI reading ranges from 0 to 100. The speed and change in the stock price movement is measured by the RSI Momentum Oscillator. J. Welles Wilder developed the Relative Strength Index (RSI) which is most often used as an indicator of momentum. Usually, when the RSI goes below 30, the stock is overloaded and the stock is overbought when it goes above 70. 30 to 70 is considered a normal reading of a stock. The general trend, looking for deviations and failure deviations can be detected using the RSI.


Volatility remained at 21.87% last week and shows a volatility of 9.32% last month. Market risk established with market trade and measured by the beta factor. The beta indicator stands at 2.6. The risk is measured on the beta factor, if beta is greater than 1 then the risk is higher and if beta is less than 1 then the risk will be low. VOLATILITY is also measured by ATR, an exponential (14 day) moving average of the True Ranges. The ATR value is 0.45.


The return on assets (ROA) shows that the company is profitable compared to its total assets which is -59.30%. The return on investment (ROI) is 122.00%. The return on equity (ROE) is 201.80%.


ABUS reported a weekly performance of 32.59% and an annual performance of 5.33%. The stock rose to 26.91% in the past six months and was held for the month at 7.79%. The stock has been performing year-to-date at 16.90% and has changed around 21.70% in the past three months. The stock price was -36.15% from the 52 week high and the stock price was 70.78% when looking at the 52 week low.


According to data provided by FINVIZ, the current analyst consensus rating is assumed to be 2.4 for the company’s shares (1.0 hard buy, 2.0 buy, 3.0 hold, 4.0 sell, 5.0 strong sale). Looking ahead to a 52 week period, the stock will hit a price of $ 6.1. This average target price is expected by analysts.

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