Securities America Advisors, Inc. has recently announced that it has increased stake in Applied UV Inc. (NASDAQ:AUVI) by 52.79%. After grabbing 0.12 million shares, the institutional investor is now in possession of 43080.0 shares of the Consumer Cyclical Company. The new investment brought the stake of investor firm to 0.65% having worth around $74813.0. Moreover, LPL Financial LLC increased its share by 19500.0 to have a control over 19500.0 shares. And Two Sigma Investments LP raised its holdings to 17542.0 shares by acquiring 17542.0 shares or 0.09% of the stake.
Applied UV Inc. (AUVI) concluded trading on 05/24/23 at a closing price of $0.66, with 1.16 million shares of worth about $0.76 million changed hands on the day. Half year performance of the stock remained negative as price took a plunge of -33.34% during that period and on Wednesday the price saw a gain of about 10.00%. Currently the company’s common shares owned by public are about 12.77M shares, out of which, 6.41M shares are available for trading.
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A deeper look into what the analysts at Wall Street are thinking about the price target of this stock provides us with the following: 1 analysts are covering the AUVI stock and their offered price forecasts bring an average price target of $2.50. Over the next 12 months, analysts forecasted that the stock’s price could jump as high as $2.50 and could fall to a lowest price of $2.50. The stock’s current price level is 87.43% above of average price target set by the analysts, while a rise to estimated low would result in gain of 73.6% for the stock. However, touching the estimated high of $2.50 would mean a gain of 73.6% for the stock.
According to filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), insiders took part in trade of the company’s stock for 26 times over the past 12 months. They bought 45,100 shares in 20 of the transactions. In 6 selling transactions, insiders dumped 12,500 shares.
Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF, Vanguard Extended Market Index Fu, and Fidelity Extended Market Index Fu are the top 3 mutual funds which are holding stakes in Applied UV Inc. Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF is currently holding 38595.0 shares of worth totaling $23157.0. The company recently came buying 0.0 shares which brought its stake up to 0.20% of the company’s outstanding shares. Fidelity Extended Market Index Fu, after buying 21528.0 shares, have now control over 0.11% of the stake in the company. It holds 0.0 shares of worth $12917.0.
Applied UV Inc. (NASDAQ: AUVI) started trading at $0.5346, below -$0.07 from concluding price of the previous day. However, the stock later moved at a day high price of 0.6800, or with a gain of 10.00%. Stock saw a price change of 48.31% in past 5 days and over the past one month there was a price change of -7.04%. Year-to-date (YTD), AUVI shares are showing a performance of -27.06% which decreased to -41.07% when we look at its performance for past 12 months. Over the period of past 52 weeks, stock dropped to lowest price of $0.40 but also hit the highest price of $4.20 during that period. The average intraday trading volume for Applied UV Inc. shares is 271.53K. The stock is currently trading 26.09% above its 20-day simple moving average (SMA20), while that difference is down -4.31% for SMA50 and it goes to -39.93% lower than SMA200.
Securities America Advisors, Inc. acquired 0.12 million shares of Applied UV Inc. having value of about $74813.0. Data submitted at the U.S SEC by Securities America Advisors, Inc. revealed that the firm now holds 43080.0 shares in the company valued at close to $28432.8, or have control over 52.79% stake in the company. Applied UV Inc. (NASDAQ: AUVI) currently have 12.77M outstanding shares and institutions hold larger chunk of about 2.50% of that. Holding of mutual funds in the company is about 1.55% while other institutional holders and individual stake holders have control over 29.74% and 0.54% of the stake respectively.
The stock has a current market capitalization of $13.17M. It has posted earnings per share of -$1.41 in the same period. It has Quick Ratio of 0.60 while making debt-to-equity ratio of 0.17. Volatility of a stock is a metric used to know how much the price of that stock is under influence and for AUVI, volatility over the week remained 17.84% while standing at 14.52% over the month.
Analysts are in expectations that Applied UV Inc. (AUVI) stock would likely to be making an EPS of -$0.2 in the current quarter, while forecast for next quarter EPS is -$0.14 and it is -$0.44 for next year. For the current quarter EPS, analysts have given the company a lowest target -$0.2 which is -$0.2 at the higher side of the target for the same. When we compare those targets with actual EPS, we find that company posted an EPS of -$0.26 in the same quarter a year ago. Stock’s fiscal year EPS is expected to drop by -63.90% while it is estimated to increase by 38.00% in next year.
Analysts at 1 brokerage firms have issued recommendations for the Applied UV Inc. (AUVI)’s stock and average of those rates the stock at a “Moderate Buy” and assign it a score of 2.00. Out of those 1 Wall Street analysts, 1 recommended a “Buy” rating, while 0 were in favor recommending the stock as a “Hold” and 0 analyst recommended the stock as “Sell”.
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