SuperCom Ltd. (NASDAQ:SPCB) is one of the worst performers on the stock market today. At current price of $1, the shares have already lost -0.29 points (-22.49% lower) from its previous close of $1.29. Should you buy or avoid them? The stock sets an active trading volume day with a reported 227171 contracts so far this session. SPCB shares had a relatively better volume day versus average trading capacity of 26.92 million shares, but with a 10.94 million float and a -7.86% run over a week, it’s definitely worth keeping an eye on. The one year price forecast for SPCB stock indicates that the average analyst price target is $5 per share. This means the stock has a potential increase of 400% from where the SPCB share price has been trading recently which is between $1.29 and $1.34.
The shorts are running away from SuperCom Ltd. (SPCB) stock. The latest set of short interest data was released on 30 April 2019, and the numbers show a drop in short interest in SPCB shares. While short interest still represents only 3.25% of SPCB’s float, the number of shares shorted have fallen by -17772. The number of shares shorted fell to 337862 shares, down from 355634 shares during the preceding fortnight. With average daily trading volumes at 13795 shares, days to cover increased to about 15.78771 days. The most recent news story about the stock that appeared in Yahoo Finance‘s news section was titled “SuperCom Announces Preliminary First Quarter 2019 Selected Financial Results” and dated May 16, 2019.
During the recent trading session for SuperCom Ltd. (NASDAQ:SPCB), the company witnessed their stock drop by $-0.24 over a week and tumble down $-0.35 from the price 20 days ago. When compared to their established 52-week high of $2.47, the high they recorded in their recent session happens to be lower. Their established 52-week high was attained by the company on 06/29/18. The recent low of $1.06 stood for a -59.52% since 05/16/19, a data which is good for most investors who are looking to take advantage of the stock’s recent rise. A beta of 0.85 is also allocated to the stock. Since the beta is less than one, it implies that the stock is more volatile than the market, a data that traders are keeping close attention to.
Looking at the current readings for SuperCom Ltd., the two-week RSI stands at 20.42. This figure suggests that SPCB stock, for now, is overbought, meaning that the shares are not stable in terms of price movement. The stochastic readings, on the other hand, based on the current SPCB readings is similarly very revealing as it has a stochastic reading of 4.19% at this stage. This figure means that SPCB share price today is being overbought.
Technical chart claims that SuperCom Ltd. (SPCB) would settle between $1.32/share to $1.36/share level. However, if the stock price goes below the $1.27 mark, then the market for SuperCom Ltd. becomes much weaker. If that happens, the stock price might even plunge as low as $1.26 for its downside target. The stock is currently in the red zone of MACD, with the indicator reading -0.11. Traders are always alerted for the move of a stock above or below the zero line due to the fact that the reading is an indicator of the position of the short-term average relative to the long-term average. If the MACD is above the zero line, then the short-term average relative is above that of the long-term average, thus implying an upward momentum. Vice versa is the case if the MACD is below the zero line.
Analysts at H.C. Wainwright, assumed coverage of SPCB assigning Buy rating, according to their opinion released on December 04. Singular Research, analysts launched coverage of SuperCom Ltd. (NASDAQ:SPCB) stock with a Buy recommendation, according to their flash note issued to investors on March 31. Analysts at Imperial Capital, made their first call for the equity with a Outperform recommendation, according to a research note that dated back to August 22.
SPCB equity has an average rating of 2, with the figure leaning towards a bullish end. 1 analysts who tracked the company were contacted by Reuters. Amongst them, 0 rated the stock as a hold while the remaining 1 were split even though not equally. Some analysts rate the stock as a buy or a strong buy while no rated it as a sell. 1 analysts rated SuperCom Ltd. (NASDAQ:SPCB) as a buy or a strong buy while not a single analyst advised that investors should desist from purchasing the stock or sell them if they already own the company’s stock.
Moving on, SPCB stock price is currently trading at 4.3X forward 12-month Consensus EPS estimates, and its P/S ratio is 1.97 while for the average stock in the same group, the multiple is 8.22.