What just happened? Zynex, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZYXI) stock value has plummeted by nearly -3.6% or (-0.33 points) to $8.84 from its previous close of $9.17. Does this decline mean it the best stock to buy right now? The shares seem to have an active trading volume day with a reported 226337 contracts so far this session. ZYXI shares had a relatively better volume day versus average trading capacity of 295.13 thousand shares, but with a 15.48 million float and a -1.82% run over a week, it’s definitely worth keeping an eye on. The one year price forecast for ZYXI stock indicates that the average analyst price target is $8.38 per share. This means the stock has a potential decrease of -5.2% from where the ZYXI share price has been trading recently which is between $8.9917 and $9.23. There are some brokerage firms that offer lower targets than the average, with one of them, even setting their price target at $7.75.
The shorts are climbing into Zynex, Inc. (ZYXI) stock. The latest set of short interest data was released on 28 June 2019, and the numbers show a rise in short interest in ZYXI shares. While short interest still represents only 0.31% of ZYXI’s float, the number of shares shorted have risen by 392060. The number of shares shorted advanced to 439520 shares, up from 47460 shares during the preceding fortnight. With average daily trading volumes at 865965 shares, days to cover decreased to about 1 days. The most recent news story about the stock that appeared in Yahoo Finance‘s news section was titled “Zynex Included in the Russell 2000® Index” and dated July 01, 2019.
During the recent trading session for Zynex, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZYXI), the company witnessed their stock drop by $-0.53 over a week and surge $0.23 from the price 20 days ago. When compared to their established 52-week high of $11.75, the high they recorded in their recent session happens to be lower. Their established 52-week high was attained by the company on 06/25/19. The recent low of $2.4 stood for a -24.77% since 09/08/18, a data which is good for most investors who are looking to take advantage of the stock’s recent rise. A beta of 0.91 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 Zynex, Inc., the two-week RSI stands at 46.58. This figure suggests that ZYXI stock, for now, is neutral, meaning that the shares are stable in terms of price movement. The stochastic readings, on the other hand, based on the current ZYXI readings is similarly very revealing as it has a stochastic reading of 40.19% at this stage. This figure means that ZYXI share price today is being neutral.
Technical chart claims that Zynex, Inc. (ZYXI) would settle between $9.27/share to $9.37/share level. However, if the stock price goes below the $9.03 mark, then the market for Zynex, Inc. becomes much weaker. If that happens, the stock price might even plunge as low as $8.89 for its downside target. The stock is currently in the red zone of MACD, with the indicator reading -0.18. 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.
ZYXI equity has an average rating of 1.5, with the figure leaning towards a bullish end. 2 analysts who tracked the company were contacted by Reuters. Amongst them, 0 rated the stock as a hold while the remaining 2 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. 2 analysts rated Zynex, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZYXI) 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, ZYXI stock price is currently trading at 27.79X forward 12-month Consensus EPS estimates, and its P/S ratio is 8.64 while for the average stock in the same group, the multiple is 21.71. Zynex, Inc. current P/E ratio of 31.11 means it is trading at a discount against its industry’s 105.1. In the past 5 years, this ratio for the stock has been fluctuating between 10.48 and 132.16.
Zynex, Inc. (ZYXI)’s current-quarter revenues are projected to climb by nearly 29.99% to hit $9.84 million, based on current Zacks Consensus Estimate. The firm’s full-year revenues are expected to expand by over 31.14% from $31.92 million to a noteworthy $41.86 million. At the other end of the current quarter income statement, Zynex, Inc. is expected to see its adjusted earnings surge by roughly -14.29% to hit $0.06 per share. For the fiscal year, ZYXI’s earnings are projected to climb by roughly -7.14% to hit $0.26 per share.