Research on Summit Therapeutics (NASDAQ:SMMT) has begun on StockNews.com
Stock analysts working for StockNews.com assumed Summit Therapeutics coverage in a report made publicly available the previous weekend (NASDAQ: SMMT-Get Rating). The company suggested that shareholders “sell” the shares to themselves as an investment strategy. Shares of SMMT were first offered for trading on Friday for $1.29 per share. The company’s moving average over the previous 50 days is $1.10 and the moving average over the previous 200 days is $1.58. Summit Therapeutics’ share price rose to $6.79 from its opening price of $0.88 in a single year.
The company’s price/earnings ratio is -1.48 and its beta value is 0.96. The company’s current stock market valuation is $126.58 million. There is a ratio of 0.49 debt to equity, 5.23 quick assets to current assets and 5.23 to total assets. The ratio of current assets to total assets is also 5.23.
Summit Therapeutics (NASDAQ: SMMT-Get Rating), a biopharmaceutical company, released its latest fiscal quarter report on Thursday, August 11. The company reported earnings losses equivalent to $0.17 per share (EPS) during the period in question. The company achieved total revenue of $3.25 million for the period in question. Summit Therapeutics achieved a return on equity of 112.66%, despite a negative profit margin of 889.52%.
The company’s revenue was also lower than its expenses by 889.52%. In other related news, company CEO Robert W. Duggan bought 94,849,203 shares on Tuesday, August 16. On average, $0.97 was the price paid for each share, bringing the total cost of buying all the shares to $92,003,726.91. As a direct result of the acquisition, the company’s chief executive now directly controls 162,532,792 shares of the company. These shares have a value of $157,656,808.24. An SEC filing explaining the transaction in more detail has been made public and can be viewed on the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) website.
Currently, insiders of the company hold an equity interest in the company which amounts to 80.01% of the total shares outstanding. Recently, several large institutional investors have made changes to their existing SMMT stock holdings. During the first three months of 2018, Polar Capital Holdings Plc increased its stake in Summit Therapeutics by 2.5%.
After acquiring an additional 154,598 shares in the last quarter, Polar Capital Holdings Plc now owns 6,272,509 shares, valued at $15,368,000. Indeed, the company has just acquired additional shares. In the second quarter, Millennium Management LLC paid Summit Therapeutics an additional $457,500 to acquire an additional stake in the company.
In the second quarter, Renaissance Technologies LLC provided Summit Therapeutics with a contribution of $49,000. During the second quarter, Hoylecohen LLC realized a 97.2% gain in the proportion of Summit Therapeutics shares it held. Currently, Hoylecohen LLC owns 30,432 shares of the company, each worth $30,000. This is the direct result of the additional 15,000 shares purchased in the quarter prior to the current one.
At the end of the year, Vance Wealth Inc. made a new investment in Summit Therapeutics, contributing approximately $33,000 in the last three months of 2018.
At 8.34% of the total shares outstanding, institutional investors and hedge funds collectively own a stake in the company. Summit Therapeutics, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company that identifies, develops and markets pharmaceutical products for the treatment of infectious diseases. The company’s branches represent both the United States of America and Latin American countries. He is responsible for clinical trials to treat diseases caused by Clostridium difficile (CDI).
Oral research involving rindinilazole, a small molecule antibiotic that can be taken orally and is currently in phase III clinical research for the treatment of CDI, is currently underway. This is the most important potential candidate the company is currently working on.