The stock of Affimed N.V. (NASDAQ:AFMD) is now priced at $3.6 and the shares are 0.17 points up or 4.96% higher compared to its previous closing price of $3.43. The stock had 2.062 million contracts set over the past session. AFMD shares’ daily volume is compared to its average trading volume at 1.642 million shares. However, it has a float of 67.34 million and although its performance was -6.49% over the week, it’s one to watch. It means the stock’s downside potential is -100% with the AFMD share price recently placing at $3.39 to $3.625. However, some brokerage firms have priced the stock below the average, including one that has called $€5.07.
The shorts are running away from the Affimed N.V. stock, with the latest data on short interest released on July 31, 2020, showing that short interest numbers in the AFMD shares have declined. Short interest in the stock represents just 4.49% of its float, but the volume has dropped by -1820586. The volume of shorted shares dropped to 3.022 million from 4.843 million shares over the last two weeks. The average intraday trading volume has been 1.063 million shares, which means that days to cover moved to roughly 2.84328.
In the last trading session, Affimed N.V. (NASDAQ:AFMD) dropped by -$0.25 over the week and lost -$0.79 on its 20-day. The stock’s high in the recent session is lower when compared to its 52-week high of $4.91. The stock recorded its established 52-week high on 07/09/20.
Since 03/17/20, the stock has traded to a low of $1.42 at 153.52%, an encouraging piece of data likely to interest most investors out to exploit the stock’s recent surge. The stock has a beta allocation of 2.53. Being above 1 means that the stock’s volatility is higher than the market and traders are keenly watching it.
Looking at current readings, Affimed N.V.’s two-week RSI is 45.85. This suggests that the stock is neutral at the moment and that AFMD shares’ price movement remains stable. The stochastic readings are equally revealing at 32.94% meaning the AFMD share price is currently in neutral territory.
The technical chart shows that the AFMD stock will likely settle at between $3.69 and $3.77 per share. However, if the stock dips below $3.45, then its market would become much weaker. Any downside could see the stock price sliding to levels as low as $3.3.
Currently, the stock is trading in the red of MACD, with a reading of -0.13. Investors always pay attention to any move above or below the zero-line, mainly because the indicator points to the position of the stock’s short-term average relative to its long-term measure. A MACD -a reading above the zero line means that the short-term is above the long-term average. This scenario implies that there is an upward momentum. The opposite is true when the MACD falls below the zero-line.
Analysts at Maxim Group assigned AFMD a rating of Outperform in their intiating review released on March 28. Jefferies analysts upgraded their recommendation of the stock from Hold to Buy in a flash note released to investors on August 28. SunTrust analysts see the stock as Buy when the analysts initiated the share price coverage on July 14, placing it at $7.
The average rating for the AFMD equity is 1.6 and is currently gathering a bullish momentum. Of 5 analysts tracking Affimed N.V. polled by Reuters, 0 rated AFMD as a hold. The remaining 5 analysts were split evenly. However, the split wasn’t equal as a majority (5) rated it as a buy or strong buy. 0 analyst advised investors against buying the stock or to sell if they own any of the stock.
Zacks Consensus Estimate forecasts that the current-quarter revenues for Affimed N.V. (NASDAQ:AFMD) will decrease by about -99.72%, which will see them reach $8.89 million. The company’s full-year revenues are, however, expected to increase by about 23.8%, up from $21.39 million to $26.48 million. AFMD’s expected adjusted earnings should drop almost -47.37% to end up at -$0.1 per share, while for the fiscal year, analysts project the company’s earnings to grow by about 2% to record -$0.51/share.