The stock of Nxt-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXTD) is now priced at $0.44 and the shares are 0.01 points up or 2.35% higher compared to its previous closing price of $0.43. The stock had 1.257 million contracts set over the past session. NXTD shares’ daily volume is compared to its average trading volume at 4.628 million shares. However, it has a float of 27.21 million and although its performance was -14.46% over the week, it’s one to watch. It means the stock’s downside potential is -100% with the NXTD share price recently placing at $0.4151 to $0.445. However, some brokerage firms have priced the stock below the average, including one that has called $0.35.
The shorts are climbing into the Nxt-ID, Inc. stock, with the latest data on short interest released on July 31, 2020, showing that short interest numbers in the NXTD shares have risen. Short interest in the stock represents just 1.82% of its float, but the volume has raised by 146026. The volume of shorted shares rised to 495124 from 349098 shares over the last two weeks. The average intraday trading volume has been 6.041 million shares, which means that days to cover moved to roughly 1.
In the last trading session, Nxt-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXTD) dropped by -$0.0752 over the week and lost -$0.0332 on its 20-day. The stock’s high in the recent session is lower when compared to its 52-week high of $0.889. The stock recorded its established 52-week high on 07/02/20.
Since 03/12/20, the stock has traded to a low of $0.213 at 108.83%, 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 -0.21. Being above 1 means that the stock’s volatility is higher than the market and traders are keenly watching it.
Looking at current readings, Nxt-ID, Inc.’s two-week RSI is 44.68. This suggests that the stock is neutral at the moment and that NXTD shares’ price movement remains stable. The stochastic readings are equally revealing at 7.45% meaning the NXTD share price is currently in overbought territory.
The technical chart shows that the NXTD stock will likely settle at between $0.4548 and $0.4649 per share. However, if the stock dips below $0.4249, then its market would become much weaker. Any downside could see the stock price sliding to levels as low as $0.4051.
Currently, the stock is trading in the red of MACD, with a reading of -0.0443. 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 maintained Buy recommendation in their November 20 review of the stock. Maxim Group analysts see the stock as a Buy with a target price of $4.25 in a flash note released to investors on April 20 initiating covering the stock. Northland Capital analysts see the stock as Outperform. Nonetheless, the analysts revised the share prices down on June 04, placing it at $5.75 from $6.