With the current price of $1.2, the stock of Genius Brands International, Inc. (NASDAQ:GNUS) concluded the trading session seeing its price rise by 0.06 points or at a gain of 5.26% compared to its previous day’s closing price of $1.14. About 17.063 million shares of the stock changed hands on the day. The trading volume of GNUS’s shares during the past session compares with the stock’s average daily trading volume of 59.821 million shares. On the other hand, a float of 180 million shares and a weekly performance of -13.67% make the stock worth to keep an eye on. Analysts are in agreement on an annual target price of $0 for GNUS’s share which suggests that the stock, price of which is currently buoying between $1.12 and $1.25, is prone to a loss of -100%.
The latest data released on August 14, 2020 shows that the short float in the Genius Brands International, Inc.’s stock is trending downward as short interest in GNUS shares turned down leaving more number of shares available to public for trading. Number of shares shorted in the GNUS is currently comprised of 13.51% of the float as the volume of shorted shares declined by -2350201 shares. Over the past two weeks, stock’s short interests improved as number of shorted shares reduced to 22.025 million shares from the previous figure of 24.376 million shares. Stock’s average intraday volume is now standing at 22.72 million shares which indicate that the days to cover the shorts are nearly 1.
After concluding the day’s trading, price of Genius Brands International, Inc. (NASDAQ:GNUS) is down -$0.19 over the week and it is -$0.47 below20-day average price. The highest price touched by the stock on the day was lower than 52-week high price of $11.73 that was attained on 06/04/20.
The stock has traded as low as $0.0516 in past 52-week, and its current price is 2225.58% above from that 52-week low price mark recorded on 03/12/20, which is an indicator that could increase the investors’ motivation level in taking advantage of price surge the stock has currently been going through. Stock currently has its beta at 2.07. A beta value of more than 1 represents higher volatility of a stock than that of the market and for the reason investors closely watch the behavior of such stock.
Current indicators are pointing at 33.53 as 14-days RSI of Genius Brands International, Inc. This means that the GNUS is currently in a neutral territory and its share’s price movement is likely to be steady for a while. Similarly, the stochastic oscillator is indicating a momentum of 10.66%, implying stock’s share price is buoying in an overbought state.
Technical chart is showing 1st resistance point of $1.26 for the GNUS’s share while placing it at a 2nd resistance point of $1.32 to be settled at. But if the stock takes a plunge lower than the 1st support price of $1.13 then its market would become weakened. And that would likely sliding the stock price down to 2nd support price level of $1.06.
MACD oscillator is showing a reading of -0.1678 for the stock which means that it is currently in the red zone. Any movement above or below the zero level of the indicator has always being noticed by the investors as it makes them compare the stock’s average measure in short-term with that in the long-term. An MACD evaluation of more than zero means that stock has a stronger short-term average than long-term average, which implies that stock’s price is likely to climb up. But an MACD below zero indicates weaker short-term average compare to the long-term average.
A quick look at other side of the picture shows that GNUS stock is lagging behind the rear of industry’s average P/S ratio of 35.9. A comparison of Genius Brands International, Inc.’s trailing 12-months P/E ratio of 4.2 implies that it is trading above the industry’s average P/E ratio, which currently is 3.6.