Westwater Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ:WWR) is a big mover this session as the company shares are trading 3.97% or 0.14 points higher from last closing price of $3.53, reaching $3.67 at last check. So what’s going on with WWR shares anyway? The price has risen in 3 of the last 5 days and is down -16.35% over the past week. It will be exciting to see whether the stock manages to continue increasing or take a minor break for the next few days. The move came on weak volume too with far less shares changing hands than in a normal session. Trading activity as of this writing weakened by -353,785 shares, and in total 333615 shares valued at $1.224 million were seen changing hands compared with 687400 shares valued at $2.427 million recorded at the previous session. You should take into consideration that a falling volume on higher prices causes divergence and may be an early warning about possible changes in WWR stock for the next couple of days.
Westwater Resources, Inc. (WWR) shares have notched a 3-month decline of about -16.35%, but has still tumbled -49.57% year to date. By comparison, the stock sank -64.16% over the past 12 months, while it slipped -6.86% over the 1 month. The company’s market cap is around $7.31M, with its short interest ratio standing at 0.08%.
In the current trading session for WWR, the stock witnessed two major price actions, it rose to a high of $3.75 and was down as much as $3.35 at one point. The high recorded is very low when compared to their 52-week high which is $2.45. The 52-week high is now at -74.58 distance from current price. Their recent low of $14.5 represents a 50.46% recovery. This data is quite important for investors who look to benefit from the recent rise of the company’s stock. The price target currently for WWR is $3, this is below the recent high that the stock attained. Taking a look at the overall sentimental views of financial analysts, the trading pattern of this stock recently is very clear.
WWR‘s last price was down -34.94% as compared to the average trading price of 50 days recorded at $5.64 while enlarging the period to 200 trading days, the average closing price was $3.12. At present, there are 2.07 million in the total number of common shares owned by the public and among those 2.07 million shares have been available to trade. The percentage of shares being held by the company management was 0.13% while institutions stake was 6.4%. The company has generated negative returns on equity over the last 12 months (-86.9%). It managed to keep its gross profit margin at 0% over the past 12 months.
When assessing the full upside of the WWR stock, there is another set of technicals that should be looked into and considered. Its 12.99% gain from moving average of $3.25 has brought about a positive sentiment when calculated over the last 20 days. The market has allocated a beta of 1.29 to the stock. With the beta been greater than one, this implies that the company shares are theoretically more volatile than the market, something that the traders definitely are keeping an eye on.
In the last five years, the EPS of the company has been roughly 42.9%. Though the percentage looks encouraging, extra tailwinds are emerging as looking out over a next 5-year period, with analysts estimating that their earnings will increase annually by 20%. The revenue of the company has retreated at an average annualized rate of about 0 over the last five years. The company recently recorded a drop of 0%, but this figure is rather unattractive.