Stock Worth Mentioning Today: Time to Buy Chiasma Inc After Touching 1 Year Low?

Stock Worth Mentioning Today: Time to Buy Chiasma Inc After Touching 1 Year Low?

The stock of Chiasma Inc (NASDAQ:CHMA) hit a new 52-week low and has $1.74 target or 13.00% below today’s $2.00 share price. The 5 months bearish chart indicates high risk for the $45.47M company. The 1-year low was reported on Nov, 2 by Barchart.com. If the $1.74 price target is reached, the company will be worth $5.91M less.
The 52-week low event is an important milestone for every stock because it shows very negative momentum and is time when sellers come in. During such technical setups, fundamental investors usually stay away and are careful buying the stock. About 35,672 shares traded hands. Chiasma Inc (NASDAQ:CHMA) has declined 77.07% since March 31, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 79.60% the S&P500.

Analysts await Chiasma Inc (NASDAQ:CHMA) to report earnings on November, 10. They expect $-0.66 EPS, down 43.48% or $0.20 from last year’s $-0.46 per share. After $-0.83 actual EPS reported by Chiasma Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -20.48% EPS growth.

Chiasma Inc (NASDAQ:CHMA) Ratings Coverage

Out of 3 analysts covering Chiasma (NASDAQ:CHMA), 1 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 2 “Hold”. This means 33% are positive. Chiasma has been the topic of 5 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating on Monday, April 25 by Barclays Capital. The company was downgraded on Monday, April 18 by William Blair. William Blair initiated it with “Outperform” rating and $40 target price in Monday, August 10 report. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, August 10 by Cowen & Co. As per Monday, August 10, the company rating was initiated by Barclays Capital.

According to Zacks Investment Research, “Chiasma, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company. The company’s TPE(R) technology develops oral peptides and other molecules. Its primary product candidate consists of oral octreotide which is in different clinical trial. Chiasma, Inc. is based in Newton, USA.”

More notable recent Chiasma Inc (NASDAQ:CHMA) news were published by: Marketwatch.com which released: “Chiasma’s stock plummets 54% premarket after FDA response letter” on June 18, 2015, also Prnewswire.com with their article: “Chiasma, Inc. Prices Initial Public Offering of Common Stock” published on July 15, 2015, Quotes.Wsj.com published: “Chiasma Inc. CHMA (US: Nasdaq)” on July 10, 2015. More interesting news about Chiasma Inc (NASDAQ:CHMA) were released by: Streetinsider.com and their article: “Chiasma, Inc. (CHMA) Affirms Receipt of FDA Complete Response Letter for …” published on April 18, 2016 as well as Marketwatch.com‘s news article titled: “Chiasma’s stock loses over half its value after disappointing FDA letter” with publication date: April 18, 2016.

CHMA Company Profile

Chiasma, Inc., incorporated on April 12, 2001, is a biopharmaceutical company. The Firm is engaged in developing and commercializing oral forms of therapies that are available only by injection. Using its Transient Permeability Enhancer (TPE) technology platform, the Company is developing oral therapies. The Firm has completed a Phase III clinical trial of its TPE platform product candidate, oral octreotide capsules (trade named as MYCAPSSA) for the treatment of acromegaly, a condition that results in the body’s production of excess growth hormone. Octreotide is an analog of somatostatin, a natural inhibitor of growth hormone secretion.

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