Notable Analysts Ratings: Mast Therapeutics, Inc. (NYSEMKT:MSTX)

Mast Therapeutics, Inc. (NYSEMKT:MSTX) plummeted -2.08 percent and ended the day at $0.12. The Average Volume of the company is 8.73 Million and P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 0, while Forward P/E ratio is 0.

Maxim Group Downgrade its coverage for Mast Therapeutics, Inc. (NYSEMKT:MSTX) in a note sent to investors on 21-Sep-16. The research firm Downgrade the stock to Hold. Moreover, Maxim Group issued Initiated rating for the stock on 12-Nov-15. ROTH Capital also Initiated the company to Buy on 24-Apr-15, 2016. Additionally, Canaccord Genuity Initiated its ratings on the stock to Buy.

The highest price MSTX stock touched in the last 12 month was $0.71 and the lowest price it hit in the same period was $0.07. The stock has a Return on Assets of -83.7 percent, Return on Investment of 0 percent and a Return on Equity of -216.9 percent. The company’s market cap is $29.93 Million.

Price Target is an important factor while doing analysis of a stock. According to 1 analysts, Price Target for Mast Therapeutics, Inc. (NYSEMKT:MSTX) may hit a high of $2.5. The average and low price target for the stock are $2.5 and $2.5, respectively.

Now we look at the Moving Averages, the 200-day is -53.31, the 50-day is -5.39 and the 20-day is -11.99. Moving averages are used as a strong indicator for technical stock analysis and it helps investors in figuring out where the stock has been and also help in determining where it may be possibly heading.

When we look at the recommendation trends, the stock presently has an average brokerage recommendation of 0.6. Out of 3 brokerage recommendations, 0 gave a Strong Buy, 2 issued a Buy, 1 issued Hold, 0 rated Under-perform and 0 issued a Sell.

Mast Therapeutics, Inc. (NYSEMKT:MSTX) performance during the last one year Degraded -58.04 percent, while its year to date (YTD) performance showed a Positive trend of 30.56 percent. The stock Fell -70.63 percent over the past six months. The stock’s quarterly performance indicates a Positive momentum of 30.56 percent, whereas its last one month trend is Pessimistic with -16.07 percent. Its weekly performance showed downward trend of -9.62 percent.

Profitability analysis helps a great deal in making investment decision. Net profit margin of the company was recorded at 0 percent, operating profit margin was 0 percent, whereas gross profit margin stands at 0 percent. Beta factor was calculated at 0.31.

Mast Therapeutics, Inc. (NYSEMKT:MSTX) has 244.17 Million shares outstanding and 238.06 Million shares were floated in market. The short ratio in the company’s stock is documented at 1.03 and the short float is around of 3.79%. The stock’s average true range of stands at 0.01, while the relative strength index is 39.55.

Liquidity ratios helps investors to determine a company’s ability to pay off its debts. For the most recent quarter, quick ratio was 1.4, current ratio was 1.4, LT Debt/Equity ratio was 0 and Total Debt/Equity ratio was 0.88.