Personalis Inc. (PSNL): Interesting things to know About PSNL


Personalis Inc. (NASDAQ:PSNL) changes shares on Wednesday trading session, with a change of -2.90% or -$0.4 shares. The trading starts at $14.18 and closed at $13.79 throughout the day. The trading session low price was $13.0098 and day high was $14.19 on Wednesday, June 24. After the session, the Healthcare sector daily volume shifted to 0.23 million while its average volume is 314.70K. In other hand, the PSNL market cap reached to $413.35M. While, its current target price is $13.39 according to WSJ.

Checking out the performance report which defines the increase or decrease of prices for a specific period. For the last 5 trading sessions, its performance is up 5.60% and up 7.55% for month. Its quarterly performance was 91.29% above, while its half year performance is up 41.39%. PSNL yearly performance stood at negative -51.83% and rise 22.84% for year-to-date. Current recommendation for Personalis Inc. is 1.50.

Earnings per share or EPS is an important financial measure, which defines the profitability of a company. PSNL EPS (TTM) for 12-month is -0.91. EPS for this year is -99.60%, while for the next year its value is -1.12. Its EPS Q/Q reached -46.10%. It has an EPS of next five years will be up 12.40%.

Let’s take a look on the analyst recommendations on PSNL for the current month and previous month. For the current month, 4 of 4 analysts recommend stock as Buy while 0 as Sell, 0 as overweight, 0 as underweight and 0 as Hold. As compared with the previous month ratings, 0 analysts participate in stock recommendation. Out of 0, 0 rated it sell, 0 rated it as Buy and 0 as Hold Ratings. On the other hand, target price ranges from $14.00-$24.00. Average target price for PSNL was reached at $17.67.

Abingworth, LLP, JP Morgan Chase & Company and Blackrock Inc. are the top three holders in Personalis Inc. (PSNL) stock. On Mar 30, 2020, Abingworth, LLP has 5.45 million shares which valued 43.98 million. On Mar 30, 2020, JP Morgan Chase & Company owned 1.57 million shares which valued at 12.68 million. On Mar 30, 2020, Blackrock Inc. has a total of 1.51 million shares which valued at 12.21 million. In the end, Blackrock Inc. have 4.77% shares outstanding of Personalis Inc. (PSNL) on Mar 30, 2020. The insider ownership moved to 1.20% and institutional holding shifted to 76.80%.

The company posted an EPS (TTM) of -0.91. According to the most recent quarter report on (Jun 2020), 4 analysts estimated an average EPS of -0.34, while -0.89 EPS posted a year ago period. Analyst Estimated EPS for PSNL published in the report was -0.34–0.33 during the same period. Comparing with last year, the average estimated EPS was -0.89 which is lower than -0.29 which was posted for recent quarter EPS.

A brief look on simple moving average (SMA) that determines the market price can impact a market. The SMA for PSNL rise 25.57% for period of 200 days. SMA for 50 days was 17.65% which is showing green signal, while SMA-20 was 5.02%. The moving average value for Personalis Inc. (PSNL) is 10.05 and 12.16 for 200 and 50 days respectively.

Let’s take a look on the insider transactions, in which multiple shareholders are showing interest in PSNL stock. On Jun 22, Chen Richard, Chief Scientific Officer, sold 1,085 trading shares at the cost of $12.37, which valued at 13421.0. On Jun 02, Lightspeed Venture Partners Se, Affiliate of 10% Owner, bought 380,654 shares at the cost of $13.98, with total shares of 458,451. On Jun 01, Lightspeed Venture Partners Se, Affiliate of 10% Owner, bought 77,797 shares at the cost of 12.98. After this transaction, Lightspeed Venture Partners Se total shares reached to 77,797 which valued at 1.01 million.