Aeterna Zentaris Inc. Shares Close the Week 28.3% Higher - Weekly Wrap

The company saw its shares close the week 28.3% higher than last week, with trading volume lower than its 30 day average.

Mar 12, 2021 by Kwhen Finance Editors

Aeterna Zentaris Inc. Shares Close the Week 28.3% Higher - Weekly Wrap
Aeterna Zentaris Inc. shares closed this week 28.3% higher than it did at the end of last week. The stock is currently up 177.3% year-to-date, up 122.6% over the past 12 months, and down 69.1% over the past five years. This week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 4.1%, and the S&P 500 rose 2.7%.

Trading Activity

  • Shares traded as high as $1.29 and as low as $0.94 this week.
  • Trading volume this week was 99.3% higher than the 10-day average and 96.9% higher than the 30-day average.
  • Beta, a measure of the stock’s volatility relative to the overall market stands at 1.3.

Technical Indicators

  • The Relative Strength Index (RSI) on the stock was between 30 and 70.
  • MACD, a trend-following momentum indicator, indicates a downward trend.
  • The stock closed below its Bollinger band, indicating it may be oversold.

Market Comparative Performance

  • The company's share price beats the S&P 500 Index this week, beats it on a 1-year basis, and lags it on a 5-year basis
  • The company's share price beats the Dow Jones Industrial Average this week, beats it on a 1-year basis, and lags it on a 5-year basis
  • The company share price beats the performance of its peers in the Health Care industry sector this week, beats it on a 1-year basis, and lags it on a 5 year basis
NameDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %52-Week H %52-Week L %
Aeterna Zentaris Inc.-2.1177.3122.6
Dow Jones Industrial Average0.97.644.4-0.882.1
S&P 500 Index0.15.449.0-0.981.9
Health Care0.21.231.3-4.660.1

Peer Group Comparative Performance

  • The company's stock price performance year-to-date beats the peer average by 79824.1%
  • The company's stock price performance over the past 12 months beats the peer average by 195.6%
NameMKT CAP (USD)P/EYTD %Δ1 Yr %Δ52-Week H %52-Week L %
Aeterna Zentaris Inc.AEZS0177.3122.6
Peer AvgN/A10.80.241.5-3.610.4
Novartis AG Sponsored ADRNVS25.7-7.39.9-11.426.1
Bristol-Myers Squibb CompanyBMY-15.1-2.213.8-10.036.3
Sanofi Sponsored ADRSNY8.0-1.29.8
Halozyme Therapeutics Inc.HALO46.53.9157.1
Spectrum Pharmaceuticals Inc.SPPI08.258.4

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