Something Big Is Happening With CEL-SCI Corporation (NYSE:CVM) Stock

In the recent trading session, CEL-SCI Corporation (NYSE:CVM) shares gained 15.17% or 1.18 points to close at $8.96 with a heavy trading volume of 1.019 million shares. It opened the trading session at $8.3, the shares rose to $9.33 and dropped to $7.85, the range by which the price of stock traded the whole session. The company now has a market cap of $271 million and currently has 34.88 million outstanding shares. CEL-SCI Corporation (CVM) stock has accumulated 0.13 percent of market value in 21 trading days.

CVM stock’s trailing 3-year beta is 3.16, meaning there will be a greater rate of return, although posing a higher risk. The part of a firm’s profit given to each outstanding share of regular stock was -$0.69 share in the trailing 52 weeks. The stock’s value fallen -14.97 percent year to date (YTD) compared to a rise of 183.94 percent in 52 week’s period. The firm’s shares are still trading -9.77 percent below its 1-year high of $9.93 and 278.57 percent up from 52-week low of $2.37. The average consensus ranking on the company is 0, on a ranging where 5 is equal to a consensus sell rating. In other words, the mean analyst recommendations are ranking this stock as a buy.

CEL-SCI Corporation (CVM) is most likely going to rise 56.25 percent in the coming 12 months, as per price target approximations compiled by finviz. Nevertheless, they have set the price target at a $19 as 12-month high price target. This represents a whopping 112.05 percent increase from the current trading price of shares. The 52-week median price target given by the analysts is $19, which means a return possibility of 112.05 percent in comparison with the closing price of the stock of $8.96 in recent trading session. The lowest price set for the stock is $19 which is just above 112.05 percent from CVM share’s price at the end of session.

Past records have indicated that shares in CEL-SCI Corporation declined on 16 different earnings reaction days and we have yet to see whether this trend will play out and remain in place when the company reports upcoming earnings.

Let’s take a glimpse at some insider activity at CEL-SCI Corporation (NYSE:CVM) and observe the pattern. The earliest insider trade happened on 01/10/2020. KERSTEN GEERT R gathered a total of 6.63 thousand shares of the firm at average share price of $7.54. The total amount for the purchase was set at $50 thousand. On completing this exchange, the CEO account balance was 1.11 million shares. The stock grew 18.7 percent from that insider purchase. On 10/25/2019, KERSTEN GEERT R, CEO, did a purchase of 3.73 thousand shares at a price of $6.71 per share. This increased 24.99 thousand shares to the insider’s fortune and the stock experienced a 33.38 percent rally in price since the news became public. This exchange saw 1.11 million shares get into the CEO account.

On 09/17/2019, Senior Vice President CIPRIANO JOHN recorded a sale transaction valued at $69.52 thousand. The sale at $8.69 a share has eliminated 8 thousand shares from the insider’s portfolio position. Meanwhile, shares price witnessed 2.99 percent increase since the transaction reporting date. The company insider is left with 83.11 thousand shares remaining in the account. CIPRIANO JOHN, who works as Senior Vice President at the company, performed a sale of 8 thousand shares in a transaction worth $56.24 thousand. The disposal recorded on 08/28/2019 was priced at $7.03 per share. The stock price soared 27.31 percent since the transaction. CIPRIANO JOHN currently holds a stake of 91.11 thousand in CVM stock which is worth $816.33 thousand after the insider selling.

The stock is lingering around the initial support level of $7.5. After this, the following support is at the zone of $7.22. Up until the time the CVM stock hit levels beyond the current one, bulls should have no alarm. In terms of its momentum, the stock’s RSI hit 57.89 on the daily chart, and this may be a cause for concern. In case the price goes below $7.22 level on closing basis, there may be more profit booking with the stock growing weaker. Still, getting to the $7.92 level may cause a pull-back move approaching $8.06 mark.

CEL-SCI Corporation (CVM) shares are trading at a P/E ratio of -10.96 times earnings posted in the trailing 12 months. The industry CVM deals with has an average P/E of 25.19. Its P/B ratio is standing at -12.35X compared to the 11.59 industry average. It is additionally sporting a 680.65 on the Price-to-Sales ratio, compared to the industry’s P/S average of 2.83.