Origin Agritech (SEED) stock: is it still an opportunistic buy?

5:27 am ET, 08 Sep 2018

Origin Agritech Limited (SEED) shares are trading at $6.10, up 2%. What's driving SEED stock price? What's SEED stock price forecast, and what should investors know about it?

Origin Agritech is an agricultural biotechnology company. It specializes in crop seed breeding in key crop-planting regions and genetic improvement activities in China.

The company has been working with various seed suppliers in China to integrate the company’s GMO traits with the seed varieties from other suppliers. It is in touch with the government for the commercialization of GMO technologies.

The stock has been on a roller coaster this year. It moved up 25 percent in March this year after the CEO's presentation of the company’s strategy to the SEED+Rural E-Commerce with Blockchain Technologies event.  However, some investors are worried about the frequent change of management and also the lack of proper financial transparency.

What is the sentiment towards the SEED stock? Our technical analysis shows that:

  • The stock short-term sentiment (next 30 days) is trending negative;
  • The mid-term sentiment (3-6 months) is trending negative;
  • The long-term sentiment (9-12 months) is negative.

Over the last month, Origin Agritech Limited (SEED) returned -31.38%.

Origin Agritech Limited (SEED) short share of float is 6.48%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock.

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Origin Agritech Limited (SEED) Stock Guide

Updated at: 1:56 pm ET, 18 Sep 2020

Before we start: if you're looking for SEED stock price, you can quickly find it out by visiting Finny and typing "SEED quote". If you're looking for a quick scoop on SEED stock (chart, price target, market cap, news and buy or sell analysis), go to Finny and look for "SEED". You'll get all this info in one place. Or you can just type "SEED news" to get the latest stock news.

Looking to buy or sell Origin Agritech Limited (SEED)? Interested in getting the full scoop on SEED, including earnings and dividends, stock forecast, buy or sell analysis and key stats? If so, you came to the right place.

In this SEED stock guide, we'll address key questions about SEED, above and beyond what you can find on Yahoo Finance, Zacks, MarketWatch or Morningstar.

Here is what you'll be able to find in this guide:

Earnings and Dividends: earnings, earnings date, dividend rate and dividend yield;
Analysis: Finny Score and buy or sell analysis;
Key Stats: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio, industry, sector, and number of employees.

And here is the list of questions we'll answer:
1. What are SEED earnings?
2. SEED buy or sell? What is SEED Finny Score?
3. What are the reasons to buy SEED? Why should I buy SEED stock?
4. What are the reasons to sell SEED? Why should I sell SEED stock?
5. What are SEED key stats: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

So let's start. Scroll down to the question that interests you the most.

Earnings and Dividends

1. What are SEED earnings?

SEED trailing 12-month earnings per share (EPS) is -$2.96.

Analysis

2. SEED buy or sell? What is SEED Finny Score?

#{finnyScore:null}Our quantitative analysis shows 0 reasons to buy and 3 reasons to sell SEED. SEED doesn’t have an assigned Finny Score, because we don’t have sufficient data points to score the stock.

3. What are the reasons to buy SEED? Why should I buy SEED stock?

We can’t think of any good reason to buy this stock, which doesn’t mean they don’t exist.

4. What are the reasons to sell SEED? Why should I sell SEED stock?

Let's look at the reasons to sell SEED stock (i.e., the bear case):

Key Stats

5. What are SEED key stats : revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

Let's look at the key statistics for SEED:

Metrics SEED
Price $10.11
Average Price Target / Upside $5.00 / -50.54%
Average Analyst Rating N/A
Forward Dividend Yield 0.00%
Industry Farm Products
Sector Consumer Defensive
Number of Employees 72
Market Cap $48.26M
Forward P/E Ratio N/A
Price/Book Ratio N/A
Revenue (TTM) N/A
YoY Quarterly Revenue Growth -46.40%
Profit Margin -117.84%

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