Shares of Energous Co. (NASDAQ:WATT – Get Rating) crossed above its 50-day moving average during trading on Thursday . The stock has a 50-day moving average of $1.22 and traded as high as $1.33. Energous shares last traded at $1.33, with a volume of 109,424 shares.
Analyst Ratings Changes
Separately, LADENBURG THALM/SH SH raised their target price on shares of Energous from $1.50 to $1.90 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, August 11th.
Energous Stock Up 0.8 %
The stock has a market cap of $103.05 million, a P/E ratio of -2.61 and a beta of 2.59. The firm’s fifty day moving average price is $1.22 and its 200-day moving average price is $1.11.
Insider Activity at Energous
In related news, CEO Cesar Johnston sold 20,304 shares of Energous stock in a transaction on Monday, August 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $1.45, for a total value of $29,440.80. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 738,657 shares in the company, valued at $1,071,052.65. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Insiders have sold a total of 50,641 shares of company stock worth $66,352 over the last quarter. Corporate insiders own 1.20% of the company’s stock.
Institutional Trading of Energous
Several large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in WATT. Millennium Management LLC bought a new stake in Energous in the second quarter valued at $53,000. Coombe Bender & Co LLC bought a new stake in shares of Energous during the 2nd quarter valued at $27,000. Wealthsource Partners LLC bought a new stake in shares of Energous during the 2nd quarter valued at $25,000. Aaron Wealth Advisors LLC bought a new stake in shares of Energous during the 1st quarter valued at $19,100,000. Finally, State Street Corp boosted its holdings in shares of Energous by 13.2% during the 2nd quarter. State Street Corp now owns 191,725 shares of the industrial products company’s stock valued at $192,000 after buying an additional 22,300 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 8.79% of the company’s stock.
Energous Corporation develops wireless charging solutions. The company develops WattUp wireless power technology that consists of semiconductor chipsets, software controls, hardware designs, and antennas that enables radio frequency-based charging for electronic devices. The company's products are used in building and home automation, electronic shelf labels, industrial IoT sensors, surface and implanted medical devices, tracking devices, hearables, wearables, consumer electronics, and public safety applications.
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