Buy or Sell? What Analysts Recommends: Viking Therapeutics, Inc. (VKTX), Okta, Inc. (OKTA)

Viking Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VKTX) gained 1.24% with the closing price of $9.78. The overall volume in the last trading session was 4.03 million shares.

Company Growth Evolution:

ROI deals with the invested cash in the company and the return the investor realize on that money based on the net profit of the business. Investors who are keeping close eye on the stock of Viking Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VKTX) established that the company was able to keep return on investment at -44.80 in the trailing twelve month while Reuters data showed that industry’s average stands at -5.68 and sector’s optimum level is 13.34.

Analysts have a mean recommendation of 1.80 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, “hold” within the 3 range, “sell” within the 4 range, and “strong sell” within the 5 range). The stock appeared $11.17 above its 52-week highs and is up 0.31% for the last five trades. The stock ended last trade at 9.78 a share and the price is up more than 140.89% so far this year. The company maintains price to book ratio of 6.77 vs. an industry average at 24.47. A P/B ratio of less than 1.0 can indicate that a stock is undervalued, while a ratio of greater than 1.0 may indicate that a stock is overvalued.

Okta, Inc. (NASDAQ:OKTA) ended its day at 51.28 with the rising stream of 0.79% and its total traded volume was 4.02 million shares more than the average volume.

Returns and Valuations for Okta, Inc. (NASDAQ:OKTA)

Okta, Inc. (NASDAQ:OKTA), maintained return on investment for the last twelve months at -31.80, higher than what Reuters data shows regarding industry’s average. The average of this ratio is 14.96 for the industry and sector’s best figure appears 18.44. Okta, Inc. (NASDAQ:OKTA), at its latest closing price of $51.28, it has a price-to-book ratio of 21.19, compared to an industry average at 7.44. A lower P/B ratio could mean that the stock is undervalued. This ratio also gives some idea of whether you’re paying too much for what would be left if the company went bankrupt immediately.

Its share price has risen 29.14% in three months and is down -10.58% for the last five trades. The average analysts gave this company a mean recommendation of 1.90.

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