(AMEX:NAVB) Navidea Biopharmaceuticals Inc Trades At Over Twice The 52 Week Low

Navidea Biopharmaceuticals Inc (AMEX:NAVB)

June 12th, 2019

Amidst falling markets Navidea Biopharmaceuticals Inc fell ($0.14) Wednesday, a 12.07% decline, closing at $1.02. While the stock did drop today, remember that it is still trading at 628.57% of its 52 week low of $0.14. Despite the drop in value, trading volumes were solid at 371.00% of normal which can indicate investor opportunities. Be aware that the Altman Z-Score1 (An indicator of the probability for a 2-year bankruptcy) is below the recommended threshold of 1.8%, and calculated to be -100.56.

NAVB was outperformed by the rest of the Healthcare sector which went up 0.51%.

Market Sectors

The market sectors were mixed Wednesday with a majority of the sectors trending up. Utilities saw the biggest increase of the day (1.33%), while the Energy sector saw the biggest drop (-1.44%). Information Technology has seen the biggest year-to-date gain of 23.77%.

Energy and Financials saw turn-arounds from their five day positive performances with Energy dropping -1.44%.

Sector Breakdown

  • Utilities, up 1.33%.
  • Healthcare, up 0.51%.
  • Materials, up 0.31%.
  • Real Estate, up 0.26%.
  • Industrials, up 0.20%.
  • Consumer Staples, up 0.04%.
  • Consumer Discretionary, down -0.11%.
  • Communication Services, down -0.28%.
  • Information Technology, down -0.58%.
  • Financials, down -0.95%.
  • Energy, down -1.44%.

Navidea Biopharmaceuticals Inc Info

Navidea Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development and commercialization of precision immunodiagnostic agents and immunotherapeutics. The company operates in two segments, Diagnostic Substances and Therapeutic Development Programs. The company develops Manocept platform to target the CD206 mannose receptor expressed on activated macrophages. Its CD206-targeted drug platform is applicable to a range of diagnostic modalities, including single photon emission computed tomography, positron emission tomography (PET), imaging and topical gamma-scanning, and intra-operative and/or optical-fluorescence detection, as well as delivery of therapeutic compounds that target macrophages, and immune-and inflammation-involved diseases. In addition, the company offers NAV4694, a fluorine-18 labeled PET imaging agent for use as an aid in the imaging and evaluation of patients with signs or symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and mild cognitive impairment. Further, the company is developing diagnostic substances, including technetium 99m tilmanocept and other diagnostic applications of its Manocept platform; and various therapeutic development programs. The company was formerly known as Neoprobe Corporation and changed its name to Navidea Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. in January 2012. Navidea Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ohio.

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(1) The Altman Z-Score calculation was first published in 1968 by Edward I. Altman, and is used for predicting the probability that a firm will go into bankruptcy within two years. An Altman Z-Score below 1.8 (Remember that Navidea Biopharmaceuticals Inc’s score is -100.56) is the trigger to be alert for this situation. Some analysts believe this score is less relevant for some companies, in particular companies operating to accumulate users that may run at huge losses to scale up.

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