Recent insider trends for Jaguar Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:JAGX) have caught the attention of investors. Insider data is useful because it can reveal what a company’s executives and largest shareholders feel about a stock. In this case, the data has some interesting things to say about how JAGX might perform in the future.
Institutions own 13.02% of Jaguar Health, Inc. (JAGX)’s shares. The total value of these holdings, in millions, is $2. Among active positions in the latest quarter, 5 holders increased their positions by a total of 2.53 million shares, 8 holders decreased the positions by a total of 1.72 million shares, and 4 holders held their positions. This works out to a net increase in ownership of 802295 shares, and suggests that institutions are feeling bullish about the stock.
Among new and sold out positions, 4 holders initiated new positions by a total of 2.52 million shares and 5 holders exited their positions by a total of 573594 shares. This nets out to an increase of 1.95 million shares and is a bullish sign for JAGX.
Insider ownership increased by a total of 0 shares, which suggests that JAGX’s key executives are feeling more optimistic about the outlook for the stock. The data from the past twelve months tells a similar story: ownership increased by a net of 0 shares.
Analysts often look at short interest, or the number of shares currently being shorted by investors, to aid in their outlook for a particular stock. Jaguar Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:JAGX)’s short interest is 5.02 million shares, or 11.41% of the float. This represents a decrease of -0% in the number of shares being shorted compared to the previous reading, and implies that investors felt less pessimistic about the stock during the past two weeks.
Supplementing insider data with technical indicators can help an investor form a more complete view on the outlook for a stock. A composite of 13 technical indicators that includes measures such as moving averages and momentum oscillators suggests that JAGX is a buy, which implies that JAGX is expected to outperform the market based on prior trading patterns.
Institutional ownership trends suggest that the stock is cheap and the insider trading data indicates that insiders are bullish. Technical indicators (also) suggest that Jaguar Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:JAGX) is undervalued.