Amyris (NASDAQ:AMRS) : During the past 4 weeks, traders have been relatively bearish on Amyris (NASDAQ:AMRS), hence the stock is down -21.84% when compared to the S&P 500 during the same period. However, in the past 1 week, the selling of the stock is down by -9.72% relative to the S&P 500. The 4-week change in the price of the stock is -20.58% and the stock has fallen -8.57% in the past 1 week.
The company shares have dropped -78.97% from its 1 Year high price. On Jul 16, 2015, the shares registered one year high at $2.62 and the one year low was seen on Jun 28, 2016. The 50-Day Moving Average price is $0.49 and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at $1.06.
The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 8.87% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 30.46%.
Amyris (NASDAQ:AMRS): stock turned positive on Friday. Though the stock opened at $0.42, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $0.435 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $0.4004 and closed the trading day at $0.4142, in the green by 1.17%. The total traded volume for the day was 891,280. The stock had closed at $0.4094 in the previous days trading.
In an insider trading activity, The Securities and Exchange Commission has divulged in a Form 4 filing that the director of Amyris, Inc., Doerr L John had purchased shares worth of $208,600 in a transaction dated on June 14, 2016. A total of 200,577 shares were purchased at a price of $1.04 per share. The information is based on open market trades at the market prices.Option exercises are not covered.
Amyris, Inc. is a renewable products company. The Company is focused on providing sustainable alternatives to a range of petroleum-sourced products used in consumer care, specialty chemical and transportation fuel markets around the world. The Company developed microbial engineering and screening technologies that modify the way microorganisms process sugars. The Company using its industrial bioscience technology to design microbes, primarily yeast, and use them as living factories in established fermentation processes to convert plant-sourced sugars into renewable hydrocarbons. The Company has focused its commercialization efforts on a renewable hydrocarbon molecule called farnesene (Biofene), which forms the basis for a range of products including emollients, flavors and fragrance oils and diesel fuel.