Claros Mortgage Trust Inc. (CMTG) Shares Down Despite Recent Market Volatility

Claros Mortgage Trust Inc. (NYSE: CMTG)’s stock price has decreased by -6.01 compared to its previous closing price of 15.80. However, the company has seen a fall of -8.11% in its stock price over the last five trading days. The Wall Street Journal reported on 12/14/21 that Dogecoin, GameStop, AMC, Beyond Meat: What to Watch in the Stock Market Today

Claros Mortgage Trust Inc. (NYSE: CMTG) has a higher price-to-earnings ratio of 13.52x compared to its average ratio, Analysts have varying views on the stock, with 1 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 0 rating it as “overweight,” 1 as “hold,” and 2 as “sell.”

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The average price suggested by analysts for CMTG is $16.63, which is $3.27 above the current market price. The public float for CMTG is 126.87M, and currently, shorts hold a 2.42% of that float. The average trading volume for CMTG on February 19, 2023 was 268.87K shares.

Claros Mortgage Trust Inc. (CMTG) Stock Showcases -8.76% 20-Day Moving Average

CMTG’s stock has seen a -8.11% decrease for the week, with a -7.59% drop in the past month and a -16.71% fall in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 4.16%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are at 3.01% for Claros Mortgage Trust Inc. The simple moving average for the last 20 days is -8.76% for CMTG stock, with a simple moving average of -12.38% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of CMTG

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for CMTG stocks, with Keefe Bruyette repeating the rating for CMTG by listing it as a “Underperform.” The predicted price for CMTG in the upcoming period, according to Keefe Bruyette is $16 based on the research report published on December 15th of the previous year 2022.

JP Morgan, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see CMTG reach a price target of $17, previously predicting the price at $19. The rating they have provided for CMTG stocks is “Underweight” according to the report published on September 06th, 2022.

JP Morgan gave a rating of “Neutral” to CMTG, setting the target price at $19 in the report published on April 25th of the previous year.

CMTG Trading at -7.58% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought CMTG to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -29.59% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 3.01%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 4.16%, as shares sank -7.76% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -12.29% lower at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, CMTG fell by -8.11%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -16.53% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $16.21. In addition, Claros Mortgage Trust Inc. saw 0.95% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at CMTG starting from Richman Steven Leonard, who purchase 1,000 shares at the price of $14.73 back on Sep 21. After this action, Richman Steven Leonard now owns 13,500 shares of Claros Mortgage Trust Inc., valued at $14,730 using the latest closing price.

WALTER W EDWARD, the Director of Claros Mortgage Trust Inc., purchase 20,215 shares at $18.54 during a trade that took place back on Aug 17, which means that WALTER W EDWARD is holding 32,715 shares at $374,808 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for CMTG

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • +62.46 for the present operating margin
  • +68.24 for the gross margin

The net margin for Claros Mortgage Trust Inc. stands at +69.05. Equity return is now at value 5.90, with 1.90 for asset returns.