Female Health Company (The) (FHCO) is one of the best performing stocks in the consumer goods sector for companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange or NASDAQ exchange shortly after the opening bell on September 22. Shares of FHCO have climbed 3.36% about 30 minutes into the session to $1.23 after closing the day prior at $1.19. It’s early, but the stock has traded as high as $1.23 and as low as $1.23 so far. Today’s quick advance has come with about 10,000 shares changing hands, compared to an average 30-day volume of 86,492 for Female Health Company (The). The price is currently below the 30-day volume weighted average price of $1.23 for FHCO.
The share appreciation gives the company a market capitalization of $34.57 million based upon 29.05 million shares outstanding. It also means that FHCO has a price-to-book ratio of 0.97:1 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.0:1.
In the past 52 weeks, shares of FHCO have traded as low as $1.16 and as high as $2.75. Technical traders will take note that at $1.23, shares of FHCO are trading below their 200-day MA at $1.47 and below their 50-day MA at $1.31. Technical analysts pay close attention to these key moving averages because they often serve as technical support and resistance levels and because a move through or holding above them is typically regarded as bullish.
Who is FHCO?
Female Health Co is engaged in marketing, manufacturing and distribution of a consumer health care product, the FC2 female condom. Its products provide dual protection against unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections, including HIV/AIDS. The company’s 180 employees are led by CEO O.B. Parrish from the corporate headquarters at 515 North State Street.
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