22nd Century Group, Inc. (NYSE:XXII) has made a 19.62% comeback from a 12-month low price of $1.58. It was seen 3.85% higher, changing the price to $1.89, when the closing bell rang on 4/10/2019. At a recent session, the prices were hovering between $1.78 and $1.89. This company shares are 508.47% off its target price of $11.5 and the current market capitalization stands at $228.01M. The recent change has given its price a -10.03% deficit over SMA 50 and -42.55% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed -5.03% declines, -31.77% declines and -33.22% declines for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found XXII’s volatility during a week at 6.41% and during a month it has been found around 5.84%.

22nd Century Group, Inc. (XXII) Top Holders

Institutional investors currently hold around $52 million or 34.1% in XXII stock. Look at its top three institutional owners: Blackrock Inc. owns $14.7 million in 22nd Century Group, Inc., which represents roughly 6.45% of the company’s market cap and approximately 28.27% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Vanguard Group Inc, which owns 5,346,733 shares of the stock are valued at $9.73 million. The third largest holder is Etf Managers Group, Llc, which currently holds $8.32 million worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 3.65% of its market capitalization.

22nd Century Group, Inc. 13F Filings

At the end of December reporting period, 56 institutional holders increased their position in 22nd Century Group, Inc. (NYSE:XXII) by some 6,090,492 shares, 41 decreased positions by 1,672,940 and 29 held positions by 20,727,626. That puts total institutional holdings at 28,491,058 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 27 new institutional investments totaling 5,198,269 shares while 19 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 408,741 shares.

22nd Century Group, Inc. (NYSE:XXII) Insider Trades

Multiple company employees have indulged in significant insider trading. 22nd Century Group, Inc. disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that VP, General Counsel & Sec’y. JAMES THOMAS L. has sold 50,000 shares of 22nd Century Group, Inc. (XXII) in the trading session dated Jun. 29, 2018. These shares are worth $122,000 and were traded at $2.44 each. The SEC filing shows that Moynihan Michael Robert performed a sale of 50,000 shares. The Vice President of R&D disposed these shares by way of transaction on Sep. 29, 2017. The company’s shares were given away at $2.67 per share worth to an income of some $133,500 to the account of Moynihan Michael Robert.

Vice President of R&D, Moynihan Michael Robert, sold 29,532 common shares of 22nd Century Group, Inc. (XXII) in the open market. In a transaction dated Jul. 31, 2017, the shares were put up for sale at an average price of $2, raking in a sum of $59,064. After this sale, 917,220 common shares of XXII are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $1,733,546.

In the transaction dated Jun. 08, 2017, a great number of shares sold came courtesy the Vice President of R&D; Moynihan Michael Robert disposed a total of 20,468 shares at an average price of $2, amounting to approximately $40,936. The insider now directly owns 946,752 shares worth $1,789,361.

22nd Century Group, Inc. (XXII) Analyst Guide

Not many analysts have released their opinion on 22nd Century Group, Inc. (NYSE:XXII), with 0 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 0 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 1 buy, 0 sell and 0 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 2 average brokerage recommendation [T1].