Is Jaguar Health (JAGX) Stock Really Up 6,800%?


  • Jaguar Health (JAGX) stock saw a massive gain this morning.
  • However, it was actually a reverse stock split.
  • The company condensed 75 shares into a single share of stock.
JAGX Stock - Is Jaguar Health (JAGX) Stock Really Up 6,800%?

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Jaguar Health (NASDAQ:JAGX) stock is on the move Monday as investors seek answers to its massive 6,800% gain this morning.

For the record, JAGX stock didn’t actually rally almost 7,000% in Monday morning trading. Instead, it only looked like that as the company enacted a 1-for-75 reverse stock split. The company’s shares continue to trade on the Nasdaq Capital Market but now use the new 47010C706 CUSIP number.

The reverse stock split allows JAGX to avoid any problems with its listing on the Nasdaq Exchange. The company’s shares were previously priced below $1 each, which doesn’t meet the minimum requirement to remain on the exchange.

With this reverse stock split, JAGX shares are now priced in the $5 range. Since this happened through a reverse stock split, it doesn’t change the stake investors have in the company, nor does it affect its market capitalization. What it doesn’t affect is outstanding shares, of which there are fewer off after the reverse stock split.

How This Affects JAGX Stock

It’s typical to see the price of a stock fall after a reverse stock split. This sometimes comes as traders exit after the company enacts one. For example, heavy trading of around 330,000 shares is dragging JAGX stock down today. For comparison, its daily average trading volume is around 106,000 shares.

JAGX stock is down 12.5% as of Monday morning.

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On the date of publication, William White did not have (either directly or indirectly) any positions in the securities mentioned in this article. The opinions expressed in this article are those of the writer, subject to the Publishing Guidelines.

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