Vir Biotechnology, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIR) went down by -16.28% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $75.00 and move down -121.3%, while VIR stocks collected -19.60% of loss with the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported 0 hour ago that Vir Biotechnology Appoints Janet Napolitano to its Board of Directors
Vir Biotechnology, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIR) Worth an Investment?
Vir Biotechnology, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIR) 4 of the analysts out of 7 who provided ratings for Vir Biotechnology, Inc. stocks as a “buy” while 0 as overweight, 1 rated it as hold and 1 as sell. The average price we get from analysts is $50.00 which is $15.28 above current price. VIR currently has a short float of 2.77% and public float of 109.08M with average trading volume of 1.26M shares.
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VIR Market Performance
VIR stocks went down by -19.60% for the week, with the monthly drop of -31.56% and a quarterly performance of 1.41%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -30.93% for VIR stocks with the simple moving average of 8.20% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion on Vir Biotechnology, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIR)
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for VIR stocks, with Needham repeating the rating for VIR shares by setting it to “Buy”. The predicted price for VIR socks in the upcoming period according to Needham is $62 based on the research report published on August 20, 2020.
JP Morgan, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see VIR stock at the price of $26. The rating they have provided for VIR stocks is “Underweight” according to the report published on March 19, 2020.
Goldman gave “ Neutral” rating to VIR stocks, setting the target price at $26 in the report published on March 13, 2020.
VIR Stocks -28.39% Far from 50 Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought VIR to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, Vir Biotechnology, Inc. was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -54.81% of loss for the given period.
The stock volatility was left at 8.12%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 12.33%, while the shares sank at the distance of -33.02% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by -12.86% lower at the present time.
In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, VIR went down by -19.60%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of +158.70% of gains for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $48.23. In addition, Vir Biotechnology, Inc. saw 169.50% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further gains.
VIR Stock Insider Trading
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at Vir Biotechnology, Inc. (VIR), starting from Pang Phillip, who sold 12,500 shares at the price of $50.95 back on Aug 19. After this action, Rushing now owns 29,777 shares of Vir Biotechnology, Inc., valued at $636,855 with the latest closing price.
Virgin Herbert, the EVP, Research & CSO of Vir Biotechnology, Inc., sold 7,900 shares at the value of $51.08 during a trade that took place back on Aug 11, which means that Virgin Herbert is holding 0 shares at the value of $403,563 based on the most recent closing price.
VIR Stock Fundamentals
The current profitability levels are settled at -2144.35 for the present operating margin. The net margin for Vir Biotechnology, Inc. stands at -2158.98. Total capital return value is set at -62.52, while invested capital returns managed to touch -62.97. Equity return holds the value -81.10%, with -42.30% for asset returns.
Based on Vir Biotechnology, Inc. (VIR), the company’s capital structure generated 0.27 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 0.27.