Moderna Inc. (NASDAQ:MRNA) went down by -8.80% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $189.26. The company’s stock price has collected -13.26% of loss in the last five trading sessions. MarketWatch.com reported 7 hours ago that Moderna Inc. stock underperforms Monday when compared to competitors
Is It Worth Investing in Moderna Inc. (NASDAQ :MRNA) Right Now?
Opinions of the stock are interesting as 8 analysts out of 16 who provided ratings for Moderna Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 5 rated it as “hold,” and 2 as “sell.”
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The average price from analysts is $160.38, which is -$3.99 below the current price. MRNA currently public float of 356.20M and currently shorts hold a 5.61% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of MRNA was 23.28M shares.
MRNA’s Market Performance
MRNA stocks went down by -13.26% for the week, with a monthly jump of 19.85% and a quarterly performance of 79.29%, while its annual performance rate touched 774.22%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 5.38% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 6.82% for Moderna Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -5.18% for MRNA stocks with a simple moving average of 74.03% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of MRNA
Morgan Stanley, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see MRNA reach a price target of $150. The rating they have provided for MRNA stocks is “Equal-Weight” according to the report published on December 16th, 2020.
Jefferies gave a rating of “Hold” to MRNA, setting the target price at $150 in the report published on December 16th of the previous year.
MRNA Trading at 9.81% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought MRNA to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -15.79% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 6.82%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 5.38%, as shares surge +21.64% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -6.18% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, MRNA fell by -13.26%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +225.58% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $169.49. In addition, Moderna Inc. saw 52.55% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at MRNA starting from Bancel Stephane, who sale 11,046 shares at the price of $174.80 back on Feb 19. After this action, Bancel Stephane now owns 154,660 shares of Moderna Inc., valued at $1,930,893 using the latest closing price.
Bancel Stephane, the Chief Executive Officer of Moderna Inc., sale 10,000 shares at $171.80 during a trade that took place back on Feb 18, which means that Bancel Stephane is holding 7,534,880 shares at $1,718,000 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for MRNA
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- -906.38 for the present operating margin
The net margin for Moderna Inc. stands at -853.73. The total capital return value is set at -37.83, while invested capital returns managed to touch -35.81. Equity return is now at value -28.10, with -20.30 for asset returns.
Based on Moderna Inc. (MRNA), the company’s capital structure generated 11.57 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 10.37. Total debt to assets is 8.55, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 11.27. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 10.10.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 91.39, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.02. The receivables turnover for the company is 2.57 and the total asset turnover is 0.03. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 7.89.