Vir Biotechnology Inc. (NASDAQ:VIR) went down by -2.93% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $141.01. The company’s stock price has collected 8.98% of gains in the last five trading sessions. The Wall Street Journal reported on 06/22/21 that Corrections & Amplifications
Is It Worth Investing in Vir Biotechnology Inc. (NASDAQ :VIR) Right Now?
Opinions of the stock are interesting as 6 analysts out of 8 who provided ratings for Vir Biotechnology Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 1 rated it as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $74.29. VIR currently public float of 113.07M and currently shorts hold a 7.62% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of VIR was 694.06K shares.
VIR’s Market Performance
VIR stocks went up by 8.98% for the week, with a monthly jump of 5.28% and a quarterly performance of -9.06%, while its annual performance rate touched 22.58%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 6.89% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 6.37% for Vir Biotechnology Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 5.80% for VIR stocks with a simple moving average of 12.01% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of VIR
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for VIR stocks, with Robert W. Baird repeating the rating for VIR by listing it as a “Neutral.” The predicted price for VIR in the upcoming period, according to Robert W. Baird is $45 based on the research report published on June 04th of the current year 2021.
JP Morgan, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see VIR reach a price target of $30. The rating they have provided for VIR stocks is “Underweight” according to the report published on January 27th, 2021.
H.C. Wainwright gave a rating of “Buy” to VIR, setting the target price at $125 in the report published on January 20th of the current year.
VIR Trading at 5.70% from the 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, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -66.19% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 6.37%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 6.89%, as shares surge +9.86% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +10.55% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, VIR rose by +8.98%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +53.63% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $45.27. In addition, Vir Biotechnology Inc. saw 78.01% 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 VIR starting from SATO VICKI L, who sale 15,174 shares at the price of $46.17 back on Jun 21. After this action, SATO VICKI L now owns 1,642,136 shares of Vir Biotechnology Inc., valued at $700,515 using the latest closing price.
MORE ROBERT J, the Director of Vir Biotechnology Inc., sale 11,670 shares at $43.95 during a trade that took place back on Jun 17, which means that MORE ROBERT J is holding 69,369 shares at $512,840 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for VIR
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- -387.79 for the present operating margin
The net margin for Vir Biotechnology Inc. stands at -391.09. The total capital return value is set at -48.83, while invested capital returns managed to touch -49.41. Equity return is now at value -56.90, with -42.50 for asset returns.
Based on Vir Biotechnology Inc. (VIR), the company’s capital structure generated 9.92 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 9.03. Total debt to assets is 7.74, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 9.38. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 8.54.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 32.96, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.03. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 7.80.