The stock of Viatris Inc. (VTRS) has gone down by -3.36% for the week, with a -12.77% drop in the past month and a -1.71% drop in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 2.32%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are 2.15% for VTRS. The simple moving average for the last 20 days is -8.15% for VTRS stock, with a simple moving average of -6.64% for the last 200 days.
Is It Worth Investing in Viatris Inc. (NASDAQ: VTRS) Right Now?
Viatris Inc. (NASDAQ: VTRS) has a price-to-earnings ratio that is above its average at 6.41x. and a 36-month beta value of 1.18. Opinions on the stock are mixed, with 1 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 1 as “overweight,” 7 as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”
The average price predicted for Viatris Inc. (VTRS) by analysts is $12.57, which is $2.48 above the current market price. The public float for VTRS is 1.20B, and at present, short sellers hold a 2.81% of that float. On September 18, 2023, the average trading volume of VTRS was 8.59M shares.
VTRS) stock’s latest price update
Viatris Inc. (NASDAQ: VTRS) has seen a decline in its stock price by -0.61 in relation to its previous close of 9.83. However, the company has experienced a -3.36% decline in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. The Motley Fool reported 2023-09-14 that High-yielding stocks can give you extra cash to help offset the impact of inflation. Many stocks are yielding far higher than 4%, including Viatris, Verizon, and Altria.
Analysts’ Opinion of VTRS
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for VTRS stocks, with Barclays repeating the rating for VTRS by listing it as a “Underweight.” The predicted price for VTRS in the upcoming period, according to Barclays is $11 based on the research report published on June 23, 2023 of the current year 2023.
VTRS Trading at -7.62% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought VTRS to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -21.21% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 2.15%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.32%, as shares sank -13.84% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -0.71% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, VTRS fell by -3.36%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -11.66% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $10.56. In addition, Viatris Inc. saw -12.22% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at VTRS starting from Ni Xiangyang (Sean), who sale 3,148 shares at the price of $11.08 back on Mar 06. After this action, Ni Xiangyang (Sean) now owns 46,416 shares of Viatris Inc., valued at $34,891 using the latest closing price.
Ni Xiangyang (Sean), the President, Greater China of Viatris Inc., sale 3,093 shares at $11.18 during a trade that took place back on Mar 03, which means that Ni Xiangyang (Sean) is holding 41,729 shares at $34,579 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for VTRS
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +15.51 for the present operating margin
- +41.35 for the gross margin
The net margin for Viatris Inc. stands at +12.85. The total capital return value is set at 5.94, while invested capital returns managed to touch 5.22. Equity return is now at value 9.00, with 3.80 for asset returns.
Based on Viatris Inc. (VTRS), the company’s capital structure generated 92.71 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 48.11. Total debt to assets is 39.06, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 86.35. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 44.81.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 1.93, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.62. The receivables turnover for the company is 4.00 and the total asset turnover is 0.31. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.58.
To sum up, Viatris Inc. (VTRS) has seen a bad performance recently. Analysts have differing views on the stock, with some seeing it as a “buy” and others as a “hold”. It’s important to note that the stock is currently trading at a significant distance from its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.