The stock of Viatris Inc (VTRS) has seen a 1.21% increase in the past week, with a -2.13% drop in the past month, and a -18.56% decrease in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 2.53%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are at 2.47% for VTRS. The simple moving average for the past 20 days is 1.00% for VTRS’s stock, with a -8.63% simple moving average for the past 200 days.
Is It Worth Investing in Viatris Inc (NASDAQ: VTRS) Right Now?
The price-to-earnings ratio for Viatris Inc (NASDAQ: VTRS) is above average at 6.08x. The 36-month beta value for VTRS is also noteworthy at 1.16. There are mixed opinions on the stock, with 3 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 1 rating it as “overweight,” 6 rating it as “hold,” and 1 rating it as “sell.”
The average price estimated by analysts for VTRS is $11.74, which is $2.57 above than the current price. The public float for VTRS is 1.18B, and at present, short sellers hold a 2.40% of that float. The average trading volume of VTRS on November 17, 2023 was 8.75M shares.
VTRS) stock’s latest price update
Viatris Inc (NASDAQ: VTRS)’s stock price has decreased by -2.03 compared to its previous closing price of 9.36. However, the company has seen a 1.21% increase in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. Zacks Investment Research reported 2023-11-08 that Viatris (VTRS) third-quarter earnings beat estimates. While brands maintain business, the Complex generics business performs below management’s expectations.
Analysts’ Opinion of VTRS
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for VTRS stocks, with BofA Securities repeating the rating for VTRS by listing it as a “Underperform.” The predicted price for VTRS in the upcoming period, according to BofA Securities is $9 based on the research report published on October 23, 2023 of the current year 2023.
VTRS Trading at -3.13% 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 -26.04% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 2.47%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.53%, as shares sank -1.50% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -8.30% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, VTRS rose by +1.21%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -25.20% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $9.07. In addition, Viatris Inc saw -17.61% 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 9.15, with 3.76 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 1.91, 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.
In summary, Viatris Inc (VTRS) has had a bad performance as of late. Analysts have mixed opinions on the stock, with some viewing 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.