In the past week, AVTR stock has gone up by 4.46%, with a monthly decline of -5.36% and a quarterly plunge of -11.44%. The volatility ratio for the week is 2.51%, and the volatility levels for the last 30 days are 3.66% for Avantor Inc. The simple moving average for the past 20 days is 4.15% for AVTR’s stock, with a -7.35% simple moving average for the past 200 days.
Is It Worth Investing in Avantor Inc. (NYSE: AVTR) Right Now?
The price-to-earnings ratio for Avantor Inc. (NYSE: AVTR) is 36.17x, which is above its average ratio. Moreover, the 36-month beta value for AVTR is 1.31. Analysts have varying opinions on the stock, with 12 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 3 as “overweight,” 7 as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price recommended by analysts for Avantor Inc. (AVTR) is $22.99, which is $3.54 above the current market price. The public float for AVTR is 659.09M and currently, short sellers hold a 4.41% of that float. On November 21, 2023, AVTR’s average trading volume was 7.60M shares.
AVTR) stock’s latest price update
Avantor Inc. (NYSE: AVTR)’s stock price has increased by 0.52 compared to its previous closing price of 19.34. However, the company has seen a 4.46% increase in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. Zacks Investment Research reported 2023-11-15 that Avantor’s (AVTR) latest offerings are likely to provide its customers with products, materials and services that would aid in accelerating therapeutics.
Analysts’ Opinion of AVTR
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for AVTR stocks, with Bernstein repeating the rating for AVTR by listing it as a “Mkt Perform.” The predicted price for AVTR in the upcoming period, according to Bernstein is $22 based on the research report published on September 28, 2023 of the current year 2023.
AVTR Trading at -3.30% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought AVTR to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -23.01% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 3.66%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.51%, as shares sank -5.45% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -4.75% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, AVTR rose by +4.46%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -15.66% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $18.61. In addition, Avantor Inc. saw -7.82% 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 AVTR starting from Eck Steven W, who sale 7,577 shares at the price of $20.64 back on Sep 07. After this action, Eck Steven W now owns 28,187 shares of Avantor Inc., valued at $156,389 using the latest closing price.
Vanderhaegen Frederic, the EVP, Americas and Europe of Avantor Inc., sale 25,000 shares at $21.47 during a trade that took place back on Aug 25, which means that Vanderhaegen Frederic is holding 160,735 shares at $536,750 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for AVTR
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +15.35 for the present operating margin
- +30.41 for the gross margin
The net margin for Avantor Inc. stands at +9.14. The total capital return value is set at 10.20, while invested capital returns managed to touch 6.21. Equity return is now at value 7.52, with 2.81 for asset returns.
Based on Avantor Inc. (AVTR), the company’s capital structure generated 132.01 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 56.90. Total debt to assets is 47.61, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 123.78. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 53.35.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 2.72, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.31. The receivables turnover for the company is 6.16 and the total asset turnover is 0.55. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.60.
To wrap up, the performance of Avantor Inc. (AVTR) has been bad in recent times. The stock has received a mixed of “buy” and “hold” ratings from analysts. 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.