The stock of Viatris Inc (VTRS) has gone up by 5.81% for the week, with a 1.83% rise in the past month and a -15.14% drop in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 2.69%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are 2.53% for VTRS. The simple moving average for the past 20 days is 4.30% for VTRS’s stock, with a -5.36% 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 6.28x, while the 36-month beta value is 1.16.Analysts have differing opinions on the stock, with 3 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 1 as “overweight,” 6 as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”
The average price point forecasted by analysts for Viatris Inc (VTRS) is $11.74, which is $2.27 above the current market price. The public float for VTRS is 1.18B, and currently, short sellers hold a 2.40% ratio of that floaft. The average trading volume of VTRS on November 21, 2023 was 8.77M shares.
VTRS) stock’s latest price update
The stock price of Viatris Inc (NASDAQ: VTRS) has surged by 0.21 when compared to previous closing price of 9.45, but the company has seen a 5.81% gain in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. InvestorPlace reported 2023-11-20 that Screening for stocks with low price-to-earnings ratios is a great place to start when looking for value stocks, but your search for low P/E value stocks should not end there. That is, it’s not as if you can screen for the stocks with the lowest P/E ratios, purchase them, and expect to generate outsized returns.
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 0.35% 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 -23.62% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 2.53%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.69%, as shares surge +6.17% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -5.39% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, VTRS rose by +5.81%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -22.25% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $9.11. In addition, Viatris Inc saw -14.91% 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 1.92, 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 a nutshell, Viatris Inc (VTRS) has experienced a mixed performance in recent times. The stock has received mixed “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.