Invitae Corporation [NVTA] is 104.09% higher this YTD. Is it still time to buy?

Invitae Corporation [NYSE: NVTA] price surged by 3.46 percent to reach at $1.1. The company report on August 4, 2020 that Invitae Reports Inducement Grants Under NYSE Rule 303A.08.

Invitae Corporation (NYSE: NVTA), a leading medical genetics company, today announced that it granted restricted stock units (“RSUs”) to Kenneth D. Knight, Invitae’s new Chief Operating Officer and Karthik Suri, Invitae’s new Chief Digital Officer. The RSUs were granted under Invitae’s 2015 Stock Incentive Plan, which was amended and restated to create an additional pool of 475,000 shares of Invitae common stock to be used exclusively for the grant of inducement awards in compliance with New York Stock Exchange Rule 303A.08 (“Rule 303A.08”). The RSUs were approved by the Board of Directors of Invitae and were made as an inducement material to each employee entering into employment with Invitae in reliance on the employment inducement exemption under Rule 303A.08.

In connection with his appointment as Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Knight was granted an inducement award of 250,000 RSUs, with one-third of the RSUs vesting on each of the first three anniversaries of May 15, 2020, subject to his continued service as an employee of Invitae through the applicable vesting dates. Mr. Knight was granted an additional 75,000 RSUs which will vest with respect to 50% of the common stock underlying the RSUs on December 15, 2020, and with respect to the remainder, on June 15, 2021.

A sum of 2625691 shares traded at recent session while its average daily volume was at 3.08M shares. Invitae Corporation shares reached a high of $33.25 and dropped to a low of $31.66 until finishing in the latest session at $32.92.

The one-year NVTA stock forecast points to a potential upside of 8.07. The average equity rating for NVTA stock is currently 1.80, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.

Guru’s Opinion on Invitae Corporation [NVTA]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for NVTA shares is $35.81 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on NVTA stock is a recommendation set at 1.80. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.

The Benchmark Company have made an estimate for Invitae Corporation shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Hold, with their previous recommendation back on July 01, 2020. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, The Benchmark Company raised their target price from $26 to $28. The new note on the price target was released on August 07, 2019, representing the official price target for Invitae Corporation stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $29, while Chardan Capital Markets analysts kept a Buy rating on NVTA stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Invitae Corporation is set at 2.08, with the Price to Sales ratio for NVTA stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 19.18. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 9.14, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 3.11.

NVTA Stock Performance Analysis:

Invitae Corporation [NVTA] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 13.48. With this latest performance, NVTA shares gained by 0.06% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 19.71% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 27.75% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for NVTA stock in for the last two-week period is set at 61.15, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 61.42, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 58.66 for Invitae Corporation [NVTA]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 28.57, while it was recorded at 31.09 for the last single week of trading, and 20.13 for the last 200 days.

Insight into Invitae Corporation Fundamentals:

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Invitae Corporation [NVTA] shares currently have an operating margin of -108.69 and a Gross Margin at +44.02. Invitae Corporation’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -111.60.

Return on Total Capital for NVTA is now -50.24, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -52.07. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -89.37, with Return on Assets sitting at -45.46. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Invitae Corporation [NVTA] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 83.98. Additionally, NVTA Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 45.65, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 40.79. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 82.21, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 44.68.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Invitae Corporation [NVTA] managed to generate an average of -$186,127 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 7.37 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.41.Invitae Corporation’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 3.60 and a Current Ratio set at 3.70.


With the latest financial reports released by the company, Invitae Corporation posted -0.69/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at -0.56/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company fail the estimates by a Surprise Factor of -23.20%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for NVTA. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Invitae Corporation go to 8.00%.

Invitae Corporation [NVTA] Insider Position Details

There are presently around $4,330 million, or 81.60% of NVTA stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of NVTA stocks are: ARK INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT LLC with ownership of 23,820,712, which is approximately 48.003% of the company’s market cap and around 1.70% of the total institutional ownership; SUMITOMO MITSUI TRUST HOLDINGS, INC., holding 12,235,349 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $402.79 million in NVTA stocks shares; and NIKKO ASSET MANAGEMENT AMERICAS, INC., currently with $402.32 million in NVTA stock with ownership of nearly -6.653% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in Invitae Corporation stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of August and at the time of the August reporting period, where 163 institutional holders increased their position in Invitae Corporation [NYSE:NVTA] by around 35,074,693 shares. Additionally, 67 investors decreased positions by around 5,500,382 shares, while 21 investors held positions by with 90,951,159 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 131,526,234 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. NVTA stock had 79 new institutional investments in for a total of 5,793,068 shares, while 20 institutional investors sold positions of 666,830 shares during the same period.

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