Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. [NYSE: SPCE] stock went on an upward path that rose over 3.01% on Friday, amounting to a one-week price increase of more than 17.03%. The company report on November 6, 2020 that Virgin Galactic Announces Third Quarter 2020 Financial Results.
First Spaceflight from Spaceport America Expected to Occur Between November 19-23.
Rollout of Second Spaceship Scheduled to Take Place in the First Quarter of 2021.
Over the last 12 months, SPCE stock rose by 130.54%. The one-year Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. stock forecast points to a potential upside of 13.62. The average equity rating for SPCE stock is currently 2.00, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.
The market cap for the stock reached $5.07 billion, with 225.25 million shares outstanding and 144.78 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 12.87M shares, SPCE stock reached a trading volume of 7195205 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Guru’s Opinion on Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. [SPCE]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for SPCE shares is $25.78 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on SPCE stock is a recommendation set at 2.00. 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.
Goldman have made an estimate for Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Neutral, with their previous recommendation back on October 23, 2020. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Susquehanna raised their target price to Positive. The new note on the price target was released on September 28, 2020, representing the official price target for Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $35, while BofA Securities analysts kept a Buy rating on SPCE stock. On September 09, 2020, analysts increased their price target for SPCE shares from 22 to 24.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. is set at 1.40, with the Price to Sales ratio for SPCE stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1266.61. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 6.92, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 3.26.
SPCE Stock Performance Analysis:
Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. [SPCE] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 17.03. With this latest performance, SPCE shares gained by 2.91% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 39.19% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 130.54% 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 SPCE stock in for the last two-week period is set at 63.69, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 69.05, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 59.58 for Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. [SPCE]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 19.28, while it was recorded at 21.35 for the last single week of trading, and 18.81 for the last 200 days.
Insight into Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. Fundamentals:
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. [SPCE] shares currently have an operating margin of -4241.26 and a Gross Margin at -138.11. Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -5578.82.
Return on Total Capital for SPCE is now -27.36, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -36.07. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -36.76, with Return on Assets sitting at -32.20. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. [SPCE] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 5.25. Additionally, SPCE Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 4.99, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 4.05. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 4.74, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 4.50.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. [SPCE] managed to generate an average of -$232,820 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 16.40 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.01.Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 6.60 and a Current Ratio set at 6.80.
SPCE Stock EPS
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. posted 0.44/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at -0.19/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 331.60%. 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 SPCE.
Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. [SPCE] Insider Position Details
There are presently around $1,122 million, or 25.90% of SPCE stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of SPCE stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 7,693,712, which is approximately 40.984% of the company’s market cap and around 0.30% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 5,465,377 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $121.71 million in SPCE stocks shares; and SUSQUEHANNA INTERNATIONAL GROUP, LLP, currently with $80.83 million in SPCE stock with ownership of nearly 694.925% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of November and at the time of the November reporting period, where 194 institutional holders increased their position in Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. [NYSE:SPCE] by around 18,610,449 shares. Additionally, 72 investors decreased positions by around 8,039,488 shares, while 31 investors held positions by with 23,737,927 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 50,387,864 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. SPCE stock had 98 new institutional investments in for a total of 4,320,011 shares, while 32 institutional investors sold positions of 4,236,360 shares during the same period.