Viatris Inc. [NASDAQ: VTRS] plunged by -$0.23 during the normal trading session on Wednesday and reaching a high of $17.17 during the day while it closed the day at $16.86. The company report on January 23, 2021 that Delaware Enhanced Global Dividend and Income Fund Appoints Benjamin Leung and Scot Thompson as Co-Managers.
, Delaware Enhanced Global Dividend and Income Fund (NYSE: DEX) (the “Fund”), a New York Stock Exchange–listed closed-end fund trading under the symbol “DEX,” announced that, effective January 22, 2021, Benjamin Leung and Scot Thompson will be appointed as co-managers for the Fund. Mr. Leung and Mr. Thompson will join Åsa Annerstedt, Adam H. Brown, Liu-Er Chen, Chris Gowlland, Jens Hansen, Allan Saustrup Jensen, Claus Juul, Nikhil G. Lalvani, Stefan Löwenthal, John P. McCarthy, Klaus Petersen, Michael G. Wildstein, and Jürgen Wurzer in making day-to-day investment decisions for the Fund.
Benjamin Leung is the co-head of the Macquarie Systematic Investments (MSI) team, a role he assumed in August 2014. In addition to the day-to-day management of the global portfolios, he is also the head of research, responsible for driving the continual evolution of the systematic investment process. Leung joined the MSI team in May 2005 as a quantitative analyst, where his responsibilities included the development and maintenance of various quantitative models. Following his successful efforts to expand the quantitative capability to international markets, he formed the foundation of the current systematic investment approach. Prior to joining the MSI team, he worked as a software engineer for Macquarie’s Investment Banking Group Information Services Division in Sydney. Leung received a Bachelor of Engineering with Honours and a Masters in Commerce from the University of New South Wales.
Viatris Inc. stock has also loss -4.69% of its value over the past 7 days. However, VTRS stock has inclined by 12.03% in the 3 months of the year. Over the past six months meanwhile, it has gained 4.33% and lost -10.03% year-on date.
The market cap for VTRS stock reached $20.62 billion, with 516.90 million shares outstanding and 515.95 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 14.22M shares, VTRS reached a trading volume of 14510831 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here’s what leading stock market gurus have to say about Viatris Inc. [VTRS]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for VTRS shares is $21.88 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on VTRS stock is a recommendation set at 2.30. 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.
Argus have made an estimate for Viatris Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Hold, with their previous recommendation back on January 05, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Bernstein raised their target price to Mkt Perform. The new note on the price target was released on December 14, 2020, representing the official price target for Viatris Inc. stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Viatris Inc. is set at 0.53, with the Price to Sales ratio for VTRS stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.79. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 0.69, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.61. Price to Free Cash Flow for VTRS in the course of the last twelve months was 12.25 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.60.
VTRS stock trade performance evaluation
Viatris Inc. [VTRS] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -4.69. With this latest performance, VTRS shares dropped by -5.12% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 4.33% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -22.80% 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 VTRS stock in for the last two-week period is set at 39.99, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 34.24, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 46.21 for Viatris Inc. [VTRS], while it was recorded at 17.18 for the last single week of trading.
Viatris Inc. [VTRS]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals
Viatris Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.60 and a Current Ratio set at 1.00.
Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for Viatris Inc. [VTRS] stock
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Viatris Inc. posted 1.4/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 1.28/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 9.40%. 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 VTRS. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Viatris Inc. go to 0.00%.
Viatris Inc. [VTRS]: Insider Ownership positions
There are presently around $70,871 million, or 49.00% of VTRS stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of VTRS stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 505,943,994, which is approximately -1.613% of the company’s market cap and around 0.10% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 457,984,035 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $7.83 billion in VTRS stocks shares; and STATE STREET CORP, currently with $5.35 billion in VTRS stock with ownership of nearly -3.094% of the company’s market capitalization.
1,037 institutional holders increased their position in Viatris Inc. [NASDAQ:VTRS] by around 124,456,872 shares. Additionally, 1,419 investors decreased positions by around 306,087,148 shares, while 179 investors held positions by with 3,716,355,620 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 4,146,899,640 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. VTRS stock had 142 new institutional investments in for a total of 12,247,100 shares, while 472 institutional investors sold positions of 42,229,572 shares during the same period.