BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. [NASDAQ: BCRX] slipped around -0.55 points on Thursday, while shares priced at $12.69 at the close of the session, down -4.15%. The company report on March 15, 2021 that BioCryst to Host Virtual R&D Day on March 22, 2021.
BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:BCRX) announced that the company will host a virtual R&D day on Monday, March 22, 2021 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am ET.
The program will cover BioCryst’s unique, proven and prolific approach to developing oral medicines for rare diseases, with a focus on BCX9930, an oral Factor D inhibitor being developed as a monotherapy for the treatment of complement-mediated diseases.
BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. stock is now 70.34% up from its year-to-date (YTD) trading value. BCRX Stock saw the intraday high of $13.595 and lowest of $12.6501 per share. The company’s 52-week high price is 13.93, which means current price is +74.55% above from all time high which was touched on 03/15/21.
Compared to the average trading volume of 7.25M shares, BCRX reached a trading volume of 4866644 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
What do top market gurus say about BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. [BCRX]?
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for BCRX shares is $13.78 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on BCRX 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.
Cowen have made an estimate for BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Outperform, with their previous recommendation back on March 01, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, JP Morgan raised their target price to Overweight. The new note on the price target was released on September 29, 2020, representing the official price target for BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. is set at 0.99, with the Price to Sales ratio for BCRX stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 129.82.
How has BCRX stock performed recently?
BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. [BCRX] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -2.31. With this latest performance, BCRX shares gained by 19.04% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 219.65% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 693.12% 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 BCRX stock in for the last two-week period is set at 57.46, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 55.56, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 58.48 for BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. [BCRX]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 10.34, while it was recorded at 13.01 for the last single week of trading, and 6.11 for the last 200 days.
BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. [BCRX]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. [BCRX] shares currently have an operating margin of -952.90 and a Gross Margin at +90.59. BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -1026.35.
Return on Total Capital for BCRX is now -131.36, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -195.22. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -1,925.37, with Return on Assets sitting at -71.69. Additionally, BCRX Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 114.21, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 46.24.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. [BCRX] managed to generate an average of -$743,146 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 1.16 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.07.BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 3.00 and a Current Ratio set at 3.10.
Earnings analysis for BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. [BCRX]
With the latest financial reports released by the company, BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. posted -0.24/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at -0.24/share. 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 BCRX. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. go to 19.90%.
Insider trade positions for BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. [BCRX]
There are presently around $1,530 million, or 69.50% of BCRX stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of BCRX stocks are: BLACKROCK INC. with ownership of 16,259,745, which is approximately 1.981% of the company’s market cap and around 0.70% of the total institutional ownership; BAKER BROS. ADVISORS LP, holding 12,695,818 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $161.11 million in BCRX stocks shares; and VANGUARD GROUP INC, currently with $147.2 million in BCRX stock with ownership of nearly 1.013% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of February and at the time of the February reporting period, where 97 institutional holders increased their position in BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. [NASDAQ:BCRX] by around 19,482,366 shares. Additionally, 71 investors decreased positions by around 25,453,182 shares, while 23 investors held positions by with 75,658,988 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 120,594,536 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. BCRX stock had 38 new institutional investments in for a total of 6,874,127 shares, while 16 institutional investors sold positions of 2,953,720 shares during the same period.