Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. [NYSE: SPCE] closed the trading session at $16.18 on 05/14/21. The day’s price range saw the stock hit a low of $15.53, while the highest price level was $16.52. The company report on May 14, 2021 that ONGOING INVESTIGATION NOTICE: The Schall Law Firm Announces it is Investigating Claims Against Virgin Galactic Holdings, Inc. and Encourages Investors with Losses to Contact the Firm.
Los Angeles, California–(Newsfile Corp. – May 14, 2021) – The Schall Law Firm, a national shareholder rights litigation firm, announces that it is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Virgin Galactic Holdings, Inc. (“Virgin Galactic” or “the Company”) (NYSE: SPCE) for violations of the securities laws.
The investigation focuses on whether the Company issued false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose information pertinent to investors. Virgin Galactic declared in a Current Report on Form 8-K that it will restate its financial results including its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2020. The Company disclosed that the restatement involves the accounting treatment for the warrants of Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings Corp. Based on this news, shares of Virgin Galactic dropped by more than 9% on May 3, 2021.
The stocks have a year to date performance of -31.82 percent and weekly performance of -17.49 percent. The stock has been moved at -26.25 percent over the last six months. The stock has performed -29.84 percent around the most recent 30 days and changed -70.33 percent over the most recent 3-months.
If compared to the average trading volume of 12.77M shares, SPCE reached to a volume of 11262771 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 Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. [SPCE]:
Bernstein have made an estimate for Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Mkt Perform, with their previous recommendation back on April 13, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Truist raised their target price to Buy. The new note on the price target was released on March 17, 2021, representing the official price target for Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise from $35 to $50, while BofA Securities kept a Buy rating on SPCE stock. On February 10, 2021, analysts increased their price target for SPCE shares from 35 to 52.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. is set at 1.72, with the Price to Sales ratio for SPCE stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 18654.73. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 9.04, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 2.67.
SPCE stock trade performance evaluation
Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. [SPCE] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -17.49. With this latest performance, SPCE shares dropped by -29.84% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -26.25% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 1.89% 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 27.25, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 24.93, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 30.90 for Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. [SPCE]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 26.07, while it was recorded at 16.77 for the last single week of trading, and 26.51 for the last 200 days.
Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. [SPCE]: An insightful look at the core 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 -115581.51 and a Gross Margin at -4082.35. Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -114720.59.
Return on Total Capital for SPCE is now -46.54, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -46.40. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -48.32, with Return on Assets sitting at -38.74. 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 4.15. Additionally, SPCE Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 3.99, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 3.42. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 3.73, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 3.58.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. [SPCE] managed to generate an average of -$331,756 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 0.51 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.00.Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 5.50 and a Current Ratio set at 5.70.
Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. [SPCE] stock
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. posted -0.3/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at -0.26/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company fail the estimates by a Surprise Factor of -15.40%. 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 SPCE.
Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. [SPCE]: Insider Ownership positions
There are presently around $887 million, or 27.80% of SPCE stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of SPCE stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 11,480,551, which is approximately 1.956% of the company’s market cap and around 0.70% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 5,409,397 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $87.52 million in SPCE stocks shares; and SUSQUEHANNA INTERNATIONAL GROUP, LLP, currently with $64.47 million in SPCE stock with ownership of nearly 0.581% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of May and at the time of the May reporting period, where 160 institutional holders increased their position in Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. [NYSE:SPCE] by around 10,086,730 shares. Additionally, 158 investors decreased positions by around 9,516,621 shares, while 46 investors held positions by with 35,209,338 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 54,812,689 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. SPCE stock had 76 new institutional investments in for a total of 5,074,085 shares, while 62 institutional investors sold positions of 2,063,203 shares during the same period.