Avantor Inc. [NYSE: AVTR] slipped around -0.8 points on Tuesday, while shares priced at $31.35 at the close of the session, down -2.49%. The company report on June 2, 2021 that Avantor® Acquires RIM Bio; Expands Bioproduction Footprint into China.
Changzhou, China, operations become Avantor’s first single-use production facility in AMEA region; doubles Avantor’s global single-use cleanroom space.
Adds proprietary technologies to Avantor’s bioprocessing manufacturing capabilities to meet growing global demand for single-use solutions.
Avantor Inc. stock is now 11.37% up from its year-to-date (YTD) trading value. AVTR Stock saw the intraday high of $32.185 and lowest of $31.19 per share. The company’s 52-week high price is 33.99, which means current price is +19.93% above from all time high which was touched on 04/29/21.
Compared to the average trading volume of 4.01M shares, AVTR reached a trading volume of 4271900 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
What do top market gurus say about Avantor Inc. [AVTR]?
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for AVTR shares is $36.47 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on AVTR stock is a recommendation set at 1.70. 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.
Stifel have made an estimate for Avantor Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on April 29, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Barclays raised their target price to Overweight. The new note on the price target was released on March 03, 2021, representing the official price target for Avantor Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $33, while KeyBanc Capital Markets analysts kept a Overweight rating on AVTR stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Avantor Inc. is set at 0.82, with the Price to Sales ratio for AVTR stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 2.72. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 10.11, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.30. Price to Free Cash Flow for AVTR in the course of the last twelve months was 24.54 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.20.
How has AVTR stock performed recently?
Avantor Inc. [AVTR] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -1.10. With this latest performance, AVTR shares dropped by -2.15% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 18.98% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 71.59% 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 AVTR stock in for the last two-week period is set at 50.03, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 48.59, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 51.15 for Avantor Inc. [AVTR]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 31.12, while it was recorded at 31.72 for the last single week of trading, and 27.30 for the last 200 days.
Avantor Inc. [AVTR]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Avantor Inc. [AVTR] shares currently have an operating margin of +11.24 and a Gross Margin at +27.73. Avantor Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +1.82.
Return on Total Capital for AVTR is now 9.32, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 1.53. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 4.54, with Return on Assets sitting at 1.18. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Avantor Inc. [AVTR] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 187.96. Additionally, AVTR Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 65.27, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 50.74. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 297.24, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 64.48.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Avantor Inc. [AVTR] managed to generate an average of $9,403 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 6.08 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.65.Avantor Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.20 and a Current Ratio set at 1.80.
Earnings analysis for Avantor Inc. [AVTR]
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Avantor Inc. posted 0.19/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.14/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 35.70%. 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 AVTR. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Avantor Inc. go to 24.28%.
Insider trade positions for Avantor Inc. [AVTR]
There are presently around $17,365 million, or 95.50% of AVTR stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of AVTR stocks are: PRICE T ROWE ASSOCIATES INC /MD/ with ownership of 69,090,582, which is approximately 2.869% of the company’s market cap and around 0.80% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 48,138,658 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $1.51 billion in AVTR stocks shares; and BLACKROCK INC., currently with $1.13 billion in AVTR stock with ownership of nearly 9.939% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Avantor Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of April and at the time of the April reporting period, where 251 institutional holders increased their position in Avantor Inc. [NYSE:AVTR] by around 60,637,030 shares. Additionally, 151 investors decreased positions by around 35,197,940 shares, while 52 investors held positions by with 458,088,399 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 553,923,369 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. AVTR stock had 72 new institutional investments in for a total of 11,697,350 shares, while 45 institutional investors sold positions of 12,414,154 shares during the same period.