Vaccinex Inc. [NASDAQ: VCNX] price surged by 30.43 percent to reach at $0.7. The company report on May 19, 2021 that Vaccinex to Present at the Jefferies 2021 Virtual Healthcare Conference.
Vaccinex, Inc. (Nasdaq: VCNX), a clinical-stage biotechnology company pioneering a differentiated approach to treating cancer and neurodegenerative disease through the inhibition of SEMA4D, announced that Dr. Maurice Zauderer, chief executive officer, will deliver a company presentation at the 2021 Jefferies Virtual Healthcare Conference, which is being held June 1-4, 2021. Dr. Zauderer will present updates on Vaccinex’s neurology programs in Huntington’s and Alzheimer’s disease and its collaboration with Merck (Keynote B84) for combination immunotherapy in Head & Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma with Vaccinex’s pepinemab antibody and Merck’s KEYTRUDA®. Management will be available during the conference for virtual one-on-one meetings.
Presentation details:Date: Tuesday, June 1Time: 4:30pm ET.
A sum of 10786196 shares traded at recent session while its average daily volume was at 458.78K shares. Vaccinex Inc. shares reached a high of $3.28 and dropped to a low of $2.32 until finishing in the latest session at $3.00.
Guru’s Opinion on Vaccinex Inc. [VCNX]:
BTIG Research have made an estimate for Vaccinex Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Neutral, with their previous recommendation back on September 23, 2020. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Ladenburg Thalmann raised their target price to Buy. The new note on the price target was released on September 04, 2018, representing the official price target for Vaccinex Inc. stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Vaccinex Inc. is set at 0.21, with the Price to Sales ratio for VCNX stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 58.18. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 100.00, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 1.01.
VCNX Stock Performance Analysis:
Vaccinex Inc. [VCNX] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 26.05. With this latest performance, VCNX shares gained by 34.53% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 43.54% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -17.58% 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 VCNX stock in for the last two-week period is set at 67.71, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 74.45, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 61.86 for Vaccinex Inc. [VCNX]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 2.49, while it was recorded at 2.51 for the last single week of trading, and 2.78 for the last 200 days.
Insight into Vaccinex Inc. Fundamentals:
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Vaccinex Inc. [VCNX] shares currently have an operating margin of -4532.96 and a Gross Margin at +50.56. Vaccinex Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -4616.16.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Vaccinex Inc. [VCNX] managed to generate an average of -$739,769 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 1.18 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.08.Vaccinex Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 4.50 and a Current Ratio set at 4.50.
VCNX Stock EPS
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Vaccinex Inc. posted -0.45/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at -0.75/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 40.00%. 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 VCNX.
Vaccinex Inc. [VCNX] Insider Position Details
There are presently around $3 million, or 36.30% of VCNX stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of VCNX stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 244,250, which is approximately 32.904% of the company’s market cap and around 0.90% of the total institutional ownership; SUSQUEHANNA INTERNATIONAL GROUP, LLP, holding 109,586 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $0.33 million in VCNX stocks shares; and TELEMETRY INVESTMENTS, L.L.C., currently with $0.32 million in VCNX stock with ownership of nearly 38.158% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Vaccinex Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of May and at the time of the May reporting period, where 24 institutional holders increased their position in Vaccinex Inc. [NASDAQ:VCNX] by around 502,789 shares. Additionally, 7 investors decreased positions by around 76,067 shares, while 6 investors held positions by with 357,816 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 936,672 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. VCNX stock had 16 new institutional investments in for a total of 334,497 shares, while 5 institutional investors sold positions of 47,510 shares during the same period.