Invitae Corporation [NVTA] stock Initiated by Raymond James analyst, price target now $37

Invitae Corporation [NYSE: NVTA] closed the trading session at $32.12 on 07/07/21. The day’s price range saw the stock hit a low of $31.66, while the highest price level was $33.81. The company report on June 22, 2021 that OPKO Health Appoints Katherine Stueland as President and CEO of GeneDx.

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OPKO Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: OPK) announced the appointment of Katherine Stueland as President and Chief Executive Officer of GeneDx, Inc., the global genomics subsidiary of OPKO’s BioReference Laboratories. Ms. Stueland joins GeneDx from Invitae Corporation (NYSE: NVTA), where she served most recently as Chief Commercial Officer, establishing the corporate brand as Invitae evolved from a private company to a public entity with a market capitalization exceeding $6 billion.

“We’re thrilled to have Katherine lead the team at GeneDx, which has served clinicians and patients for more than two decades with novel and differentiated technologies for diagnosing the most difficult human diseases,” said Jon R. Cohen, MD, Executive Chairman of BioReference Laboratories. “With her depth of experience, focus on patient-centric business strategies and ability to lead and inspire, we look forward to a new era of genomics with GeneDx at the forefront.”.

The stocks have a year to date performance of -23.18 percent and weekly performance of -5.75 percent. The stock has been moved at -30.51 percent over the last six months. The stock has performed 9.96 percent around the most recent 30 days and changed -14.03 percent over the most recent 3-months.

If compared to the average trading volume of 3.61M shares, NVTA reached to a volume of 1838082 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 Invitae Corporation [NVTA]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for NVTA shares is $42.00 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on NVTA stock is a recommendation set at 2.40. 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.

Raymond James have made an estimate for Invitae Corporation shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Outperform, with their previous recommendation back on June 15, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Goldman raised their target price to Neutral. The new note on the price target was released on June 03, 2021, representing the official price target for Invitae Corporation stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $30, while Wells Fargo analysts kept a Equal Weight rating on NVTA stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Invitae Corporation is set at 1.54, with the Price to Sales ratio for NVTA stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 21.26. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 2.62, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 3.18.

NVTA stock trade performance evaluation

Invitae Corporation [NVTA] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -5.75. With this latest performance, NVTA shares gained by 9.96% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -30.51% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -3.31% 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 NVTA stock in for the last two-week period is set at 48.93, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 42.11, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 49.39 for Invitae Corporation [NVTA]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 30.77, while it was recorded at 33.21 for the last single week of trading, and 41.77 for the last 200 days.

Invitae Corporation [NVTA]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Invitae Corporation [NVTA] shares currently have an operating margin of -225.17 and a Gross Margin at +27.41. Invitae Corporation’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -215.37.

Return on Total Capital for NVTA is now -40.29, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -38.75. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -51.12, with Return on Assets sitting at -28.59. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Invitae Corporation [NVTA] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 22.78. Additionally, NVTA Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 18.55, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 13.12. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 22.25, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 18.12.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Invitae Corporation [NVTA] managed to generate an average of -$286,748 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 6.97 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.13.Invitae Corporation’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 5.10 and a Current Ratio set at 5.30.

Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for Invitae Corporation [NVTA] stock

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 NVTA. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Invitae Corporation go to 8.00%.

Invitae Corporation [NVTA]: Insider Ownership positions

There are presently around $5,854 million, or 82.00% of NVTA stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of NVTA stocks are: ARK INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT LLC with ownership of 23,977,808, which is approximately -11.197% of the company’s market cap and around 1.20% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 16,749,159 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $537.98 million in NVTA stocks shares; and BAKER BROS. ADVISORS LP, currently with $505.86 million in NVTA stock with ownership of nearly 0.639% of the company’s market capitalization.

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Positions in Invitae Corporation stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of August and at the time of the August reporting period, where 222 institutional holders increased their position in Invitae Corporation [NYSE:NVTA] by around 21,688,338 shares. Additionally, 161 investors decreased positions by around 12,798,901 shares, while 38 investors held positions by with 147,762,307 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 182,249,546 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. NVTA stock had 77 new institutional investments in for a total of 5,938,637 shares, while 57 institutional investors sold positions of 2,466,262 shares during the same period.

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