Wall Street Analyst Resumed VBI Vaccines Inc. [VBIV]. What else is Wall St. saying



VBI Vaccines Inc. [NASDAQ: VBIV] closed the trading session at $1.98 on 01/12/22. The day’s price range saw the stock hit a low of $1.96, while the highest price level was $2.08. The company report on January 5, 2022 that VBI Vaccines Announces Dosing of First Patient in Second Phase 2 Study in Chronic Hepatitis B Patients as Part of Expansion of Clinical Collaboration With Brii Bio.

– A second, two-part Phase 2a/2b study will assess the safety and efficacy of VBI-2601 (BRII-179) as an add-on therapy to standard-of-care treatment in chronic hepatitis B patients.

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– Partner, Brii Biosciences, recently initiated dosing in the newly announced trial, expected to enroll 600 patients in China.

The stocks have a year to date performance of -15.38 percent and weekly performance of -9.59 percent. The stock has been moved at -32.88 percent over the last six months. The stock has performed -16.10 percent around the most recent 30 days and changed -35.29 percent over the most recent 3-months.

If compared to the average trading volume of 3.42M shares, VBIV reached to a volume of 2911945 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 VBI Vaccines Inc. [VBIV]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for VBIV shares is $7.67 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on VBIV stock is a recommendation set at 1.00. 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.

Jefferies have made an estimate for VBI Vaccines Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on December 29, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Jefferies raised their target price to Buy. The new note on the price target was released on February 25, 2021, representing the official price target for VBI Vaccines Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise from $8 to $9, while Raymond James kept a Strong Buy rating on VBIV stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for VBI Vaccines Inc. is set at 0.19, with the Price to Sales ratio for VBIV stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 762.10. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 3.19, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.51.

VBIV stock trade performance evaluation

VBI Vaccines Inc. [VBIV] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -9.59. With this latest performance, VBIV shares dropped by -16.10% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -32.88% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -35.71% 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 VBIV stock in for the last two-week period is set at 37.01, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 35.04, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 38.37 for VBI Vaccines Inc. [VBIV]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 2.61, while it was recorded at 2.07 for the last single week of trading, and 3.04 for the last 200 days.

VBI Vaccines Inc. [VBIV]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and VBI Vaccines Inc. [VBIV] shares currently have an operating margin of -4110.93 and a Gross Margin at -919.79. VBI Vaccines Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -4357.21.

Return on Total Capital for VBIV is now -29.66, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -33.29. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -35.57, with Return on Assets sitting at -27.89. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, VBI Vaccines Inc. [VBIV] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 10.42. Additionally, VBIV Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 9.44, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 8.55. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 9.87, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 8.94.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, VBI Vaccines Inc. [VBIV] managed to generate an average of -$364,016 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 0.26 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.01.VBI Vaccines Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 4.40 and a Current Ratio set at 4.50.

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VBI Vaccines Inc. [VBIV]: Insider Ownership positions

There are presently around $221 million, or 47.50% of VBIV stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of VBIV stocks are: PERCEPTIVE ADVISORS LLC with ownership of 55,042,465, which is approximately 0% of the company’s market cap and around 0.52% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 12,806,436 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $25.36 million in VBIV stocks shares; and STATE STREET CORP, currently with $24.15 million in VBIV stock with ownership of nearly -3.663% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in VBI Vaccines Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of February and at the time of the February reporting period, where 51 institutional holders increased their position in VBI Vaccines Inc. [NASDAQ:VBIV] by around 3,778,133 shares. Additionally, 67 investors decreased positions by around 6,882,640 shares, while 30 investors held positions by with 100,929,267 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 111,590,040 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. VBIV stock had 15 new institutional investments in for a total of 1,405,656 shares, while 24 institutional investors sold positions of 938,120 shares during the same period.