For Viatris Inc. [VTRS], Analyst sees a rise to $11. What next?

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Viatris Inc. [NASDAQ: VTRS] stock went on a downward path that fall over -0.99% on Monday, amounting to a one-week price decrease of less than -7.23%. The company report on September 5, 2023 at 5:00 AM that Viatris Announces U.S. FDA Tentative Approval of a Paediatric Formulation of Abacavir (ABC)/Dolutegravir (DTG)/Lamivudine (3TC), a Once-daily Treatment for Children Living with HIV.

Tentative approval will help enhance access to WHO-recommended paediatric regimen with the goal of improved adherence of HIV treatment for children in low- and middle-income countries.

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Viatris Inc. (NASDAQ: VTRS), a global healthcare company, today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) tentative approval for a New Drug Application for abacavir 60 mg/dolutegravir 5 mg/lamivudine 30 mg tablets for oral suspension for the treatment of HIV-1 infection in paediatric patients.

Over the last 12 months, VTRS stock rose by 3.41%. The one-year Viatris Inc. stock forecast points to a potential upside of 17.41. The average equity rating for VTRS stock is currently 2.70, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.

The market cap for the stock reached $11.88 billion, with 1.20 billion shares outstanding and 1.20 billion shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 8.61M shares, VTRS stock reached a trading volume of 6799463 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

Guru’s Opinion on Viatris Inc. [VTRS]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for VTRS shares is $12.12 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on VTRS stock is a recommendation set at 2.70. 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.

Barclays have made an estimate for Viatris Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Underweight, with their previous recommendation back on June 23, 2023.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Viatris Inc. is set at 0.26, with the Price to Sales ratio for VTRS stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.76. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 0.58, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.60. Price to Free Cash Flow for VTRS in the course of the last twelve months was 5.81 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.90.

VTRS Stock Performance Analysis:

Viatris Inc. [VTRS] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -7.23. With this latest performance, VTRS shares dropped by -10.30% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 0.10% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 3.41% 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 VTRS stock in for the last two-week period is set at 30.84, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 22.52, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 37.58 for Viatris Inc. [VTRS]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 10.58, while it was recorded at 10.17 for the last single week of trading, and 10.48 for the last 200 days.

Insight into Viatris Inc. Fundamentals:

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Viatris Inc. [VTRS] shares currently have an operating margin of +15.51 and a Gross Margin at +41.35. Viatris Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +12.85.

Return on Total Capital for VTRS is now 5.94, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 5.22. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 10.00, with Return on Assets sitting at 3.96. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Viatris Inc. [VTRS] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 92.71. Additionally, VTRS Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 48.11, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 39.06. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 86.35, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 44.81.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Viatris Inc. [VTRS] managed to generate an average of $56,178 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 4.00 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.31.Viatris Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.90 and a Current Ratio set at 1.50.


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 VTRS. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Viatris Inc. go to -2.10%.

Viatris Inc. [VTRS] Institutonal Ownership Details

The top three institutional holders of VTRS stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 1.31 billion shares, which is approximately 8.2089%. BLACKROCK INC., holding 1.04 billion shares of the stock with an approximate value of $170.67 trillion in VTRS stocks shares; and BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC, currently with $150.98 trillion in VTRS stock with ownership which is approximately 5.7381%.

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