NASDAQ:NVAX - Novavax Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$1.23 -0.02 (-1.60 %)
(As of 08/21/2018 03:44 AM ET)
Previous Close$1.25
Today's Range$1.21 - $1.26
52-Week Range$0.96 - $2.75
Volume2.95 million shs
Average Volume7.49 million shs
Market Capitalization$547.11 million
P/E Ratio-1.95
Dividend YieldN/A
Novavax logoNovavax, Inc., together with its subsidiary, Novavax AB, a clinical-stage biotechnology company, focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of recombinant nanoparticle vaccines and adjuvants. Its lead adjuvant is Matrix-M that is used to enable a vaccine to enhance the amplitude of the immune response and qualitatively change it, enhance its specificity to provide protection against related microorganisms, as well as allows immunization with much lower doses of antigen. The company develops respiratory syncytial (RSV) virus fusion protein nanoparticle vaccine candidate for infants via maternal immunization in Phase III clinical trial; older adults in Phase II clinical trial; and children six months to five years of age in Phase I clinical trial. Novavax, Inc. also develops NanoFlu vaccine, which is in Phase I/II clinical trial for treating seasonal influenza in older adults; and Ebola virus glycoprotein vaccine that is in Phase I clinical trial. Its preclinical programs include Zika virus; combination respiratory vaccine candidate to protect against RSV and seasonal influenza, as well as other infectious disease vaccine candidates. Novavax, Inc. was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Gaithersburg, Maryland.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Biological products, except diagnostic


Debt-to-Equity Ratio-3.63
Current Ratio4.52
Quick Ratio4.52


Trailing P/E Ratio-1.95
Forward P/E Ratio-2.37
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$31.18 million
Price / Sales15.09
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book Value($0.31) per share
Price / Book-3.97


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.63)
Net Income$-183,760,000.00
Net Margins-475.36%
Return on EquityN/A
Return on Assets-62.18%


Outstanding Shares382,590,000
Market Cap$547.11 million

Novavax (NASDAQ:NVAX) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Novavax's stock symbol?

Novavax trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "NVAX."

How were Novavax's earnings last quarter?

Novavax, Inc. (NASDAQ:NVAX) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, August, 8th. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($0.12) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.12). The biopharmaceutical company earned $10.80 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $10.02 million. Novavax's quarterly revenue was up 61.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted ($0.16) EPS. View Novavax's Earnings History.

When is Novavax's next earnings date?

Novavax is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November, 6th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Novavax.

What price target have analysts set for NVAX?

8 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Novavax's shares. Their forecasts range from $1.35 to $10.00. On average, they expect Novavax's stock price to reach $3.80 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 208.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Novavax.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Novavax?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Novavax in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Novavax.

Are investors shorting Novavax?

Novavax saw a increase in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 56,569,517 shares, an increase of 2.4% from the July 13th total of 55,236,505 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 3,542,687 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 16.0 days. Currently, 15.0% of the company's shares are sold short. View Novavax's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Novavax's key competitors?

Who are Novavax's key executives?

Novavax's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Stanley Charles Erck, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 70)
  • Mr. John Joseph Trizzino, Sr. VP, Chief Bus. Officer, CFO & Treasurer (Age 58)
  • Mr. John A. Herrmann III, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 52)
  • Dr. Gregory M. Glenn, Pres of R&D (Age 64)
  • Ms. Jill Hoyt, VP of HR & Admin.

Has Novavax been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about NVAX stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Novavax earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news articles about the biopharmaceutical company an impact score of 45.62 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View Recent Headlines for Novavax.

Who are Novavax's major shareholders?

Novavax's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include RTW Investments LP (0.69%), Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. (0.56%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.45%), Millennium Management LLC (0.44%), Taylor Wealth Management Partners (0.33%) and Eagle Asset Management Inc. (0.33%). Company insiders that own Novavax stock include Barclay A Phillips, Gail Boudreaux, Gregory M Glenn, James F Young, John A Herrmann III, John Trizzino, Michael A Mcmanus Jr and Stanley C Erck. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Novavax.

Which institutional investors are selling Novavax stock?

NVAX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, RTW Investments LP and Chicago Equity Partners LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Novavax.

Which institutional investors are buying Novavax stock?

NVAX stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Eagle Asset Management Inc., DAFNA Capital Management LLC, GSA Capital Partners LLP, Taylor Wealth Management Partners, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, B. Riley Financial Inc. and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. Company insiders that have bought Novavax stock in the last two years include Barclay A Phillips, Gail Boudreaux, Gregory M Glenn, John A Herrmann III, John Trizzino, Michael A Mcmanus Jr and Stanley C Erck. View Insider Buying and Selling for Novavax.

How do I buy shares of Novavax?

Shares of NVAX can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Novavax's stock price today?

One share of NVAX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $1.23.

How big of a company is Novavax?

Novavax has a market capitalization of $547.11 million and generates $31.18 million in revenue each year. The biopharmaceutical company earns $-183,760,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.63) on an earnings per share basis. Novavax employs 347 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Novavax?

Novavax's mailing address is 20 FIRSTFIELD ROAD, GAITHERSBURG MD, 20878. The biopharmaceutical company can be reached via phone at 240-268-2000 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Novavax (NASDAQ NVAX)

Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  359 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  289 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  648
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Novavax and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe NVAX will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe NVAX will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/21/2018 by Staff

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