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ASML’s Earnings Could Bring The Stock to New Highs
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3 Computer Vision Stocks for Long-Term Gains From AI
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Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities
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DOW   37,798.97
QQQ   431.10
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ASML’s Earnings Could Bring The Stock to New Highs
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NASDAQ:VIR

Vir Biotechnology (VIR) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$8.36
-0.21 (-2.45%)
(As of 04/16/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$8.34
$8.57
50-Day Range
$8.57
$11.90
52-Week Range
$7.72
$27.48
Volume
660,988 shs
Average Volume
1.05 million shs
Market Capitalization
$1.12 billion
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$34.38

Vir Biotechnology MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.57 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
311.2% Upside
$34.38 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
5.63% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.52mentions of Vir Biotechnology in the last 14 days
Based on 3 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$1.53 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
Growing
From ($4.04) to ($3.87) Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

2.68 out of 5 stars

Medical Sector

444th out of 930 stocks

Biological Products, Except Diagnostic Industry

66th out of 152 stocks

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About Vir Biotechnology Stock (NASDAQ:VIR)

Vir Biotechnology, Inc., a commercial-stage immunology company, develops therapeutic products to treat and prevent serious infectious diseases. It offers tobevibart + elebsiran for the treatment of chronic hepatitis delta; elebsiran + PEG-IFN-a, tobevibart ± elebsiran ± PEG-IFN-a, and elebsiran+ TLR8+PD-1 for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B; VIR-1388 and Cure mAb combination for the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus; VIR-8190 for the treatment of respiratory syncytial virus / human metapneumovirus; VIR-2981 for the treatment of influenza; VIR-1949 for the treatment of pre-cancerous HPV lesions; and VIR07229 and Sotrovimab for the treatment of COVID-19 infection under the Xevudy brand. The company has grant agreements with Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and National Institutes of Health; an option and license agreement with Brii Biosciences Limited; a collaboration and license agreement with Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; license agreements with MedImmune; collaboration with WuXi Biologics and Glaxo Wellcome UK Ltd.; and a collaborative research agreement with GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals SA. It also has a manufacturing agreement with Samsung Biologics Co.,Ltd. for the manufacture of SARS-COV-2 antibodies. The company was incorporated in 2016 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

VIR Stock Price History

VIR Stock News Headlines

Can't believe it's happening again
One of the single most unique and powerful events in the markets is coming in the next two months. It’s scheduled for April 22, 2024. But investors are moving now to get ahead of what’s coming… driving up prices of one asset dramatically. And you should do the same.
Vir Biotechnology Inc
Can't believe it's happening again
One of the single most unique and powerful events in the markets is coming in the next two months. It’s scheduled for April 22, 2024. But investors are moving now to get ahead of what’s coming… driving up prices of one asset dramatically. And you should do the same.
VIR Jul 2024 17.500 call
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VIR Oct 2024 20.000 call
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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
2/22/2024
Today
4/16/2024
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
5/02/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Medical
Industry
Biological products, except diagnostic
Sub-Industry
N/A
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:VIR
Fax
N/A
Employees
587
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$34.38
High Stock Price Target
$110.00
Low Stock Price Target
$10.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+301.1%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.57
Research Coverage
7 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$-615,060,000.00
Net Margins
-713.69%
Pretax Margin
-728.93%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$86.18 million
Book Value
$11.82 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
110,156,000
Market Cap
$1.15 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.41
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Key Executives

  • Dr. Ann M. Hanly Ph.D. (Age 53)
    Executive VP & Chief Technology Officer
    Comp: $842.23k
  • Dr. Phillip Pang M.D. (Age 48)
    Ph.D., Executive VP & Chief Medical Officer
    Comp: $837.38k
  • Dr. Marianne De Backer M.B.A. (Age 54)
    M.Sc., Ph.D., CEO & Director
  • Dr. Klaus Frueh Ph.D. (Age 64)
    Co-Founder & Scientific Advisor
    Comp: $177.66k
  • Dr. Lawrence Corey M.D. (Age 76)
    Co-Founder & Scientific Advisor
  • Dr. Louis J. Picker M.D.
    Co-Founder & Scientific Advisor
  • Mr. Sung H. Lee (Age 54)
    Executive VP & CFO
  • Dr. Jennifer Eileen Towne Ph.D.
    Executive VP & Chief Scientific Officer
  • Ms. Heather Rowe Armstrong
    Vice President of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Vanina De Verneuil J.D.
    Executive VP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

VIR Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Vir Biotechnology stock right now?

7 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Vir Biotechnology in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" VIR shares.
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What is Vir Biotechnology's stock price target for 2024?

7 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Vir Biotechnology's stock. Their VIR share price targets range from $10.00 to $110.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $34.38 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 311.2% from the stock's current price.
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How have VIR shares performed in 2024?

Vir Biotechnology's stock was trading at $10.06 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, VIR stock has decreased by 16.9% and is now trading at $8.36.
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When is Vir Biotechnology's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 2nd 2024.
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.

How can I listen to Vir Biotechnology's earnings call?

Vir Biotechnology will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, May 2nd at 4:30 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Vir Biotechnology's earnings last quarter?

Vir Biotechnology, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIR) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 22nd. The company reported ($0.86) earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of ($1.14) by $0.28. The company earned $16.80 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $11.18 million. Vir Biotechnology had a negative net margin of 713.69% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 34.92%. The company's revenue was down 66.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted ($0.76) EPS.

What ETFs hold Vir Biotechnology's stock?
What is George Scangos' approval rating as Vir Biotechnology's CEO?

7 employees have rated Vir Biotechnology Chief Executive Officer George Scangos on Glassdoor.com. George Scangos has an approval rating of 85% among the company's employees.

When did Vir Biotechnology IPO?

Vir Biotechnology (VIR) raised $149 million in an initial public offering on Friday, October 11th 2019. The company issued 7,100,000 shares at a price of $20.00-$22.00 per share. Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan, Cowen and Barclays served as the underwriters for the IPO.

Who are Vir Biotechnology's major shareholders?

Vir Biotechnology's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Ballentine Partners LLC (0.01%) and GAMMA Investing LLC (0.00%). Insiders that own company stock include Ann M Hanly, Backer Marianne De, Charles Elliott Sigal, Endurance (Cayman) Ltd Svf, George A Scangos, Herbert Virgin, Howard Horn, Janet Napolitano, Johanna Friedl-Naderer, Medpace Investors, Llc, Phillip Pang, Robert J More, Robert J More, Saira Ramasastry, Steven J Rice, Sung Lee, Vicki L Sato and Vicki L Sato.
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How do I buy shares of Vir Biotechnology?

Shares of VIR stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NASDAQ:VIR) was last updated on 4/16/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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