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NASDAQ:VIR

Vir Biotechnology (VIR) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$11.19
-0.05 (-0.44%)
(As of 03/4/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$11.02
$11.43
50-Day Range
$8.60
$11.90
52-Week Range
$7.72
$27.48
Volume
818,441 shs
Average Volume
1.18 million shs
Market Capitalization
$1.51 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
207.2% Upside
$34.38 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
5.75% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.15mentions of Vir Biotechnology in the last 14 days
Based on 9 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$748,647 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
Growing
From ($4.06) to ($3.89) 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.

2.92 out of 5 stars

Medical Sector

453rd out of 960 stocks

Biological Products, Except Diagnostic Industry

74th out of 157 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 develops Sotrovimab (VIR-7832), a SARS-CoV-2-neutralizing mAbs to treat and prevent COVID-19 infection under the Xevudy brand; VIR-2218 and VIR-3434 for the treatment of hepatitis B virus; VIR-2482 for the prevention of influenza A virus; and VIR-1111 for the prevention of human immunodeficiency virus. The company has grant agreements with Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and National Institutes of Health; an option and license agreement with Brii Biosciences Limited and Brii Biosciences Offshore 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; and clinical collaboration with Gilead Sciences, Inc. for chronic hepatitis B virus. The company was incorporated in 2016 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

VIR Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
2/22/2024
Today
3/05/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
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
576
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
+207.2%
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
$39.49 million
Book Value
$11.82 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
110,591,000
Market Cap
$1.51 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.42
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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 77)
    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 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 analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" VIR shares.
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What is Vir Biotechnology's stock price target for 2024?

7 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for Vir Biotechnology's stock. Their VIR share price targets range from $10.00 to $110.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $34.38 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 207.2% 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 at the beginning of the year. Since then, VIR shares have increased by 11.2% and is now trading at $11.19.
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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 were Vir Biotechnology's earnings last quarter?

Vir Biotechnology, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIR) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 22nd. The company reported ($0.86) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($1.14) by $0.28. The business had revenue of $16.80 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate 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%. Vir Biotechnology's revenue for the quarter was down 66.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned ($0.76) EPS.

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) raised $149 million in an IPO on Friday, October 11th 2019. The company issued 7,100,000 shares at $20.00-$22.00 per share. Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan, Cowen and Barclays acted as the underwriters for the IPO.

Who are Vir Biotechnology's major shareholders?

Vir Biotechnology's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.14%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (2.95%), Bridgeway Capital Management LLC (1.00%), Northern Trust Corp (0.70%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (0.56%) and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (0.43%). Insiders that own company stock include Ann M Hanly, 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, 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 3/5/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff