How does Vaxcyte Inc (PCVX) change from a tortoise to a hare?

With 0.83 million shares changed hands, the volume of the stock remained heavier than its average volume of 0.97 shares. During the session, the Biotechnology company that operates in wider Healthcare sector, reached to the highest price of $75.59 whereas the lowest price it dropped to was $74.28. The 52-week range on PCVX shows that it touched its highest point at $76.72 and its lowest point at $34.11 during that stretch. It currently has a 1-year price target of $73.86. Beta for the stock currently stands at 0.92.

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Price Performance and Earnings:

Stock performance is one of the indicators that investors use to determine whether they will profit from a stock. The price performance of PCVX was down-trending over the past week, with a drop of -0.61%, but this was up by 21.41% over a month. Three-month performance surged to 47.85% while six-month performance rose 57.63%. The stock gained 65.62% in the past year, while it has gained 19.12% so far this year. A look at the trailing 12-month EPS for PCVX yields -3.34 with Next year EPS estimates of -4.23. For the next quarter, that number is -1.05. This implies an EPS growth rate of 0.48% for this year and -23.50% for next year.

Float and Shares Shorts:

At present, 106.09 million PCVX shares are outstanding with a float of 100.30 million shares on hand for trading. On Jan 31, 2024, short shares totaled 8.9 million, which was 9.35% higher than short shares on Dec 29, 2023. In addition to CVX as the firm’s Chevron Corporation, PCRX serves as its Pacira BioSciences, Inc..


Analysts Ratings:

Reading analyst opinions is an effective way to decide where to invest, and there are several opinions available for PCVX since 0 analysts follow the stock currently. In the same way, a target price assigned to a stock can also reveal much about its potential. With PCVX analysts setting a high price target of $92.00 and a low target of $59.00, the average target price over the next 12 months is $73.86. Based on these targets, PCVX could surge 22.98% to reach the target high and fall by -21.13% to reach the target low. Reaching the average price target will result in a decline of -1.27% from current levels.

Summary of Insider Activity:

Insiders traded PCVX stock several times over the past three months with 2 Buys and 2 Sells. In these transactions, 19,900 shares were bought while 15,000 shares were sold. The number of buy transactions has increased to 22 while that of sell transactions has risen to 39 over the past year. The total number of shares bought during that period was 205,400 while 117,532 shares were sold.