An analyst sees good growth prospects for Vaxart Inc (VXRT)

With 1.54 million shares changed hands, the volume of the stock remained lighter than its average volume of 2.05 million shares. The 52-week range on VXRT shows that it touched its highest point at $1.59 and its lowest point at $0.53 during that stretch. It currently has a 1-year price target of $5.00. Beta for the stock currently stands at 0.44.

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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 VXRT was up-trending over the past week, with a rise of 3.17%, but this was up by 6.56% over a month. Three-month performance surged to 128.15% while six-month performance rose 73.33%. The stock gained 62.40% in the past year, while it has gained 126.96% so far this year. A look at the trailing 12-month EPS for VXRT yields -0.58 with Next year EPS estimates of -0.39. For the next quarter, that number is -0.14. This implies an EPS growth rate of 20.47% for this year and 13.24% for next year.

Float and Shares Shorts:

At present, 173.86 million VXRT shares are outstanding with a float of 171.49 million shares on hand for trading. On Mar 15, 2024, short shares totaled 15.61 million, which was 8.98% higher than short shares on Feb 15, 2024. In addition to Dr. Sean N. Tucker Ph.D. as the firm’s Senior VP & Chief Scientific Officer, Dr. James F. Cummings M.D. serves as its Chief Medical Officer.

Institutional Ownership:

Through their ownership of 18.13% of VXRT’s outstanding shares, institutional investors have minority control over the company.

Analysts Ratings:

Reading analyst opinions is an effective way to decide where to invest, and there are several opinions available for VXRT 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.

Dividends & Yield:

In terms of dividends, VXRT has a current ratio of $––, which is $–– over the trailing 12-months, while a dividend of $–– is likely to be paid on average over the next five years. Dividend yield is another indicator that appeals to many investors, and VXRT currently yields $0.00. In the past year, VXRT’s dividend yield has been $0.00, but when looking at the stock over the past five years, its yield has been $–. Accordingly, VXRT has a current buyback yield of $––. This was $–– for the TTM, and it was $–– for the past five years.