As on May 18, 2021, BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: BCRX) started slowly as it slid 0.00% to $14.38. During the day, the stock rose to $14.97 and sunk to $14.2212 before settling in for the price of $14.38 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, BCRX posted a 52-week range of $3.30-$14.44.
In the past 5-years timespan, the Healthcare sector firm’s annual sales growth was -18.10%. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was -13.10%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is -16.00%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $177.34 million, simultaneously with a float of $176.15 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $2.38 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $11.65, while the 200-day Moving Average is $7.54.
If we measure the efficiency of the company that is accounted for 246 employees. It has generated 72,407 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was -743,146. The stock had 1.16 Receivables turnover and 0.07 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +90.59, operating margin was -952.90 and Pretax Margin of -1026.35.
BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. (BCRX) Ownership Facts and Figures
Another important factor to analyze is how key investors are playing towards the stock of the Biotechnology industry. BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc.’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.80%, in contrast to 68.70% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on May 11, this organization’s Chief Legal Officer sold 102,780 shares at the rate of 12.04, making the entire transaction reach 1,237,471 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 110,275. Preceding that transaction, on May 10, Company’s Director sold 7,000 for 12.70, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 88,900. This particular insider is now the holder of 3,000 in total.
BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. (BCRX) Earnings and Revenue Records
If we go through the results of last quarter, which was made public on 12/31/2020, the company posted -$0.34 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, coming under the agreed prediction (set at -$0.25) by -$0.09. This company achieved a net margin of -1026.35 while generating a return on equity of -1,925.37. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of -0.25 per share during the current fiscal year.
BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc.’s EPS decrease for this current 12-month fiscal period is -16.00% and is forecasted to reach -0.73 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 19.90% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the -13.10% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: BCRX) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. (BCRX). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 2.70. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 0.92. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 74.38.
In the same vein, BCRX’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded -1.21, a figure that is expected to reach -0.25 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be -0.73 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. (BCRX)
Through scrutinizing the latest numbers posted by the [BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc., BCRX], it can be observed that its last 5-days Average volume of 5.03 million was lower the volume of 6.14 million, it posted the year before. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 89.25% While, its Average True Range was 0.98.
Raw Stochastic average of BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. (BCRX) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 92.71%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 86.61% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 111.61% that was higher than 99.61% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.