On January 24, 2023, Verona Pharma plc (NASDAQ: VRNA) opened at $22.34, higher 2.35% from the last session. During the day, the shares moved up to $23.08 and dropped to $22.30 before settling in for the closing price of $22.53. Price fluctuations for VRNA have ranged from $3.41 to $26.44 over the past 52 weeks.
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Company’s average yearly earnings per share was noted -14.60% at the time writing. With a float of $59.22 million, this company’s outstanding shares have now reached $68.02 million.
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Verona Pharma plc (VRNA) Breakdown of a Key Holders of the stock
A key investor’s attitude towards the stock of the Biotechnology industry is another important factor to consider. The insider ownership of Verona Pharma plc is 10.53%, while institutional ownership is 68.56%. The most recent insider transaction that took place on Dec 23, was worth 49,576,607. In this transaction Director of this company sold 2,170,368 shares at a rate of $22.84, taking the stock ownership to the 34,085,528 shares. Before that another transaction happened on Dec 23, when Company’s Director sold 2,170,368 for $22.84, making the entire transaction worth $49,576,607. This insider now owns 34,085,528 shares in total.
Verona Pharma plc (VRNA) Recent Fiscal highlights
If we go through the results of last quarter, which was made public on 6/29/2022, the company posted -$0.32 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, besting the agreed prediction (set at -$0.38) by $0.06. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of -0.17 per share during the current fiscal year.
According to the Wall Street analysts, stocks earnings will be around -14.60% per share during the next fiscal year.
Verona Pharma plc (NASDAQ: VRNA) Trading Performance Indicators
Technical Analysis of Verona Pharma plc (VRNA)
Looking closely at Verona Pharma plc (NASDAQ: VRNA), its last 5-days average volume was 0.51 million, which is a drop from its year-to-date volume of 0.65 million. As of the previous 9 days, the stock’s Stochastic %D was 20.45%. Additionally, its Average True Range was 1.53.
During the past 100 days, Verona Pharma plc’s (VRNA) raw stochastic average was set at 81.25%, which indicates a significant increase from 21.26% during the past two weeks. Based on volatility metrics of the stock, it showed a historical volatility of 32.79% in the past 14 days, which was lower than the 87.94% volatility it showed in the past 100 days.
At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average is $17.67, while its 200-day Moving Average is $9.90. However, in the short run, Verona Pharma plc’s stock first resistance to watch stands at $23.33. Second resistance stands at $23.59. The third major resistance level sits at $24.11. If the price goes on to break the first support level at $22.55, it is likely to go to the next support level at $22.03. Now, if the price goes above the second support level, the third support stands at $21.77.
Verona Pharma plc (NASDAQ: VRNA) Key Stats
There are currently 75,623K shares outstanding in the company with a market cap of 1.57 billion. Presently, the company’s annual sales total 40,000 K according to its annual income of -55,570 K. Last quarter, the company’s sales amounted to 0 K and its income totaled -15,647 K.