Novavax Inc. Shares Close the Week 20.2% Lower - Weekly Wrap

The company saw its shares close the week 20.2% lower than last week, with trading volume lower than its 30 day average.

Mar 26, 2021 by Kwhen Finance Editors

Novavax Inc. Shares Close the Week 20.2% Lower - Weekly Wrap
Novavax Inc. shares closed this week 20.2% lower than it did at the end of last week. The stock is currently up 63.3% year-to-date, up 1329.5% over the past 12 months, and up 75.8% over the past five years. This week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.4%, and the S&P 500 rose 1.7%.

Trading Activity

  • Shares traded as high as $241.48 and as low as $159.09 this week.
  • Shares closed 5e+1% below its 52-week high and 1e+3% above its 52-week low.
  • Trading volume this week was 125.4% higher than the 10-day average and 89.3% higher than the 30-day average.
  • Beta, a measure of the stock’s volatility relative to the overall market stands at 0.4.

Technical Indicators

  • The Relative Strength Index (RSI) on the stock was under 30, indicating it may be underbought.
  • MACD, a trend-following momentum indicator, indicates a downward trend.
  • The stock closed below its Bollinger band, indicating it may be oversold.
  • The stock closed at 10.5% lower than its 5-day moving average, 8.5% lower than its 20-day moving average, and 6.9% higher than its 90-day moving average.

Fundamentals & Catalysts

  • Over the past 12 months the company generated $-258,061,000 in earnings before interest and taxes from $204 million in revenue. It currently holds $504 million in cash and $239 million in debt.
  • Its forward price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 12.922209211660814 is higher than its current P/E ratio of -32.16, implying that analysts are expecting a decrease in earnings.
  • The company's price/earnings-to-growth ratio (PEG Ratio), a widely used indicator of a stock's true value while also factoring in expected earnings growth, currently stands at -3.05. A fairly valued company should have a PEG ratio of 1.0. When a company's PEG exceeds 1.0, it's considered overvalued while a stock with a PEG of less than 1.0 is considered undervalued.
  • The company's debt-to-equity ratio, which measures the extent to which it finances its operations through debt, currently stands at 3.08 which means it currently has $3.08 of debt for every $1 of equity. Generally speaking, a debt to equity ratio below 1.0 is seen as relatively safe, while ratios of 2.0 or higher would be considered risky. Some industries are known for having much higher debt to equity ratios than others.
  • The company's price-to-book ratio, which measures the market's valuation of a company relative to its book value, currently stands at 138.29. This means that the stock is trading at a premium of 138 times relative to the company's book value which reflects the total value of a company's assets that shareholders of that company would receive if the company were to be liquidated.
  • The company's price-to-sales ratio, which shows how much the market values every dollar of the company's sales, currently stands at 71.89.
  • The company's enterprise value-to-revenue multiple, which is often used to determine a company's valuation in the case of a potential acquisition, currently stands at 71.58.







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Market Comparative Performance

  • The company's share price lags the S&P 500 Index this week, beats it on a 1-year basis, and lags it on a 5-year basis
  • The company's share price lags the Dow Jones Industrial Average this week, beats it on a 1-year basis, and lags it on a 5-year basis
  • The company share price lags the performance of its peers in the Health Care industry sector this week, beats it on a 1-year basis, and lags it on a 5 year basis
NameDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %52-Week H %52-Week L %
Novavax Inc.2.263.31329.5-44.01343.0
Dow Jones Industrial Average1.48.649.8-1.461.3
S&P 500 Index1.66.354.0-1.562.9
Health Care1.93.038.0-3.841.1

Peer Group Comparative Performance

  • The company's stock price performance year-to-date beats the peer average by 638.4%
  • The company's stock price performance over the past 12 months beats the peer average by 658.8%
NameMKT CAP (USD)P/EYTD %Δ1 Yr %Δ52-Week H %52-Week L %
Novavax Inc.NVAX-32.263.31329.5-44.01343.0
Peer AvgN/A8.68.6175.2-29.5232.6
Novartis AG Sponsored ADRNVS26.7-3.714.0-8.417.2
Pfizer Inc.PFE21.0-0.518.9-16.319.7
Astrazeneca PLC Sponsored ADRAZN53.63.322.8-21.519.0
GlaxoSmithKline plc Sponsored ADRGSK11.81.43.8-12.311.5
Sarepta Therapeutics Inc.SRPT-10.7-56.1-24.5-58.74.0
Emergent BioSolutions Inc.EBS16.55.564.9-31.586.1
BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc.BCRX-10.138.9420.1-23.8502.8
Celldex Therapeutics Inc.CLDX-19.435.61226.8-14.51553.8
Agenus Inc.AGEN-3.2-10.416.8-51.428.4
NanoViricides Inc.NNVC071.8-11.5-57.083.9

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