VBIV (VBI Vaccines Inc.): Time to Pay Attention?

After closing at $0.76 in the most recent trading day, VBI Vaccines Inc. (NASDAQ: VBIV) closed at 0.73, down -3.87%. In other words, the price has decreased by $-0.0295 from its previous closing price. On the day, 1319676 shares were traded. VBIV reached its highest trading level at $0.7800 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $0.7150.

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Ratios:

Our goal is to gain a better understanding of VBIV by taking a closer look at its different ratios. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 2.20 and its Current Ratio is at 2.30. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 0.28 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 0.20.

Upgrades & Downgrades

On February 25, 2021, Jefferies started tracking the stock assigning a Buy rating and target price of $7.

Raymond James Upgraded its Outperform to Strong Buy on August 27, 2020, whereas the target price for the stock was revised from $8 to $9.

Insider Transactions:

The insider trade also gives investors a glimpse into the future direction of stock prices, which can be beneficial to investors. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Dec 03 when Beattie Nell bought 8,200 shares for $2.45 per share. The transaction valued at 20,083 led to the insider holds 68,200 shares of the business.

PERCEPTIVE ADVISORS LLC sold 2,707,463 shares of VBIV for $8,961,703 on Dec 01. The 10% Owner now owns 52,334,993 shares after completing the transaction at $3.31 per share.

Valuation Measures:

For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 286.63 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 1.79.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, VBIV has reached a high of $3.49, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $0.64. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 0.9294, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 1.3446.

Shares Statistics:

The stock has traded on average 1.57M shares per day over the past 3-months and 1.17M shares per day over the last 10 days, according to various share statistics. A total of 258.26M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 204.57M. Insiders hold about 0.52% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 45.90% stake in the company. Shares short for VBIV as of Jul 14, 2022 were 16.51M with a Short Ratio of 9.06, compared to 21.66M on Jun 14, 2022. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 6.39% and a Short% of Float of 8.63%.

Earnings Estimates

Its stock is currently analyzed by 3 different market analysts. On average, analysts expect EPS of $-0.07 for the current quarter, with a high estimate of $-0.06 and a low estimate of $-0.08, while EPS last year was $-0.07. The consensus estimate for the next quarter is $-0.07, with high estimates of $-0.06 and low estimates of $-0.08.

Analysts are recommending an EPS of between $-0.22 and $-0.32 for the fiscal current year, implying an average EPS of $-0.27. EPS for the following year is $-0.21, with 3 analysts recommending between $-0.17 and $-0.29.

Revenue Estimates

3 analysts predict $700k in revenue for the current quarter. It ranges from a high estimate of $810k to a low estimate of $500k. As of the current estimate, VBI Vaccines Inc.’s year-ago sales were $142k, an estimated increase of 393.00% from the year-ago figure. For the next quarter, 3 analysts are estimating revenue of $1.82M, an increase of 1,600.90% over than the figure of $393.00% in the same quarter last year. There is a high estimate of $2.47M for the next quarter, whereas the lowest estimate is $1.5M.

A total of 3 analysts have provided revenue estimates for VBIV’s current fiscal year. The highest revenue estimate was $7.98M, while the lowest revenue estimate was $4.1M, resulting in an average revenue estimate of $5.76M. In the same quarter a year ago, actual revenue was $631k, up 812.80% from the average estimate. Based on 3 analysts’ estimates, the company’s revenue will be $26.54M in the next fiscal year. The high estimate is $35.62M and the low estimate is $20.6M. The average revenue growth estimate for next year is up 360.80% from the average revenue estimate for this year.