Chimerix Inc. (CMRX) Beta and Market Comparison: S&P500 vs CMRX

After finishing at $1.43 in the prior trading day, Chimerix Inc. (NASDAQ: CMRX) closed at $1.44, up 0.70%. On the day, 995240 shares were traded. CMRX stock price reached its highest trading level at $1.4600 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $1.3600.

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Our goal is to gain a better understanding of CMRX by taking a closer look at its different ratios. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 0.00 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 0.00.

Upgrades & Downgrades

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 May 18 when Andriole Michael T. bought 51,700 shares for $1.14 per share. The transaction valued at 59,150 led to the insider holds 357,015 shares of the business.

Sherman Michael A. bought 87,000 shares of CMRX for $97,652 on May 12. The Chief Executive Officer now owns 87,000 shares after completing the transaction at $1.12 per share. On May 10, another insider, DEMSKI MARTHA J, who serves as the Director of the company, bought 18,000 shares for $1.11 each. As a result, the insider paid 19,980 and bolstered with 72,055 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, CMRX now has a Market Capitalization of 102.76M and an Enterprise Value of -112.51M. As of this moment, Chimerix’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 0.72. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 3.46 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 0.53. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at -3.30 whereas that against EBITDA is 1.88.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, CMRX has reached a high of $2.90, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $1.09. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 1.2132, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 1.7696.

Shares Statistics:

The stock has traded on average 962.86K shares per day over the past 3-months and 1.84M shares per day over the last 10 days, according to various share statistics. A total of 88.30M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 79.26M. Insiders hold about 0.80% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 62.30% stake in the company. Shares short for CMRX as of Apr 27, 2023 were 4.1M with a Short Ratio of 4.10M, compared to 3.79M on Mar 30, 2023. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 4.63% and a Short% of Float of 4.86%.

Earnings Estimates

Its stock is currently analyzed by 7 different market analysts. On average, analysts expect EPS of -$0.24 for the current quarter, with a high estimate of -$0.2 and a low estimate of -$0.28, while EPS last year was -$0.27. The consensus estimate for the next quarter is -$0.24, with high estimates of -$0.19 and low estimates of -$0.29.

Analysts are recommending an EPS of between -$0.81 and -$1.12 for the fiscal current year, implying an average EPS of -$0.97. EPS for the following year is -$0.83, with 7 analysts recommending between -$0.65 and -$1.01.

Revenue Estimates

A total of 7 analysts have provided revenue estimates for CMRX’s current fiscal year. The highest revenue estimate was $2.18M, while the lowest revenue estimate was $280k, resulting in an average revenue estimate of $840k. In the same quarter a year ago, actual revenue was $33.82M, down -97.50% from the average estimate.