Ratios Revealed: Decoding Avantor Inc. (AVTR)’s Financial Health

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The closing price of Avantor Inc. (NYSE: AVTR) was $21.03 for the day, up 0.10% from the previous closing price of $21.01. In other words, the price has increased by $0.10 from its previous closing price. On the day, 5.27 million shares were traded. AVTR stock price reached its highest trading level at $21.11 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $20.75.


Our analysis of AVTR’s different ratios will help us gain a deeper understanding of the company. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 60.81 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 22.36. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 1.05 and its Current Ratio is at 1.61. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 1.00 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 0.94.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for the company, Evercore ISI on January 04, 2024, Upgraded its rating to Outperform and sets its target price to $26 from $19.50 previously.

On December 11, 2023, TD Cowen Upgraded its rating to Outperform which previously was Market Perform and also upped its target price recommendation from $21 to $28.

On September 28, 2023, Bernstein started tracking the stock assigning a Mkt Perform rating and target price of $22.Bernstein initiated its Mkt Perform rating on September 28, 2023, with a $22 target price.

Insider Transactions:

Also, insider trades can serve as a great indicator of what management thinks about the future direction of a stock’s price. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Mar 08 ’24 when Eck Steven W sold 3,685 shares for $25.63 per share. The transaction valued at 94,447 led to the insider holds 34,406 shares of the business.

Couturier Christophe sold 13,074 shares of AVTR for $320,705 on Feb 29 ’24. The EVP, AMEA now owns 83,889 shares after completing the transaction at $24.53 per share. On Feb 29 ’24, another insider, Bramwell James, who serves as the EVP Sales, Customer Excellence of the company, sold 4,910 shares for $24.52 each. As a result, the insider received 120,393 and left with 96,233 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, AVTR now has a Market Capitalization of 14284963840 and an Enterprise Value of 19355070464. As of this moment, Avantor’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 54.97, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 17.15. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 6.25. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 2.08 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 2.68. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 2.819 whereas that against EBITDA is 15.947.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, AVTR has reached a high of $26.16, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $16.63. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is -10.80%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be -7.22%.

Shares Statistics:

AVTR traded an average of 5.55M shares per day over the past three months and 6760020 shares per day over the past ten days. A total of 676.60M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 661.79M. Insiders hold about 2.57% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 93.91% stake in the company. Shares short for AVTR as of 1718323200 were 17665513 with a Short Ratio of 3.18, compared to 1715731200 on 18685450. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 17665513 and a Short% of Float of 2.6099999.

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