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How to buy Atea Pharmaceuticals stock | $20.42

Learn how to easily invest in Atea Pharmaceuticals stock.

Atea Pharmaceuticals, Inc
+$0.69 (+2.83%)

Atea Pharmaceuticals, Inc is a biotechnology business based in the US. Atea Pharmaceuticals shares (AVIR) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Atea Pharmaceuticals employs 42 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Atea Pharmaceuticals stock price (NASDAQ: AVIR)

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Atea Pharmaceuticals shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-24.
Latest market close$20.42
52-week range$18.72 - $90.95
50-day moving average $23.51
200-day moving average $45.82
Wall St. target price$35.00
PE ratio 44.364
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.57

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Is it a good time to buy Atea Pharmaceuticals stock?

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Atea Pharmaceuticals price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $20.42 from 2021-05-28

1 week (2021-07-20) N/A
1 month (2021-07-01) -4.27%
3 months (2021-04-30) -17.36%
6 months (2021-01-27) N/A
1 year (2020-07-27) N/A
2 years (2019-07-27) N/A
3 years (2018-07-27) N/A
5 years (2016-07-27) N/A

Is Atea Pharmaceuticals under- or over-valued?

Valuing Atea Pharmaceuticals stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Atea Pharmaceuticals's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Atea Pharmaceuticals's P/E ratio

Atea Pharmaceuticals's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 44x. In other words, Atea Pharmaceuticals shares trade at around 44x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

However, Atea Pharmaceuticals's P/E ratio is best considered in relation to those of others within the biotechnology industry or those of similar companies.

Atea Pharmaceuticals's EBITDA

Atea Pharmaceuticals's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $41.7 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Atea Pharmaceuticals's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

To put Atea Pharmaceuticals's EBITDA into context you can compare it against that of similar companies.

Atea Pharmaceuticals financials

Revenue TTM $114.6 million
Operating margin TTM 36.34%
Gross profit TTM $10.6 million
Return on assets TTM 6.07%
Return on equity TTM 7.89%
Profit margin 20.72%
Book value $7.09
Market capitalisation $2.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Atea Pharmaceuticals shares

There are currently 8.7 million Atea Pharmaceuticals shares held short by investors – that's known as Atea Pharmaceuticals's "short interest". This figure is 72.2% up from 5.0 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Atea Pharmaceuticals shares can be evaluated.

Atea Pharmaceuticals's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Atea Pharmaceuticals's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Atea Pharmaceuticals shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Atea Pharmaceuticals shares traded daily (recently around 1.9 million). Atea Pharmaceuticals's SIR currently stands at 4.54. In other words for every 100,000 Atea Pharmaceuticals shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4540 shares are currently held short.

To gain some more context, you can compare Atea Pharmaceuticals's short interest ratio against those of similar companies.

However Atea Pharmaceuticals's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Atea Pharmaceuticals shares, or, against the total number of tradable Atea Pharmaceuticals shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Atea Pharmaceuticals's short interest could be expressed as 0.11% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Atea Pharmaceuticals shares in existence, roughly 110 shares are currently held short) or 0.1739% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Atea Pharmaceuticals shares, roughly 174 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Atea Pharmaceuticals.

Find out more about how you can short Atea Pharmaceuticals stock.

Atea Pharmaceuticals share dividends

We're not expecting Atea Pharmaceuticals to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

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Atea Pharmaceuticals overview

Atea Pharmaceuticals, Inc. , a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, focused on discovering, developing, and commercializing antiviral therapeutics for patients suffering from viral infections. Its lead product candidate is AT-527, a novel antiviral agent that is in Phase II clinical trial for the treatment of patients with COVID-19. The company also develops AT-752, an oral purine nucleoside prodrug product candidate, which has completed Phase Ia clinical trial for the treatment of dengue; AT-787, a co-formulated, oral, pan-genotypic fixed dose combination of AT-527 and AT-777 that is in Phase I/IIa clinical trial for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C; and AT-889, an investigational, second-generation nucleoside pyrimidine prodrug and other compounds for the treatment of respiratory syncytial virus. It has a Roche License Agreement with F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd and Genentech, Inc. for development and commercialization related to AT-527 outside of the United States.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Atea Pharmaceuticals is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 18.494% of Atea Pharmaceuticals shares are held by insiders and 63.457% by institutions.
How many people work for Atea Pharmaceuticals?
Latest data suggests 42 work at Atea Pharmaceuticals.
When does the fiscal year end for Atea Pharmaceuticals?
Atea Pharmaceuticals's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Atea Pharmaceuticals based?
Atea Pharmaceuticals's address is: 125 Summer Street, Boston, MA, United States, 02110

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