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How to buy Novavax stock

Learn how to easily invest in Novavax stock.

Novavax Inc (NVAX) is a leading biotechnology business based in the US. It opened the day at $20.02 after a previous close of $20.04. During the day the price has varied from a low of $19.17 to a high of $20.58. The latest price was $19.61 (25 minute delay). Novavax is listed on the NASDAQ and employs 1,541 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

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  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – NVAX – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
  6. Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.
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Novavax stock price (NASDAQ: NVAX)

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Novavax shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-09-28.
Previous close$20.04
Change $-0.43
Change % -2.1457%
Volume 4,192,716
Information last updated 2022-09-26.
52-week range$20.46 - $236.50
50-day moving average $41.71
200-day moving average $71.94
Wall St. target price$105.83
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-17.51

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Is it a good time to buy Novavax stock?

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Novavax price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $19.61 from 2022-09-27

1 week (2022-09-21) -24.20%
1 month (2022-08-26) -44.29%
3 months (2022-06-28) -61.59%
6 months (2022-03-24) -75.92%
1 year (2021-09-28) -90.43%
2 years (2020-09-28) -82.36%
3 years (2019-09-27) 248.00%
5 years (2017-09-28) 1,605.22%

Past developments

June 10: Novavax stock tumbled as much as 17% Thursday after CNBC reported that an FDA decision on Novavax’s COVID shot could be delayed to review changes in manufacturing. Read story

Novavax financials

Revenue TTM $1.3 billion
Gross profit TTM $-1,388,218,000
Return on assets TTM -32.71%
Return on equity TTM -898.2%
Profit margin -114.32%
Book value $0.84
Market capitalisation $1.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Novavax share dividends

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

Have Novavax's shares ever split?

Novavax's shares were split on a 1:20 basis on 9 May 2019. So if you had owned 20 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Novavax shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 1900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Novavax shares which in turn could have impacted Novavax's share price.

Novavax share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Novavax's shares have ranged in value from as little as $20.46 up to $236.5. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

NVAX.US volatility(beta: 1.64)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Novavax's is 1.6412. This would suggest that Novavax's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Novavax overview

Novavax, Inc. , a biotechnology company, focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of vaccines to prevent serious infectious diseases and address health needs. The company's vaccine candidates include NVX-CoV2373, a coronavirus vaccine candidate that is in two Phase III trials, one Phase IIb trial, and one Phase I/II trial; NanoFlu, a nanoparticle seasonal quadrivalent influenza vaccine candidate that is in Phase 3 clinical trial; and ResVax, a respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) fusion (F) protein nanoparticle vaccine candidate. It is also developing RSV F vaccine that is in Phase II clinical trial for older adults (60 years and older), as well as that is in Phase I clinical trial for pediatrics. It has a collaboration agreement with Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited for the development, manufacturing, and commercialization of NVX-CoV2373, a COVID-19 vaccine candidate. Novavax, Inc. was incorporated in 1987 and is headquartered in Gaithersburg, Maryland.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Novavax is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.464% of Novavax shares are held by insiders and 44.543% by institutions.
How many people work for Novavax?
Latest data suggests 1,541 work at Novavax.
When does the fiscal year end for Novavax?
Novavax's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Novavax based?
Novavax's address is: 21 Firstfield Road, Gaithersburg, MD, United States, 20878
What is Novavax's ISIN number?
Novavax's international securities identification number is: US6700024010
What is Novavax's CUSIP number?
Novavax's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 670002104

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