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How to buy Vir Biotechnology stock

Learn how to easily invest in Vir Biotechnology stock.

Vir Biotechnology Inc is a biotechnology business based in the US. Vir Biotechnology shares (VIR) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Vir Biotechnology employs 444 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $2.1 billion.

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  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – VIR – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
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Vir Biotechnology stock price (NASDAQ: VIR)

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Vir Biotechnology shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-09-27.
Latest market close$19.28
52-week range$18.05 - $58.00
50-day moving average $25.23
200-day moving average $27.77
Wall St. target price$48.25
PE ratio 2.2768
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $8.02

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Is it a good time to buy Vir Biotechnology stock?

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Vir Biotechnology price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $19.28 from 2022-09-30

1 week (2022-09-23) 3.71%
1 month (2022-09-02) -18.65%
3 months (2022-07-01) -25.47%
6 months (2022-04-01) -23.79%
1 year (2021-10-01) -43.87%
2 years (2020-10-02) -42.15%
3 years (2019-09-28) N/A
5 years (2017-09-28) N/A

Is Vir Biotechnology stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

Vir Biotechnology's P/E ratio

Vir Biotechnology's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 2x. In other words, Vir Biotechnology shares trade at around 2x recent earnings.

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

Vir Biotechnology's EBITDA

Vir Biotechnology's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $1.4 billion.

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

Vir Biotechnology financials

Revenue TTM $2.1 billion
Operating margin TTM 64.3%
Gross profit TTM $590.7 million
Return on assets TTM 46.09%
Return on equity TTM 80.15%
Profit margin 51.13%
Book value $14.72
Market capitalisation $2.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Vir Biotechnology share dividends

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

Vir Biotechnology share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Vir Biotechnology's shares have ranged in value from as little as $18.05 up to $58. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Vir Biotechnology's is -0.2947. This would suggest that Vir Biotechnology's shares have been inversely-correlated to the average (for this exchange) – so when the broader market trended up or down, Vir Biotechnology has bucked the trend.

Vir Biotechnology overview

Vir Biotechnology, Inc. , a commercial-stage immunology company, develops therapeutic products to treat and prevent serious infectious diseases. It develops Sotrovimab (VIR-7832), a SARS-CoV-2-neutralizing mAbs to treat and prevent COVID-19 infection under the Xevudy brand; VIR-2218 and VIR-3434 for the treatment of hepatitis B virus; VIR-2482 for the prevention of influenza A virus; and VIR-1111 for the prevention of human immunodeficiency virus. The company has grant agreements with Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and National Institutes of Health; an option and license agreement with Brii Biosciences Limited and Brii Biosciences Offshore Limited; a collaboration and license agreement with Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ; license agreements with The Rockefeller University and MedImmune, Inc. ; collaboration with WuXi Biologics and Glaxo Wellcome UK Ltd. ; and a collaborative research agreement with GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals SA.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Vir Biotechnology is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 13.611% of Vir Biotechnology shares are held by insiders and 76.316% by institutions.
How many people work for Vir Biotechnology?
Latest data suggests 444 work at Vir Biotechnology.
When does the fiscal year end for Vir Biotechnology?
Vir Biotechnology's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Vir Biotechnology based?
Vir Biotechnology's address is: 499 Illinois Street, San Francisco, CA, United States, 94158
What is Vir Biotechnology's ISIN number?
Vir Biotechnology's international securities identification number is: US92764N1028
What is Vir Biotechnology's CUSIP number?
Vir Biotechnology's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 92764N102

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