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How to buy Vaxart stock in Canada

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Vaxart, Inc is a biotechnology business based in the US. Vaxart shares (VXRT.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Vaxart employs 30 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $7.6 million.

How to buy shares in Vaxart

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  2. Open your account. You'll need your ID, bank details and national insurance number.
  3. Confirm your payment details. You'll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
  4. Search the platform for stock code: VXRT in this case.
  5. Research Vaxart shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Vaxart shares. It's that simple.

Vaxart share price

Use our graph to track the performance of VXRT stocks over time.

Vaxart shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-02-23.
Latest market close$N/A
52-week range$1.08 - $17.15
50-day moving average $8.5803
200-day moving average $7.2001
Wall St. target price$17.67
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-2.033

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Is it a good time to buy Vaxart stock?

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Vaxart financials

Revenue TTM USD$7.6 million
Gross profit TTM USD$-4,678,000
Return on assets TTM -11.63%
Return on equity TTM -32.9%
Profit margin 0%
Book value $1.203
Market capitalisation USD$694 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

How to short and sell Vaxart shares

  1. Create a CFD or spread betting account.
  2. Search for the stock code. E.g. "VXRT.US"
  3. Choose your position size.
  4. Select "sell" rather than "buy".
  5. Confirm your position and keep tabs on it. You may wish to set limits on your position.

There are currently 30.7 million Vaxart shares held short by investors – that's known as Vaxart's "short interest". This figure is 7.7% down from 33.2 million last month.

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

Vaxart's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Vaxart's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Vaxart shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Vaxart shares traded daily (recently around 11.2 million). Vaxart's SIR currently stands at 2.73. In other words for every 100,000 Vaxart shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2730 shares are currently held short.

However Vaxart's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Vaxart shares, or, against the total number of tradable Vaxart shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Vaxart's short interest could be expressed as 0.28% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Vaxart shares in existence, roughly 280 shares are currently held short) or 0.3671% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Vaxart shares, roughly 367 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 Vaxart.

Find out more about how you can short Vaxart stock.

Vaxart share dividends

We're not expecting Vaxart to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. However, you can browse other dividend-paying shares in our guide.

Have Vaxart's shares ever split?

Vaxart's shares were split on a 1:11 basis on 14 February 2018. So if you had owned 11 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 Vaxart shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 1000% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Vaxart shares which in turn could have impacted Vaxart's share price.

Vaxart share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Vaxart's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.08 up to $17.15. 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 Vaxart's is 0.2778. This would suggest that Vaxart's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Vaxart overview

Vaxart, Inc., a clinical-stage biotechnology company, engages in the discovery and development of oral recombinant protein vaccines based on its proprietary oral vaccine platform. The company's product pipeline includes norovirus vaccine, an oral tablet vaccine, which has completed Phase I clinical trials with bivalent oral tablet vaccine for the GI.1 and GII.4 norovirus strains; seasonal influenza vaccine, which is in Phase II clinical trials for treatment of H1 influenza infection; respiratory syncytial virus vaccine; and coronavirus vaccine. It is also developing therapeutic immune-oncology vaccines for cervical cancer and dysplasia caused by human papillomavirus. The company has a research collaboration agreement with Janssen Vaccines & Prevention B.V. (Janssen) to evaluate the company's proprietary oral vaccine platform for the Janssen universal influenza vaccine program. Vaxart, Inc. is headquartered in South San Francisco, California.

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