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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 327 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$76.4 million.
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Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Vir Biotechnology's share price has had significant positive movement.
Its last market close was USD$61.83, which is 73.70% up on its pre-crash value of USD$16.26 and 284.28% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$16.09.
If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of Vir Biotechnology shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$1,605.35 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth USD$2,711.25.
|Latest market close||USD$61.83|
|52-week range||USD$25.31 - USD$83.5|
|50-day moving average||USD$47.5797|
|200-day moving average||USD$44.0899|
|Wall St. target price||USD$88.4|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$-5.76|
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|1 week (2021-05-07)||43.89%|
|1 month (2021-04-15)||37.28%|
|3 months (2021-02-14)||N/A|
|6 months (2020-11-14)||N/A|
|1 year (2020-05-15)||103.72%|
|2 years (2019-05-14)||N/A|
|3 years (2018-05-14)||N/A|
|5 years (2016-05-14)||N/A|
|Revenue TTM||USD$76.4 million|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$-196,511,000|
|Return on assets TTM||-23.37%|
|Return on equity TTM||-52.36%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$5 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 8.2 million Vir Biotechnology shares held short by investors – that's known as Vir Biotechnology's "short interest". This figure is 4.1% up from 7.9 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Vir Biotechnology shares can be evaluated.
Vir Biotechnology's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Vir Biotechnology shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Vir Biotechnology shares traded daily (recently around 815153.66336634). Vir Biotechnology's SIR currently stands at 10.1. In other words for every 100,000 Vir Biotechnology shares traded daily on the market, roughly 10100 shares are currently held short.
However Vir Biotechnology's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Vir Biotechnology shares, or, against the total number of tradable Vir Biotechnology shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Vir Biotechnology's short interest could be expressed as 0.06% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Vir Biotechnology shares in existence, roughly 60 shares are currently held short) or 0.1198% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Vir Biotechnology shares, roughly 120 shares are currently held short).
A SIR above 10% would generally be considered pretty high, pointing to a potentially pessimistic outlook for the share price and a discouraging interest in betting against Vir Biotechnology.
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