Novavax, Inc. (NASDAQ:NVAX) & Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) Stocks in the Spotlight

NVAX has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. The share price of the stock surged 14.35% for the year. For passive investors (long-term) earnings per shares and its growth is most valuable indicator for investment, as ICLR has EPS growth of 17.00% for this year while, NVAX standing at -72.80%. Piermont Capital Management Inc. increased its position in Novavax by 9.2% in the third quarter. Piermont Capital Management Inc. now owns 158,788 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock worth $330,000 after buying an additional 13,370 shares during the last quarter.

Novavax, Inc. (NVAX) stock price distance from twenty day simple moving average surged at 26.16% while its distance from fifty day simple moving average raised 3.57% along with -52.85% below distance from two hundred simple moving averages.

Hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services reaffirmed a "neutral" rating on shares of Novavax in a report on Wednesday, March 1st. (NVAX) has the trading volume of 4.49 Million shares with the average trading volume of 11940 shares. The company's stock had a trading volume of 3,664,689 shares. At present, the stock is -87.77% separated from the 52 week high and 12.00% from the low.

The SMA or Simple Moving Averages are commonly available for 20 Day, 50 Day and 200 Day Simple Moving Averages. The stock's market cap is $305.20 million.

Novavax, Inc. (NASDAQ:NVAX) have shown a low EPS growth of -43.40% in the last 5 years and has earnings growth of 44.10% yoy.

Taking a broader look brokerage firms' analysts on the street with an expectant view have Novavax Inc (NASDAQ:NVAX) high price target of $12 and with a conservative view have low price target of $0.9. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at -787.4%. Sure, the percentage is discouraging but more headwinds are coming as looking out over a next 5-year period, analysts expect the company to see its earnings go down by 0%, annually. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 34.6% on a year-over-year basis.

Novavax (NASDAQ:NVAX) last released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, February 27th.

COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: "State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System Has $179,000 Position in Novavax, Inc". If you are reading this story on another publication, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of US and global trademark and copyright law.

Research and development expenses amounted to $37.7 million, a 45% decrease from the $69 million that was reported in Q1 of 2016.

The number of shares now held by investors is 282.61 Million.

The stock increased +5.83% (+0.06) during the last days session, reaching 1.03 and roughly 4520269 shares were bought or sold by traders. FBR & Co restated an "outperform" rating and set a $12.00 price objective on shares of Novavax in a research note on Wednesday, January 18th. Seven research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, three have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 204,947 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock worth $426,000 after buying an additional 8,400 shares during the last quarter.

Debt to Equity ratio stands at 0 while Long Term Debt To Equity Ratio flashes the value of 0. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 128,279 shares in the company, valued at approximately $107,754.36. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. The company's beta value is at 2.09. Corporate insiders own 3.50% of the company's stock.

11/10/2016 - Novavax, Inc. had its "neutral" rating reiterated by analysts at Wedbush. The Company's product pipeline focuses on a range of infectious diseases with vaccine candidates in clinical development for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), seasonal influenza, pandemic influenza and the Ebola virus (EBOV). The Company operates through developing recombinant vaccines segment.

Related Articles

  • National Hockey League concussion protocol leaves loophole for Crosby injury

    The biggest change you can see is the reuniting of Carl Hagelin, Nick Bonino, and Phil Kessel , otherwise known as the HBK line. He didn't miss a shift and stressed he felt fine. "If you're looking for a test when you're coming back that's a good one".
    Trump's approval rating hits new low after scandal-plagued week

    Trump's approval rating hits new low after scandal-plagued week

    Among Republicans, 23 percent expressed disapproval of Mr Trump in the latest poll, up from 16 percent in the same poll last week. The week started with revelations that Mr Trump shared highly classified information with Russian diplomats in a private meeting.

    Hertz Global Holdings Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (HTZ)

    Institutional investors own 91.26% of the company's stock. (NYSE:HTZ), Stochastic %D value stayed at 6.45% for the last 9 days. OLD Mutual Customised Solutions Proprietary Ltd. increased its stake in Hertz Global Holdings by 146.0% in the first quarter.
  • US Congressmen call for Donald Trump impeachment on House floor

    House Speaker Paul Ryan supported the request, however neither have asked for a hearing with Mr Comey or McCabe as yet. President Donald Trump is a new breed of commander-in-chief.

    Refreshed Apple Laptops Expected at WWDC

    As far as the records are the concern, sales of the MacBook Air "remain surprisingly strong" because of its affordability. Aside from that, the tech giant is also working on a new variant of the 12-inch MacBook with a much faster Intel chip.
    Substantial gains for Tories in the west of the region

    Substantial gains for Tories in the west of the region

    Its research showed the Tory lead "shrinking from 23 points at the end of last week to 16 points", reports The Times . Across England there are also eight mayoral elections, including elections in six new "combined local authorities".
  • Moto Z2 Force & Moto Z2 Play Spotted In Press Render

    Moto Z2 Force & Moto Z2 Play Spotted In Press Render

    Today the Lenovo-owned company unveiled the lowest-end phones in its lineup, the Moto C and Moto C Plus . Both devices have fingerprint scanners below their displays , and LED flashes for their front cameras .
    Spurs chances of EPL title 'nearly impossible,' says Dier

    Spurs chances of EPL title 'nearly impossible,' says Dier

    Eric Dier knows Tottenham must quickly put their title disappointment behind them to avoid a repeat of last season's capitulation. Spurs' defeat leaves their title hopes hanging by a thread.

    Arsene Wenger not giving up on top-four finish

    Liverpool have two games left, West Ham away for Liverpool is tough but if they win there then I expect them to limp over the line.
  • Gylfi Sigurdsson warned of Tottenham repeat if he leaves Swansea

    Gylfi Sigurdsson warned of Tottenham repeat if he leaves Swansea

    Gylfi Sigurdsson will be better off at Swansea if he is to have a repeat of his experience at Tottenham, warns Paul Clement . Swansea City playmaker Gylfi Sigurdsson has insisted that he is "very happy " in South Wales and does not want to leave.

    Amazon Echo Show brings a screen to Alexa

    No other video call apps work yet, but it's possible it may be updated to work with Skype or Google Duo in the future. Alexa can also show YouTube DIY tutorials for simple tasks like cooking, cleaning or anything from YouTube.

    Pak can't hang Jadhav till final verdict: ICJ

    Jadhav had been apprehended by Pakistani security forces on March 3, 2016 in Balochistan on charges of terrorism and spying. The next day, the global court gave Jadhav a lease of life and stayed the death sentence as a provisional measure.