During the last session, VistaGen Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VTGN)’s traded shares were 1,863,333, with the beta value of the company hitting 0.82. At the end of the trading day, the stock’s price was $2.09, reflecting an intraday loss of -4.35% or -$0.09. The 52-week high for the VTGN share is $3.18, that puts it down -52.15% from that peak though still a striking +83.25% gain since the share price plummeted to a 52-week low of $0.35. The company’s market capitalization is $300.47 Million, and the average intraday trading volume over the past 10 days was 1.22 Million shares, and the average trade volume was 3.64 Million shares over the past three months.
VistaGen Therapeutics, Inc. (VTGN) received a consensus recommendation of Buy from analysts. That translates to a mean rating of 1.5. VTGN has a Sell rating from none of the analyst(s) out of 2 analysts who have looked at this stock. Neither of the analyst(s) recommend to Hold the stock while none of them suggest Overweight, and 2 recommend a Buy rating for it. None of the analyst(s) has rated the stock Underweight. Company’s earnings per share (EPS) for the current quarter are expected to be -$0.04.
VistaGen Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VTGN): Trading Information
VistaGen Therapeutics, Inc. (VTGN) registered a -4.35% downside in the last session and has traded in the red over the past 5 sessions. The stock spiked 9.13% in intraday trading to $2.30- this Monday, Apr 05, hitting a weekly high. The stock’s 5-day price performance is -2.34%, and it has moved by -1.88% in 30 days. Despite these dips, the overall price performance for the year is 7.73%. The short interest in VistaGen Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VTGN) is 9.23 Million shares and it means that shorts have 2.54 day(s) to cover.
The consensus price target of analysts on Wall Street is $6, which implies an increase of 187.08% to the stock’s current value. The extremes of the forecast give a target low and a target high price of $6 and $6 respectively. As a result, VTGN is trading at a discount of 187.08% off the target high and 187.08% off the low.
VistaGen Therapeutics, Inc. (VTGN) projections and forecasts
An analysis of the company’s performance over the past 5 years shows that the company’s earnings grew an estimated 45.6%. While earnings are projected to return 44.2% in 2021, the next five years will return 0% per annum.
VistaGen Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VTGN)’s Biggest Investors
VistaGen Therapeutics, Inc. insiders own 0.23% of total outstanding shares while institutional holders control 56.91%, with the float percentage being 57.04%. NEA Management Company, LLC is the largest shareholder of the company, while 55 institutions own stock in it. As of Dec 30, 2020, the company held over 9.36 Million shares (or 6.53% of all shares), a total value of $18.16 Million in shares.
The next largest institutional holding, with 9.36 Million shares, is of VR Adviser, LLC’s that is approximately 6.53% of outstanding shares. At the market price on Dec 30, 2020, these shares were valued at $18.16 Million.
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Also, the Mutual Funds coming in first place with the largest holdings of VistaGen Therapeutics, Inc. (VTGN) shares are Franklin Strategic Series-Franklin Biotechnology Discove and Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund. Data provided on Jan 30, 2021 indicates that Franklin Strategic Series-Franklin Biotechnology Discove owns about 2,608,400 shares. This amounts to just over 1.82 percent of the company’s overall shares, with a $5.53 Million market value. The same data shows that the other fund manager holds slightly less at 2.3 Million, or about 1.6% of the stock, which is worth about $4.46 Million.