Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. (NYSE:SPCE) has a beta value of 0.37 and has seen 13,572,196 shares traded in the last trading session. The company, currently valued at $4.77 Billion, closed the last trade at $20.14 per share which meant it lost -$2.01 on the day or -9.07% during that session. The SPCE stock price is -211.82% off its 52-week high price of $62.8 and 31.38% above the 52-week low of $13.82. If we look at the company’s 10-day average daily trading volume, we find that it stood at 8.75 Million shares traded. The 3-month trading volume is 18.73 Million shares.
The consensus among analysts is that Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. (SPCE) is an Overweight stock at the moment, with a recommendation rating of 2.5. None of the analysts rate the stock as a Sell, while none rate it as Overweight. 6 out of 10 have rated it as a Hold, with 4 advising it as a Buy. None have rated the stock as Underweight. The expected earnings per share for the stock is -$0.27.
Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. (NYSE:SPCE) trade information
Despite being -9.07% in the red in last session, the stock has traded in the green over the last five days, with the highest price hit on Tuesday, Apr 27 when the SPCE stock price touched $23.88- or saw a rise of 15.66%. Year-to-date, Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. shares have moved -15.13%, while the 5-day performance has seen it change -13.11%. Over the past 30 days, the shares of Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. (NYSE:SPCE) have changed -34.5%. Short interest in the company has seen 25Million shares shorted with days to cover at 1.33.
Wall Street analysts have a consensus price target for the stock at $37.2, which means that the shares’ value could jump 84.71% from current levels. The projected low price target is $20 while the price target rests at a high of $50. In that case, then, we find that the current price level is +148.26% off the targeted high while a plunge would see the stock lose -0.7% from current levels.
Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. (SPCE) estimates and forecasts
Figures show that Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. shares have underperformed across the wider relevant industry. The company’s shares have gained +10.78% over the past 6 months, with this year growth rate of 16.8%, compared to 25% for the industry. Other than that, the company has, however Increased its growth outlook for the 2021 fiscal year revenue. Growth estimates for the current quarter are 10% and 10% for the next quarter. Revenue growth from the last financial year stood is estimated to be +2038.7%.
3 analysts offering their estimates for the company have set an average revenue estimate of $330Million for the current quarter. 4 have an estimated revenue figure of $750Million for the next quarter concluding in June 01, 2021. Year-ago sales stood $238Million and $880Million respectively for this quarter and the next, and analysts expect sales will grow by 38.7% for the current quarter and -14.8% for the next.
Earnings growth for 2021 is a modest -14.8%.
Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. (NYSE:SPCE)’s Major holders
Insiders own 30.07% of the company shares, while shares held by institutions stand at 28.55% with a share float percentage of 40.83%. Investors are also buoyed by the number of investors in a company, with Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. having a total of 367 institutions that hold shares in the company. The top two institutional holders are Vanguard Group Inc. (The) with over 11.26 Million shares worth more than $267.21 Million. As of December 30, 2020, Vanguard Group Inc. (The) held 4.75% of shares outstanding.
The other major institutional holder is Blackrock Inc., with the holding of over 5.44 Million shares as of December 30, 2020. The firm’s total holdings are worth over $129.01 Million and represent 2.29% of shares outstanding.
Also the top two Mutual Funds that are holding company’s shares are Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund and Vanguard Small-Cap Index Fund. As of December 30, 2020, the former fund manager holds about 1.54% shares in the company for having 3649575 shares of worth $86.6 Million while later fund manager owns 3.06 Million shares of worth $72.51 Million as of December 30, 2020, which makes it owner of about 1.29% of company’s outstanding stock.