BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: BCRX) Have Dropped -31.48% YTD, What Will Happen Next – Marketing Sentinel
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BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: BCRX) Have Dropped -31.48% YTD, What Will Happen Next

During the last session, BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:BCRX)’s traded shares were 2.83 million, with the beta value of the company hitting 2.30. At the end of the trading day, the stock’s price was $9.49, reflecting an intraday gain of 0.42% or $0.04. The 52-week high for the BCRX share is $19.99, that puts it down -110.64 from that peak though still a striking 19.81% gain since the share price plummeted to a 52-week low of $7.61. The company’s market capitalization is $1.67B, and the average trade volume was 4.76 million shares over the past three months.

BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. (BCRX) received a consensus recommendation of an Overweight from analysts. That translates to a mean rating of 2.30. BCRX has a Sell rating from 0 analyst(s) out of 13 analysts who have looked at this stock. 5 analyst(s) recommend to Hold the stock while 0 suggest Overweight, and 8 recommend a Buy rating for it. 0 analyst(s) has rated the stock Underweight. Company’s earnings per share (EPS) for the current quarter are expected to be -$0.37.

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BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:BCRX) trade information

BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. (BCRX) registered a 0.42% upside in the last session and has traded in the green over the past 5 sessions. The stock spiked 0.42% in intraday trading to $9.49 this Wednesday, 06/22/22, hitting a weekly high. The stock’s 5-day price performance is 0.42%, and it has moved by 4.29% in 30 days. Based on these gigs, the overall price performance for the year is -43.00%.

The consensus price target of analysts on Wall Street is $17.08, which implies an increase of 44.44% to the stock’s current value. The extremes of the forecast give a target low and a target high price of $11.00 and $30.00 respectively. As a result, BCRX is trading at a discount of -216.12% off the target high and -15.91% off the low.

BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. (BCRX) estimates and forecasts

Statistics show that BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. has underperformed its competitors in share price, compared to the industry in which it operates. BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. (BCRX) shares have gone down -28.00% during the last six months, with a year-to-date growth rate less than the industry average at 0.00% against 11.30. Yet analysts are ramping up their growth forecast for the fiscal year 2022. Revenue is predicted to shrink -2.80% this quarter and then drop -41.70% in the quarter after that. In the rating firms’ projections, revenue will increase 74.30% compared to the previous financial year.

Revenue for the current quarter is expected to be $49.92 million as predicted by 12 analyst(s). Meanwhile, a consensus of 12 analyst(s) estimates revenue growth to $64.4 million by the end of Jun 2022.

An analysis of the company’s performance over the past 5 years shows that the company’s earnings shrunk an estimated -6.60%. While earnings are projected to return 6.00% in 2022, the next five years will return 15.20% per annum.

BCRX Dividends

BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. is due to release its next quarterly earnings between February 23 and February 28. However, it is important to remember that the dividend yield ratio is merely an indicator meant to only serve as guidance.

BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:BCRX)’s Major holders

BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. insiders own 0.86% of total outstanding shares while institutional holders control 75.38%, with the float percentage being 76.03%. Blackrock Inc. is the largest shareholder of the company, while 316 institutions own stock in it. As of Mar 30, 2022, the company held over 14.1 million shares (or 7.60% of all shares), a total value of $229.3 million in shares.

The next largest institutional holding, with 12.71 million shares, is of Baker Brothers Advisors, LLC’s that is approximately 6.85% of outstanding shares. At the market price on Dec 30, 2021, these shares were valued at $176.04 million.

Also, the Mutual Funds coming in first place with the largest holdings of BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. (BCRX) shares are SPDR (R) Ser Tr-SPDR (R) S&P (R) Biotech ETF and Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund. Data provided on Jan 30, 2022 indicates that SPDR (R) Ser Tr-SPDR (R) S&P (R) Biotech ETF owns about 5.3 million shares. This amounts to just over 2.85 percent of the company’s overall shares, with a $81.83 million market value. The same data shows that the other fund manager holds slightly less at 5.11 million, or about 2.75% of the stock, which is worth about $70.78 million.

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