It may be riskier to trade before market opening and after market closing than during regular market hours. Since issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities due to lower liquidity and higher volatility. After-hours trades for Vaxcyte Inc (PCVX) shows that investor sentiment remained same, with the stock’s consolidated last price to $48.04. The Vaxcyte Inc has recorded 19,455 volume in the after hours trading session. Yahoo Finance discussed the stock recently as it posted Vaxcyte Doses First Participants in Phase 1/2 Clinical Study Evaluating VAX-31 for the Prevention of Invasive Pneumococcal Disease in Adults.
Vaxcyte Inc is listed on the NASDAQ in the Healthcare sector while operating in the Biotechnology industry. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $48.04 and fluctuated between $51.22 as its day high and $47.66 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Vaxcyte Inc is $4.51B. A total of 0.54 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 578.44K shares.
Insider trades are also considered as indicators of how a stock will perform in the future, in addition to stock predictions. During the recent three months, PCVX has seen 3 BUY and 19 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 26,000 and the disposition of 46,511 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 22 BUYs and 29 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 316,570 shares during that period but sold 58,156.
In the most recent transaction, Wassil Jim sold 3,000 shares of PCVX for 47.26 per share on Nov 01. After the transaction, the Chief Operating Officer now owns 175,935 company shares. In a previous transaction on Nov 01, PICKERING GRANT sold 2,618 shares at 47.29 per share. PCVX shares that Chief Executive Officer owns now total 153,903.
Among the insiders who sold shares, PICKERING GRANT disposed of 15,000 shares on Oct 23 at a per-share price of $47.07. This resulted in the Chief Executive Officer holding 385,914 shares of PCVX after the transaction. In another insider transaction, GUGGENHIME ANDREW sold 8,000 shares at $45.91 per share on Oct 18. Company shares held by the President and CFO now total 79,474.
Despite rarely being accurate, price targets can exert some form of influence at times, and are often regarded as valuable by markets. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for PCVX in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $66.14 with high estimates of $72.00 and low estimates of $58.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, PCVX has a high of $54.97 and a low of $34.11.
As of this writing, PCVX has an earnings estimate of -$0.84 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 8 estimates, with a high estimate of -$0.73 per share and a lower estimate of -$0.96. The company reported an EPS of -$0.7 in the last quarter, which was 15.70% higher than expectations of -$0.83.
Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly
As well as showing the assets and liabilities of the company, the balance sheet also shows the amount invested in equity by investors. Investors can analyze a company’s future prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information. PCVX’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $245.97M in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $16.78M in debt and $28.72M in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $15.28, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $284.02M.
After-hours and pre-market trading may carry slightly higher risks than regular market hours. As issuers often announce important financial information outside regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for a particular security. That is because extended-hours trading may result in lower liquidity and higher volatility. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for PCVX is Buy with a score of 4.88.