Biocryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. (BCRX) Down -18.36% From Its 52-Week High, But Growth Potential Is Changing Over Time

Biocryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:BCRX) currently has a daily average trading volume of 3.69M but it saw 2311898 shares traded in last market. With a market cap of 1.34B USD, the company’s current market price of $6.49 came rising about 0.15 while comparing to the previous closing price of $6.48. In past 52 weeks, the stock remained buoying in the range of price level as high as $7.95 and as low as $4.03.

Taking a look at 20-day trading activity of Biocryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. (BCRX) gives us an average price of $6.32, while its current price level is -18.36% below from 52-week high level whereas it is 61.04% above from lowest level seen by the stock during that period. Simple moving average of 50 days or SMA-50 of the stock’s closing price is $6.03 while that of 200 days or SMA-200 reads an average of $5.73. A closer look into the stock’s movement over the week reveals that its volatility is standing at 3.54% during that period while stretching the period over a month that increases to 4.68%. It is also necessary to take a look into other indicators of a stock too, to get a better idea about its price movement. And in doing so, we find stock’s 14-day relative strength index (RSI) standing at 55.34 which implies that the stock is in neutral territory.

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The company’s shares got several price updates from the analyst firms in past one month and most recent of them is from the JP Morgan which resumed the stock as “Overweight” in its note to investors issued on November 20, 2023, recommending a price target of $10 for it. RBC Capital Mkts upgraded its recommendation for the stock as a “Outperform” from “Sector Perform” on September 18, 2023 while assigning a price target range of $9-$10. Jefferies issued its recommendations for the stock as it upgraded the price target for the stock is $11.

Over the week, BCRX’s stock price is moving -0.92% down while it is 2.85% when we observe its performance for the past one month. Year-to-date it is 8.35% up and over the past year, the stock is showing a downside performance of -11.94%.

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Currently, Biocryst Pharmaceuticals Inc.’s total number of outstanding shares is 205.77M. Company’s return on investment (ROI) stands at -59.94%. Stock’s beta reads 1.88. Stock has a price to sale or P/S ratio amounts to 3.77. Its return on asset (ROA) is -42.67% on average.

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