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Gladys Abbott
April 21, 2017

Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Novavax from a "sell" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $1.75 price target on the stock in a research report on Friday, March 3rd. A total of 5.76M shares exchanged hands, whereas the company's average trading volume stands at 6.11M shares. Piermont Capital Management Inc. now owns 158,788 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock valued at $330,000 after buying an additional 13,370 shares during the last quarter. RSI oscillates between zero and 100. Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely, movements under 30 reflect oversold conditions.

State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System held its position in Novavax, Inc. (NVAX) is at 19.05.

A number of research analysts recently commented on the company. Relative volume is ratio between current volume and 3-month average value, intraday adjusted. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 204,947 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock valued at $426,000 after buying an additional 8,400 shares during the last quarter.

A number of institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in NVAX. Analysts play a useful role in our capital markets.

Want to see what other hedge funds are holding NVAX? To make a proper assessment, investors seek a sound estimate of this year's and next year's earnings per share (EPS), as well as a strong sense of how much the company will earn even farther down the road. (NVAX) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $-0.21/Share beating the analyst estimate of $-0.23/Share by the difference of $0.02.

Novavax, Inc. (NASDAQ:NVAX)'s earnings per share has been growing at a -43.4 percent rate over the past 5 year when average revenue increase was noted as 0.9 percent.

The company reported an impressive total revenue of 15.35 Million in the last fiscal year.

Revenue is the amount of money that a company actually receives during a specific period, including discounts and deductions for returned merchandise.

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Novavax (NASDAQ:NVAX) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, February 27th. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Novavax, 4 Million and the High Revenue Estimate is 9 Million.

The company's quick ratio for most recent quarter is 4.30 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 4.30.

Moving average is significant analytical tool used to discover current price trends and the possibility for a change in an established trend. ATR can display volatility of stocks, ETFs and indexes. There are advantages to using a moving average in your trading, as well options on what type of moving average to use. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $1.24 and a 200-day moving average of $1.38. Novavax has a 52 week low of $0.73 and a 52 week high of $8.49. The stock touched 52-week High of $5.90 on 04/20/16 and 52-week Low of $3.20 on 03/14/17.

Novavax, Inc. closed its last trading session at $0.88 with the gain of 2.5%.

Novavax, Inc. (NVAX) has a mean recommendation of 2.67, according to data compiled by Zacks Investment Research. Seven investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation, three have assigned a buy recommendation and one has assigned a strong buy recommendation to the company.

Novavax, Inc (Novavax) is a clinical-stage vaccine company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of recombinant nanoparticle vaccines and adjuvants. Citigroup Downgrades the company's stock to Neutral on 9/16/16 by setting a price target of $1.5. Moreover, Wedbush issued Downgrade rating for the stock on 16-Sep-16. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services reaffirmed a "neutral" rating on shares of Novavax in a research note on Wednesday, March 1st.

09/16/2016 - Novavax, Inc. was downgraded to " by analysts at JP Morgan.

A trend analysis is a method of analysis that allows traders to predict what will happen with a stock in the future. The stock is a Buy among 17 brokerage firms polled by Factset Research. However a year ago during same quarter Novavax, Inc.

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