Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. (NYSE: SPCE) is -62.48% lower on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $4.11 and a high of $17.65 in the current 52-week trading range. The question becomes, what are the chances the stock will make a comeback and enjoy potential growth. Why not look at analysts view on what the future holds for the stock. The SPCE stock was last observed hovering at around $5.04 in the last trading session, with the day’s loss setting it -0.02% off its average median price target of $5.00 for the next 12 months. It is also 58.17% off the consensus price target high of $12.00 offered by 12 analysts, but current levels are -67.33% lower than the price target low of $3.00 for the same period.
Currently trading at $5.02, the stock is 1.03% and 1.62% above its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 2.57 million and changing -0.40% at the moment leaves the stock -26.79% off its SMA200. SPCE registered -70.61% loss for a year compared to 6-month loss of -18.77%.
The stock witnessed a 12.56% gain in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a -18.37%, and is -8.56% down over the last 5 days. If we measure the stock’s price variations over the week and the month, we find that the volatility rates stand at 4.28% over the week and 5.92% over the month.
Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. (SPCE) has around 804 employees, a market worth around $1.38B and $1.60M in sales. Distance from 52-week low is 22.14% and -71.56% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (-35.70%).
Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. (SPCE) Analyst Forecasts
Analyst recommendations provided by FactSet shows that the consensus forecast for Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. (SPCE) is a “Hold”. 12 analysts offering their recommendations for the stock have an average rating of 3.40, where 4 rate it as a Hold and 0 think it is a “Overweight”. 2 of the analysts rate the stock as a “Buy”. 3 analysts have rated the stock as a Sell or Underperform.
Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. is expected to release its quarterly report on 02/22/2023.The EPS is expected to grow by 51.60% this year.
Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. (SPCE) Top Institutional Holders
The shares outstanding are 263.91M, and float is at 223.91M with Short Float at 20.18%.
Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. (SPCE) Insider Activity
A total of 19 insider transactions have happened at Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. (SPCE) in the last six months, with sales accounting for 12 and purchases happening 7 times.
Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. (SPCE): Who are the competitors?
The company’s main competitors (and peers) include Raytheon Technologies Corporation (RTX) that is trading 11.58% up over the past 12 months and The Boeing Company (BA) that is -17.82% lower over the same period. AAR Corp. (AIR) is 26.37% up on the 1-year trading charts.