Versartis, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAR) appreciated by 16.05% at $2.35. Versartis, Inc. has 35.79 million shares outstanding, and in the last trade has seen ATR around 0.19. The volume of VSAR witnessed a shift from 2.8 million shares, based on a 50-day average, to 2.35 million shares.
In the most updated research from a number of analysts on Wall Street, the company gets 1 Buys and 1 Sell among 7 analysts. Versartis, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAR) hasconsensus analyst target price is $4.29. That gives us a street projected return of 82.55%. If the published price targets set by Versartis, Inc. analysts have any power to influence the stock’s share price, the highest price target set for VSAR is $9.
On a similar note, analysts expect EPS of -$0.98 in December 2017 quarter and -$1.1 in March 2018 quarter, representing 53.13% and 29.41% growth, respectively. They expect this year’s earnings to rise 33.12% year-over-year to -$4.14, followed by -30.43% decline in the next year to -$2.88.
Shares of American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL) traded up 0.28% in the last session while performance was up 49.61% in the last five days. The stock’s last price was higher from the average trading price of 50 days recorded at $49.12 while enlarging the period to 200 trading days, the average price was $47.32. Currently, 484.77 million total shares are owned by the public and among those 473.95 million shares have been available to trade. The percentage of shares being held by the company management was 0.4% while institutional stake was 82.8%.
American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL) has risen 26.52% since then. But since then, those gains have faded by -8.94%. AAL has risen 4.42% in the 1-month period.
Versartis, Inc. has a beta of 0.98, offering the possibility of a higher rate of return, but also posing more risk. The portion of a company’s profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock was $3.93 a share in the trailing twelve months. It last reported revenues of $10.88 billion and EPS of $1.42 for the September 2017, representing 3% top-line growth and 1.76 EPS growth.
Looking forward, the company’s quarterly earnings are expected to come at $0.71 in the three months through December 2017 and $0.62 in the quarter ending March 2018, reflecting -22.83% and 1.64% growth, respectively. For the full year, analysts expect earnings to decline -18.91% yoy to $4.63. Next year this growth will reach 5.4% to attain $4.88.