Theravance Biopharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:TBPH) is among the top stocks that may remain in focus today as the company shares are trading 5.25% or 0.88 points lower from last closing price of $16.76, reaching $15.88 at last check. Any clue why there is so much of action in the TBPH stock? The share price has dropped in 1 of the last 5 days and is down -27% over the past week. It will be exciting to see whether the stock manages to continue decreasing or take a minor break for the next few days. The move came on weak volume too with far less shares changing hands than in a normal session. Trading activity as of this writing weakened by -90,208 shares, and in total 245592 shares valued at $3.9 million were seen changing hands compared with 335800 shares valued at $5.628 million recorded at the previous session. You should take into consideration that a falling volume on lower prices shows the bearish trend but this is an early indication which means that the TBPH stock is near its bottom.
Theravance Biopharma, Inc. (TBPH) shares have notched a 3-month decline of about -27%, but has still tumbled -34.51% year to date. By comparison, the stock sank -30.2% over the past 12 months, while it slipped -21.57% over the 1 month. The company’s market cap is around $935.38M, with its short interest ratio standing at 21.29%.
In the current trading session for TBPH, the stock witnessed two major price actions, it rose to a high of $17.15 and was down as much as $15.7 at one point. The high recorded is very low when compared to their 52-week high which is $15.18. The 52-week high is now at -55.27 distance from current price. Their recent low of $35.48 represents a 4.55% recovery. This data is quite important for investors who look to benefit from the recent rise of the company’s stock. The price target currently for TBPH is $38.43, this is above the recent high that the stock attained. Taking a look at the overall sentimental views of financial analysts, the trading pattern of this stock recently is very clear.
The stock of Theravance Biopharma, Inc. earned $-4.1 per share in the trailing 12 months and has a P/E ratio of -3.87. You can compare it with that of similar companies in its industry to get a sense of whether the stock you’re looking to purchase is overvalued or undervalued. Its current price to earnings ratio is lower than the ones recorded by the industry which is 32.58 and lower compared to the sector’s average of 37.46. When the P/E ratio is low let’s say below 1.0, then the stock price is considered a good value. TBPH also has P/S multiple of 15.44. This is greater versus the 12 month P/S ratios of other companies in the same indutry. The peer average price to sales ratio is 8.22x.
The company recorded an interesting insider sale transaction by the Director on May 17, 2019. A Securities and Exchanges Commission filings show that Donal O’connor sold a total of 4,000 TBPH shares that day for a sum of around $81,840. The filings show that the insider now retains 30,244 shares, currently worth $480,275. Theravance Biopharma, Inc. (TBPH) insiders have acquired 83,850 shares in the stock within the past three months. The total insider sales reported to the SEC in that time frame amounted to 28,838 shares. In total, individual insiders traded 112,688 shares in the business, which makes up 8.103% of 1,390,675 shares that were traded over a year. In the past 12 months, insiders have purchased 1,074,350 shares while the seller parted with 316,325 shares.
TBPH‘s last price was down -36.98% as compared to the average trading price of 50 days recorded at $25.2 while enlarging the period to 200 trading days, the average closing price was $21.01. At present, there are 55.81 million in the total number of common shares owned by the public and among those 43.87 million shares have been available to trade. The percentage of shares being held by the company management was 6.2% while institutions stake was 87.6%. The company has generated positive returns on equity over the last 12 months (619.9%). It managed to keep its gross profit margin at 0% over the past 12 months.
When assessing the full upside of the TBPH stock, there is another set of technicals that should be looked into and considered. Its -9.4% decline from moving average of $17.53 has brought about a negative sentiment when calculated over the last 20 days. The market has allocated a beta of 1.82 to the stock. With the beta been greater than one, this implies that the company shares are theoretically more volatile than the market, something that the traders definitely are keeping an eye on.
Most of the analysts surveyed by Thomson/First Call think quite highly of Theravance Biopharma, Inc. — 4 analysts rate the stock as a buy with another 0 rating it strong buy. There are 0 analysts who maintain a hold rating for the stock, with 0 giving it a sell rating. Analysts arrived at a 12-month price target of $47 on shares of Theravance Biopharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:TBPH), which corresponds to 196.90% upside potential than its current market price of $15.88 and implies potential despite the recent drop in the price. However, their current target price has fallen from $47 a month ago and is down handily from the consensus target of $47 a quarter ago.
In the last five years, the EPS of the company has been roughly 3.8%. Though the percentage looks disappointing, extra headwinds are emerging as looking out over a next 5-year period, with analysts estimating that their earnings will decrease annually by 0%. The revenue of the company has risen at an average annualized rate of about 205.7 over the last five years. The company recently recorded a drop of -36.1%, but this figure is rather unattractive.
Let’s briefly check the hedge fund interest towards TBPH stock. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. added position in the company after it grew 10.5% or 240,624 shares of its common stock. The hedge fund now owns 265,889 shares worth $4,222,317, SEC documents show. Voya Investment Management LLC cut assets in the stock as 18565.22 shares have been sold, reducing its stake by -3.4% to 17,934 shares which are currently valued at $284,792. In addition, Geode Capital Management LLC recently reported that it now owns 544,029 shares making a total of $8,639,181 based on the recent price. This refelects a change of 7.9% in their ownership.