Arbutus Biopharma Corporation (ABUS): Price and Financial Metrics

Arbutus Biopharma Corporation (ABUS): $2.55

-0.07 (-2.67%)

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ABUS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $2.55 52-week high $3.14
Prev. close $2.62 52-week low $1.85
Day low $2.53 Volume 56,862
Day high $2.62 Avg. volume 819,760
50-day MA $2.69 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $2.56 Market Cap 423.64M

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  • ABUS scores best on the Sentiment dimension, with a Sentiment rank ahead of 96.81% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for ABUS is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • ABUS ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 21st percentile.

ABUS Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of ARBUTUS BIOPHARMA CORP's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; just 7.04% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • For ABUS, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by merely 6.5% of US equities we're observing.
  • ABUS's price/sales ratio is 12.84; that's higher than the P/S ratio of 91.58% of US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to ARBUTUS BIOPHARMA CORP, a group of peers worth examining would be VINP, SFM, CCF, TXN, and SMRT.
  • ABUS's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit ARBUTUS BIOPHARMA CORP's official web site, go to

ABUS Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Healthcare stock, ABUS's price/sales ratio is 504.55% higher, now standing at 13.3.
  • ABUS's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down 3.3 over the prior 163 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for ABUS.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
ABUS 2023-05-23 13.3 3.1 -6.3 -5.9
ABUS 2023-05-22 13.1 3.0 -6.2 -5.8
ABUS 2023-05-19 12.9 3.0 -6.1 -5.7
ABUS 2023-05-18 12.5 2.9 -5.9 -5.5
ABUS 2023-05-17 12.6 2.9 -6.0 -5.5
ABUS 2023-05-16 12.7 2.9 -6.0 -5.6

ABUS Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -9.4%.
  • Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 2.4%.
  • The 4 year price growth rate now stands at -57.01%.
ABUS's revenue has moved up $34,857,000 over the prior 67 months.

The table below shows ABUS's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-09-30 35.98 -37.972 -69.419
2022-06-30 33.368 -35.316 -76.097
2022-03-31 21.456 -29.032 -84.558
2021-12-31 10.988 -67.532 -88.386
2021-09-30 10.168 -62.939 -86.656
2021-06-30 8.351 -59.077 -84.193

ABUS's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • ABUS has a Quality Grade of D, ranking ahead of 23.96% of graded US stocks.
  • ABUS's asset turnover comes in at 0.061 -- ranking 309th of 681 Pharmaceutical Products stocks.
  • ABBV, PLXP, and HSTO are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with ABUS.

The table below shows ABUS's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.061 1 -1.012
2021-03-31 0.059 1 -1.139
2020-12-31 0.059 1 -1.030
2020-09-30 0.056 1 -1.204
2020-06-30 0.073 1 -2.668
2020-03-31 0.053 1 -3.000

ABUS Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of ABUS, see our ABUS price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $5.90 Average Broker Recommendation 1.7 (Moderate Buy)

Arbutus Biopharma Corporation (ABUS) Company Bio

Arbutus Biopharma Corporation, a biopharmaceutical company, develops and commercializes therapeutics for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B (HBV) infections in Canada and the United States. The company was formerly known as Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corporation and changed its name to Arbutus Biopharma Corporation in July 2015. The company is based in Burnaby, Canada.

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Below are the latest news stories about ARBUTUS BIOPHARMA CORP that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate ABUS as an investment opportunity.

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Yahoo | June 1, 2023

Arbutus to Present at Jefferies Healthcare Conference

WARMINSTER, Pa., May 31, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Arbutus Biopharma Corporation (Nasdaq: ABUS) (“Arbutus” or the “Company”), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company leveraging its extensive virology expertise to develop novel therapeutics that target specific viral diseases, today announced that the Company will participate in a fireside chat at the Jefferies Healthcare Conference taking place in New York on Wednesday, June 7, 2023 at 9:30 am ET. Presenters: William Collier, President & Chief

Yahoo | May 31, 2023

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Yahoo | May 30, 2023

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The FDA grants priority review to Iovance's (IOVA) filing seeking approval for its lead pipeline candidate in melanoma indication. A decision is expected before November-end.

Yahoo | May 29, 2023

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Yahoo | May 22, 2023

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ABUS Price Returns

1-mo -2.30%
3-mo -8.93%
6-mo -2.30%
1-year -4.85%
3-year 24.69%
5-year -57.14%
YTD 9.44%
2022 -40.10%
2021 9.58%
2020 27.70%
2019 -27.42%
2018 -24.16%

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