VIR BIOTECHNOLOGY, INC. (VIR): Price and Financial Metrics


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  • VIR scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 99.77% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for VIR is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • VIR ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 0th percentile.

VIR Stock Summary

  • VIR's current price/earnings ratio is 2.46, which is higher than just 3.31% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • Over the past twelve months, VIR has reported earnings growth of -552.63%, putting it ahead of merely 2.91% of US stocks in our set.
  • As for revenue growth, note that VIR's revenue has grown 1,053.87% over the past 12 months; that beats the revenue growth of 99.07% of US companies in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to VIR BIOTECHNOLOGY INC, a group of peers worth examining would be ONCT, FDMT, ACRS, MRKR, and RARE.
  • VIR's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit VIR BIOTECHNOLOGY INC's official web site, go to

VIR Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Healthcare stock, VIR's price/sales ratio is 74.19% lower, now standing at 1.2.
  • VIR's price/earnings ratio has moved up 15.5 over the prior 36 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for VIR.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
VIR 2022-09-23 1.2 1.3 2.3 0.8
VIR 2022-09-22 1.2 1.3 2.3 0.8
VIR 2022-09-21 1.2 1.3 2.3 0.8
VIR 2022-09-20 1.2 1.3 2.4 0.9
VIR 2022-09-19 1.2 1.3 2.4 0.9
VIR 2022-09-16 1.3 1.4 2.5 0.9

VIR'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.
  • VIR has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 70.08% of graded US stocks.
  • VIR's asset turnover comes in at 0.18 -- ranking 205th of 682 Pharmaceutical Products stocks.
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The table below shows VIR's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.180 0.994 -1.000
2021-03-31 0.079 1.000 -1.298
2020-12-31 0.101 1.000 -1.042
2020-09-30 0.116 1.000 -0.987
2020-06-30 0.144 1.000 -0.971
2019-12-31 0.023 1.000 -1.077

VIR Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of VIR, see our VIR 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 $69.86 Average Broker Recommendation 1.69 (Moderate Buy)

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VIR Price/Volume Stats

Current price $18.96 52-week high $58.00
Prev. close $18.59 52-week low $18.05
Day low $18.45 Volume 217,826
Day high $19.29 Avg. volume 1,317,671
50-day MA $25.25 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $27.77 Market Cap 2.51B


Vir Biotechnology, Inc. engages in the provision of technologies to treat and prevent infectious diseases. Its technology platforms include antibody, T cell, innate immunity, and siRNA.

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Latest VIR News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about VIR BIOTECHNOLOGY INC that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate VIR as an investment opportunity.

Vir Biotechnology Announces First Patient Dosed in the Phase 2 SOLSTICE Trial Evaluating VIR-2218 and VIR-3434 for the Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis D Virus Infection

– Impacting more than 12 million people globally, HDV is the most aggressive form of viral hepatitis – – Novel combination strategy designed toreduce HDV viremia and block viral entry – SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vir Biotechnology, Inc. (Nasdaq: VIR) today announced that the first patient has been dosed in the Phase 2 SOLSTICE clinical trial evaluating VIR-2218 and VIR-3434 as monotherapy and in combination for the treatment of people living with chronic hepatitis D virus

Yahoo | September 22, 2022

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San Francisco biotech company opens new $41M office in Cortex (Photos)

A San Francisco-based immunology company that wants to help eradicate infectious disease globally has expanded its footprint in St. Louis, opening a new $41 million office within the Cortex innovation district. It says the new facility will be critical to advancing research to treat several infectious diseases, including Covid-19.

Yahoo | September 16, 2022

This Hepatitis Stock Has 'Multiple Paths To Value Creation,' Expects To Double, Bullish Analyst Predicts

SVB Leerink initiated coverage on Vir Biotechnology Inc (NASDAQ: VIR) with an Outperform rating and a price target of $40, with an investment thesis based on: With multiple clinic programs, Vir is well-positioned as a leading infectious disease & commercial-stage biopharma company. Vir developed and globally distributed its first generation COVID-19 antiviral, sotrovimab (Xevudy), and received repeat US government contracts. Xevudy generated around $2.6 billion in revenues that could provide rob

Yahoo | September 14, 2022

Is the Options Market Predicting a Spike in Vir Biotechnology (VIR) Stock?

Investors need to pay close attention to Vir Biotechnology (VIR) stock based on the movements in the options market lately.

Yahoo | September 14, 2022

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VIR Price Returns

1-mo -22.30%
3-mo -26.31%
6-mo -26.82%
1-year -56.73%
3-year N/A
5-year N/A
YTD -54.72%
2021 56.35%
2020 112.96%
2019 N/A
2018 N/A
2017 N/A

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