Moderna posted fourth quarter earnings that surpassed expectations. The pharma company also boosted its full-year revenue outlook for Covid vaccine sales.
and unveiled a new $3 billion share repurchase plan.
Moderna’s diluted GAAP earnings came in at $11.29 per share for the three months ending in December, beating the Street expectations of $9.90 per share. It incurred a loss of -69 cents per share loss in the year-ago quarter.
Revenues of $7.21 billion also exceeded analysts' estimates.
Looking ahead, the company projects sales of its mRNA-1273 coronavirus vaccine, Spikevax , in the region of $19 billion for the year 2022, with additional signed options of approximately $3 billion.
Moderna said that orders have also been confirmed for 2023 from Canada, the United Kingdom and Taiwan.
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The 10-day moving average for MRNA crossed bearishly below the 50-day moving average on April 20, 2023. This indicates that the trend has shifted lower and could be considered a sell signal. In of 12 past instances when the 10-day crossed below the 50-day, the stock continued to move higher over the following month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .
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The Tickeron PE Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), pointing to outstanding earnings growth. The PE Growth rating is based on a comparative analysis of stock PE ratio increase over the last 12 months compared against S&P 500 index constituents.
The Tickeron SMR rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating strong sales and a profitable business model. SMR (Sales, Margin, Return on Equity) rating is based on comparative analysis of weighted Sales, Income Margin and Return on Equity values compared against S&P 500 index constituents. The weighted SMR value is a proprietary formula developed by Tickeron and represents an overall profitability measure for a stock.
The Tickeron Valuation Rating of (best 1 - 100 worst) indicates that the company is fair valued in the industry. This rating compares market capitalization estimated by our proprietary formula with the current market capitalization. This rating is based on the following metrics, as compared to industry averages: P/B Ratio (2.556) is normal, around the industry mean (24.635). P/E Ratio (10.787) is within average values for comparable stocks, (122.909). Projected Growth (PEG Ratio) (0.000) is also within normal values, averaging (4.359). Dividend Yield (0.000) settles around the average of (0.030) among similar stocks. P/S Ratio (3.516) is also within normal values, averaging (302.885).
The Tickeron Price Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating fairly steady price growth. MRNA’s price grows at a lower rate over the last 12 months as compared to S&P 500 index constituents.
The Tickeron Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating that the returns do not compensate for the risks. MRNA’s unstable profits reported over time resulted in significant Drawdowns within these last five years. A stable profit reduces stock drawdown and volatility. The average Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for the industry is 94, placing this stock worse than average.
The average fundamental analysis ratings, where 1 is best and 100 is worst, are as follows