Update: A Look At Technical Indicators – BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (BCRX)

    ASELAGE STEVE, Director, added 3,000 shares of BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (BCRX) to its portfolio at the rate of $3.57 per share valuing $10,710 on May 22. The insider has now 5,000 shares of the company to its portfolio. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $2.91, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $3.00. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $2.74 and a 2nd Support Level at $2.65. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (BCRX) was $2.82. BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (BCRX) stock has lost -$0.47, or -14.29%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have gained $0.23, or 8.88%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has fallen by -$0.78, or -21.67%. This year-to-date, BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (BCRX) shares have lost -$5.25, or -65.06%.

    Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (BCRX) stock, 100% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Hold .” Meanwhile, 100% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Sell .” Looking further ahead, 100% of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “ Sell .”

    With 110,310 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $321,002K. BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (BCRX) generates $20,650 K in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of -$101,250 K. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of -60.56%, a 3-Year Total Return of -40.13%, and a 5-year Total Return of -73.55%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 0.00%. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 0.00%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 0.00.

    In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in 06/19, BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (BCRX) reported earnings of -$0.34 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of -$0.31 per share, representing a -0.03 difference and -9.68% surprise.

    For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 09/2019, the average earnings estimate is -$0.31 per share. This estimate came from a total of 5 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was -$0.27 and the low estimate was -$0.35. In the year-ago quarter, BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (BCRX) generated per-share earnings of -$0.28. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be -10.71%.

    Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 4 purchases (12,958 shares in total) and 0 sale (0 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 13 insider buys amounting to 73,708 shares and 9 insider sales amounting to 65,250 shares. In the past full year, 52 insider purchases were made (involving 340,771 shares) and 57 insider sell-offs equivalent to 360,076 shares.

    Moving onto liquidity, BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (BCRX) has a Current Ratio of 1.65, a Quick Ratio of 1.62 and a Cash Ratio of 1.53. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 125.57, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 55.67, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 42.10. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is -8.23 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 57.02.