Securities Analyst Recommendations: Viasat, Inc. (VSAT), Athersys, Inc. (ATHX)

Viasat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT) tinted gains of +1.3% (+0.98 points) to US$76.27. The volume of 0.52 Million shares climbed down over an trading activity of 458.04 Million shares. EPS ratio determined by looking at last 12 month figures is -1.63. Over the same time span, the stock marked US$76.41 as its best level and the lowest price reached was US$55.93. The corporation has a market cap of US$4.6 Billion.

Viasat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT)’s earnings per share has been growing at a -2.5 percent rate over the past 5 year when average revenue increase was noted as 7.3 percent. The return on equity ratio or ROE stands at -4.8 percent while most common profitability ratio return on investment (ROI) was -2.2 percent. The company’s institutional ownership is monitored at 0 percent. The company’s net profit margin has achieved the current level of -4.6 percent and possesses 24.8 percent gross margin.

Daily Analyst Recommendations

A number of key analysts, polled by FactSet, shared their views about the current stock momentum. The forecast of 2 surveyed investment analysts covering the stock advises investors to Buy stake in the company. At present, 0 analysts call it Sell, while 3 think it is Hold. Recently, analysts have updated the overall rating to 2.5. 3 analysts recommended Overweight these shares while 2 recommended Underweight, according to FactSet data.

Athersys, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATHX) is worth US$219.63 Million and has recently risen 1.3% to US$1.56. The latest exchange of 0.41 Million shares is below its average trading activity of 628.25 Million shares. The day began at US$1.56 but the price moved to US$1.56 at one point during the trading and finally capitulating to a session high of US$1.56. The stock tapped a 52-week high of US$3.09 while the mean 12-month price target for the shares is US$8.

Currently, the stock carries a price to earnings ratio of 0, a price to book ratio of 4.33, and a price to sales ratio of 9.19. For the past 5 years, the company’s revenue has grown -15.7%, while the company’s earnings per share has grown 8.7%. With an institutional ownership near 23.6%, it carries an earnings per share ratio of -0.21.

Inside Look At Analysts Reviews

Latest analyst recommendations could offer little help to investors. The stock is a Buy among 2 brokerage firms polled by Factset Research. At present, 0 analysts recommended Holding these shares while 0 recommended sell, according to FactSet data. 0 analysts call it Underweight, while 2 think it is Overweight. Recently, investment analysts covering the stock have updated the mean rating to 1.5.