What's the Media Buzz Surrounding Novavax (NVAX)?

Novavax rose 11.3% during the aftermarket session to $12.26 per share. As reported by Reuters: "Jan 9 ( Reuters ) - Novavax Inc ( NVAX.O ) said on Monday its longtime chief executive officer, Stanley Erck, would retire and be succeeded by industry veteran John Jacobs, at a time when the COVID-19 vaccine maker looks to catch up with larger rivals. Novavax shares were up about 5% in ..." You can read more about it here. For those of you thinking about investing in the stock, here is a brief look at the company's fundamentals.

Here's an overview of Novavax's recent cash flows and operating margins:

Date Reported Cash Flow from Operations ($ MM) Capital expenditures ($ MM) Free Cash Flow ($ MM) YoY Growth (%)
2021-12-31 323 -57 265 373.21
2020-12-31 -43 -55 -97 29.84
2019-12-31 -137 -2 -138 n/a


Date Reported Total Revenue ($ MM) Operating Expenses ($ MM) Operating Margins (%) YoY Growth (%)
2021-12-31 1,146 2,833 -147.13 -67.92
2020-12-31 476 892 -87.62 87.38
2019-12-31 19 148 -694.44 n/a

At today's price of $12.26 per share, Novavax is -77.84% away from its target price of $55.33, and on average, analysts give the stock a rating of hold. 31.3% of the company's shares are linked to short positions, and 43.6% of the shares are owned by institutional investors.

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