Avantor stock: buy or sell

AVTR stock price: $29.92 -2.51% At close on Jan 26th, 2021

Updated on:
Jan 27th, 2021


Avantor stock brief

  • After hitting new all-time highs on Monday, Avantor closed on Tuesday at $29.92 collapsing a -2.51%
  • The stock is configuring an uptrend pattern since June 2020, when it bottomed at $16.37. This uptrend marked a 82.77% gain
  • Avantor, Inc. provides products and services to customers in the biopharma, healthcare, education and government, advanced technologies, and applied materials industries worldwide.

Should I buy Avantor stock?

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Is $AVTR stock a buy?

Currently, Avantor stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy now. This doesn't mean $AVTR will slide in coming sessions, or it will not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems

Should I sell Avantor stock?

Knowing when to sell a stock is even more difficult than knowing when to buy it. Trading strategies let us to avoid impulsive decisions based on our sentiments or the buzz that surrounds the market. Our trading system selects very simple strategies to guide us on when is a good time to sell a stock. Be aware that these strategies are not intended for selling short Avantor stock

As a rule of thumb, you should never keep a trade that produces higher than expected losses by the time of purchase. The timing to sell your stock always has to be dictated by the stop-loss (automatic or manual)

Is it time to sell Avantor stock?

In the current situation of Avantor there is not any eligible sell setup, so Avantor stock holders with operations in profit can keep their positions

Avantor ratings

In the last month, 2 ratings were published for Avantor. General sentiment is bullish, with 2 out of 2 posting optimistic outlooks

Avantor analysts' ratings - Last month
Brokerage firmRating
Jan 12th, 2021
Raymond James Buy
Jan 19th, 2021
KeyCorp Buy

Avantor stock analysis

Since in June 2020, Avantor has been drawing an uptrend that so far marked a gorgeous 82.77%. The price action shows higher highs and higher lows, and along the way gave some buy points for those who wanted to invest. Latest pullback was last November, when price bounced at $25.57. Currently, it trades in a consolidation between its last top ($30.99) and its last bottom ($25.57)

$AVTR at All-time Highs

On Monday, Avantor marked new all-time highs (ATH) again at $30.99. Previous ATHs were on January 12

SMAs overview

AVTR stock SMAs chart

Supports and resistances

The current resistances are:

  • R1: $30.99 (3.58% above)
  • The current support levels are:

  • S1: $28.98 (-3.14% below)
  • S2: $25.57 (-14.54% below)
  • S3: $22.95 (-23.30% below)
  • Bollinger bands

    Since the price surpassed the upper band on January 12, the price has been corrected downwards by 2.64%

    AVTR stock Bollinger Bands chart

    Relative strength index

    The RSI dropped below the overbought level of 70 on January 12 after just crossing to the overbough zone for a single day (weak signal). The RSI reading on Tuesday was 59.2. Avantor stock went down a 1.87% since that level was lost

    AVTR stock RSI chart

    Avantor stock price history

    Avantor went public priced at an adjusted price1 of $1.47 on May 2019. Since then, AVTR stock surged by 1,935.37%, with an average of 1,935.37% per year. If you had invested $1,000USD in Avantor stock on the IPO, it would have a value of $20,353.74 today.

    1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits

    AVTR stock price history chart

    Price target for Avantor stock

    Nobody knows how much a share will be priced tomorrow. However, many stock price forecasts are posted every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts.

    The following table shows the price target posted by brokerage institutions over the last 30 days. If you are a small investor you shouldn't trade based on these projections.

    Averaging all price targets exposed below, the predicted price for Avantor stock is $37.00. Avantor closed at $29.92 on Tuesday, so the target price is predicting an increase by 23.66%.

    Avantor stock price predictions
    Brokerage firmPrice target
    Jan 12th, 2021
    Raymond James $30.00$34.00
    Jan 19th, 2021
    KeyCorp $33.00$40.00

    Earnings and financials

    Avantor, Inc. ($AVTR) reported earnings of $0.24 per share last October, improving the Market consensus estimate of $0.21 per share. This Q3 report represents an earnings surprise of 14.29%. Forecasted turnover was $1.5 billion but Avantor slightly enhanced by 4.22%, reporting $1.6 billion.

    For comparison, the EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.15, so current EPS means a improvement of 60.00%. Looking at turnover, figures inched a 6.73% compared to $15.0B same quarter a year ago.

    Avantor ($AVTR) is releasing earnings report on Friday next week. Wall Street analysts estimate of $0.26, that is a 8.33% more than Q3.

    Avantor performance

    AVTR performance compared
    Avantor ($AVTR) 10.90% 21.40% 53.70%

    Please read:
    The opinions given in this article are personal and not recommendations for you to buy or sell stocks. The author of this document does not have any knowledge of the specific conditions of the reader, his or her finances or what is in his or her best interest at any given time. All users should speak with their financial advisor before buying or selling any securities Opinions are provided for education motives only

    Avantor summary

    Tuesday, January 26th, 2021
    Day range$29.74 - $30.84
    Previous close$30.69
    Session gain-2.51%
    Average true range$1.32
    50d mov avg$27.69
    100d mov avg$25.56
    200d mov avg$21.89
    Earnings dateFebruary 5th, 2021

    Frequently asked questions

    What is Avantor stock symbol?

    Avantor, Inc. is a public company trading in the US stock market with the AVTR symbol

    Is Avantor stock a buy or sell?

    Avantor received 2 ratings in the last 30 days: 2 bullish, 0 bearish and 0 neutral.

    Will AVTR go up?

    Avantor had different price forecasts published by market analysts in the last 30 days setting the target price to $37.00. That is a 23.66% than the current price ($29.92).