REGN stock: buy or sell

REGN stock price: $516.62 -0.11% At close on May 14th, 2021

Updated on:
May 17th, 2021

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REGN stock brief

  • Regeneron stock scarcely moved -0.11% to close at $516.62 on the stock market last Friday.
  • The price is currently higher than the upper Bollinger band, which is usually an indicator of a near-term correction
  • Last Thursday broke out above its latest top at $510.32
  • Price is drawing a scaled uptrend since last March with higher tops and higher bottoms. Up to date, the uptrend made a 17.15% profit since the beginning of this rally. Regeneron gained a 1.23% since last Thursday after breaking out over its last top at $510.32
  • Morgan Stanley and SVB Leerink published bullish ratings for Regeneron last Thursday, with an average forecast of $568.00
  • Regeneron released its financial report on May 6
  • Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for treating various medical conditions worldwide.

Should I buy Regeneron stock?

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Is $REGN stock a buy?

In the current situation of Regeneron there is just one buy setup eligible:

Uptrend buy setup

Regeneron stock continues to trend higher since last March and marked an amazing 17.15% gain. Price marked a pull back in this uptrend at $478.40 on May 6, and since then it bounced off a 7.99%. Price just broke out above the buy point at $510.32, but it's still eligible. If price goes beyond $535.84, it would be better to wait to another pullback. If you decide to enter this trade, the suggested stop loss is at $464.05

Buy setupBuy pointStop lossRisk
Uptrend buy setup$510.32$464.059.07%

Should I sell Regeneron stock?

Knowing when to sell a stock is even harder than knowing when to buy it. Trading strategies prevent us from making rash decisions based on our emotions or the noise that surrounds the market. We like very simple strategies to guide us on when is a good time to sell our shares. Be aware that these strategies should not be used for selling short $REGN stock

A golden rule is that you should never keep an open trade that shows a higher than expected losses upon purchase. The timing to sell shares should always be dictated by the stop-loss (automatic or manual)

Is it time to sell Regeneron stock?

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

Regeneron ratings

In the last 30 days, 5 brokerage ratings were published for Regeneron

Regeneron analysts' ratings - Last 30 days
Brokerage firmRating
Apr 26th, 2021
Morgan Stanley
May 7th, 2021
Morgan Stanley
SVB Leerink Buy
May 13th, 2021
Morgan Stanley
SVB Leerink Buy

Regeneron stock analysis

Since last March, Regeneron has been printing an uptrend that by now marked an amazing 17.15%. The price line shows higher highs and higher troughs, and along the way gave some buying opportunities for those who wanted to invest. Latest low was on May 6, when price bounced at $478.40. Regeneron broke out above $510.32 (its last top) last Thursday. That breakout was a good entry point

SMAs overview

REGN stock SMAs chart

Supports and resistances

The current resistance levels are:

  • R1: $518.00 (0.27% above)
  • R2: $522.02 (1.05% above)
  • R3: $526.12 (1.84% above)
  • The current supports are:

  • S1: $510.32 (-1.22% below)
  • S2: $507.69 (-1.73% below)
  • S3: $506.99 (-1.86% below)
  • Bollinger bands

    Price levels both above or below the Bollinger Bands indicate that the price has followed a strong trend that has led to extreme highs or lows. For this case, the price is beyond the upper band, which should mean a possible short-term corrective movement (at least) until it is under the band

    REGN stock Bollinger Bands chart

    Relative strength index

    When the fluctuates for so long below 70 and above 30, without indicating moments of overvaluation and undervaluation, the indicator is of little use, and we are now in one of these situations.

    REGN stock RSI chart

    Regeneron stock price history

    Regeneron started trading priced at an adjusted price1 of $22.00 on Apr 1991. Since then, REGN stock has risen by 2,248.27%, with an average of 74.94% per year. An investment of $1,000USD on the IPO would worth $23,482.73 today.

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

    REGN stock price history chart

    Price target for Regeneron stock

    How much a stock will be priced tomorrow or next week is quite unpredictable. Banks and financial organisations issue their analysis predicting how a stock will performance in the future.

    The following table shows the price predictions published by analysts over the last 30 days. Again, these forecasts are not direct recommendations for small traders and must not be followed blindly.

    There are 5 price forecasts released for Regeneron that average $549.80. Regeneron closed at $516.62 last Friday, that is a 6.03% than the predicted price.

    Regeneron stock price predictions
    Brokerage firmPrice target
    Apr 26th, 2021
    Morgan Stanley $525.00$477.00
    May 7th, 2021
    Morgan Stanley $477.00$495.00
    SVB Leerink $657.00$641.00
    May 13th, 2021
    Morgan Stanley $477.00$495.00
    SVB Leerink $657.00$641.00

    Earnings and financials

    Shareholders event was hosted by Regeneron ($REGN) on May 6 after releasing the financial report. REGN reported earnings of $9.89 per share on revenue of $2.5 billion. The consensus earnings estimate was $9.03 per share on revenue of $2.6 billion.

    This compares to Earnings of $6.60 per share a year ago, so current EPS means an improvement of 49.85%. Sales skyrocketed a 38.32% on an annualized basis in the , from $18.3B to $25.3B last quarter.

    REGN ($REGN) releases quarterly earnings report next August. Analysts estimate of $16.91, that is a 70.98% more than previous quarter.

    Regeneron performance

    REGN performance compared
    Company1m3m6m
    Regeneron ($REGN) 4.00% 5.90% -9.20%

    Please read:
    The viewpoints published in this post are personal and not recommendations for you to buy or sell stocks. The author of this article does not have any knowledge of the individual conditions of the reader, his or her financial statements 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 posted for education purposes only

    REGN summary

    Friday, May 14th, 2021
    Open$520
    Close$516.62
    Day range$512.25 - $521.13
    Previous close$517.17
    Session gain-0.11%
    Average true range$14.26
    50d mov avg$483.88
    100d mov avg$488.00
    200d mov avg$528.27
    Earnings dateAugust 4th, 2021

    Frequently asked questions

    What is Regeneron stock symbol?

    Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a public company trading in the US stock market with the REGN symbol

    Is Regeneron stock a buy or sell?

    Regeneron received 5 ratings in the last 30 days: 2 bullish, 0 bearish and 0 neutral.

    Will REGN go up?

    Regeneron had different price forecasts issued by market analysts in the last 30 days setting the target price to $549.80. That is a 6.42% than the current price ($516.62).