Novavax (NVAX) closed the most recent trading day at $18.20, moving -1.99% from the previous trading session.
In the past two years, biotech companies Moderna (NASDAQ: MRNA) and Novavax (NASDAQ: NVAX) rose to fame thanks to their successful attempts to develop vaccines for COVID-19 and help us end the outbreak. The pandemic isn't over yet, but Moderna and Novavax have given up substantial chunks of their value in the past year. Where does that leave Moderna and Novavax?
What happened Shares of Novavax (NASDAQ: NVAX) were bouncing back on Tuesday, rising 7.1% as of 12:50 p.m. ET after jumping as much as 14.7% earlier in the day. The gain came after an analyst's downgrade caused the stock to plunge last week.