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BELLUS Health Inc is a biotechnology business based in the US. BELLUS Health shares (BLU) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. BELLUS Health employs 32 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.
|Latest market close||$6.23|
|52-week range||$2.25 - $7.35|
|50-day moving average||$5.70|
|200-day moving average||$4.06|
|Wall St. target price||$10.49|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$-0.67|
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|1 week (2021-10-15)||N/A|
|1 month (2021-09-24)||-2.20%|
|3 months (2021-07-26)||130.74%|
|6 months (2021-04-26)||45.90%|
|1 year (2020-10-26)||159.58%|
|2 years (2019-10-25)||-13.59%|
|3 years (2018-10-26)||904.68%|
|5 years (2016-10-22)||N/A|
|Gross profit TTM||$15,000|
|Return on assets TTM||-23.75%|
|Return on equity TTM||-39.46%|
|Market capitalisation||$488 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 2.5 million BELLUS Health shares held short by investors – that's known as BELLUS Health's "short interest". This figure is 1.4% down from 2.5 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting BELLUS Health shares can be evaluated.
BELLUS Health's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of BELLUS Health shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of BELLUS Health shares traded daily (recently around 5.2 million). BELLUS Health's SIR currently stands at 0.48. In other words for every 100,000 BELLUS Health shares traded daily on the market, roughly 480 shares are currently held short.
However BELLUS Health's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of BELLUS Health shares, or, against the total number of tradable BELLUS Health shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case BELLUS Health's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 BELLUS Health shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0479% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable BELLUS Health shares, roughly 48 shares are currently held short).
Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against BELLUS Health.
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We're not expecting BELLUS Health to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
BELLUS Health's shares were split on a 277:1000 basis on 18 August 2019. So if you had owned 1000 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 277 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your BELLUS Health shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 261% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for BELLUS Health shares which in turn could have impacted BELLUS Health's share price.
Over the last 12 months, BELLUS Health's shares have ranged in value from as little as $2.25 up to $7.35. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while BELLUS Health's is -0.7477. This would suggest that BELLUS Health's shares have been inversely-correlated to the average (for this exchange) – so when the broader market trended up or down, BELLUS Health has bucked the trend.
BELLUS Health Inc. , a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, develops therapeutics for the treatment of chronic cough and other hypersensitization disorders. Its lead drug candidate includes BLU-5937, an oral small molecule antagonist of the P2X3 receptor, which is in Phase II clinical trial for treatment of chronic cough and chronic pruritus. The company was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Laval, Canada. .
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