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How to buy Bionano Genomics stock

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Bionano Genomics, Inc is a diagnostics & research business based in the US. Bionano Genomics shares (BNGO) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Bionano Genomics employs 147 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD0.00.

How to buy shares in Bionano Genomics

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  3. Search for Bionano Genomics. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: BNGO. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Bionano Genomics reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. Weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Bionano Genomics, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Bionano Genomics. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Bionano Genomics share price

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Bionano Genomics shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-15.
52-week rangeUSD$0.3313 - USD$15.69
50-day moving average USD$8.352
200-day moving average USD$4.971
Wall St. target priceUSD$14.33
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-2.759

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Bionano Genomics financials

Revenue TTM USD$8.5 million
Gross profit TTM USD$2.8 million
Return on assets TTM -51.09%
Return on equity TTM -212.46%
Profit margin 0%
Book value $0.185
Market capitalisation USD$1.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Bionano Genomics shares

There are currently 28.6 million Bionano Genomics shares held short by investors – that's known as Bionano Genomics's "short interest". This figure is 20.2% up from 23.8 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Bionano Genomics shares can be evaluated.

Bionano Genomics's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Bionano Genomics's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Bionano Genomics shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Bionano Genomics shares traded daily (recently around 26.7 million). Bionano Genomics's SIR currently stands at 1.07. In other words for every 100,000 Bionano Genomics shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1070 shares are currently held short.

However Bionano Genomics's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Bionano Genomics shares, or, against the total number of tradable Bionano Genomics shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Bionano Genomics's short interest could be expressed as 0.1% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Bionano Genomics shares in existence, roughly 100 shares are currently held short) or 0.1026% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Bionano Genomics shares, roughly 103 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 Bionano Genomics.

Find out more about how you can short Bionano Genomics stock.

Bionano Genomics share dividends

We're not expecting Bionano Genomics to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Bionano Genomics share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Bionano Genomics's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.3313 up to $15.69. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

BNGO.US volatility(beta: 2.17)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Bionano Genomics's is 2.17. This would suggest that Bionano Genomics's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Bionano Genomics overview

Bionano Genomics, Inc. operates as a life sciences instrumentation company in the genome analysis space. The company develops and markets the Saphyr system, a platform for ultra-sensitive and ultra-specific structural variation detection that enables researchers and clinicians to accelerate the search for new diagnostics and therapeutic targets, and to streamline the study of changes in chromosomes. Its Saphyr system includes an instrument, chip consumables, reagents, a suite of data analysis tools, and genome analysis services for researchers to evaluate optical genome mapping data. The company's Bionano prep kits and labeling kits provide the reagents and protocols needed to extract and label ultra-high molecular weight DNA for use with the Saphyr system; and data solutions offering includes a suite of hardware and software for end-to-end experiment management, algorithms for assembling genome maps, and algorithms and databases for bioinformatics processing. It sells its products for research use applications primarily to laboratories associated with academic and governmental research institutions, as well as to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and contract research companies in the United States and Canada, Europe, the Middle East, India, Africa, China, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, and Australia. The company was formerly known as BioNano Genomics, Inc.

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