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How to buy BioSpecifics Technologies stock

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BioSpecifics Technologies Corp is a biotechnology business based in the US. BioSpecifics Technologies shares (BSTC) are listed on the PINK and all prices are listed in US Dollars. BioSpecifics Technologies employs 7 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$36.6 million.

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  3. Search for BioSpecifics Technologies. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: BSTC. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
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  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 BioSpecifics Technologies, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of BioSpecifics Technologies. 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.

BioSpecifics Technologies share price

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BioSpecifics Technologies shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
52-week rangeUSD$42 - USD$88.8
50-day moving average USD$88.4248
200-day moving average USD$69.2992
Wall St. target priceUSD$88.5
PE ratio 37.5127
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$2.36

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BioSpecifics Technologies price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $N/A from 2020-12-14

1 week (2021-01-08) N/A
1 month (2020-12-15) N/A
3 months (2020-10-16) -100.00%
6 months (2020-07-17) -100.00%
1 year (2020-01-17) -100.00%
2 years (2019-01-18) -100.00%
3 years (2018-01-18) -100.00%
5 years (2016-01-15) -100.00%

Is BioSpecifics Technologies under- or over-valued?

Valuing BioSpecifics Technologies stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of BioSpecifics Technologies's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

BioSpecifics Technologies's P/E ratio

BioSpecifics Technologies's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 38x. In other words, BioSpecifics Technologies shares trade at around 38x recent earnings.

BioSpecifics Technologies's PEG ratio

BioSpecifics Technologies's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.36. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into BioSpecifics Technologies's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

BioSpecifics Technologies's EBITDA

BioSpecifics Technologies's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$23.6 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a BioSpecifics Technologies's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

BioSpecifics Technologies financials

Revenue TTM USD$36.6 million
Operating margin TTM 64.76%
Gross profit TTM USD$38.2 million
Return on assets TTM 11.58%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin 47.43%
Book value $18.423
Market capitalisation USD$650.2 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting BioSpecifics Technologies shares

There are currently 74,067 BioSpecifics Technologies shares held short by investors – that's known as BioSpecifics Technologies's "short interest". This figure is 22.5% up from 60,464 last month.

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

BioSpecifics Technologies's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

BioSpecifics Technologies's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of BioSpecifics Technologies shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of BioSpecifics Technologies shares traded daily (recently around 217844.11764706). BioSpecifics Technologies's SIR currently stands at 0.34. In other words for every 100,000 BioSpecifics Technologies shares traded daily on the market, roughly 340 shares are currently held short.

However BioSpecifics Technologies's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of BioSpecifics Technologies shares, or, against the total number of tradable BioSpecifics Technologies shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case BioSpecifics Technologies's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 BioSpecifics Technologies shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0119% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable BioSpecifics Technologies shares, roughly 12 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 BioSpecifics Technologies.

Find out more about how you can short BioSpecifics Technologies stock.

BioSpecifics Technologies share dividends

We're not expecting BioSpecifics Technologies to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have BioSpecifics Technologies's shares ever split?

BioSpecifics Technologies's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 21 April 1992. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your BioSpecifics Technologies shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for BioSpecifics Technologies shares which in turn could have impacted BioSpecifics Technologies's share price.

BioSpecifics Technologies share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, BioSpecifics Technologies's shares have ranged in value from as little as $42 up to $88.8. 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 (PINK average) beta is 1, while BioSpecifics Technologies's is 0.2383. This would suggest that BioSpecifics Technologies's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

BioSpecifics Technologies overview

BioSpecifics Technologies Corp., a biopharmaceutical company, develops an injectable collagenase clostridium histolyticum for various indications in the United States and internationally. The company offers injectable collagenase for the treatment of Dupuytren's contracture and Peyronie's disease under the XIAFLEX and Xiapex brands. It also provides injectable collagenase to treat frozen shoulder, cellulite, canine lipoma, lateral hip fat, plantar fibromatosis, human lipoma, and uterine fibroids. The company has a development and license agreement with Endo Global Ventures. BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. was founded in 1957 and is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware. As of December 1, 2020, BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. operates as a subsidiary of Endo International plc.

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