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How to buy Cara Therapeutic stock

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Cara Therapeutic is a biotechnology business based in the US. Cara Therapeutic shares (CARA) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Cara Therapeutic employs 84 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $48.9 million.

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Cara Therapeutic stock price (NASDAQ: CARA)

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Cara Therapeutic shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-09-27.
Latest market close$9.01
52-week range$7.40 - $18.93
50-day moving average $10.28
200-day moving average $10.58
Wall St. target price$25.00
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-1.80

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Cara Therapeutic price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $9.01 from 2022-09-28

1 week (2022-09-22) 2.39%
1 month (2022-08-30) -13.45%
3 months (2022-06-30) -1.31%
6 months (2022-03-30) -24.92%
1 year (2021-09-30) -41.68%
2 years (2020-09-30) -29.19%
3 years (2019-09-30) 18.28
5 years (2017-09-29) 13.69

Cara Therapeutic financials

Revenue TTM $48.9 million
Gross profit TTM $-59,673,000
Return on assets TTM -18.7%
Return on equity TTM -32.53%
Profit margin -135.72%
Book value $3.81
Market capitalisation $455.6 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Cara Therapeutic share dividends

We're not expecting Cara Therapeutic to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Cara Therapeutic's shares ever split?

Cara Therapeutic's shares were split on a 1:2 basis on 15 January 2014. So if you had owned 2 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Cara Therapeutic shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 100% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Cara Therapeutic shares which in turn could have impacted Cara Therapeutic's share price.

Cara Therapeutic share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Cara Therapeutic's shares have ranged in value from as little as $7.4 up to $18.93. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CARA.US volatility(beta: 0.93)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 Cara Therapeutic's is 0.9349. This would suggest that Cara Therapeutic's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Cara Therapeutic overview

Cara Therapeutics, Inc. , an early commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on developing and commercializing chemical entities with a primary focus on pruritus and pain by selectively targeting kappa opioid receptors in the United States. The company is developing product candidates that target the body's peripheral nervous system and immune cells. The company's lead product is KORSUVA (difelikefalin) injection for the treatment of moderate-to-severe pruritus associated with chronic kidney disease (CKD) in adults undergoing hemodialysis. Its product candidate includes Oral KORSUVA (difelikefalin), which has completed Phase II clinical trial to treat pruritus atopic dermatitis and pruritus non-dialysis-dependent chronic kidney disease (NDD-CKD) associated pruritus; and in Phase II clinical trial to treat pruritus chronic liver disease (CLD) primary biliary cholangitis (PBC) and notalgia paresthetica. The company has license agreements with Maruishi Pharmaceutical Co. , Ltd to develop, manufacture, and commercialize drug products containing difelikefalin for acute pain and uremic pruritus in Japan; and Chong Kun Dang Pharmaceutical Corporation to develop, manufacture, and commercialize drug products containing difelikefalin in South Korea.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Cara Therapeutic is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 16.176% of Cara Therapeutic shares are held by insiders and 67.095% by institutions.
How many people work for Cara Therapeutic?
Latest data suggests 84 work at Cara Therapeutic.
When does the fiscal year end for Cara Therapeutic?
Cara Therapeutic's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Cara Therapeutic based?
Cara Therapeutic's address is: 4 Stamford Plaza, Stamford, CT, United States, 06902
What is Cara Therapeutic's ISIN number?
Cara Therapeutic's international securities identification number is: US1407551092
What is Cara Therapeutic's CUSIP number?
Cara Therapeutic's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 140755109

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