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How to buy Cassava Sciences stock

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Cassava Sciences, Inc is a biotechnology business based in the US. Cassava Sciences shares (SAVA) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Cassava Sciences employs 11 staff and has a market cap (total outstanding shares value) of 0.00.

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Cassava Sciences share price

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Cassava Sciences shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-23.
52-week range$1.96 - $117.54
50-day moving average $45.33
200-day moving average $25.53
Wall St. target price$77.75
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.27

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Cassava Sciences financials

Gross profit TTM $-3,053,000
Return on assets TTM -3.63%
Return on equity TTM -5.69%
Profit margin 0%
Book value $7.45
Market capitalisation $1.5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Cassava Sciences shares

There are currently 3.4 million Cassava Sciences shares held short by investors – that's known as Cassava Sciences's "short interest". This figure is 5.8% down from 3.6 million last month.

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

Cassava Sciences's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Cassava Sciences's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Cassava Sciences shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Cassava Sciences shares traded daily (recently around 2.5 million). Cassava Sciences's SIR currently stands at 1.38. In other words for every 100,000 Cassava Sciences shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1380 shares are currently held short.

However Cassava Sciences's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Cassava Sciences shares, or, against the total number of tradable Cassava Sciences shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Cassava Sciences's short interest could be expressed as 0.09% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Cassava Sciences shares in existence, roughly 90 shares are currently held short) or 0.0909% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Cassava Sciences shares, roughly 91 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 Cassava Sciences.

Find out more about how you can short Cassava Sciences stock.

Cassava Sciences share dividends

We're not expecting Cassava Sciences to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Cassava Sciences's shares ever split?

Cassava Sciences's shares were split on a 1:7 basis on 9 May 2017. So if you had owned 7 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 Cassava Sciences shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 600% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Cassava Sciences shares which in turn could have impacted Cassava Sciences's share price.

Cassava Sciences share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Cassava Sciences's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.96 up to $117.54. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SAVA.US volatility(beta: 1.17)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 Cassava Sciences's is 1.1743. This would suggest that Cassava Sciences's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Cassava Sciences overview

Cassava Sciences, Inc. , a clinical stage biotechnology company, develops drugs for neurodegenerative diseases. Its lead therapeutic product candidate is simufilam, a small molecule drug, which is completed Phase 2b clinical trial; and investigational diagnostic product candidate is SavaDx, a blood-based biomarker/diagnostic to detect Alzheimer's disease. The company was formerly known as Pain Therapeutics, Inc. and changed its name to Cassava Sciences, Inc. in March 2019. Cassava Sciences, Inc.

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