How to buy Epizyme stock - 09 March

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How to buy Epizyme stock

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Epizyme, Inc is a biotechnology business based in the US. Epizyme shares (EPZM) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Epizyme employs 304 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$15.8 million.

How to buy shares in Epizyme

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Epizyme. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: EPZM. 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 Epizyme 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 Epizyme, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Epizyme. 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.

Epizyme share price

Use our graph to track the performance of EPZM stocks over time.

Epizyme shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-03-03.
52-week rangeUSD$9.42 - USD$23.61
50-day moving average USD$11.0885
200-day moving average USD$12.0438
Wall St. target priceUSD$19.63
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-1.862

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Epizyme financials

Revenue TTM USD$15.8 million
Gross profit TTM USD$-100,238,000
Return on assets TTM -31.37%
Return on equity TTM -89.8%
Profit margin 0%
Book value $1.464
Market capitalisation USD$953 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Epizyme shares

There are currently 11.9 million Epizyme shares held short by investors – that's known as Epizyme's "short interest". This figure is 4.6% up from 11.3 million last month.

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

Epizyme's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Epizyme's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Epizyme shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Epizyme shares traded daily (recently around 775347.25490196). Epizyme's SIR currently stands at 15.3. In other words for every 100,000 Epizyme shares traded daily on the market, roughly 15300 shares are currently held short.

However Epizyme's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Epizyme shares, or, against the total number of tradable Epizyme shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Epizyme's short interest could be expressed as 0.12% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Epizyme shares in existence, roughly 120 shares are currently held short) or 0.1576% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Epizyme shares, roughly 158 shares are currently held short).

A SIR above 10% would generally be considered pretty high, pointing to a potentially pessimistic outlook for the share price and a discouraging interest in betting against Epizyme.

Find out more about how you can short Epizyme stock.

Epizyme share dividends

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

Epizyme share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Epizyme's shares have ranged in value from as little as $9.42 up to $23.61. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

EPZM.US volatility(beta: 1.55)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 Epizyme's is 1.5459. This would suggest that Epizyme's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Epizyme overview

Epizyme, Inc., a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company, discovers, develops, and commercializes novel epigenetic medicines for patients with cancer and other diseases in the United States. The company offers Tazemetostat for the treatment of metastatic or locally advanced epithelioid sarcoma for adults and pediatric patients. It also develops Tazemetostat in combination with rituximab in patients with follicular lymphoma; R-CHOP in front-line patients with high risk diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL); and PARP inhibitor in patients with platinum-resistant solid tumors, such as small-cell lung cancer, triple-negative breast cancer, and ovarian cancer. In addition, it develops Tazemetostat in patients with castration-resistant prostate cancer; and adults and pediatrics with INI1-negative tumors. Further, the company develops pinometostat for the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia and acute lymphoblastic leukemia; PRMT5 inhibitor for patients with solid tumors; and PRMT1 inhibitor. Epizyme, Inc. has collaboration agreements with Genentech Inc.; Glaxo Group Limited; Roche Molecular Systems, Inc.; Lymphoma Academic Research Organization; and Eisai Co. Ltd. The company was incorporated in 2007 and is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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