How to buy Fortress Biotech stock - 10 April

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How to buy Fortress Biotech stock

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Fortress Biotech, Inc is a biotechnology business based in the US. Fortress Biotech shares (FBIO) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Fortress Biotech employs 111 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$45.6 million.

How to buy shares in Fortress Biotech

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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 Fortress Biotech. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: FBIO. 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 Fortress Biotech 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 Fortress Biotech, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Fortress Biotech. 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.

Fortress Biotech share price

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Fortress Biotech shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-08.
52-week rangeUSD$1.89 - USD$5.08
50-day moving average USD$4.0251
200-day moving average USD$3.3826
Wall St. target priceUSD$9.92
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-1.119

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Fortress Biotech financials

Revenue TTM USD$45.6 million
Gross profit TTM USD$31 million
Return on assets TTM -21.2%
Return on equity TTM -76.42%
Profit margin -102.03%
Book value $1.058
Market capitalisation USD$448 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Fortress Biotech shares

There are currently 1.4 million Fortress Biotech shares held short by investors – that's known as Fortress Biotech's "short interest". This figure is 10.4% up from 1.3 million last month.

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

Fortress Biotech's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Fortress Biotech's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Fortress Biotech shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Fortress Biotech shares traded daily (recently around 1.5 million). Fortress Biotech's SIR currently stands at 0.98. In other words for every 100,000 Fortress Biotech shares traded daily on the market, roughly 980 shares are currently held short.

However Fortress Biotech's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Fortress Biotech shares, or, against the total number of tradable Fortress Biotech shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Fortress Biotech's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Fortress Biotech shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.02% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Fortress Biotech shares, roughly 20 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 Fortress Biotech.

Find out more about how you can short Fortress Biotech stock.

Fortress Biotech share dividends

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

Fortress Biotech share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Fortress Biotech's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.89 up to $5.08. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

FBIO.US volatility(beta: 2.44)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 Fortress Biotech's is 2.4407. This would suggest that Fortress Biotech's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Fortress Biotech overview

Fortress Biotech, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, develops and commercializes pharmaceutical and biotechnology products. The company markets dermatology products, such as Ximino capsules to treat only inflammatory lesions of non-nodular moderate to severe acne vulgaris; Targadox for severe acne; Exelderm cream for ringworm and jock itch symptoms; Ceracade for dry skin conditions; Luxamend for dressing and managing wounds; and Accutane capsules for severe recalcitrant nodular acne. It also develops late stage product candidates, such as intravenous Tramadol for the treatment of post-operative acute pain; CUTX-101, an injection for the treatment of Menkes disease; MB-107 and MB-207 for the treatment of X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency; Cosibelimab for metastatic cancers; CK-101 for the treatment of patients with EGFR mutation-positive NSCLC; CAEL-101 for the treatment of amyloid light chain amyloidosis; Triplex vaccine for cytomegalovirus; and CEVA101 for the treatment of severe traumatic brain injury in adults and children. The company's early stage product candidates include MB-102 for blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm; MB-101 for glioblastoma; MB-104 for multiple myeloma and light chain amyloidosis; MB-106 for B-cell non-hodgkin lymphoma; MB-103 for GBM & metastatic breast cancer to brain; MB-108; MB-105 for prostate and pancreatic cancers; and BAER-101. Its preclinical product candidates comprise AAV-ATP7A gene therapy; AVTS-001 gene therapy; CK-103 BET inhibitor; CEVA-D and CEVA-102; CK-302, an anti-GITR; CK-303, an anti-CAIX; ConVax; and ONCOlogues, and oligonucleotide platform. It has collaboration arrangements with universities, research institutes, and pharmaceutical companies. The company was formerly known as Coronado Biosciences, Inc. and changed its name to Fortress Biotech, Inc. in April 2015. Fortress Biotech, Inc. was incorporated in 2006 and is based in New York, New York.

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