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How to buy Incyte Corporation stock

Learn how to easily invest in Incyte Corporation stock.

Incyte Corporation is a biotechnology business based in the US. Incyte Corporation shares (INCY) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Incyte Corporation employs 1,773 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Incyte Corporation stock price (NASDAQ: INCY)

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Incyte Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-17.
Latest market close$74.88
52-week range$61.91 - $101.47
50-day moving average $69.36
200-day moving average $75.41
Wall St. target price$92.38
PE ratio 31.0448
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $2.41

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Incyte Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $74.88 from 2022-01-14

1 week (2022-01-10) 0.29%
1 month (2021-12-17) 2.73%
3 months (2021-10-14) 13.83%
6 months (2021-07-17) -8.73%
1 year (2021-01-15) -17.31%
2 years (2020-01-17) -6.98%
3 years (2019-01-18) 78.42
5 years (2017-01-18) 115.09

Is Incyte Corporation stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

Incyte Corporation's P/E ratio

Incyte Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 31x. In other words, Incyte Corporation shares trade at around 31x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Incyte Corporation's PEG ratio

Incyte Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.9078. 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 Incyte Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Incyte Corporation's EBITDA

Incyte Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $713.3 million.

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

Incyte Corporation financials

Revenue TTM $2.9 billion
Operating margin TTM 22.47%
Gross profit TTM $276.6 million
Return on assets TTM 10.9%
Return on equity TTM 19.3%
Profit margin 18.35%
Book value $14.26
Market capitalisation $16.5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Incyte Corporation's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Incyte Corporation.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Incyte Corporation's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 29.4

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Incyte Corporation's overall score of 29.4 (as at 12/31/2018) is nothing to write home about – landing it in it in the 48th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Incyte Corporation is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Incyte Corporation's environmental score

Environmental score: 7.61/100

Incyte Corporation's environmental score of 7.61 puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Incyte Corporation is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Incyte Corporation's social score

Social score: 24.73/100

Incyte Corporation's social score of 24.73 puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Incyte Corporation is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Incyte Corporation's governance score

Governance score: 12.56/100

Incyte Corporation's governance score puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Incyte Corporation is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Incyte Corporation's controversy score

Controversy score: 1/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Incyte Corporation scored a 1 out of 5 for controversy – the highest score possible, reflecting that Incyte Corporation has managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Incyte Corporation was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 29.4
Total ESG percentile 47.86
Environmental score 7.61
Environmental score percentile 8
Social score 24.73
Social score percentile 8
Governance score 12.56
Governance score percentile 8
Level of controversy 1

Incyte Corporation share dividends

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

Have Incyte Corporation's shares ever split?

Incyte Corporation's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 31 August 2000. 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 Incyte Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Incyte Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Incyte Corporation's share price.

Incyte Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Incyte Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $61.91 up to $101.47. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

INCY.US volatility(beta: 0.73)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 Incyte Corporation's is 0.7288. This would suggest that Incyte Corporation's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Incyte Corporation overview

Incyte Corporation, a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of proprietary therapeutics in the United States and internationally. The company offers JAKAFI, a drug for the treatment of myelofibrosis and polycythemia vera cancers; PEMAZYRE, a fibroblast growth factor receptor kinase inhibitor for the treatment of adults; and ICLUSIG, a kinase inhibitor to treat chronic myeloid leukemia and philadelphia-chromosome positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Its clinical stage products include ruxolitinib, a drug that is in Phase III clinical trial for steroid-refractory chronic graft-versus-host-diseases (GVHD); itacitinib, which is in Phase III clinical trial to treat naïve chronic GVHD; and pemigatinib that is in Phase II clinical trial for treating bladder cancer, cholangiocarcinoma, 8p11 myeloproliferative syndrome, and Tumor agnostic. In addition, the company engages in developing Parsaclisib, which is in Phase II clinical trial for follicular lymphoma, marginal zone lymphoma, and mantel cell lymphoma. Additionally, the company develops Retifanlimab that is in Phase II clinical trials for MSI-high endometrial cancer, merkel cell carcinoma, and anal cancer, as well as in Phase II clinical trials for patients with non-small cell lung cancer. It has collaboration agreements with Novartis International Pharmaceutical Ltd. ; Eli Lilly and Company; Agenus Inc.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Incyte Corporation is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.541% of Incyte Corporation shares are held by insiders and 94.806% by institutions.
How many people work for Incyte Corporation?
Latest data suggests 1,773 work at Incyte Corporation.
When does the fiscal year end for Incyte Corporation?
Incyte Corporation's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Incyte Corporation based?
Incyte Corporation's address is: 1801 Augustine Cut-Off, Wilmington, DE, United States, 19803
What is Incyte Corporation's ISIN number?
Incyte Corporation's international securities identification number is: US45337C1027
What is Incyte Corporation's CUSIP number?
Incyte Corporation's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 45337C102

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