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How to buy MediciNova stock | $3.56

Learn how to easily invest in MediciNova stock.

MediciNova Inc is a biotechnology business based in the US. MediciNova shares (MNOV) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. MediciNova employs 9 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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MediciNova stock price (NASDAQ: MNOV)

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MediciNova shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-25.
Latest market close$3.56
52-week range$3.33 - $7.45
50-day moving average $3.83
200-day moving average $3.98
Wall St. target price$16.50
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.24

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MediciNova price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $3.56 from 2021-10-25

1 week (2021-10-19) -5.57%
1 month (2021-09-24) -8.72%
3 months (2021-07-26) -0.84%
6 months (2021-04-26) -23.77%
1 year (2020-10-26) -35.27%
2 years (2019-10-25) -53.40%
3 years (2018-10-26) 9.06
5 years (2016-10-26) 7.07

MediciNova financials

Revenue TTM $4 million
Gross profit TTM $0
Return on assets TTM -8.3%
Return on equity TTM -13.92%
Profit margin -279.03%
Book value $1.82
Market capitalisation $179.2 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting MediciNova shares

There are currently 1.7 million MediciNova shares held short by investors – that's known as MediciNova's "short interest". This figure is 9.1% down from 1.9 million last month.

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

MediciNova's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

MediciNova's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of MediciNova shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of MediciNova shares traded daily (recently around 107823.23547783). MediciNova's SIR currently stands at 16.01. In other words for every 100,000 MediciNova shares traded daily on the market, roughly 16010 shares are currently held short.

However MediciNova's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of MediciNova shares, or, against the total number of tradable MediciNova shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case MediciNova's short interest could be expressed as 0.04% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 MediciNova shares in existence, roughly 40 shares are currently held short) or 0.042% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable MediciNova shares, roughly 42 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 MediciNova.

Find out more about how you can short MediciNova stock.

MediciNova share dividends

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

Have MediciNova's shares ever split?

MediciNova's shares were split on a 1:10 basis on 30 October 2006. So if you had owned 10 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 MediciNova shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for MediciNova shares which in turn could have impacted MediciNova's share price.

MediciNova share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, MediciNova's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.33 up to $7.45. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

MNOV.US volatility(beta: 1.44)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 MediciNova's is 1.4386. This would suggest that MediciNova's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

MediciNova overview

MediciNova, Inc. , a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on developing novel and small molecule therapeutics for the treatment of serious diseases with unmet medical needs in the United States. The company is developing MN-166 (ibudilast), an oral anti-inflammatory and neuroprotective agent for treating neurological disorders, such as primary and secondary progressive multiple sclerosis, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy, degenerative cervical myelopathy, glioblastoma, and substance dependence and addiction. Its product pipeline also includes MN-221 (bedoradrine), a selective beta-2-adrenergic receptor agonist for the treatment of acute exacerbations of asthma; MN-001 (tipelukast), an orally bioavailable small molecule compound to treat fibrotic diseases, including nonalcoholic steatohepatitis and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis; and MN-029 (denibulin), a tubulin binding agent for treating solid tumor cancers. The company has a collaboration agreement with BioComo and Mie University for joint development of a SARS-CoV-2 vaccine. MediciNova, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in La Jolla, California.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of MediciNova is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 2.926% of MediciNova shares are held by insiders and 28.603% by institutions.
How many people work for MediciNova?
Latest data suggests 9 work at MediciNova.
When does the fiscal year end for MediciNova?
MediciNova's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is MediciNova based?
MediciNova's address is: 4275 Executive Square, La Jolla, CA, United States, 92037
What is MediciNova's ISIN number?
MediciNova's international securities identification number is: US58468P2065
What is MediciNova's CUSIP number?
MediciNova's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 58468P206

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