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Menlo Therapeutics Inc is a biotechnology business based in the US. Menlo Therapeutics shares (MNLO) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Menlo Therapeutics

  1. Compare share trading platforms. If you're a beginner, look for a platform with low commissions, expert ratings and investment tools to track your portfolio. Narrow down top brands with our comparison table.
  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 Menlo Therapeutics. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: MNLO. 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 Menlo Therapeutics 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. At last close price of USD$1.7, 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 Menlo Therapeutics, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Menlo Therapeutics. 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.

Menlo Therapeutics share price

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Menlo Therapeutics shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-01.
Latest market close USD$1.7
52-week range USD$1 - USD$7.48
50-day moving average USD$1.7535
200-day moving average USD$1.7704
Wall St. target price USD$8.56
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-2.818

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Menlo Therapeutics price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $1.7 from 2020-12-04

1 week (2020-11-25) N/A
1 month (2020-11-06) 1.49%
3 months (2020-09-02) N/A
6 months (2020-06-02) N/A
1 year (2019-12-02) N/A
2 years (2018-12-02) N/A
3 years (2017-12-02) N/A
5 years (2015-12-02) N/A

Menlo Therapeutics financials

Revenue TTM USD$13.6 million
Gross profit TTM USD$443,000
Return on assets TTM -68.11%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin 0%
Book value $0.427
Market capitalisation USD$226.4 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Menlo Therapeutics shares

There are currently 11.2 million Menlo Therapeutics shares held short by investors – that's known as Menlo Therapeutics's "short interest". This figure is 62% up from 6.9 million last month.

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

Menlo Therapeutics's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Menlo Therapeutics's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Menlo Therapeutics shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Menlo Therapeutics shares traded daily (recently around 2.4 million). Menlo Therapeutics's SIR currently stands at 4.59. In other words for every 100,000 Menlo Therapeutics shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4590 shares are currently held short.

However Menlo Therapeutics's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Menlo Therapeutics shares, or, against the total number of tradable Menlo Therapeutics shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Menlo Therapeutics's short interest could be expressed as 0.06% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Menlo Therapeutics shares in existence, roughly 60 shares are currently held short) or 0.0697% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Menlo Therapeutics shares, roughly 70 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 Menlo Therapeutics.

Find out more about how you can short Menlo Therapeutics stock.

Menlo Therapeutics share dividends

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

Menlo Therapeutics share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Menlo Therapeutics's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1 up to $7.48. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

MNLO.US volatility(beta: 1.69)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 Menlo Therapeutics's is 1.6857. This would suggest that Menlo Therapeutics's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Menlo Therapeutics overview

Menlo Therapeutics Inc., a pharmaceutical company, focuses on developing and commercializing various therapeutics for dermatology. It offers AMZEEQ, a topical minocycline used for the treatment of inflammatory lesions of non-nodular moderate-to-severe acne vulgaris in patients 9 years of age and older. The company is also developing FMX103, which is in Phase III clinical trials for the treatment of moderate-to-severe papulopustular rosacea in adults; and FCD105, a topical combination foam that is in Phase II clinical trials for the treatment of moderate-to-severe acne vulgaris. In addition, it is developing Serlopitant, a once-daily oral NK1 receptor antagonist, used as a treatment option for pruritus associated with prurigo nodularis. The company was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Bridgewater, New Jersey.

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