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How to buy Metacrine stock

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Metacrine, Inc is a biotechnology business based in the US. Metacrine shares (MTCR) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Metacrine

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

Metacrine share price

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Metacrine shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-02-23.
52-week rangeUSD$7.64 - USD$16.19
50-day moving average USD$9.4726
200-day moving average USD$9.3732
Wall St. target priceUSD$20.5
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) N/A

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Is it a good time to buy Metacrine stock?

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Metacrine financials

Revenue TTM USD$2.2 million
Gross profit TTM USD$-25,973,000
Return on assets TTM 0%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin 0%
Book value N/A
Market capitalisation USD$223.2 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Metacrine shares

There are currently 122,711 Metacrine shares held short by investors – that's known as Metacrine's "short interest". This figure is 22% up from 100,545 last month.

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

Metacrine's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Metacrine's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Metacrine shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Metacrine shares traded daily (recently around 43514.539007092). Metacrine's SIR currently stands at 2.82. In other words for every 100,000 Metacrine shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2820 shares are currently held short.

To gain some more context, you can compare Metacrine's short interest ratio against those of similar companies.

However Metacrine's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Metacrine shares, or, against the total number of tradable Metacrine shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Metacrine's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Metacrine shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0069% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Metacrine shares, roughly 7 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 Metacrine.

Find out more about how you can short Metacrine stock.

Metacrine share dividends

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

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Metacrine overview

Metacrine, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on discovering and developing therapies for patients with liver and gastrointestinal diseases in the United States. It is developing MET409, a therapy that is in a Phase Ib proof-of-concept clinical trial for the treatment of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis patients; and MET642, a candidate, which is in Phase 1 clinical trial for the treatment of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis patients. The company has a research collaboration with Novo Nordisk A/S to perform research activities related to fibroblast growth factor 1. Metacrine, Inc. was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.

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