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How to buy Minerva Neurosciences stock

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Minerva Neurosciences, Inc is a biotechnology business based in the US. Minerva Neurosciences shares (NERV) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Minerva Neurosciences employs 11 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Minerva Neurosciences share price

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Minerva Neurosciences shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-21.
52-week range$2.24 - $15.22
50-day moving average $2.88
200-day moving average $3.08
Wall St. target price$7.00
PE ratio 50.8333
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.05

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Is it a good time to buy Minerva Neurosciences stock?

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Is Minerva Neurosciences under- or over-valued?

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

Minerva Neurosciences's P/E ratio

Minerva Neurosciences's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 51x. In other words, Minerva Neurosciences shares trade at around 51x 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.

Minerva Neurosciences's EBITDA

Minerva Neurosciences's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $1.9 million.

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

Minerva Neurosciences financials

Revenue TTM $41.2 million
Operating margin TTM 4.49%
Gross profit TTM $19.1 million
Return on assets TTM 1.71%
Return on equity TTM 4.82%
Profit margin 4.71%
Book value $1.23
Market capitalisation $104.2 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Minerva Neurosciences shares

There are currently 2.4 million Minerva Neurosciences shares held short by investors – that's known as Minerva Neurosciences's "short interest". This figure is 1.7% down from 2.5 million last month.

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

Minerva Neurosciences's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Minerva Neurosciences's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Minerva Neurosciences shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Minerva Neurosciences shares traded daily (recently around 349729.7532656). Minerva Neurosciences's SIR currently stands at 6.89. In other words for every 100,000 Minerva Neurosciences shares traded daily on the market, roughly 6890 shares are currently held short.

However Minerva Neurosciences's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Minerva Neurosciences shares, or, against the total number of tradable Minerva Neurosciences shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Minerva Neurosciences's short interest could be expressed as 0.06% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Minerva Neurosciences shares in existence, roughly 60 shares are currently held short) or 0.0797% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Minerva Neurosciences shares, roughly 80 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Minerva Neurosciences.

Find out more about how you can short Minerva Neurosciences stock.

Minerva Neurosciences share dividends

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

Minerva Neurosciences share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Minerva Neurosciences's shares have ranged in value from as little as $2.24 up to $15.215. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

NERV.US volatility(beta: 1.23)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 Minerva Neurosciences's is 1.2328. This would suggest that Minerva Neurosciences's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Minerva Neurosciences overview

Minerva Neurosciences, Inc. , a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development and commercialization of product candidates for the treatment of central nervous system diseases. Its lead product candidate is roluperidone, a compound in Phase III clinical trial for the treatment of schizophrenia; and MIN-301, a soluble recombinant form of the neuregulin-1b1 protein for the treatment of Parkinson's disease and other neurodegenerative disorders. Minerva Neurosciences, Inc. has a license agreement with Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation to develop, sell, and import roluperidone globally excluding Asia. The company was formerly known as Cyrenaic Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and changed its name to Minerva Neurosciences, Inc.

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