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MyoKardia, Inc is a biotechnology business based in the US. MyoKardia shares (MYOK) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. MyoKardia employs 318 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$12.4 million.

How to buy shares in MyoKardia

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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 MyoKardia. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: MYOK. 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 MyoKardia 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$224.91, 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 MyoKardia, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of MyoKardia. 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.

How has coronavirus impacted MyoKardia's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, MyoKardia's share price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was USD$224.91, which is 70.41% up on its pre-crash value of USD$66.55 and 417.03% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$43.5.

If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of MyoKardia shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$651.37 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth USD$3,245.45.

MyoKardia share price

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MyoKardia shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-11-30.
Latest market close USD$224.91
52-week range USD$42.65 - USD$225
50-day moving average USD$223.3687
200-day moving average USD$135.086
Wall St. target price USD$225
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-2.567

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Is it a good time to buy MyoKardia stock?

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MyoKardia price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $224.91 from 2020-11-16

1 week (2020-11-20) N/A
1 month (2020-10-30) 0.62%
3 months (2020-08-28) 116.61%
6 months (2020-05-29) 119.87%
1 year (2019-11-29) 245.22%
2 years (2018-11-29) 271.88%
3 years (2017-11-29) 548.16%
5 years (2015-11-27) 1,713.79%

MyoKardia financials

Revenue TTM USD$12.4 million
Gross profit TTM USD$-226,171,000
Return on assets TTM -23.07%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin 0%
Book value $15.851
Market capitalisation USD$12 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting MyoKardia shares

There are currently 4.6 million MyoKardia shares held short by investors – that's known as MyoKardia's "short interest". This figure is 5.2% down from 4.9 million last month.

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

MyoKardia's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

MyoKardia's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of MyoKardia shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of MyoKardia shares traded daily (recently around 2.3 million). MyoKardia's SIR currently stands at 2.02. In other words for every 100,000 MyoKardia shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2020 shares are currently held short.

However MyoKardia's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of MyoKardia shares, or, against the total number of tradable MyoKardia shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case MyoKardia's short interest could be expressed as 0.09% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 MyoKardia shares in existence, roughly 90 shares are currently held short) or 0.2105% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable MyoKardia shares, roughly 211 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 MyoKardia.

Find out more about how you can short MyoKardia stock.

MyoKardia share dividends

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

MyoKardia share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, MyoKardia's shares have ranged in value from as little as $42.65 up to $225. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

MYOK.US volatility(beta: 1.83)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 MyoKardia's is 1.8348. This would suggest that MyoKardia's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

MyoKardia overview

MyoKardia, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, discovers, develops, and commercializes targeted therapies for the treatment of serious and neglected rare cardiovascular diseases. Its lead product candidate is Mavacamten, an orally administered allosteric modulator of cardiac myosin, which is in Phase III clinical trial for the treatment of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM). The company also develops Danicamtiv, an orally administered small molecule, which completed Phase I and Phase IIa clinical trials on patients with dilated cardiomyopathy. Its preclinical programs include MYK-224, a small molecule program for the treatment of HCM targeting hypercontractility and impaired relaxation; ACT-1 for the treatment of diastolic dysfunction; and LUS-1 for the treatment of diastolic dysfunction. Myokardia, Inc. was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Brisbane, California. As of November 16, 2020, MyoKardia, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Bristol-Myers Squibb Company.

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