Nektar Therapeutics is a biotechnology business based in the US. Nektar Therapeutics shares (NKTR) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Nektar Therapeutics employs 718 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.
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- Stock performance over time
- Can I short NKTR shares?
- Are NKTR shares over-valued?
- Nektar Therapeutics's financials
- How volatile are NKTR shares?
- Does Nektar Therapeutics pay a dividend?
- Have NKTR shares ever split?
- Other common questions
Nektar Therapeutics stock price (NASDAQ: NKTR)Use our graph to track the performance of NKTR stocks over time.
Nektar Therapeutics shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$18.07|
|52-week range||$15.40 - $26.75|
|50-day moving average||$17.01|
|200-day moving average||$19.29|
|Wall St. target price||$31.30|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$-2.44|
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Nektar Therapeutics price performance over time
|1 week (2021-07-14)||N/A|
|1 month (2021-06-25)||4.63%|
|3 months (2021-04-21)||N/A|
|6 months (2021-01-21)||N/A|
|1 year (2020-07-21)||N/A|
|2 years (2019-07-21)||N/A|
|3 years (2018-07-21)||N/A|
|5 years (2016-07-21)||N/A|
Is Nektar Therapeutics under- or over-valued?
Valuing Nektar Therapeutics stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Nektar Therapeutics's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Nektar Therapeutics's PEG ratio
Nektar Therapeutics's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.22. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Nektar Therapeutics's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Nektar Therapeutics financials
|Revenue TTM||$126 million|
|Gross profit TTM||$133.4 million|
|Return on assets TTM||-14.98%|
|Return on equity TTM||-37.43%|
|Market capitalisation||$3 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Shorting Nektar Therapeutics shares
There are currently 18.2 million Nektar Therapeutics shares held short by investors – that's known as Nektar Therapeutics's "short interest". This figure is 0.8% down from 18.3 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Nektar Therapeutics shares can be evaluated.
Nektar Therapeutics's "short interest ratio" (SIR)
Nektar Therapeutics's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Nektar Therapeutics shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Nektar Therapeutics shares traded daily (recently around 1.0 million). Nektar Therapeutics's SIR currently stands at 17.65. In other words for every 100,000 Nektar Therapeutics shares traded daily on the market, roughly 17650 shares are currently held short.
However Nektar Therapeutics's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Nektar Therapeutics shares, or, against the total number of tradable Nektar Therapeutics shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Nektar Therapeutics's short interest could be expressed as 0.1% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Nektar Therapeutics shares in existence, roughly 100 shares are currently held short) or 0.1006% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Nektar Therapeutics shares, roughly 101 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 Nektar Therapeutics.
Find out more about how you can short Nektar Therapeutics stock.
Nektar Therapeutics share dividends
We're not expecting Nektar Therapeutics to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Have Nektar Therapeutics's shares ever split?
Nektar Therapeutics's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 22 August 2000. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Nektar Therapeutics shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Nektar Therapeutics shares which in turn could have impacted Nektar Therapeutics's share price.
Nektar Therapeutics share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Nektar Therapeutics's shares have ranged in value from as little as $15.395 up to $26.75. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Nektar Therapeutics's is 1.4913. This would suggest that Nektar 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).
Nektar Therapeutics overview
Nektar Therapeutics operates as a biopharmaceutical company. The company researches and develops pipeline of investigational medicines in oncology, immunology, and virology, as well as a portfolio of approved partnered medicines. The company's products include Bempegaldesleukin, a CD122-preferential interleukin-2 (IL-2) pathway agonist, which is in phase 3 clinical trial to treat metastatic melanoma, renal cell carcinoma, muscle-invasive bladder cancer, and adjuvant melanoma; phase 2 clinical trial for the treatment of renal cell carcinoma and urothelial cancer; phase 1/2A clinical trial to treat squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck; phase 1/2 clinical trial for the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer and immuno-oncology; and phase 1B clinical trial to treat COVID-19. It is also developing NKTR-358, a cytokine Treg stimulant that is in phase 2 clinical trial for the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus and ulcerative colitis, as well as phase 1B clinical trial to treat atopic dermatitis and psoriasis; NKTR-255, an IL-15 receptor agonist, which is in phase 2 clinical trial for the treatment of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and multiple myeloma, and head and neck cancer and colorectal cancer; and NKTR-262, a toll-like receptor agonist that is in phase 1/2 clinical trial to treat locally advanced or metastatic solid tumor malignancies, as well as various other drug candidates. The company has collaboration agreements with Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd. ; AstraZeneca AB; UCB Pharma S. A.
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Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Nektar Therapeutics is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.865% of Nektar Therapeutics shares are held by insiders and 94.024% by institutions. How many people work for Nektar Therapeutics?
Latest data suggests 718 work at Nektar Therapeutics. When does the fiscal year end for Nektar Therapeutics?
Nektar Therapeutics's fiscal year ends in December. Where is Nektar Therapeutics based?
Nektar Therapeutics's address is: 455 Mission Bay Boulevard South, San Francisco, CA, United States, 94158 What is Nektar Therapeutics's ISIN number?
Nektar Therapeutics's international securities identification number is: US6402681083 What is Nektar Therapeutics's CUSIP number?
Nektar Therapeutics's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 457191104
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