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How to buy Pacira BioSciences stock

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Pacira BioSciences, Inc is a drug manufacturers-specialty & generic business based in the US. Pacira BioSciences shares (PCRX) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Pacira BioSciences employs 624 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Pacira BioSciences share price

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Pacira BioSciences shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-23.
52-week range$38.02 - $80.00
50-day moving average $69.11
200-day moving average $65.14
Wall St. target price$81.08
PE ratio 19.3544
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $3.33

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Is it a good time to buy Pacira BioSciences stock?

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Is Pacira BioSciences under- or over-valued?

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

Pacira BioSciences's P/E ratio

Pacira BioSciences's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 19x. In other words, Pacira BioSciences shares trade at around 19x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Pacira BioSciences's EBITDA

Pacira BioSciences's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $71.4 million.

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

Pacira BioSciences financials

Revenue TTM $429.6 million
Operating margin TTM 11.99%
Gross profit TTM $252.9 million
Return on assets TTM 3.06%
Return on equity TTM 29.86%
Profit margin 33.87%
Book value $14.20
Market capitalisation $2.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Pacira BioSciences shares

There are currently 7.4 million Pacira BioSciences shares held short by investors – that's known as Pacira BioSciences's "short interest". This figure is 5.5% up from 7.1 million last month.

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

Pacira BioSciences's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Pacira BioSciences's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Pacira BioSciences shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Pacira BioSciences shares traded daily (recently around 398987.23175966). Pacira BioSciences's SIR currently stands at 18.64. In other words for every 100,000 Pacira BioSciences shares traded daily on the market, roughly 18640 shares are currently held short.

However Pacira BioSciences's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Pacira BioSciences shares, or, against the total number of tradable Pacira BioSciences shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Pacira BioSciences's short interest could be expressed as 0.17% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Pacira BioSciences shares in existence, roughly 170 shares are currently held short) or 0.2373% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Pacira BioSciences shares, roughly 237 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 Pacira BioSciences.

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Pacira BioSciences share dividends

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

Pacira BioSciences share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Pacira BioSciences's shares have ranged in value from as little as $38.02 up to $80. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

PCRX.US volatility(beta: 1.15)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 Pacira BioSciences's is 1.1467. This would suggest that Pacira BioSciences'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).

Pacira BioSciences overview

Pacira BioSciences, Inc. provides non-opioid pain management and regenerative health solutions for health care practitioners and their patients in the United States. The company develops products based on its proprietary DepoFoam product delivery technology that encapsulates drugs without altering their molecular structure. It offers EXPAREL, a bupivacaine liposome injectable suspension, administered at the time of surgery to control pain and reduce or eliminate the use of opioids for acute postsurgical pain; and iovera system, a non-opioid handheld cryoanalgesia device used to deliver controlled doses of cold temperature only to targeted nerves. The company was formerly known as Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and changed its name to Pacira BioSciences, Inc. in April 2019.

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