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How to buy Precision BioSciences stock

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Precision BioSciences, Inc is a biotechnology business based in the US. Precision BioSciences shares (DTIL) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Precision BioSciences employs 231 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$24.3 million.

How to buy shares in Precision BioSciences

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

Precision BioSciences share price

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Precision BioSciences shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-08.
52-week rangeUSD$4.55 - USD$16.6
50-day moving average USD$10.9816
200-day moving average USD$9.6441
Wall St. target priceUSD$18.13
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-3.124

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Is it a good time to buy Precision BioSciences stock?

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Precision BioSciences financials

Revenue TTM USD$24.3 million
Gross profit TTM USD$24.3 million
Return on assets TTM -35.62%
Return on equity TTM -119.3%
Profit margin 0%
Book value $0.843
Market capitalisation USD$504.6 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Precision BioSciences shares

There are currently 3.5 million Precision BioSciences shares held short by investors – that's known as Precision BioSciences's "short interest". This figure is 2.5% up from 3.4 million last month.

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

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

Precision BioSciences's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Precision BioSciences shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Precision BioSciences shares traded daily (recently around 851298.28431373). Precision BioSciences's SIR currently stands at 4.08. In other words for every 100,000 Precision BioSciences shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4080 shares are currently held short.

However Precision BioSciences's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Precision BioSciences shares, or, against the total number of tradable Precision BioSciences shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Precision BioSciences's short interest could be expressed as 0.06% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Precision BioSciences shares in existence, roughly 60 shares are currently held short) or 0.0684% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Precision BioSciences shares, roughly 68 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 Precision BioSciences.

Find out more about how you can short Precision BioSciences stock.

Precision BioSciences share dividends

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

Precision BioSciences share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Precision BioSciences's shares have ranged in value from as little as $4.55 up to $16.6. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

DTIL.US volatility(beta: 1.79)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 Precision BioSciences's is 1.7948. This would suggest that Precision BioSciences's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Precision BioSciences overview

Precision BioSciences, Inc., a genome editing company, develops therapeutic products in the United States. The company operates through two segments, Therapeutic and Food. It offers ARCUS, a genome editing platform to cure genetic disorders. The Therapeutic segment develops allogeneic CAR T immunotherapy that recognizes and kills cancer cells; and engages in the in vivo gene correction activities. This segment develops PBCAR0191, which is in Phase 1/2a clinical trial, an allogeneic anti-CD19 CAR T cell product candidate for the patients with relapsed or refractory, or R/R, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, or NHL, or R/R B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia, or B-ALL; and PBCAR20A, that is in Phase 1/2a clinical trial, an allogeneic anti-CD20 CAR T therapy for the treatment NHL, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, and small lymphocytic lymphoma, as well as developing PBCAR269A, which is in Phase 1/2a clinical trial, an allogeneic anti-BCMA CAR T cell product candidate for the treatment of R/R multiple myeloma. The Food segment develops food and nutrition products; and provides technology-centric solutions, Elo life systems, and Elo's technology platform solutions. The company has development and commercial license agreement with Servier to develop allogeneic chimeric antigen receptor T cell therapies for antigen targets, hematological cancer targets beyond CD19, and solid tumor targets. Precision BioSciences, Inc. was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in Durham, North Carolina.

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