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How to buy PTC Therapeutics stock | $39.27

Learn how to easily invest in PTC Therapeutics stock.

PTC Therapeutics, Inc
NASDAQ: PTCT - USD
BIOTECHNOLOGY
$38.33
+$0.09 (+0.24%)

PTC Therapeutics, Inc is a biotechnology business based in the US. PTC Therapeutics shares (PTCT) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. PTC Therapeutics employs 959 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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PTC Therapeutics stock price (NASDAQ: PTCT)

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PTC Therapeutics shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-29.
Latest market close$39.27
52-week range$37.12 - $70.82
50-day moving average $42.99
200-day moving average $49.29
Wall St. target price$57.22
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-4.10

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PTC Therapeutics price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $39.27 from 2021-05-28

1 week (2021-07-21) N/A
1 month (2021-07-01) -10.26%
3 months (2021-04-30) -4.71%
6 months (2021-01-28) N/A
1 year (2020-07-28) N/A
2 years (2019-07-28) N/A
3 years (2018-07-28) N/A
5 years (2016-07-28) N/A

Is PTC Therapeutics under- or over-valued?

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

PTC Therapeutics's PEG ratio

PTC Therapeutics's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.81. 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 PTC 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.

PTC Therapeutics financials

Revenue TTM $430.4 million
Gross profit TTM $-62,219,000
Return on assets TTM -11.57%
Return on equity TTM -110.58%
Profit margin -105.5%
Book value $4.16
Market capitalisation $2.7 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting PTC Therapeutics shares

There are currently 4.8 million PTC Therapeutics shares held short by investors – that's known as PTC Therapeutics's "short interest". This figure is 0.3% up from 4.8 million last month.

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

PTC Therapeutics's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

PTC Therapeutics's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of PTC Therapeutics shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of PTC Therapeutics shares traded daily (recently around 395506.06557377). PTC Therapeutics's SIR currently stands at 12.2. In other words for every 100,000 PTC Therapeutics shares traded daily on the market, roughly 12200 shares are currently held short.

However PTC Therapeutics's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of PTC Therapeutics shares, or, against the total number of tradable PTC Therapeutics shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case PTC Therapeutics's short interest could be expressed as 0.07% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 PTC Therapeutics shares in existence, roughly 70 shares are currently held short) or 0.0796% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable PTC Therapeutics shares, roughly 80 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 PTC Therapeutics.

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PTC Therapeutics share dividends

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

PTC Therapeutics share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, PTC Therapeutics's shares have ranged in value from as little as $37.122 up to $70.82. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

PTCT.US volatility(beta: 0.98)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 PTC Therapeutics's is 0.981. This would suggest that PTC Therapeutics's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

PTC Therapeutics overview

PTC Therapeutics, Inc. , a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of medicines to patients with rare disorders. Its portfolio pipeline includes commercial products and product candidates in various stages of development, including clinical, pre-clinical and research and discovery stages, focuses on the development of treatments for multiple therapeutic areas, including rare diseases and oncology. The company offers Translarna and Emflaza for the treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy in the European Economic Area and the United States; commercializes Tegsedi and Waylivra for the treatment of rare diseases in Latin America and the Caribbean; and markets Evrysdi for the treatment of SMA in adults and children two months and older in Brazil. The company's splicing platform includes PTC518, which is being developed for the treatment of Huntington's disease. PTC Therapeutics, Inc. has collaborations with F.

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Frequently asked questions

What percentage of PTC Therapeutics is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 2.938% of PTC Therapeutics shares are held by insiders and 106.345% by institutions.
How many people work for PTC Therapeutics?
Latest data suggests 959 work at PTC Therapeutics.
When does the fiscal year end for PTC Therapeutics?
PTC Therapeutics's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is PTC Therapeutics based?
PTC Therapeutics's address is: 100 Corporate Court, South Plainfield, NJ, United States, 07080
What is PTC Therapeutics's ISIN number?
PTC Therapeutics's international securities identification number is: US69366J2006
What is PTC Therapeutics's CUSIP number?
PTC Therapeutics's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 69366J200

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