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How to buy Sarepta Therapeutics stock

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Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc is a biotechnology business based in the US. Sarepta Therapeutics shares (SRPT) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Sarepta Therapeutics employs 743 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$495.1 million.

How to buy shares in Sarepta Therapeutics

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

Sarepta Therapeutics share price

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Sarepta Therapeutics shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-02-23.
52-week rangeUSD$77.01 - USD$181.83
50-day moving average USD$100.1188
200-day moving average USD$135.2049
Wall St. target priceUSD$126.95
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-8.135

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Is Sarepta Therapeutics under- or over-valued?

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

Sarepta Therapeutics's PEG ratio

Sarepta Therapeutics's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 159.25. 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 Sarepta 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.

Sarepta Therapeutics financials

Revenue TTM USD$495.1 million
Gross profit TTM USD$-236,462,000
Return on assets TTM -17.11%
Return on equity TTM -63.64%
Profit margin -121.3%
Book value $11.322
Market capitalisation USD$6.5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Sarepta Therapeutics shares

There are currently 7.7 million Sarepta Therapeutics shares held short by investors – that's known as Sarepta Therapeutics's "short interest". This figure is 4.3% down from 8.1 million last month.

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

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

Sarepta Therapeutics's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Sarepta Therapeutics shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Sarepta Therapeutics shares traded daily (recently around 3.8 million). Sarepta Therapeutics's SIR currently stands at 2.04. In other words for every 100,000 Sarepta Therapeutics shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2040 shares are currently held short.

However Sarepta Therapeutics's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Sarepta Therapeutics shares, or, against the total number of tradable Sarepta Therapeutics shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Sarepta Therapeutics's short interest could be expressed as 0.1% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Sarepta Therapeutics shares in existence, roughly 100 shares are currently held short) or 0.1161% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Sarepta Therapeutics shares, roughly 116 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 Sarepta Therapeutics.

Find out more about how you can short Sarepta Therapeutics stock.

Sarepta Therapeutics share dividends

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

Have Sarepta Therapeutics's shares ever split?

Sarepta Therapeutics's shares were split on a 1:6 basis on 12 July 2012. So if you had owned 6 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Sarepta Therapeutics shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 500% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Sarepta Therapeutics shares which in turn could have impacted Sarepta Therapeutics's share price.

Sarepta Therapeutics share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Sarepta Therapeutics's shares have ranged in value from as little as $77.01 up to $181.83. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SRPT.US volatility(beta: 1.77)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 Sarepta Therapeutics's is 1.7695. This would suggest that Sarepta 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).

Sarepta Therapeutics overview

Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc., a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the discovery and development of RNA-targeted therapeutics, gene therapy, and other genetic therapeutic modalities approaches for the treatment of rare diseases. The company offers EXONDYS 51 injection to treat duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) in patients who have a confirmed mutation of the DMD gene that is amenable to exon 51 skipping; and VYONDYS 53 for the treatment of DMD in patients who have a confirmed mutation of the DMD gene that is amenable to exon 53 skipping. It also developing Casimersen, a product candidate that uses phosphorodiamidate morpholino oligomer (PMO) chemistry and exon-skipping technology to skip exon 45 of the DMD gene; SRP-5051, a peptide conjugated PMO that binds exon 51 of dystrophin pre-mRNA; SRP-9001, a DMD micro-dystrophin gene therapy program; SRP-9003, a limb-girdle muscular dystrophies gene therapy program; and LYS-SAF 302 to treat mucopolysaccharidosis type IIIA. The company has collaboration agreements with F. Hoffman-La Roche Ltd; Nationwide Children's Hospital; Lysogene; Duke University; Genethon; StrideBio; the United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases; the Department of Defense's lead laboratory; the Dyno Therapeutics, Inc; and Personalis, Inc. It also has a research and option agreement with Codiak BioSciences, Inc. to design and develop engineered exosome therapeutics to deliver gene therapy, gene editing, and RNA technologies for neuromuscular diseases; and research collaboration with Genevant Sciences for lipid nanoparticle-based gene editing therapeutics. Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc. was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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