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How to buy Spero Therapeutics (SPRO) stock

Learn how to easily invest in Spero Therapeutics stock.

Spero Therapeutics, Inc
-$0.12 (-0.83%)

Spero Therapeutics, Inc is a biotechnology business based in the US. Spero Therapeutics shares (SPRO) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Spero Therapeutics employs 89 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Spero Therapeutics stock price (NASDAQ: SPRO)

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Spero Therapeutics shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-22.
Latest market close$14.50
52-week range$8.50 - $23.64
50-day moving average $14.91
200-day moving average $15.68
Wall St. target price$33.86
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-2.24

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Spero Therapeutics price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $14.5 from 2021-05-28

1 week (2021-07-14) N/A
1 month (2021-06-25) -2.68%
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

Spero Therapeutics financials

Revenue TTM $14.9 million
Gross profit TTM $-57,673,000
Return on assets TTM -37.35%
Return on equity TTM -73.97%
Profit margin 0%
Book value $4.01
Market capitalisation $462.8 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Spero Therapeutics shares

There are currently 2.4 million Spero Therapeutics shares held short by investors – that's known as Spero Therapeutics's "short interest". This figure is 22.9% down from 3.1 million last month.

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

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

Spero Therapeutics's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Spero Therapeutics shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Spero Therapeutics shares traded daily (recently around 182348.25493171). Spero Therapeutics's SIR currently stands at 13.18. In other words for every 100,000 Spero Therapeutics shares traded daily on the market, roughly 13180 shares are currently held short.

However Spero Therapeutics's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Spero Therapeutics shares, or, against the total number of tradable Spero Therapeutics shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Spero Therapeutics's short interest could be expressed as 0.08% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Spero Therapeutics shares in existence, roughly 80 shares are currently held short) or 0.1186% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Spero Therapeutics shares, roughly 119 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 Spero Therapeutics.

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

Spero Therapeutics share dividends

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

Spero Therapeutics share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Spero Therapeutics's shares have ranged in value from as little as $8.5 up to $23.639. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SPRO.US volatility(beta: 1.53)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 Spero Therapeutics's is 1.5254. This would suggest that Spero 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).

Spero Therapeutics overview

Spero Therapeutics, Inc. , a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on identifying, developing, and commercializing novel treatments for multi-drug resistant (MDR) bacterial infections and rare diseases in the United States. Its product candidates include tebipenem pivoxil hydrobromide (HBr), an oral carbapenem-class antibiotic to treat MDR gram-negative infections for adults; SPR206, a direct acting IV-administered agent to treat MDR Gram-negative bacterial infections in the hospital; and SPR720, an oral antibiotic for the treatment of non-tuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease. Spero Therapeutics, Inc. has license agreement with Meiji Seika Pharma Co. , Ltd. to support the development of tebipenem HBr; license agreement with Everest Medicines to develop, manufacture, and commercialize SPR206 in Greater China, South Korea, and Southeast Asian countries; collaboration agreement with Bill & Melinda Gates Medical Research Institute to develop SPR720 for the treatment of lung infections caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis; and license agreement with Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated for patents relating to SPR720, as well as SPR719, an active metabolite.

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Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Spero Therapeutics is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 17.102% of Spero Therapeutics shares are held by insiders and 64.109% by institutions.
How many people work for Spero Therapeutics?
Latest data suggests 89 work at Spero Therapeutics.
When does the fiscal year end for Spero Therapeutics?
Spero Therapeutics's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Spero Therapeutics based?
Spero Therapeutics's address is: 675 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA, United States, 02139
What is Spero Therapeutics's ISIN number?
Spero Therapeutics's international securities identification number is: US84833T1034
What is Spero Therapeutics's CUSIP number?
Spero Therapeutics's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 84833T103

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