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How to buy Sunesis Pharmaceuticals stock

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Sunesis Pharmaceuticals, Inc is a biotechnology business based in the US. Sunesis Pharmaceuticals shares (SNSS) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Sunesis Pharmaceuticals

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  3. Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – SNSS – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
  6. Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.

Sunesis Pharmaceuticals share price

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Sunesis Pharmaceuticals shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-03-10.
52-week range$3.92 - $22.99
50-day moving average $11.39
200-day moving average $7.07
Wall St. target price$21.58
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.48

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Sunesis Pharmaceuticals financials

Revenue TTM $120,000
Gross profit TTM $120,000
Return on assets TTM -46.09%
Return on equity TTM -91.03%
Profit margin 0%
Book value $0.79
Market capitalisation $96.3 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Sunesis Pharmaceuticals shares

There are currently 1.2 million Sunesis Pharmaceuticals shares held short by investors – that's known as Sunesis Pharmaceuticals's "short interest". This figure is 24% down from 1.6 million last month.

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

Sunesis Pharmaceuticals's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Sunesis Pharmaceuticals's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Sunesis Pharmaceuticals shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Sunesis Pharmaceuticals shares traded daily (recently around 1.2 million). Sunesis Pharmaceuticals's SIR currently stands at 0.99. In other words for every 100,000 Sunesis Pharmaceuticals shares traded daily on the market, roughly 990 shares are currently held short.

However Sunesis Pharmaceuticals's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Sunesis Pharmaceuticals shares, or, against the total number of tradable Sunesis Pharmaceuticals shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Sunesis Pharmaceuticals's short interest could be expressed as 0.06% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Sunesis Pharmaceuticals shares in existence, roughly 60 shares are currently held short) or 0.0183% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Sunesis Pharmaceuticals shares, roughly 18 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 Sunesis Pharmaceuticals.

Find out more about how you can short Sunesis Pharmaceuticals stock.

Sunesis Pharmaceuticals share dividends

We're not expecting Sunesis Pharmaceuticals to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Sunesis Pharmaceuticals's shares ever split?

Sunesis Pharmaceuticals's shares were split on a 1:10 basis on 2 September 2020. So if you had owned 10 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 Sunesis Pharmaceuticals shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Sunesis Pharmaceuticals shares which in turn could have impacted Sunesis Pharmaceuticals's share price.

Sunesis Pharmaceuticals share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Sunesis Pharmaceuticals's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.92 up to $22.988. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SNSS.US volatility(beta: 2.23)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 Sunesis Pharmaceuticals's is 2.2284. This would suggest that Sunesis Pharmaceuticals's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Sunesis Pharmaceuticals overview

As of February 24, 2021, Sunesis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. was acquired by Viracta Therapeutics, Inc. , in a reverse merger transaction. Sunesis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. , a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development and commercialization of targeted inhibitors for the treatment of hematologic and solid cancers. Its lead product candidate is vecabrutinib, a non-covalent inhibitor of Bruton's tyrosine kinase (BTK), which is in Phase 1b/2 clinical trial for the treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia, mantle cell lymphoma, and other B-cell malignancies. The company is also developing SNS-510, which is in preclinical pharmacology studies for the treatment of solid tumor and hematologic malignancies; various other partnered programs, such as TAK-580, a pan-Raf inhibitor program that is in Phase 1 clinical trial for the treatment of pediatric low-grade glioma; and vosaroxin, an anti-cancer quinolone derivative that intercalates DNA and inhibits topoisomerase II.

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