How to buy T2 Biosystems stock - 09 March

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How to buy T2 Biosystems stock

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T2 Biosystems, Inc is a diagnostics & research business based in the US. T2 Biosystems shares (TTOO) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. T2 Biosystems employs 118 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$13.4 million.

How to buy shares in T2 Biosystems

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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 T2 Biosystems. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: TTOO. 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 T2 Biosystems 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 T2 Biosystems, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of T2 Biosystems. 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.

T2 Biosystems share price

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T2 Biosystems shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-03-03.
52-week rangeUSD$0.235 - USD$3.79
50-day moving average USD$2.4641
200-day moving average USD$1.5774
Wall St. target priceUSD$3.18
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-1.284

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T2 Biosystems financials

Revenue TTM USD$13.4 million
Gross profit TTM USD$-24,754,000
Return on assets TTM -49.43%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin 0%
Book value $0.119
Market capitalisation USD$322.4 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting T2 Biosystems shares

There are currently 9.8 million T2 Biosystems shares held short by investors – that's known as T2 Biosystems's "short interest". This figure is 7.1% up from 9.1 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting T2 Biosystems shares can be evaluated.

T2 Biosystems's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

T2 Biosystems's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of T2 Biosystems shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of T2 Biosystems shares traded daily (recently around 23.2 million). T2 Biosystems's SIR currently stands at 0.42. In other words for every 100,000 T2 Biosystems shares traded daily on the market, roughly 420 shares are currently held short.

However T2 Biosystems's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of T2 Biosystems shares, or, against the total number of tradable T2 Biosystems shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case T2 Biosystems's short interest could be expressed as 0.07% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 T2 Biosystems shares in existence, roughly 70 shares are currently held short) or 0.0692% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable T2 Biosystems shares, roughly 69 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 T2 Biosystems.

Find out more about how you can short T2 Biosystems stock.

T2 Biosystems share dividends

We're not expecting T2 Biosystems to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

T2 Biosystems share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, T2 Biosystems's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.235 up to $3.79. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while T2 Biosystems's is 0.4744. This would suggest that T2 Biosystems's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

T2 Biosystems overview

T2 Biosystems, Inc., an in vitro diagnostics company, develops diagnostic products and product candidates in the United States and internationally. It provides T2 Magnetic Resonance technology that enables detection of pathogens, biomarkers, and other abnormalities in various unpurified patient sample types, including whole blood, plasma, serum, saliva, sputum, cerebral spinal fluid, and urine. The company also offers T2Dx Instrument, a bench-top instrument for detecting pathogens associated with sepsis and Lyme disease, and other applications, as well as T2Candida Panel that identifies the species of Candida, a fungal pathogen known to cause sepsis directly from whole blood. In addition, it provides T2Bacteria Panel, a multiplex diagnostic panel that detects various bacterial pathogens associated with sepsis; T2SARS-CoV-2 Panel, a COVID-19 molecular diagnostic test; and T2Resistance Panel for the early and sensitive detection of carbapenemase-resistance markers. Further, it develops T2Cauris Panel, a multi-drug resistant pathogen; and T2Lyme Panel for the detection of various strains of Lyme disease-causing bacteria. The company has collaboration agreements with Canon U.S. Life Sciences, Inc. to develop a diagnostic test panel to detect Lyme disease; and Allergan Sales, LLC to develop detection diagnostic test panel that adds one additional bacteria species to the existing T2Bacteria product candidate, as well as for testing drug resistance directly in whole blood. T2 Biosystems, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Lexington, Massachusetts.

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