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How to buy Vanda Pharmaceuticals (VNDA) stock

Learn how to easily invest in Vanda Pharmaceuticals stock.

Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc
NASDAQ: VNDA - USD
BIOTECHNOLOGY
$19.64
+$0.23 (+1.19%)

Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc is a biotechnology business based in the US. Vanda Pharmaceuticals shares (VNDA) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Vanda Pharmaceuticals employs 292 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Vanda Pharmaceuticals stock price (NASDAQ: VNDA)

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Vanda Pharmaceuticals shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-22.
Latest market close$18.03
52-week range$9.00 - $21.86
50-day moving average $19.54
200-day moving average $17.34
Wall St. target price$23.00
PE ratio 34.7227
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.56

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Vanda Pharmaceuticals price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $18.03 from 2021-05-26

1 week (2021-07-14) N/A
1 month (2021-06-25) -13.23%
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

Is Vanda Pharmaceuticals under- or over-valued?

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

Vanda Pharmaceuticals's P/E ratio

Vanda Pharmaceuticals's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 35x. In other words, Vanda Pharmaceuticals shares trade at around 35x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Vanda Pharmaceuticals's EBITDA

Vanda Pharmaceuticals's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $40.6 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Vanda Pharmaceuticals's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Vanda Pharmaceuticals financials

Revenue TTM $252.8 million
Operating margin TTM 14.91%
Gross profit TTM $224.8 million
Return on assets TTM 4.57%
Return on equity TTM 7.13%
Profit margin 12.46%
Book value $8.42
Market capitalisation $1.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Vanda Pharmaceuticals shares

There are currently 4.8 million Vanda Pharmaceuticals shares held short by investors – that's known as Vanda Pharmaceuticals's "short interest". This figure is 3.7% down from 5.0 million last month.

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

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

Vanda Pharmaceuticals's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Vanda Pharmaceuticals shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Vanda Pharmaceuticals shares traded daily (recently around 531592.47787611). Vanda Pharmaceuticals's SIR currently stands at 9.04. In other words for every 100,000 Vanda Pharmaceuticals shares traded daily on the market, roughly 9040 shares are currently held short.

However Vanda Pharmaceuticals's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Vanda Pharmaceuticals shares, or, against the total number of tradable Vanda Pharmaceuticals shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Vanda Pharmaceuticals's short interest could be expressed as 0.09% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Vanda Pharmaceuticals shares in existence, roughly 90 shares are currently held short) or 0.1127% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Vanda Pharmaceuticals shares, roughly 113 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Vanda Pharmaceuticals.

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

Vanda Pharmaceuticals share dividends

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

Vanda Pharmaceuticals share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Vanda Pharmaceuticals's shares have ranged in value from as little as $9 up to $21.86. 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 Vanda Pharmaceuticals's is 0.494. This would suggest that Vanda Pharmaceuticals's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Vanda Pharmaceuticals overview

Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. , a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development and commercialization of therapies to address high unmet medical needs. The company's marketed products include HETLIOZ for the treatment of non-24-hour sleep-wake disorders; and Fanapt oral tablets for the treatment of schizophrenia. Its products under development include HETLIOZ (tasimelteon) for the treatment of jet lag disorder, smith-magenis syndrome, pediatric Non-24, autism spectrum, and delayed sleep phase disorder; Fanapt (iloperidone) for the treatment of bipolar disorder and a long acting injectable formulation program for the treatment of schizophrenia; and Tradipitant (VLY-686), a small molecule neurokinin-1 receptor (NK-1R) antagonist, for the treatment of atopic dermatitis, gastroparesis, and motion sickness. The company's products under development also comprise VTR-297, a small molecule histone deacetylase inhibitor for the treatment of hematologic malignancies and with potential use as a treatment for various oncology indications; VQW-765, a small molecule nicotinic acetylcholine receptor partial agonist for the treatment of psychiatric disorders; and a portfolio of cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator activators and inhibitors for the treatment of dry eye and ocular inflammation, as well as BPO-27 for the treatment of secretory diarrhea disorders, including cholera. It markets its products in the United States, Europe, and Israel. Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc.

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Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Vanda Pharmaceuticals is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 2.615% of Vanda Pharmaceuticals shares are held by insiders and 101.081% by institutions.
How many people work for Vanda Pharmaceuticals?
Latest data suggests 292 work at Vanda Pharmaceuticals.
When does the fiscal year end for Vanda Pharmaceuticals?
Vanda Pharmaceuticals's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Vanda Pharmaceuticals based?
Vanda Pharmaceuticals's address is: 2200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC, United States, 20037
What is Vanda Pharmaceuticals's ISIN number?
Vanda Pharmaceuticals's international securities identification number is: US9216591084
What is Vanda Pharmaceuticals's CUSIP number?
Vanda Pharmaceuticals's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 921659108

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