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How to buy Vascular Biogenics stock

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Vascular Biogenics Ltd is a biotechnology business based in the US. Vascular Biogenics shares (VBLT) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Vascular Biogenics employs 38 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$843,000.

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

Vascular Biogenics share price

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Vascular Biogenics shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-01-13.
52-week rangeUSD$0.9 - USD$2.49
50-day moving average USD$1.7705
200-day moving average USD$1.3589
Wall St. target priceUSD$3.85
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-0.504

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Vascular Biogenics financials

Revenue TTM USD$843,000
Gross profit TTM USD$399,000
Return on assets TTM -28.55%
Return on equity TTM -57.95%
Profit margin 0%
Book value $0.776
Market capitalisation USD$116.4 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Vascular Biogenics shares

There are currently 659,022 Vascular Biogenics shares held short by investors – that's known as Vascular Biogenics's "short interest". This figure is 61.9% up from 406,981 last month.

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

Vascular Biogenics's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Vascular Biogenics's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Vascular Biogenics shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Vascular Biogenics shares traded daily (recently around 323050). Vascular Biogenics's SIR currently stands at 2.04. In other words for every 100,000 Vascular Biogenics shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2040 shares are currently held short.

However Vascular Biogenics's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Vascular Biogenics shares, or, against the total number of tradable Vascular Biogenics shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Vascular Biogenics's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Vascular Biogenics shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0177% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Vascular Biogenics 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 Vascular Biogenics.

Find out more about how you can short Vascular Biogenics stock.

Vascular Biogenics share dividends

We're not expecting Vascular Biogenics to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Vascular Biogenics share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Vascular Biogenics's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.9 up to $2.49. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

VBLT.US volatility(beta: 1.16)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 Vascular Biogenics's is 1.1639. This would suggest that Vascular Biogenics's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Vascular Biogenics overview

Vascular Biogenics Ltd., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of treatments for cancer and immune/inflammatory indications. The company's program is based on its proprietary vascular targeting system platform technology, which utilizes genetically targeted therapy to destroy newly formed or angiogenic blood vessels. Its lead product candidate is VB-111, a gene-based biologic that is in Phase 3 clinical trials for the treatment of recurrent glioblastoma, an aggressive form of brain cancer; and in Phase 1/2 clinical trials for recurrent platinum-resistant ovarian cancer, as well as in Phase 2 clinical trials to treat GI tumors and has completed phase 2 clinical trial for the treatment of thyroid cancer. In addition, it is developing VB-511, an anti-angiogenic candidate for oncology; and VB-211 and VB-411, which are pro-angiogenic candidates for the treatment of peripheral vascular diseases. Further, the company is developing VB-201, a Lecinoxoid-based compound used to treat atherosclerosis that has completed phase II clinical, as well as in pre-clinical stage for the treatment of NASH and renal fibrosis. It is also developing VB-601 and 611 for immuno-oncology and anti-inflammatory applications. The company was formerly known as Medicard Ltd. and changed its name to Vascular Biogenics Ltd. in January 2003. Vascular Biogenics Ltd. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Modi'in, Israel.

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