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How to buy XBiotech stock | $17.23

Learn how to easily invest in XBiotech stock.

XBiotech Inc
+$0.01 (+0.06%)

XBiotech Inc is a biotechnology business based in the US. XBiotech shares (XBIT) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. XBiotech employs 95 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

How to buy shares in XBiotech

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  2. Open your brokerage account. Complete an application with your details.
  3. Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – XBIT – 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.

XBiotech stock price (NASDAQ: XBIT)

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XBiotech shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-28.
Latest market close$17.23
52-week range$14.76 - $21.48
50-day moving average $16.64
200-day moving average $17.71
Wall St. target price$18.00
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $16.45

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Is it a good time to buy XBiotech stock?

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XBiotech price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $17.23 from 2021-05-26

1 week (2021-07-23) N/A
1 month (2021-07-02) 3.30%
3 months (2021-05-03) 0.17%
6 months (2021-01-30) N/A
1 year (2020-07-30) N/A
2 years (2019-07-30) N/A
3 years (2018-07-30) N/A
5 years (2016-07-30) N/A

XBiotech financials

Revenue TTM $36.2 million
Gross profit TTM $9.4 million
Return on assets TTM -3.44%
Return on equity TTM -3.94%
Profit margin -38.09%
Book value $11.74
Market capitalisation $487.5 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting XBiotech shares

There are currently 825,199 XBiotech shares held short by investors – that's known as XBiotech's "short interest". This figure is 8% down from 897,267 last month.

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

XBiotech's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

XBiotech's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of XBiotech shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of XBiotech shares traded daily (recently around 149492.57246377). XBiotech's SIR currently stands at 5.52. In other words for every 100,000 XBiotech shares traded daily on the market, roughly 5520 shares are currently held short.

However XBiotech's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of XBiotech shares, or, against the total number of tradable XBiotech shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case XBiotech's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 XBiotech shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0455% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable XBiotech shares, roughly 46 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 XBiotech.

Find out more about how you can short XBiotech stock.

XBiotech share dividends

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

XBiotech share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, XBiotech's shares have ranged in value from as little as $14.76 up to $21.48. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

XBIT.US volatility(beta: 1.37)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 XBiotech's is 1.37. This would suggest that XBiotech's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

XBiotech overview

XBiotech Inc. , a biopharmaceutical company, discovers, develops, and commercializes True Human monoclonal antibodies for treating various diseases. The company focuses on developing a pipeline of antibody therapies for treating oncology, inflammatory conditions, and infectious diseases. It is also developing interleukin-1 alpha therapies to treat variety of medical conditions, such as cancer, stroke, heart attack, or arthritis; and True Human COVID-19 therapy for treating the COVID-19 mutant virus. In addition, the company provides clinical trial contract research operations to conduct two large, double-blind placebo-controlled Phase II clinical studies. The company was incorporated in 2005 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas. .

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Frequently asked questions

What percentage of XBiotech is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 41.397% of XBiotech shares are held by insiders and 15.409% by institutions.
How many people work for XBiotech?
Latest data suggests 95 work at XBiotech.
When does the fiscal year end for XBiotech?
XBiotech's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is XBiotech based?
XBiotech's address is: 5217 Winnebago Lane, Austin, TX, United States, 78744
What is XBiotech's ISIN number?
XBiotech's international securities identification number is: CA98400H1029
What is XBiotech's CUSIP number?
XBiotech's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 98400H102

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