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How to buy Galapagos (GLPG) shares
Learn how to easily invest in Galapagos shares.
Galapagos is a biotechnology business based in the US. Galapagos stocks (GLPG.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $77.59 – an increase of 3.59% over the previous week. Galapagos employs 1,319 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $526.2 million.
How to buy shares in Galapagos
- Compare share trading platforms. Use our comparison table to help you find a platform that fits you.
- Open your brokerage account. Complete an application with your details.
- Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
- Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – GLPG – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
- 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.
- Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.
What's in this guide?
- Can I buy shares in Galapagos?
- Has coronavirus impacted Galapagos shares?
- Galapagos shares summary
- Compare share dealing platforms
- Is Galapagos stock a buy or sell?
- Galapagos performance over time
- Galapagos's financials
- How volatile are Galapagos shares?
- Does Galapagos pay a dividend?
- Other common questions
Galapagos stock price (NASDAQ:GLPG)Use our graph to track the performance of GLPG stocks over time.
Galapagos shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$57.17|
|52-week range||$46.41 - $113.71|
|50-day moving average||$52.30|
|200-day moving average||$61.96|
|Wall St. target price||$73.34|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$-3.09|
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Note: The dollar amounts in the table below are in Canadian dollars.
Is it a good time to buy Galapagos stock?
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Galapagos price performance over time
|1 week (2022-01-14)||3.59%|
|1 month (2021-12-18)||N/A|
|3 months (2021-10-22)||12.25%|
|6 months (2021-07-22)||-4.89%|
|1 year (2021-01-22)||-48.58%|
|2 years (2020-01-22)||-75.72%|
|3 years (2019-01-22)||103.68|
|5 years (2017-01-20)||65.95|
|Revenue TTM||$526.2 million|
|Gross profit TTM||$6.6 million|
|Return on assets TTM||-2.11%|
|Return on equity TTM||-7.54%|
|Market capitalisation||$3.6 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Galapagos share dividends
We're not expecting Galapagos to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Galapagos share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Galapagos's shares have ranged in value from as little as $46.41 up to $113.71. 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 Galapagos's is 0.4435. This would suggest that Galapagos's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Galapagos NV, a clinical-stage biotechnology company, discovers, develops, and commercializes various small molecule medicines. Its clinical stage programs include filgotinib, a JAK1 inhibitor that is in various phases of clinical trials for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, small bowel CD, fistulizing CD, Sjögren's syndrome, ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis, cutaneous lupus erythematosus, lupus membranous nephropathy, and uveitis. The company's clinical stage programs also comprise GLPG1690, an autotaxin inhibitor that is in ISABELA I and II trials for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), and NOVESA Phase II proof-of-concept trial for systemic sclerosis; and GLPG1205, a GPR84 inhibitor, which is in the PINTA Phase II proof of concept trial for treating IPF. In addition, it engages in the development of GLPG1972, which is in the ROCCELLA Phase 2b trial for treating osteoarthritis; and Toledo molecules, including GLPG3312, GLPG3970, and GLPG4399 for inflammation. The company has collaboration agreements with Gilead Sciences, Inc. ; AbbVie S. à r.
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