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How to buy Ligand Pharmaceuticals shares in Singapore | $150.34

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Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (LGND) is a leading biotechnology business based in the US. It opened the day at USD$148.55 after a previous close of USD$146.96. During the day the price has varied from a low of USD$148.55 to a high of USD$152.44. The latest price was USD$150.34 (25 minute delay). Ligand Pharmaceuticals is listed on the NASDAQ and employs 155 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Ligand Pharmaceuticals from Singapore

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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 Ligand Pharmaceuticals Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: LGND. 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 Ligand Pharmaceuticals 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. At last close price of USD$150.21, 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 Ligand Pharmaceuticals, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Ligand Pharmaceuticals. 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.

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How has coronavirus impacted Ligand Pharmaceuticals's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Ligand Pharmaceuticals's share price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was USD$150.21, which is 32.94% up on its pre-crash value of USD$100.73 and 162.42% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$57.24.

If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of Ligand Pharmaceuticals shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$787.93 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth USD$1,677.85.

Ligand Pharmaceuticals share price

Use our graph to track the performance of LGND stocks over time.

Ligand Pharmaceuticals shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-03-11.
OpenUSD$148.55
HighUSD$152.44
LowUSD$148.55
CloseUSD$150.34
Previous closeUSD$146.96
Change USD$3.38
Change % 2.2999%
Volume 40,575
Information last updated 2021-04-30.
52-week rangeUSD$78.26 - USD$219.75
50-day moving average USD$152.6797
200-day moving average USD$125.9876
Wall St. target priceUSD$221.14
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$28.289

Is it a good time to buy Ligand Pharmaceuticals stock?

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Ligand Pharmaceuticals price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $150.34

1 week (2021-05-05) 15.47%
1 month (2021-04-12) 3.75%
3 months (2021-02-12) -12.83%
6 months (2020-11-12) 77.16%
1 year (2020-05-12) 46.30%
2 years (2019-05-10) 29.31%
3 years (2018-05-11) -15.63%
5 years (2016-05-12) 28.91%

Is Ligand Pharmaceuticals under- or over-valued?

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

Ligand Pharmaceuticals's PEG ratio

Ligand Pharmaceuticals's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.6975. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Ligand Pharmaceuticals's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Ligand Pharmaceuticals's EBITDA

Ligand Pharmaceuticals's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$57.4 million.

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

Ligand Pharmaceuticals financials

Revenue TTM USD$186.4 million
Operating margin TTM 15.79%
Gross profit TTM USD$96.6 million
Return on assets TTM 1.29%
Return on equity TTM -0.4%
Profit margin -1.6%
Book value $44.125
Market capitalisation USD$2.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Ligand Pharmaceuticals shares

There are currently 1.6 million Ligand Pharmaceuticals shares held short by investors – that's known as Ligand Pharmaceuticals's "short interest". This figure is 4.5% up from 1.5 million last month.

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

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

Ligand Pharmaceuticals's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Ligand Pharmaceuticals shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Ligand Pharmaceuticals shares traded daily (recently around 182711.05937136). Ligand Pharmaceuticals's SIR currently stands at 8.59. In other words for every 100,000 Ligand Pharmaceuticals shares traded daily on the market, roughly 8590 shares are currently held short.

However Ligand Pharmaceuticals's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Ligand Pharmaceuticals shares, or, against the total number of tradable Ligand Pharmaceuticals shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Ligand Pharmaceuticals's short interest could be expressed as 0.09% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Ligand Pharmaceuticals shares in existence, roughly 90 shares are currently held short) or 0.1325% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Ligand Pharmaceuticals shares, roughly 133 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 Ligand Pharmaceuticals.

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