Acorda Therapeutics, Inc (ACOR) is a leading biotechnology business based in the US. Acorda Therapeutics is listed on the NASDAQ and employs 344 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.
|52-week range||$2.5344 - $14.22|
|50-day moving average||$4.9333|
|200-day moving average||$4.324|
|Wall St. target price||$23|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$6.132|
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Valuing Acorda Therapeutics stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Acorda Therapeutics's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Acorda Therapeutics's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 1x. In other words, Acorda Therapeutics shares trade at around 1x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
Acorda Therapeutics's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.51. 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 Acorda Therapeutics's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
|Revenue TTM||$165.3 million|
|Gross profit TTM||$157.6 million|
|Return on assets TTM||-6.37%|
|Return on equity TTM||16.51%|
|Market capitalisation||$72.1 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 2.5 million Acorda Therapeutics shares held short by investors – that's known as Acorda Therapeutics's "short interest". This figure is 4.3% down from 2.6 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Acorda Therapeutics shares can be evaluated.
Acorda Therapeutics's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Acorda Therapeutics shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Acorda Therapeutics shares traded daily (recently around 3.6 million). Acorda Therapeutics's SIR currently stands at 0.69. In other words for every 100,000 Acorda Therapeutics shares traded daily on the market, roughly 690 shares are currently held short.
However Acorda Therapeutics's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Acorda Therapeutics shares, or, against the total number of tradable Acorda Therapeutics shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Acorda Therapeutics's short interest could be expressed as 0.04% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Acorda Therapeutics shares in existence, roughly 40 shares are currently held short) or 0.0489% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Acorda Therapeutics shares, roughly 49 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 Acorda Therapeutics.
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We're not expecting Acorda Therapeutics to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. However, you can browse other dividend-paying shares in our guide.
Acorda Therapeutics's shares were split on a 1:6 basis on 4 January 2021. So if you had owned 6 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Acorda Therapeutics shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 500% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Acorda Therapeutics shares which in turn could have impacted Acorda Therapeutics's share price.
Over the last 12 months, Acorda Therapeutics's shares have ranged in value from as little as $2.5344 up to $14.22. 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 Acorda Therapeutics's is 0.7511. This would suggest that Acorda Therapeutics's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Acorda Therapeutics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, develops and commercializes therapies for neurological disorders in the United States. The company markets Ampyra (dalfampridine), an oral drug to improve walking in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS); and Selincro, an orally administered drug for the treatment of alcohol dependence in Europe. It also markets Ampyra as Fampyra in Europe, Asia, and the Americas. In addition, the company develops Inbrija for the treatment of OFF periods in Parkinson's disease and ARCUS product for the treatment of acute migraine. Further, it develops rHIgM22, which has completed Phase I clinical trial for the treatment of MS; and Cimaglermin alfa that is in Phase Ib clinical trial for heart failure patients. The company has collaboration and license agreement with Biogen Inc. for the development and commercialization of Ampyra. Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Ardsley, New York.
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