NASDAQ:ASND - Ascendis Pharma A/S Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$119.07 -4.15 (-3.37 %)
(As of 03/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$123.22
Today's Range$116.32 - $124.24
52-Week Range$53.21 - $131.76
Volume338,800 shs
Average Volume703,203 shs
Market Capitalization$5.00 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.91
Ascendis Pharma A/S, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, develops various prodrug therapies for unmet medical needs. The company develops TransCon human growth hormone, which is in Phase III clinical study in children to treat growth hormone deficiency; TransCon parathyroid hormone that is in Phase I clinical study for treating hypoparathyroidism; and TransCon C-type natriuretic peptide for the treatment of achondroplasia. It also has strategic collaborations with Sanofi to develop TransCon Peptides for the treatment of diabetes; and Genentech and Roche to develop TransCon anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), a compound to support injection of anti-VEGF in ophthalmology. Ascendis Pharma A/S was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Hellerup, Denmark.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Pharmaceutical preparations
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorMedical
Current SymbolNASDAQ:ASND
CUSIPN/A
Phone45-7022-2244

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.80 million
Book Value$5.82 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-140,040,000.00
Net Margins-38,569.44%

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Market Cap$5.00 billion
Next Earnings Date3/27/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

Ascendis Pharma A/S (NASDAQ:ASND) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ascendis Pharma A/S's stock symbol?

Ascendis Pharma A/S trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ASND."

How were Ascendis Pharma A/S's earnings last quarter?

Ascendis Pharma A/S (NASDAQ:ASND) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, May, 23rd. The biotechnology company reported ($0.83) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.64) by $0.19. The biotechnology company earned $0.40 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.10 million. Ascendis Pharma A/S had a negative return on equity of 45.44% and a negative net margin of 38,569.44%. View Ascendis Pharma A/S's Earnings History.

When is Ascendis Pharma A/S's next earnings date?

Ascendis Pharma A/S is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, March 27th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Ascendis Pharma A/S.

What price target have analysts set for ASND?

8 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for Ascendis Pharma A/S's shares. Their forecasts range from $81.00 to $217.00. On average, they anticipate Ascendis Pharma A/S's stock price to reach $121.6250 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 2.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Ascendis Pharma A/S.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Ascendis Pharma A/S?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ascendis Pharma A/S in the last year. There are currently 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Ascendis Pharma A/S.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Ascendis Pharma A/S stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Ascendis Pharma A/S stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Ascendis Pharma A/S is a biopharmaceutical company. The company's product pipeline consist of TransCon Human Growth Hormone, TransCon Treprostinil, TransCon Insulin, TransCon Peptide and TransCon Ranibizumab, which are in different clinical stage, for the treatments of hormone deficiency, endocrinology, central nervous system disorders, infectious diseases and diabetes. Its technology includes TransCon which develop prodrug therapies. Ascendis Pharma A/S is based in Denmark. " (3/18/2019)
  • 2. Cantor Fitzgerald analysts commented, ": We are initiating coverage of Ascendis Pharma (ASND) with an Overweight rating and 12-mo. PT of $102. Ascendis is a pro-drug platform company based in Denmark that focuses on endocrinology-based rare diseases. The company leverages its novel pro-drug platform, TransCon™ to improve & extend duration of de-risked clinical-stage drugs’s action in the body. The company has upcoming Ph3 in its lead asset TransCon hGH, for treating growth hormone, expected in 1Q. We remain confident in clinical success of TransCon hGH, which should drive a first leg of upside in 2019. We also think that investors will assign more credit to the platform, especially TransCon PTH with Ph2 data expected YE2019." (1/23/2019)

Has Ascendis Pharma A/S been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about ASND stock have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Ascendis Pharma A/S earned a coverage optimism score of 1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the biotechnology company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Ascendis Pharma A/S's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Ascendis Pharma A/S own?

Who are Ascendis Pharma A/S's key executives?

Ascendis Pharma A/S's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Michael Wolff Jensen, Chairman, Sr. VP & Chief Legal Officer (Age 48)
  • Mr. Jan Møller Mikkelsen, Pres, CEO, Member of Exec. Board & Exec. Director (Age 59)
  • Mr. Scott T. Smith, CFO, Sr. VP & Member of Exec. Board (Age 45)
  • Mr. Peter Rasmussen, VP of Fin. & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 50)
  • Ms. Lotte Sønderbjerg, Chief Admin. Officer & Sr. VP (Age 58)

When did Ascendis Pharma A/S IPO?

(ASND) raised $85 million in an initial public offering (IPO) on Wednesday, January 28th 2015. The company issued 5,000,000 shares at a price of $16.00-$18.00 per share. BofA Merrill Lynch and Leerink Partners served as the underwriters for the IPO and Wells Fargo Securities was co-manager.

Who are Ascendis Pharma A/S's major shareholders?

Ascendis Pharma A/S's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include FMR LLC (10.00%), Orbimed Advisors LLC (9.72%), venBio Select Advisor LLC (4.71%), Sofinnova Investments Inc. (3.57%), Perceptive Advisors LLC (2.50%) and Westfield Capital Management Co. LP (1.28%).

Which institutional investors are selling Ascendis Pharma A/S stock?

ASND stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sofinnova Investments Inc., Orbimed Advisors LLC, Westfield Capital Management Co. LP, Bank of America Corp DE, Sphera Funds Management LTD., Millennium Management LLC, First Manhattan Co. and Tekla Capital Management LLC.

Which institutional investors are buying Ascendis Pharma A/S stock?

ASND stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Westpac Banking Corp, New York State Common Retirement Fund, FMR LLC, Alps Advisors Inc., Partner Fund Management L.P., venBio Select Advisor LLC and Foresite Capital Management III LLC.

How do I buy shares of Ascendis Pharma A/S?

Shares of ASND can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Ascendis Pharma A/S's stock price today?

One share of ASND stock can currently be purchased for approximately $119.07.

How big of a company is Ascendis Pharma A/S?

Ascendis Pharma A/S has a market capitalization of $5.00 billion and generates $1.80 million in revenue each year. The biotechnology company earns $-140,040,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($4.33) on an earnings per share basis.

What is Ascendis Pharma A/S's official website?

The official website for Ascendis Pharma A/S is http://www.ascendispharma.com.

How can I contact Ascendis Pharma A/S?

Ascendis Pharma A/S's mailing address is TUBORG BOULEVARD 5, HELLERUP G7, 2900. The biotechnology company can be reached via phone at 45-7022-2244 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Ascendis Pharma A/S (NASDAQ ASND)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  219 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  208 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  427
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Ascendis Pharma A/S and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ASND will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ASND will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 3/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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