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

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$68.97 -1.01 (-1.44 %)
(As of 02/21/2019 02:32 PM ET)
Previous Close$69.98
Today's Range$68.62 - $69.52
52-Week Range$53.21 - $76.99
Volume1,676 shs
Average Volume227,595 shs
Market Capitalization$2.90 billion
P/E Ratio-15.95
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.92
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

Employees137
Market Cap$2.90 billion
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) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, November, 28th. The biotechnology company reported ($0.94) EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($1.23) by $0.29. The biotechnology company had revenue of $0.02 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $0.16 million. Ascendis Pharma A/S had a negative net margin of 38,569.44% and a negative return on equity of 45.44%. 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 twelve-month price targets for Ascendis Pharma A/S's stock. Their forecasts range from $81.00 to $102.00. On average, they anticipate Ascendis Pharma A/S's stock price to reach $86.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 25.1% 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. " (1/25/2019)
  • 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 articles about ASND stock have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Ascendis Pharma A/S earned a media sentiment score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the biotechnology company a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

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 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 acted 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 number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Orbimed Advisors LLC (9.72%), venBio Select Advisor LLC (4.71%), Perceptive Advisors LLC (2.50%), Westfield Capital Management Co. LP (1.28%), BlackRock Inc. (1.06%) and First Manhattan Co. (0.58%).

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 Orbimed Advisors LLC, Westfield Capital Management Co. LP, Bank of America Corp DE, Sphera Funds Management LTD., Millennium Management LLC, First Manhattan Co., Tekla Capital Management LLC and Perceptive Advisors LLC.

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

ASND stock was purchased 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, Alps Advisors Inc., Partner Fund Management L.P., venBio Select Advisor LLC, Foresite Capital Management III LLC and TD Asset Management Inc..

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 $68.97.

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

Ascendis Pharma A/S has a market capitalization of $2.90 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. Ascendis Pharma A/S employs 137 workers across the globe.

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:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  208 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  200 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  408
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 2/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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