NASDAQ:ASND - Ascendis Pharma A/S Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$66.78 -0.03 (-0.04 %)
(As of 06/24/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$66.78
Today's Range$66.46 - $67.74
52-Week Range$22.25 - $76.29
Volume128,202 shs
Average Volume134,597 shs
Market Capitalization$2.77 billion
P/E Ratio-15.42
Dividend YieldN/A
Ascendis Pharma A/S logoAscendis 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


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio20.55
Quick Ratio20.55


Trailing P/E Ratio-15.42
Forward P/E Ratio-15.82
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.80 million
Price / Sales1,540.39
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book Value$5.82 per share
Price / Book11.47


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($4.33)
Net Income$-140,040,000.00
Net Margins-12,089.94%
Return on Equity-64.87%
Return on Assets-59.63%


Outstanding Shares41,520,000

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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) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 30th. The biotechnology company reported ($1.31) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.93) by $0.38. The biotechnology company earned $0.03 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $0.30 million. Ascendis Pharma A/S had a negative return on equity of 64.87% and a negative net margin of 12,089.94%. 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 Friday, August, 17th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Ascendis Pharma A/S.

What price target have analysts set for ASND?

7 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for Ascendis Pharma A/S's shares. Their predictions range from $51.00 to $78.00. On average, they expect Ascendis Pharma A/S's stock price to reach $68.3333 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Ascendis Pharma A/S.

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

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

Ascendis Pharma A/S's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Michael Wolff Jensen L.L.M., Chairman, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel and Member of Exec. Board (Age 47)
  • Mr. Jan Møller Mikkelsen, Chief Exec. Officer, Pres, Member of Exec. Board and Exec. Director (Age 58)
  • Mr. Scott T. Smith, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 44)
  • Mrs. Lotte Sønderbjerg, Chief Admin. Officer, Sr. VP and Member of Exec. Board (Age 57)
  • Dr. Grethe Rasmussen Ph.D., Sr. VP of Product Devel. and Member of Exec. Board (Age 56)

When did Ascendis Pharma A/S IPO?

(ASND) raised $85 million in an 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 acted as the underwriters for the IPO and Wells Fargo Securities was co-manager.

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

Media stories about ASND stock have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern reports. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Ascendis Pharma A/S earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news stories about the biotechnology company an impact score of 46.94 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

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

Ascendis Pharma A/S's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Sofinnova Ventures Inc (5.97%), venBio Select Advisor LLC (4.97%), Farallon Capital Management LLC (3.10%), Millennium Management LLC (1.60%), VHCP Management II LLC (1.41%) and Acuta Capital Partners LLC (1.31%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Ascendis Pharma A/S.

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 VHCP Management II LLC, Foresite Capital Management IV LLC, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, DAFNA Capital Management LLC, Foresite Capital Management III LLC, Sphera Funds Management LTD., University of Notre Dame DU Lac and BlackRock Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ascendis Pharma A/S.

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 Sofinnova Ventures Inc, Farallon Capital Management LLC, Franklin Resources Inc., venBio Select Advisor LLC, Millennium Management LLC, OppenheimerFunds Inc., New York State Common Retirement Fund and Tiverton Asset Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ascendis Pharma A/S.

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 $66.78.

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

Ascendis Pharma A/S has a market capitalization of $2.77 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.

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 (ASND)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  160 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  151 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  311
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 6/24/2018 by Staff

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