NASDAQ:CARA - Cara Therapeutics Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$18.91 +1.21 (+6.84 %)
(As of 04/24/2019 04:14 AM ET)
Previous Close$17.70
Today's Range$17.70 - $19.15
52-Week Range$11.50 - $24.30
Volume848,531 shs
Average Volume661,527 shs
Market Capitalization$747.85 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.7
Cara Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on developing and commercializing chemical entities with a primary focus on pruritus and pain by selectively targeting kappa opioid receptors in the United States. The company is developing product candidates that target the body's peripheral nervous system and immune cells. Its lead product candidate includes KORSUVA (CR845/ difelikefalin) injection, which is in Phase III clinical trial for the treatment of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) associated pruritus undergoing hemodialysis, as well as in Phase II/III clinical trial for the treatment of dialysis patients suffering from chronic kidney disease-associated pruritus. The company is also developing Oral KORSUVA (CR845/difelikefalin) that is in Phase II clinical trial for the treatment of pruritus in stage III-V CKD patients; and in Phase I clinical trial for treating pruritus chronic liver disease. In addition, it is developing CR845/difelikefalin Injection, which is in Phase III clinical trial for the treatment of acute post-operative pain; and Oral CR845/difelikefalin that has completed Phase IIb for treating chronic pain, as well as CR701, which is in preclinical trial for the treatment of chronic pain. The company has license agreements with Maruishi Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd to develop, manufacture, and commercialize drug products containing CR845/difelikefalin for acute pain and uremic pruritus in Japan; and Chong Kun Dang Pharmaceutical Corporation to develop, manufacture, and commercialize drug products containing CR845/difelikefalin in South Korea. Cara Therapeutics, Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Pharmaceutical preparations
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorMedical
Current SymbolNASDAQ:CARA
CUSIPN/A
Phone203-406-3700

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$13.47 million
Book Value$3.40 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-74,010,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees55
Market Cap$747.85 million
Next Earnings Date5/8/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

Cara Therapeutics (NASDAQ:CARA) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Cara Therapeutics' stock symbol?

Cara Therapeutics trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "CARA."

How were Cara Therapeutics' earnings last quarter?

Cara Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:CARA) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, March, 12th. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($0.52) earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.59) by $0.07. The biopharmaceutical company earned $5.53 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.35 million. View Cara Therapeutics' Earnings History.

When is Cara Therapeutics' next earnings date?

Cara Therapeutics is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 8th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Cara Therapeutics.

What price target have analysts set for CARA?

10 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Cara Therapeutics' stock. Their predictions range from $13.36 to $30.00. On average, they anticipate Cara Therapeutics' stock price to reach $24.7360 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 30.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Cara Therapeutics.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Cara Therapeutics?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Cara Therapeutics in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Cara Therapeutics.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Cara Therapeutics stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Cara Therapeutics stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Cara Therapeutics, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company. The company is focused on developing and commercializing new chemical entities designed to alleviate pain. Cara Therapeutics, Inc. is based in Shelton, United States. " (3/15/2019)
  • 2. Cantor Fitzgerald analysts commented, "Compelling P2 safety and clinical activity data have been used to guide the design and risk-reduce pivotal P3 studies of IV KORSUVA in CKD-aP hemodialysis pts, from which we expect data in 2019. Our conviction for this program is bolstered by the significant partnership signed with a worldwide provider of hemodialysis services, which we believe validates the clinical and commercial potential. In addition, clinical success in CKD-aP could translate to other indications associated with pruritus, such as chronic liver disease, which should expand KORSUVA’s market opportunity." (10/4/2018)

Has Cara Therapeutics been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about CARA stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring 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 closest to five being the most favorable. Cara Therapeutics earned a media sentiment score of 1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the biopharmaceutical company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future.

Who are some of Cara Therapeutics' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Cara Therapeutics own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Cara Therapeutics investors own include Canopy Growth (CGC), Puma Biotechnology (PBYI), Zynerba Pharmaceuticals (ZYNE), 22nd Century Group (XXII), Insys Therapeutics (INSY), Novavax (NVAX), GW Pharmaceuticals PLC- (GWPH), BioMarin Pharmaceutical (BMRN), Incyte (INCY) and Medivation (MDVN).

Who are Cara Therapeutics' key executives?

Cara Therapeutics' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Dr. Derek T. Chalmers, Co-Founder, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 55)
  • Dr. Frédérique Menzaghi, Chief Scientific Officer and Sr. VP of R&D (Age 53)
  • Dr. Joana Goncalves, Chief Medical Officer (Age 45)
  • Dr. Joseph Stauffer, Consultant (Age 53)
  • Dr. Michael E. Lewis, Co-Founder & Chief Scientific Advisor (Age 67)

Who are Cara Therapeutics' major shareholders?

Cara Therapeutics' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include First Manhattan Co. (2.48%) and Mesirow Financial Investment Management Inc. (0.08%). Company insiders that own Cara Therapeutics stock include Dean Slagel, Derek T Chalmers, Frederique PhD Menzaghi, Joseph William Stauffer, Mani Mohindru and Scott Terrillion. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Cara Therapeutics.

Which institutional investors are buying Cara Therapeutics stock?

CARA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Manhattan Co. and Mesirow Financial Investment Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cara Therapeutics.

How do I buy shares of Cara Therapeutics?

Shares of CARA 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 Cara Therapeutics' stock price today?

One share of CARA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $18.91.

How big of a company is Cara Therapeutics?

Cara Therapeutics has a market capitalization of $747.85 million and generates $13.47 million in revenue each year. The biopharmaceutical company earns $-74,010,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($2.06) on an earnings per share basis. Cara Therapeutics employs 55 workers across the globe.

What is Cara Therapeutics' official website?

The official website for Cara Therapeutics is http://www.caratherapeutics.com.

How can I contact Cara Therapeutics?

Cara Therapeutics' mailing address is 107 ELM STREET 9TH FLOOR, STAMFORD CT, 06902. The biopharmaceutical company can be reached via phone at 203-406-3700.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Cara Therapeutics (NASDAQ CARA)

Community Ranking:  3.3 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  532 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  282 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  814
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This page was last updated on 4/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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