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NASDAQ:KALA

Kala Pharmaceuticals Stock Forecast, Price & News

$7.18
-0.19 (-2.58 %)
(As of 11/24/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$7.04
Now: $7.18
$7.48
50-Day Range
$6.28
MA: $7.60
$8.79
52-Week Range
$3.60
Now: $7.18
$14.68
Volume1.36 million shs
Average Volume1.21 million shs
Market Capitalization$402.62 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.36
Kala Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development and commercialization of therapies using its proprietary nanoparticle-based Mucus Penetrating Particles (MPP) technology for the treatment of eye diseases. The company's lead product candidate is KPI-121 0.25% which has completed two Phase III clinical trials for the treatment of temporary relief of the signs and symptoms of dry eye disease; INVELTYS which has completed two Phase III clinical trials for the treatment of inflammation and pain following ocular surgery; and KPI-285, a MPP receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor program, which is in preclinical studies for the treatment of retinal diseases. The company was formerly known as Hanes Newco, Inc. and changed its name to Kala Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in December 2009. Kala Pharmaceuticals, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Watertown, Massachusetts.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.83 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Pharmaceutical preparations
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorMedical
Current SymbolNASDAQ:KALA
CUSIPN/A
Phone781-996-5252
Employees136

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.07 million
Book Value$0.86 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-94,350,000.00
Net Margins-1,993.41%

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$402.62 million
Next Earnings Date2/10/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$7.18
-0.19 (-2.58 %)
(As of 11/24/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Kala Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:KALA) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Kala Pharmaceuticals' stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Kala Pharmaceuticals' stock was trading at $7.63 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, KALA stock has decreased by 5.9% and is now trading at $7.18.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Kala Pharmaceuticals?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kala Pharmaceuticals in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Kala Pharmaceuticals?

Wall Street analysts have given Kala Pharmaceuticals a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's winning trading ideas this year have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Kala Pharmaceuticals wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is Kala Pharmaceuticals' next earnings date?

Kala Pharmaceuticals is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 10th 2021.
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How were Kala Pharmaceuticals' earnings last quarter?

Kala Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:KALA) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 5th. The company reported ($0.50) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.44) by $0.06. The firm had revenue of $2.22 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.02 million. Kala Pharmaceuticals had a negative return on equity of 105.36% and a negative net margin of 1,993.41%.
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What price target have analysts set for KALA?

7 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Kala Pharmaceuticals' stock. Their forecasts range from $10.00 to $47.00. On average, they expect Kala Pharmaceuticals' stock price to reach $20.86 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 190.5% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Kala Pharmaceuticals?

Kala Pharmaceuticals saw a increase in short interest in the month of October. As of October 30th, there was short interest totaling 8,230,000 shares, an increase of 34.7% from the October 15th total of 6,110,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,330,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 6.2 days.
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Who are some of Kala Pharmaceuticals' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Kala Pharmaceuticals own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Kala Pharmaceuticals investors own include Pfizer (PFE), Sorrento Therapeutics (SRNE), Dynavax Technologies (DVAX), Micron Technology (MU), Inovio Pharmaceuticals (INO), VBI Vaccines (VBIV), Amarin (AMRN), Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), NVIDIA (NVDA) and AbbVie (ABBV).

Who are Kala Pharmaceuticals' key executives?

Kala Pharmaceuticals' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Mark T. Iwicki, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 54, Pay $871.14k)
  • Mr. Todd Bazemore, Chief Operating Officer (Age 50, Pay $607.5k)
  • Mr. Eric L. Trachtenberg, Gen. Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer & Corp. Sec. (Age 47, Pay $646.56k)
  • Dr. Justin Hanes Ph.D., Founder & Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board
  • Ms. Mary Reumuth CPA, CPA, CFO & Treasurer (Age 45)
  • Dr. Hongming Chen Sc.D., Chief Scientific Officer (Age 49)
  • Ms. Kathleen McCann Kline, VP of Marketing
  • Dr. Kim Brazzell, Chief Medical Officer (Age 67)
  • Ms. Michele LaRussa, Sr. VP of Regulatory Affairs & Quality Assurance (Age 50)
  • Mr. Vincent Kosewski, Sr. VP of Manufacturing & Supply Chain Management (Age 57)

When did Kala Pharmaceuticals IPO?

(KALA) raised $90 million in an initial public offering on Thursday, July 20th 2017. The company issued 6,000,000 shares at a price of $14.00-$16.00 per share. J.P. Morgan and BofA Merrill Lynch served as the underwriters for the IPO and Wells Fargo Securities and Wedbush PacGrow were co-managers.

What is Kala Pharmaceuticals' stock symbol?

Kala Pharmaceuticals trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "KALA."

Who are Kala Pharmaceuticals' major shareholders?

Kala Pharmaceuticals' stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (4.58%), Caxton Corp (1.38%), State Street Corp (1.32%), Samsara BioCapital LLC (0.80%), Wedbush Securities Inc. (0.31%) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (0.30%). Company insiders that own Kala Pharmaceuticals stock include Howard B Rosen, Rajeev M Shah and Todd Bazemore.
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Which institutional investors are selling Kala Pharmaceuticals stock?

KALA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Federated Hermes Inc., Squarepoint Ops LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Columbus Circle Investors, ExodusPoint Capital Management LP, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., and State Street Corp.
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Which institutional investors are buying Kala Pharmaceuticals stock?

KALA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Caxton Corp, Jupiter Asset Management Ltd., Samsara BioCapital LLC, Wedbush Securities Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Boothbay Fund Management LLC, Schonfeld Strategic Advisors LLC, and Schonfeld Strategic Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have bought Kala Pharmaceuticals stock in the last two years include Howard B Rosen, Rajeev M Shah, and Todd Bazemore.
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How do I buy shares of Kala Pharmaceuticals?

Shares of KALA 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Kala Pharmaceuticals' stock price today?

One share of KALA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $7.18.

How big of a company is Kala Pharmaceuticals?

Kala Pharmaceuticals has a market capitalization of $402.62 million and generates $6.07 million in revenue each year. The company earns $-94,350,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($2.76) on an earnings per share basis. Kala Pharmaceuticals employs 136 workers across the globe.

What is Kala Pharmaceuticals' official website?

The official website for Kala Pharmaceuticals is www.kalarx.com.

How can I contact Kala Pharmaceuticals?

Kala Pharmaceuticals' mailing address is 490 ARSENAL WAY SUITE 120, WATERTOWN MA, 02472. The company can be reached via phone at 781-996-5252 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 11/24/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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