Kala Pharmaceuticals Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.17 (-4.58 %)
(As of 07/29/2021 02:53 PM ET)
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Volume23,089 shs
Average Volume2.28 million shs
Market Capitalization$228.83 million
P/E RatioN/A
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About Kala Pharmaceuticals

Kala Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of therapies using its proprietary nanoparticle-based Mucus Penetrating Particles (MPP) technology for the treatment of eye diseases. The company's product candidates include EYSUVIS for the short-term treatment of the signs and symptoms of dry eye disease; and INVELTYS, a topical twice-a-day ocular steroid for the treatment of post-operative inflammation and pain following ocular surgery. Its preclinical development programs comprise KPI-285/KPI-286, a receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor program for the treatment of various retinal diseases; SEGRM program, a novel class of compounds designed to regulate gene expression through the transrepression pathway while avoiding the transactivation pathway; and surface targeted steroid program (KPI-333), a new chemical entity as a topical steroid that targets the ocular surface. The company was formerly known as Hanes Newco, Inc. and changed its name to Kala Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in December 2009. Kala Pharmaceuticals, Inc. was incorporated in 2009 and is headquartered in Watertown, Massachusetts.


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Overall MarketRank

2.15 out of 5 stars

Medical Sector

150th out of 2,214 stocks

Pharmaceutical Preparations Industry

76th out of 869 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 3.4Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 3.3Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Kala Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:KALA) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Kala Pharmaceuticals a buy right now?

4 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kala Pharmaceuticals in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Kala Pharmaceuticals stock.
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When is Kala Pharmaceuticals' next earnings date?

Kala Pharmaceuticals is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 5th 2021.
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How were Kala Pharmaceuticals' earnings last quarter?

Kala Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:KALA) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 5th. The company reported ($0.49) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.51) by $0.02. The business had revenue of $3.27 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.64 million. Kala Pharmaceuticals had a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 101.43% and a negative net margin of 1,318.03%.
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How has Kala Pharmaceuticals' stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Kala Pharmaceuticals' stock was trading at $7.63 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, KALA stock has decreased by 53.1% and is now trading at $3.58.
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What price target have analysts set for KALA?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Kala Pharmaceuticals' stock. Their forecasts range from $10.00 to $47.00. On average, they anticipate Kala Pharmaceuticals' share price to reach $22.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 514.5% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Kala Pharmaceuticals' key executives?

Kala Pharmaceuticals' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Mark T. Iwicki, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 55, Pay $1.27M)
  • Mr. Todd Bazemore, Chief Operating Officer (Age 51, Pay $739.54k)
  • Dr. Kim Brazzell, Chief Medical Officer (Age 68, Pay $848.27k)
  • Dr. Justin Hanes Ph.D., Founder & Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board
  • Ms. Mary Reumuth CPA, CPA, CFO & Treasurer (Age 46)
  • Dr. Hongming Chen Sc.D., Chief Scientific Officer (Age 50)
  • Mr. Eric L. Trachtenberg, Gen. Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer & Corp. Sec. (Age 48)
  • Ms. Kathleen McCann Kline, Sr. VP of Marketing
  • Ms. Michele LaRussa, Sr. VP of Regulatory Affairs & Quality Assurance (Age 51)
  • Mr. Vincent Kosewski, Sr. VP of Manufacturing & Supply Chain Management (Age 58)

What is Mark Iwicki's approval rating as Kala Pharmaceuticals' CEO?

1 employees have rated Kala Pharmaceuticals CEO Mark Iwicki on Mark Iwicki has an approval rating of 100% among Kala Pharmaceuticals' employees. This puts Mark Iwicki in the top 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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).

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 number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Greenwich Wealth Management LLC (0.05%) and Lindbrook Capital LLC (0.02%). Company insiders that own Kala Pharmaceuticals stock include Hongming Chen, Mark T Iwicki, Rajeev M Shah and Todd Bazemore.
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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 Greenwich Wealth Management LLC, and Lindbrook Capital LLC. Company insiders that have bought Kala Pharmaceuticals stock in the last two years include 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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Kala Pharmaceuticals' stock price today?

One share of KALA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $3.58.

How much money does Kala Pharmaceuticals make?

Kala Pharmaceuticals has a market capitalization of $231.42 million and generates $6.36 million in revenue each year. The company earns $-104,330,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($1.99) on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Kala Pharmaceuticals have?

Kala Pharmaceuticals employs 188 workers across the globe.

What is Kala Pharmaceuticals' official website?

The official website for Kala Pharmaceuticals is

Where are Kala Pharmaceuticals' headquarters?

Kala Pharmaceuticals is headquartered at 490 ARSENAL WAY SUITE 120, WATERTOWN MA, 02472.

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 7/29/2021 by Staff
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