About Kura Oncology (NASDAQ:KURA)
Kura Oncology, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, develops medicines for the treatment of cancers. Its pipeline consists of small molecule product candidates that target cancer. The company's lead product candidate is Tipifarnib, an oral farnesyl transferase inhibitor that is in Phase II clinical trials for the treatment of solid tumors, peripheral T-cell lymphomas, myelodysplastic syndromes, acute myeloid leukemia, and chronic myelomonocytic leukemia. It is also developing KO-947, a small molecule inhibitor of extracellular signal related kinase used for the treatment of patients with tumors that have mutations in, or other dysregulation of, the mitogen-activated protein kinase; and KO-539, a small molecule inhibitor of the menin-mixed lineage leukemia. The company was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Pharmaceutical preparations
Trailing P/E Ratio-12.37
Forward P/E Ratio-10.74
Sales & Book Value
Price / SalesN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book Value$2.64 per share
Price / Book7.12
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($1.52)
Return on Equity-50.38%
Return on Assets-42.91%
Kura Oncology (NASDAQ:KURA) Frequently Asked Questions
What is Kura Oncology's stock symbol?
Kura Oncology trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "KURA."
How were Kura Oncology's earnings last quarter?
Kura Oncology Inc (NASDAQ:KURA) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 8th. The company reported ($0.46) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.35) by $0.11. View Kura Oncology's Earnings History.
What price target have analysts set for KURA?
6 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for Kura Oncology's stock. Their forecasts range from $18.00 to $28.00. On average, they anticipate Kura Oncology's stock price to reach $22.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Kura Oncology.
What are Wall Street analysts saying about Kura Oncology stock?
Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Kura Oncology stock:
- 1. Cann analysts commented, "The KO-947 phase I program is on track for an on-time enrollment, with data expected in the second half of this year from the phase I study. Findings presented at AACR today could inform future clinical studies for KO-947, by targeting a subset of head and neck, and esophageal patients, based on a precision medicine model. We conclude that KO-947 continues to be a promising asset, based on preclinical data, but is not anticipated to have revenue impact to Kura Oncology by 2022; therefore, we are not making any adjustments to our estimates or outlook." (4/17/2018)
- 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Kura Oncology, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company. The company is involved in the discovery and development of therapeutics for the treatment of tumors and blood cancers. Its product pipeline includes small molecule drug candidates which are in different clinical trial consists of Tipifarnib-HRAS, Tipifarnib-PTCL, ERK inhibitor program and Menin MLL inhibitor program. Kura Oncology, Inc. is headquartered in La Jolla, California. " (3/22/2018)
Who are some of Kura Oncology's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Kura Oncology include Evotec (EVTCY), OPKO Health (OPK), Intercept Pharmaceuticals (ICPT), Arena Pharmaceuticals (ARNA), Clovis Oncology (CLVS), Xencor (XNCR), Corcept Therapeutics (CORT), Enanta Pharmaceuticals (ENTA), TESARO (TSRO), Heron Therapeutics (HRTX), Akcea Therapeutics (AKCA), Spectrum Pharmaceuticals (SPPI), Global Blood Therapeutics (GBT), Puma Biotechnology (PBYI) and Insmed (INSM).
Who are Kura Oncology's key executives?
Kura Oncology's management team includes the folowing people:
- Dr. Troy Edward Wilson, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 49)
- Ms. Heidi Henson, CFO & Sec. (Age 52)
- Dr. Antonio Gualberto, Head of Devel. & Chief Medical Officer (Age 53)
- Dr. Yi Liu Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer (Age 50)
- Mr. Pete De Spain, VP of Investor Relations & Corp. Communications
Has Kura Oncology been receiving favorable news coverage?
News headlines about KURA stock have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern reports. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Kura Oncology earned a news impact score of 0.20 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the company an impact score of 45.05 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.
Who are Kura Oncology's major shareholders?
Kura Oncology's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (4.78%), Sio Capital Management LLC (1.97%), Millennium Management LLC (1.57%), Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. (1.15%), Nexthera Capital LP (1.06%) and Sphera Funds Management LTD. (0.99%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Kura Oncology.
Which institutional investors are selling Kura Oncology stock?
KURA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A., Nexthera Capital LP, Minerva Advisors LLC, EAM Global Investors LLC, California Public Employees Retirement System and Bailard Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Kura Oncology.
Which institutional investors are buying Kura Oncology stock?
KURA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sphera Funds Management LTD., Sio Capital Management LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Tiverton Asset Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Spark Investment Management LLC, Iguana Healthcare Management LLC and Glen Harbor Capital Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Kura Oncology.
How do I buy shares of Kura Oncology?
Shares of KURA 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 Kura Oncology's stock price today?
One share of KURA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $18.80.
How big of a company is Kura Oncology?
Kura Oncology has a market capitalization of $627.06 million. The company earns $-35,430,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($1.52) on an earnings per share basis. Kura Oncology employs 32 workers across the globe.
How can I contact Kura Oncology?
Kura Oncology's mailing address is 3033 SCIENCE PARK ROAD SUITE 220, SAN DIEGO CA, 92121. The company can be reached via phone at 858-500-8800 or via email at [email protected]
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