NASDAQ:KURA - Kura Oncology Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$17.10 +0.10 (+0.59 %)
(As of 09/21/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$17.10
Today's Range$16.70 - $17.2602
52-Week Range$11.70 - $24.02
Volume775,714 shs
Average Volume207,057 shs
Market Capitalization$645.58 million
P/E Ratio-11.25
Dividend YieldN/A
Kura Oncology logoKura 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Pharmaceutical preparations


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.04
Current Ratio10.22
Quick Ratio10.22


Trailing P/E Ratio-11.25
Forward P/E Ratio-9.88
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book Value$2.64 per share
Price / Book6.48


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($1.52)
Net Income$-35,430,000.00
Net MarginsN/A
Return on Equity-48.67%
Return on Assets-42.06%


Outstanding Shares37,970,000
Market Cap$645.58 million

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) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 9th. The company reported ($0.45) earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.45). View Kura Oncology's Earnings History.

When is Kura Oncology's next earnings date?

Kura Oncology is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November, 6th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Kura Oncology.

What price target have analysts set for KURA?

5 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for Kura Oncology's stock. Their predictions range from $19.00 to $35.00. On average, they expect Kura Oncology's share price to reach $28.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 63.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Kura Oncology.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Kura Oncology?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kura Oncology in the last year. There are currently 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." 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?

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)
  • Dr. Antonio Gualberto, Head of Devel. & Chief Medical Officer (Age 53)
  • Dr. Marc Grasso, CFO & Chief Bus. Officer
  • Mr. John Farnam, Chief Operating Officer
  • Dr. Yi Liu Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer (Age 50)

Who are Kura Oncology's major shareholders?

Kura Oncology's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (8.87%), BlackRock Inc. (5.27%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (4.53%), Eagle Asset Management Inc. (4.16%), Partner Fund Management L.P. (2.86%) and Carillon Tower Advisers Inc. (2.82%).

Which major investors are selling Kura Oncology stock?

KURA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Partner Fund Management L.P., Spark Investment Management LLC, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Tiverton Asset Management LLC, California Public Employees Retirement System, Alps Advisors Inc. and Alps Advisors Inc..

Which major investors are buying Kura Oncology stock?

KURA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., Eagle Asset Management Inc., Carillon Tower Advisers Inc., BlackRock Inc., Prosight Management LP, Sio Capital Management LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P. and DAFNA Capital Management LLC.

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 $17.10.

How big of a company is Kura Oncology?

Kura Oncology has a market capitalization of $645.58 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.

What is Kura Oncology's official website?

The official website for Kura Oncology is

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]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Kura Oncology (NASDAQ KURA)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  204 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  182 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  386
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Kura Oncology and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe KURA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe KURA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 9/22/2018 by Staff

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