NASDAQ:KZR - Kezar Life Sciences Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$21.96 +1.65 (+8.12 %)
(As of 02/15/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$20.31
Today's Range$20.20 - $22.02
52-Week Range$14.77 - $36.33
Volume62,100 shs
Average Volume44,287 shs
Market Capitalization$419.61 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Kezar Life Sciences, Inc., a clinical-stage biotechnology company, engages in the discovery and development of small molecule therapeutics to treat unmet needs in autoimmunity and cancer in the United States. Its lead product candidate, KZR-616, a selective immunoproteasome inhibitor that is in Phase 1b/2 clinical trials in lupus and lupus nephritis The company was incorporated in 2015 and is headquartered in South San Francisco, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Pharmaceutical preparations
Current SymbolNASDAQ:KZR



Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A



Market Cap$419.61 million
OptionableNot Optionable

Kezar Life Sciences (NASDAQ:KZR) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Kezar Life Sciences' stock symbol?

Kezar Life Sciences trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "KZR."

How were Kezar Life Sciences' earnings last quarter?

Kezar Life Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:KZR) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 8th. The company reported ($0.30) earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.48) by $0.18. View Kezar Life Sciences' Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for KZR?

4 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for Kezar Life Sciences' shares. Their predictions range from $23.00 to $30.00. On average, they expect Kezar Life Sciences' stock price to reach $26.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 20.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Kezar Life Sciences.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Kezar Life Sciences?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kezar Life Sciences in the last year. There are currently 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Kezar Life Sciences.

Has Kezar Life Sciences been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about KZR stock have trended neutral this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Kezar Life Sciences earned a daily sentiment score of 0.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Kezar Life Sciences' key competitors?

Who are Kezar Life Sciences' key executives?

Kezar Life Sciences' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. John Fowler, Co-Founder, CEO & Director (Age 47)
  • Dr. Christopher J. Kirk, Co-Founder, Pres, Chief Scientific Officer & Director (Age 47)
  • Dr. Jack Taunton, Co-Founder
  • Mr. Marc L. Belsky, CFO & Sec. (Age 64)
  • Michael Wolfe, Director of Fin. & Operations

When did Kezar Life Sciences IPO?

(KZR) raised $70 million in an initial public offering (IPO) on Thursday, June 21st 2018. The company issued 4,700,000 shares at a price of $14.00-$16.00 per share. Jefferies, Cowen, Wells Fargo Securities and William Blair acted as the underwriters for the IPO.

When did Kezar Life Sciences' lock-up period expire?

Kezar Life Sciences' lock-up period expired on Tuesday, December 18th. Kezar Life Sciences had issued 5,000,000 shares in its public offering on June 21st. The total size of the offering was $75,000,000 based on an initial share price of $15.00. Since the expiration of Kezar Life Sciences' lock-up period, restrictions preventing company insiders and major shareholders from selling shares in the company have been lifted.

Who are Kezar Life Sciences' major shareholders?

Kezar Life Sciences' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BB Biotech AG (4.28%), BlackRock Inc. (1.29%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.19%), Geode Capital Management LLC (0.30%), Northern Trust Corp (0.30%) and Sphera Funds Management LTD. (0.10%). Company insiders that own Kezar Life Sciences stock include Franklin M Berger and Morningside Venture Investment. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Kezar Life Sciences.

Which major investors are selling Kezar Life Sciences stock?

KZR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc. and Sphera Funds Management LTD.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Kezar Life Sciences.

Which major investors are buying Kezar Life Sciences stock?

KZR stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BB Biotech AG, Geode Capital Management LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Slow Capital Inc., Northern Trust Corp, BlackRock Inc. and New York State Common Retirement Fund. Company insiders that have bought Kezar Life Sciences stock in the last two years include Franklin M Berger and Morningside Venture Investment. View Insider Buying and Selling for Kezar Life Sciences.

How do I buy shares of Kezar Life Sciences?

Shares of KZR 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 Kezar Life Sciences' stock price today?

One share of KZR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $21.96.

How big of a company is Kezar Life Sciences?

Kezar Life Sciences has a market capitalization of $419.61 million. Kezar Life Sciences employs 20 workers across the globe.

What is Kezar Life Sciences' official website?

The official website for Kezar Life Sciences is

How can I contact Kezar Life Sciences?

Kezar Life Sciences' mailing address is 4000 SHORELINE COURT SUITE 300, SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO CA, 94080. The company can be reached via phone at 650-822-5600 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Kezar Life Sciences (NASDAQ KZR)

Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  33 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  53 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  86
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Kezar Life Sciences and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe KZR will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe KZR will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/15/2019 by Staff

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