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NASDAQ:NKNantkwest Stock Price, Forecast & News

+0.13 (+1.97 %)
(As of 05/29/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $6.74
50-Day Range
MA: $4.17
52-Week Range
Now: $6.74
Volume1.20 million shs
Average Volume2.24 million shs
Market Capitalization$663.96 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
NantKwest, Inc., a clinical-stage immunotherapy company, develops immunotherapeutic treatments for cancer and viral infectious diseases in the United States. The company develops activated natural killer (aNK) cell, a natural killer cell-line and genetically modified derivative capable of killing cancer and virally infected cells; and NANT cancer vaccine, a personalized therapy that utilizes its off-the-shelf natural killer cells. It is also developing high-affinity natural killer (haNK) product candidates primarily for the treatment of various cancers; and tank and t-haNK product candidates to treat solid tumors. NantKwest, Inc. has a co-development agreement with Altor BioScience, LLC to collaborate on the development of therapeutic applications combining the company's proprietary natural killer cells with Altor's ALT-801 and/or ALT-803 products. The company was formerly known as Conkwest, Inc. and changed its name to NantKwest, Inc. in July 2015. NantKwest, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

0.72 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Biological products, except diagnostic



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$40,000.00
Price / Sales16,598.94
Book Value$1.04 per share


Net Income$-65,790,000.00
Net Margins-112,350.85%


Market Cap$663.96 million
Next Earnings Date8/4/2020 (Estimated)

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Nantkwest (NASDAQ:NK) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Nantkwest's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Nantkwest's stock was trading at $3.52 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, NK stock has increased by 91.5% and is now trading at $6.74. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Nantkwest?

0 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Nantkwest in the last year. There are currently for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "N/A." View analyst ratings for Nantkwest.

When is Nantkwest's next earnings date?

Nantkwest is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August 4th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Nantkwest.

How were Nantkwest's earnings last quarter?

Nantkwest Inc (NASDAQ:NK) posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, May, 11th. The biotechnology company reported ($0.19) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.17) by $0.02. The biotechnology company had revenue of $0.02 million for the quarter. Nantkwest had a negative return on equity of 51.94% and a negative net margin of 112,350.85%. View Nantkwest's earnings history.

What price target have analysts set for NK?

0 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Nantkwest's stock. Their forecasts range from $10,000,000.00 to $0.00. On average, they expect Nantkwest's stock price to reach $0.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 100.0%. View analysts' price targets for Nantkwest.

Has Nantkwest been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about NK stock have been trending extremely negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Nantkwest earned a media sentiment score of -4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the biotechnology company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. View the latest news aboutNantkwest.

Are investors shorting Nantkwest?

Nantkwest saw a increase in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 4,910,000 shares, an increase of 35.3% from the April 30th total of 3,630,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 922,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 5.3 days. Approximately 17.7% of the company's stock are short sold. View Nantkwest's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Nantkwest's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Nantkwest own?

Who are Nantkwest's key executives?

Nantkwest's management team includes the following people:
  • Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong F.A.C.S., FRCS (C), M.D., FACS, Exec. Chairman & CEO (Age 66)
  • Dr. Barry J. Simon, Pres, Chief Admin. Officer & Exec. Director (Age 54)
  • Mr. Richard J. Tajak, Consultant (Age 66)
  • Ms. Sonja Nelson, CFO & Principal Financial Officer (Age 46)
  • Mr. David J. Pyrce, Chief Commercial Officer and Sr. VP of Innovation & Investor Relations (Age 62)

When did Nantkwest IPO?

(NK) raised $150 million in an IPO on Tuesday, July 28th 2015. The company issued 7,000,000 shares at $20.00-$23.00 per share. BofA Merrill Lynch, Citigroup, Jefferies and Piper Jaffray served as the underwriters for the IPO and MLV & Co. was co-manager.

What is Nantkwest's stock symbol?

Nantkwest trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "NK."

Who are Nantkwest's major shareholders?

Nantkwest's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (0.69%), Geode Capital Management LLC (0.33%), Morgan Stanley (0.07%), Horizon Kinetics Asset Management LLC (0.05%), Creative Planning (0.05%) and Two Sigma Investments LP (0.04%). Company insiders that own Nantkwest stock include Barry J Simon, John C Thomas and Steve Gorlin. View institutional ownership trends for Nantkwest.

Which major investors are selling Nantkwest stock?

NK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Horizon Kinetics Asset Management LLC, First Allied Advisory Services Inc., BlackRock Inc., and State Street Corp. Company insiders that have sold Nantkwest company stock in the last year include Barry J Simon, and John C Thomas. View insider buying and selling activity for Nantkwest.

Which major investors are buying Nantkwest stock?

NK stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, Two Sigma Investments LP, Deutsche Bank AG, Geode Capital Management LLC, Creative Planning, Invesco Ltd., Squarepoint Ops LLC, and GSA Capital Partners LLP. View insider buying and selling activity for Nantkwest.

How do I buy shares of Nantkwest?

Shares of NK 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 Nantkwest's stock price today?

One share of NK stock can currently be purchased for approximately $6.74.

How big of a company is Nantkwest?

Nantkwest has a market capitalization of $663.96 million and generates $40,000.00 in revenue each year. The biotechnology company earns $-65,790,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.70) on an earnings per share basis. Nantkwest employs 161 workers across the globe.

What is Nantkwest's official website?

The official website for Nantkwest is www.nantkwest.com.

How can I contact Nantkwest?

Nantkwest's mailing address is 3530 JOHN HOPKINS COURT, SAN DIEGO CA, 92121. The biotechnology company can be reached via phone at 858-633-0300 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 5/31/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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