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NASDAQ:NKTR

Nektar Therapeutics Stock Forecast, Price & News

$3.98
-0.22 (-5.24%)
(As of 06/28/2022 01:45 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$3.98
$4.24
50-Day Range
$3.17
$4.72
52-Week Range
$3.02
$19.37
Volume
80,466 shs
Average Volume
3.70 million shs
Market Capitalization
$741.35 million
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$13.17
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NKTR Stock Forecast (MarketRank)

Overall MarketRank

2.19 out of 5 stars

Medical Sector

378th out of 1,436 stocks

Pharmaceutical Preparations Industry

162nd out of 687 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.0Community Rank: 4.8Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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About Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ:NKTR)

Nektar Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on discovering and developing medicines in areas of unmet medical need in the United States and internationally. The company's products include Bempegaldesleukin, a CD122-preferential interleukin-2 (IL-2) pathway agonist, which is in phase 3 clinical trial to treat metastatic melanoma, renal cell carcinoma, muscle-invasive bladder cancer, squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck, and adjuvant melanoma; phase 2 clinical trial for the treatment of renal cell carcinoma, non-small cell lung cancer, and urothelial cancer; phase 1/2A clinical trial to treat squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck; phase 1/2 clinical trial for the treatment of solid tumors; and phase 1B clinical trial to treat COVID-19. It is also developing NKTR-358, a cytokine Treg stimulant that is in phase 2 clinical trial for the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus and ulcerative colitis, as well as phase 1B clinical trial to treat atopic dermatitis and psoriasis; NKTR-255, an IL-15 receptor agonist, which is in phase 1/2 clinical trial for the treatment of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and multiple myeloma, and head and neck cancer and colorectal cancer; and NKTR-262, a toll-like receptor agonist that is in phase 1/2 clinical trial to treat solid tumors, as well as various other drug candidates. The company has collaboration agreements with Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd.; AstraZeneca AB; UCB Pharma S.A.; F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd; Bausch Health Companies Inc.; Pfizer Inc.; Amgen Inc.; UCB Pharma (Biogen); Bristol-Myers Squibb Company; Baxalta Incorporated; Eli Lilly and Company; Merck KGaA; and SFJ Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Nektar Therapeutics was incorporated in 1990 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Pharmaceutical preparations
Sub-Industry
Pharmaceuticals
Sector
Medical
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:NKTR
CUSIP
64026810
Employees
740
Year Founded
1990

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
5/05/2022
Today
6/28/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
8/04/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$13.17
High Stock Price Forecast
$54.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$3.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+230.8%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.08333333333333
Research Coverage
12 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$-523.84 million
Net Margins
-476.58%
Pretax Margin
-476.00%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$101.91 million
Book Value
$3.68 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
180,853,000
Market Cap
$741.35 million
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.37

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Nektar Therapeutics Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Nektar Therapeutics stock right now?

12 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Nektar Therapeutics in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 7 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" Nektar Therapeutics stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in NKTR, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Nektar Therapeutics' stock price forecast for 2022?

12 Wall Street research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Nektar Therapeutics' shares. Their NKTR stock forecasts range from $3.00 to $54.00. On average, they expect Nektar Therapeutics' share price to reach $13.17 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 230.8% from the stock's current price.
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How has Nektar Therapeutics' stock performed in 2022?

Nektar Therapeutics' stock was trading at $13.51 at the start of the year. Since then, NKTR shares have decreased by 70.5% and is now trading at $3.98.
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When is Nektar Therapeutics' next earnings date?

Nektar Therapeutics is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 4th 2022.
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How were Nektar Therapeutics' earnings last quarter?

Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ:NKTR) announced its earnings results on Thursday, May, 5th. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($0.49) earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.72) by $0.23. The biopharmaceutical company had revenue of $24.82 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $24.89 million. Nektar Therapeutics had a negative net margin of 476.58% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 65.64%. Nektar Therapeutics's quarterly revenue was up 5.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business posted ($0.68) EPS.
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Who are Nektar Therapeutics' key executives?

Nektar Therapeutics' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Howard W. Robin, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 69, Pay $2.14M)
  • Mr. Gilbert M. Labrucherie J.D., Sr. VP, CFO & COO (Age 50, Pay $1.49M)
  • Mr. Mark A. Wilson, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 50, Pay $798.26k)
  • Dr. Jonathan Zalevsky Ph.D., Sr. VP & Chief R&D Officer (Age 47, Pay $1.16M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. John P. Northcott, Sr. VP & Chief Commercial Officer (Age 44, Pay $1.07M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Jillian B. Thomsen, Sr. VP of Fin. & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 56) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Robert Bacci, Sr. VP of HR and Facilities
  • Ms. Jennifer Ruddock, Sr. VP of Strategy & Corp. Affairs
  • Dr. Mary Tagliaferri L.Ac., M.D., Sr. VP & Exec. Clinical Fellow (Age 56)
  • Dr. Brian L. Kotzin M.D., Sr. VP of Clinical Devel. & Head of Immunology (Age 73)

What is Howard W. Robin's approval rating as Nektar Therapeutics' CEO?

46 employees have rated Nektar Therapeutics CEO Howard W. Robin on Glassdoor.com. Howard W. Robin has an approval rating of 81% among Nektar Therapeutics' employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Nektar Therapeutics own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Nektar Therapeutics investors own include Micron Technology (MU), NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Intel (INTC), Pfizer (PFE), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), Netflix (NFLX) and Incyte (INCY).

What is Nektar Therapeutics' stock symbol?

Nektar Therapeutics trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "NKTR."

Who are Nektar Therapeutics' major shareholders?

Nektar Therapeutics' stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Invesco Ltd. (19.99%), BlackRock Inc. (14.02%), Vanguard Group Inc. (10.43%), Primecap Management Co. CA (9.16%), State Street Corp (3.11%) and Bellevue Group AG (2.58%). Company insiders that own Nektar Therapeutics stock include Curet Myriam, Gil M Labrucherie, Gil M Labrucherie, Howard W Robin, Howard W Robin, Jeffrey Robert Ajer, Jillian B Thomsen, Jillian B Thomsen, John Nicholson, John Northcott, Jonathan Zalevsky, Katharina Otto-Bernstein, Lutz Lingnau, Mark Andrew Wilson, Myriam Curet, R Scott Greer, Robert Chess and Stephen K Doberstein.
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Which major investors are selling Nektar Therapeutics stock?

NKTR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Maverick Capital Ltd., BlackRock Inc., Strong Tower Advisory Services, Primecap Management Co. CA, Rhenman & Partners Asset Management AB, Blair William & Co. IL, State of Tennessee Treasury Department, and Financial Advocates Investment Management. Company insiders that have sold Nektar Therapeutics company stock in the last two years include Curet Myriam, Gil M Labrucherie, Howard W Robin, Jeffrey Robert Ajer, Jillian B Thomsen, John Northcott, Jonathan Zalevsky, Mark Andrew Wilson, Myriam Curet, R Scott Greer, and Robert Chess.
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Which major investors are buying Nektar Therapeutics stock?

NKTR stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Group One Trading L.P., First Trust Advisors LP, Vanguard Group Inc., Simplex Trading LLC, Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A., Jane Street Group LLC, Edgestream Partners L.P., and PDT Partners LLC.
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How do I buy shares of Nektar Therapeutics?

Shares of NKTR 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 Nektar Therapeutics' stock price today?

One share of NKTR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $3.98.

How much money does Nektar Therapeutics make?

Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ:NKTR) has a market capitalization of $741.35 million and generates $101.91 million in revenue each year. The biopharmaceutical company earns $-523.84 million in net income (profit) each year or ($2.670010) on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Nektar Therapeutics have?

Nektar Therapeutics employs 740 workers across the globe.

When was Nektar Therapeutics founded?

Nektar Therapeutics was founded in 1990.

How can I contact Nektar Therapeutics?

Nektar Therapeutics' mailing address is 455 MISSION BAY BOULEVARD SOUTH, SAN FRANCISCO CA, 94158. The official website for Nektar Therapeutics is www.nektar.com. The biopharmaceutical company can be reached via phone at (415) 482-5300, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 415-339-5300.

This page (NASDAQ:NKTR) was last updated on 6/28/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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