NASDAQ:NLNK - NewLink Genetics Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$2.17 +0.02 (+0.93 %)
(As of 10/16/2018 01:42 AM ET)
Previous Close$2.15
Today's Range$2.06 - $2.18
52-Week Range$2.06 - $11.06
Volume210,200 shs
Average Volume765,966 shs
Market Capitalization$88.94 million
P/E Ratio-0.95
Dividend YieldN/A
NewLink Genetics Corporation, a late clinical-stage immuno-oncology company, focuses on discovering and developing novel immunotherapeutic products for the treatment of patients with cancer. It is developing NLG2103, a combination of indoximod and standard of care checkpoint inhibitors, which is in Phase II clinical trial for treating patients with advanced melanoma; and Indigo301, a combination of indoximod with a checkpoint inhibitor that is in Phase III clinical trial for treating patients with advanced unresectable or metastatic melanoma, as well as combination of indoximod with other cancer therapeutics for patients with melanoma, pancreatic cancer, pediatric brain tumors, and acute myeloid leukemia. The company is also developing NLG802, a prodrug of indoximod, which has completed Phase I clinical trial; and NLG919, a clinical stage indoleamine-2, 3-dioxygenase pathway inhibitor. In addition, it is developing tergenpumatucel-L and dorgenmeltucel-L that are in Phase II clinical trials for treating patients with advanced lung cancer and melanoma; and CRLX101 and CRLX301, which are in early clinical development to treat patients with advanced solid malignancies. The company has strategic collaboration agreement with AstraZeneca to evaluate the combination of indoximod and durvalumab, an anti-PD-L1 monoclonal antibody for treating patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer; Genentech Inc. for the development and commercialization of NLG919, as well as a research collaboration for the discovery of next generation IDO/TDO inhibitors; and Merck Sharpe and Dohme Corp. to research, develop, and commercialize rVSV G-ZEBOV GP, an Ebola vaccine product candidate. NewLink Genetics Corporation was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Ames, Iowa.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Pharmaceutical preparations


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio8.95
Quick Ratio8.95


Trailing P/E Ratio-0.95
Forward P/E Ratio-1.28
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$28.71 million
Price / Sales2.81
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book Value$4.09 per share
Price / Book0.53


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($2.30)
Net Income$-71,950,000.00
Net Margins-252.18%
Return on Equity-53.70%
Return on Assets-44.16%


Outstanding Shares37,210,000
Market Cap$88.94 million

NewLink Genetics (NASDAQ:NLNK) Frequently Asked Questions

What is NewLink Genetics' stock symbol?

NewLink Genetics trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "NLNK."

How were NewLink Genetics' earnings last quarter?

NewLink Genetics Corp (NASDAQ:NLNK) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July, 31st. The biotechnology company reported ($0.47) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.59) by $0.12. The biotechnology company earned $2.25 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.85 million. NewLink Genetics had a negative net margin of 252.18% and a negative return on equity of 53.70%. View NewLink Genetics' Earnings History.

When is NewLink Genetics' next earnings date?

NewLink Genetics is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November 1st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for NewLink Genetics.

What price target have analysts set for NLNK?

6 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for NewLink Genetics' shares. Their predictions range from $4.00 to $25.00. On average, they expect NewLink Genetics' share price to reach $10.6667 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 391.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for NewLink Genetics.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for NewLink Genetics?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for NewLink Genetics in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for NewLink Genetics.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about NewLink Genetics stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about NewLink Genetics stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "NewLink Genetics Corporation is a biopharmaceutical company which focuses on discovering, developing and commercializing immunotherapeutic products for cancer treatment. Its portfolio also includes biologic and small-molecule immunotherapy products used for the treatment of oncology indications. NewLink Genetics Corporation is headquartered in Ames, Iowa. " (8/4/2018)
  • 2. Cantor Fitzgerald analysts commented, "Data from a Phase I study of indoximod in diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG) presented at AACR were positive, in our view, but given the recent failure of Incyte’s (INCY, NC) epacadostat, we do not believe that is likely to sway investors at this point." (4/16/2018)

Are investors shorting NewLink Genetics?

NewLink Genetics saw a increase in short interest in September. As of September 14th, there was short interest totalling 2,021,392 shares, an increase of 41.4% from the August 31st total of 1,429,799 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 547,022 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.7 days. Currently, 7.7% of the company's shares are sold short. View NewLink Genetics' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of NewLink Genetics' key competitors?

Who are NewLink Genetics' key executives?

NewLink Genetics' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Dr. Charles J. Link Jr., Co-Founder, Chairman, CEO & Chief Scientific Officer (Age 59)
  • Mr. Nicholas N. Vahanian, Co-Founder, Pres, Chief Medical Officer & Director (Age 51)
  • Mr. John B. Henneman III, Chief Admin. Officer & Sec. (Age 56)
  • Mr. Brian Wiley, Chief Commercial Officer (Age 50)
  • Dr. Eugene P. Kennedy M.D., FACS, Chief Medical Officer (Age 49)

Who are NewLink Genetics' major shareholders?

NewLink Genetics' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Pennsylvania Trust Co (0.30%). Company insiders that own NewLink Genetics stock include Carl W Langren, Ernest Talarico III and Stine Seed Farm, Inc. View Institutional Ownership Trends for NewLink Genetics.

Which institutional investors are buying NewLink Genetics stock?

NLNK stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pennsylvania Trust Co. View Insider Buying and Selling for NewLink Genetics.

How do I buy shares of NewLink Genetics?

Shares of NLNK 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 NewLink Genetics' stock price today?

One share of NLNK stock can currently be purchased for approximately $2.17.

How big of a company is NewLink Genetics?

NewLink Genetics has a market capitalization of $88.94 million and generates $28.71 million in revenue each year. The biotechnology company earns $-71,950,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($2.30) on an earnings per share basis. NewLink Genetics employs 76 workers across the globe.

What is NewLink Genetics' official website?

The official website for NewLink Genetics is

How can I contact NewLink Genetics?

NewLink Genetics' mailing address is 2503 SOUTH LOOP DRIVE SUITE 5100, AMES IA, 50010. The biotechnology company can be reached via phone at 515-296-5555 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for NewLink Genetics (NASDAQ NLNK)

Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  313 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  238 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  551
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about NewLink Genetics and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe NLNK will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe NLNK will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 10/16/2018 by Staff

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