NanoString Technologies Company Profile (NASDAQ:NSTG)

About NanoString Technologies (NASDAQ:NSTG)

NanoString Technologies logoNanoString Technologies, Inc. develops, manufactures and sells intuitive products that unlock scientifically valuable and clinically actionable biologic information from minute amounts of tissue. The Company is engaged in the development, manufacture and commercialization of instruments, consumables and services for profiling the activity of hundreds of genes and proteins simultaneously from a single tissue sample. The Company's nCounter Analysis System is an automated, multi-application, digital detection and counting system, which directly profiles hundreds of molecules simultaneously using a barcoding technology. The Company markets systems and related consumables to researchers in academic, government and biopharmaceutical laboratories for use in understanding fundamental biology and the molecular basis of diseases, such as cancer, and to clinical laboratories and medical centers for diagnostic use.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Medical
  • Industry: Biotechnology
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:NSTG
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.nanostring.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $387.38 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 21,690,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $18.39
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $19.76
  • 52 Week Range: $11.89 - $23.45
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: -7.47
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $89.86 million
  • Price / Sales: 4.31
  • Book Value: ($0.14) per share
  • Price / Book: -127.57
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: ($42,260,000.00)
  • Net Margins: -53.02%
  • Return on Equity: -784.63%
  • Return on Assets: -43.90%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: -7.17%
  • Current Ratio: 3.14%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.74%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 160,453 shs.
  • Beta: 1.1
  • Short Ratio: 4.1
 

Frequently Asked Questions for NanoString Technologies (NASDAQ:NSTG)

What is NanoString Technologies' stock symbol?

NanoString Technologies trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "NSTG."

How were NanoString Technologies' earnings last quarter?

NanoString Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:NSTG) posted its earnings results on Thursday, May, 4th. The company reported ($0.87) earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.87). The company earned $18.10 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $17.53 million. NanoString Technologies had a negative return on equity of 784.63% and a negative net margin of 53.02%. The company's revenue was up 23.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned ($0.74) earnings per share. View NanoString Technologies' Earnings History.

What guidance has NanoString Technologies issued on next quarter's earnings?

NanoString Technologies updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 4th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of ($2.69)-($2.51) for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of ($2.65). The company issued revenue guidance of $100-105 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $103.39 million.

Where is NanoString Technologies' stock going? Where will NanoString Technologies' stock price be in 2017?

2 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for NanoString Technologies' shares. Their predictions range from $20.00 to $20.00. On average, they expect NanoString Technologies' share price to reach $20.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for NanoString Technologies.

Who are some of NanoString Technologies' key competitors?

Who owns NanoString Technologies stock?

NanoString Technologies' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Clarus Ventures LLC (18.29%), Morgan Stanley (8.71%), Redmile Group LLC (4.31%), Jennison Associates LLC (3.70%), Vanguard Group Inc. (2.72%) and Wellington Management Group LLP (2.35%). Company insiders that own NanoString Technologies stock include Barney Saunders, Charles P Waite Jr, David W Ghesquiere, James A Johnson, R Bradley Gray and Wayne Burns. View Institutional Ownership Trends for NanoString Technologies.

Who sold NanoString Technologies stock? Who is selling NanoString Technologies stock?

NanoString Technologies' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Foresite Capital Management II LLC, Foresite Capital Management III LLC, Nicholas Investment Partners LP, Jennison Associates LLC, Oxford Asset Management, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Victory Capital Management Inc. and JPMorgan Chase & Co.. Company insiders that have sold NanoString Technologies stock in the last year include Barney Saunders, Charles P Waite Jr, James A Johnson, R Bradley Gray and Wayne Burns. View Insider Buying and Selling for NanoString Technologies.

Who bought NanoString Technologies stock? Who is buying NanoString Technologies stock?

NanoString Technologies' stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, RE Advisers Corp, Tekla Capital Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Spark Investment Management LLC, Endurant Capital Management LP, Citadel Advisors LLC and Credit Suisse AG. View Insider Buying and Selling for NanoString Technologies.

How do I buy NanoString Technologies stock?

Shares of NanoString Technologies can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of NanoString Technologies stock cost?

One share of NanoString Technologies stock can currently be purchased for approximately $17.86.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for NanoString Technologies (NASDAQ:NSTG) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $20.00 (11.98% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for NanoString Technologies (NASDAQ:NSTG)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
4/20/2017Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight -> Equal Weight$23.00 -> $20.00HighView Rating Details
8/5/2016BTIG ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$20.00N/AView Rating Details
5/8/2016Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
3/15/2016Janney Montgomery ScottInitiated CoverageBuy$21.00N/AView Rating Details
1/7/2016Cowen and CompanyLower Price Target$18.00N/AView Rating Details
8/5/2015Leerink SwannReiterated RatingBuy$17.00 -> $19.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/25/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for NanoString Technologies (NASDAQ:NSTG)
Earnings by Quarter for NanoString Technologies (NASDAQ:NSTG)
Earnings History by Quarter for NanoString Technologies (NASDAQ:NSTG)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/4/2017Q1 2017($0.87)($0.87)$17.53 million$18.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/1/2017Q4 2016($0.52)($0.55)$24.90 million$25.23 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/2/2016Q316($0.52)($0.51)$23.46 million$23.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2016Q2($0.66)($0.55)$19.62 million$22.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2016Q1($0.69)($0.74)$14.92 million$14.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/29/2016Q4($0.54)($0.44)$21.12 million$22.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/2/2015Q315($0.50)($0.49)$15.44 million$15.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/4/2015Q215($0.57)($0.66)$12.80 million$13.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2015Q115($0.58)($0.81)$12.10 million$11.59 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2014Q314($0.56)($0.54)$11.80 million$12.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2014Q214($0.71)($0.58)$10.20 million$10.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2014Q114($0.70)($0.56)$8.37 million$8.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/26/2014Q4($0.89)($0.60)$9.61 million$10.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for NanoString Technologies (NASDAQ:NSTG)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-2.57 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-2.39 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History for NanoString Technologies (NASDAQ:NSTG)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for NanoString Technologies (NASDAQ:NSTG)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 33.30%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 86.90%
Insider Trades by Quarter for NanoString Technologies (NASDAQ:NSTG)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for NanoString Technologies (NASDAQ:NSTG)
Insider Trades by Quarter for NanoString Technologies (NASDAQ:NSTG)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
4/3/2017R Bradley GrayInsiderSell1,100$20.58$22,638.00View SEC Filing  
12/6/2016Wayne BurnsSVPSell21,666$22.04$477,518.64View SEC Filing  
11/21/2016Charles P Waite JrDirectorSell588,024$21.25$12,495,510.00View SEC Filing  
11/11/2016Barney SaundersSVPSell11,983$22.48$269,377.84View SEC Filing  
11/11/2016James A JohnsonCFOSell10,000$22.57$225,700.00View SEC Filing  
11/11/2016R Bradley GrayInsiderSell37,325$22.49$839,439.25View SEC Filing  
10/26/2016Charles P Waite JrDirectorSell42,489$20.56$873,573.84View SEC Filing  
9/8/2016Charles P Waite JrDirectorSell29,105$16.51$480,523.55View SEC Filing  
9/7/2016Wayne BurnsSVPSell3,961$16.50$65,356.50View SEC Filing  
8/30/2016Charles P Waite JrDirectorSell111,060$16.57$1,840,264.20View SEC Filing  
8/25/2016Charles P Waite JrDirectorSell40,363$16.59$669,622.17View SEC Filing  
8/22/2016Charles P Waite JrDirectorSell72,145$16.61$1,198,328.45View SEC Filing  
8/16/2016Charles P Waite JrDirectorSell257,698$16.55$4,264,901.90View SEC Filing  
3/2/2016David W GhesquiereSVPSell1,321$14.86$19,630.06View SEC Filing  
8/13/2015Wayne BurnsSVPSell30,000$14.93$447,900.00View SEC Filing  
12/2/2014Barney SaundersSVPSell30,000$14.93$447,900.00View SEC Filing  
11/14/2014Charles P Waite JrDirectorSell14,632$12.25$179,242.00View SEC Filing  
9/8/2014Charles P Waite JrDirectorSell45,000$11.21$504,450.00View SEC Filing  
9/5/2014Charles P Waite JrDirectorSell86,942$11.17$971,142.14View SEC Filing  
9/3/2014Ovp Venture Partners Vi LpMajor ShareholderSell35,000$11.15$390,250.00View SEC Filing  
8/19/2014Charles P Waite JrDirectorSell1,700$12.01$20,417.00View SEC Filing  
8/19/2014Ovp Venture Partners Vi LpMajor ShareholderSell20,257$12.05$244,096.85View SEC Filing  
8/18/2014Charles P Waite JrDirectorSell18,557$12.05$223,611.85View SEC Filing  
8/18/2014Ovp Venture Partners Vi LpMajor ShareholderSell11,925$12.05$143,696.25View SEC Filing  
8/15/2014Ovp Venture Partners Vi LpMajor ShareholderSell28,801$12.36$355,980.36View SEC Filing  
6/13/2014Charles P Waite JrDirectorSell166,755$15.08$2,514,665.40View SEC Filing  
6/13/2014Wayne BurnsSVPSell4,900$15.01$73,549.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2014Barney SaundersSVPSell28,000$15.04$421,120.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2014Ovp Venture Partners Vi LpMajor ShareholderSell160,000$15.48$2,476,800.00View SEC Filing  
6/9/2014Wayne BurnsSVPSell20,100$15.76$316,776.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2013Lifesciences Ii L.P. ClarusMajor ShareholderBuy750,000$10.00$7,500,000.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for NanoString Technologies (NASDAQ:NSTG)
Latest Headlines for NanoString Technologies (NASDAQ:NSTG)
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DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to NanoString Technologies, Inc. : May 22, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 22 at 6:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks Investment Research Upgrades NanoString Technologies Inc (NSTG) to Hold
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 14 at 9:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNanoString Technologies Inc (NSTG) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $23.97 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 13 at 8:00 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to NanoString Technologies, Inc. : May 11, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 11 at 7:22 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNanoString Technologies Inc (NSTG) Expected to Post Earnings of -$0.64 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 11 at 6:28 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNanoString Technologies, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : NSTG-US : May 11, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 11 at 9:15 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNanoString Appoints Elisha W. Finney to Board of Directors
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 12:00 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNanoString Technologies, Inc. :NSTG-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 10, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 12:00 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNanoString Technologies Inc (NSTG) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 8 at 5:44 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNanoString Technologies Inc (NSTG) Updates FY17 Earnings Guidance
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 6 at 1:00 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNanoString Technologies Inc (NSTG) Releases FY17 Earnings Guidance
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 6 at 12:40 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of NSTG earnings conference call or presentation 4-May-17 8:30pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 5 at 9:08 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNanoString Technologies (NSTG) Receiving Positive News Coverage, Report Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 9:37 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNanoString Technologies Releases Operating Results for First Quarter of 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 6:59 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNanoString reports 1Q loss
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 6:59 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoInvestor Network: NanoString Technologies, Inc. to Host Earnings Call
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 11:17 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNanoString Technologies (NSTG) Getting Critical News Coverage, Report Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 7:46 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to NanoString Technologies, Inc. : April 28, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 28 at 7:55 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNanoString Technologies (NSTG) Earning Favorable Media Coverage, Analysis Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 2:02 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Favorable News Coverage Extremely Likely to Impact NanoString Technologies (NSTG) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 24 at 7:00 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNanoString Technologies Inc (NSTG) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $17.57 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 22 at 7:23 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo-$0.84 EPS Expected for NanoString Technologies Inc (NSTG) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 12:13 AM
nasdaq.com logoMid-Morning Market Update: Markets Edge Higher; Verizon Profit Misses Expectations
www.nasdaq.com - April 20 at 6:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Critical Press Coverage Likely to Impact NanoString Technologies (NSTG) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 5:51 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNanoString Technologies Inc (NSTG) Rating Lowered to Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 8:14 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNanoString Technologies, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : NSTG-US : April 19, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 19 at 10:12 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNanoString Technologies (NSTG) Earns Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.31
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 2:24 PM
nasdaq.com logoNanoString Technologies to Release First Quarter 2017 Financial Results and Host Conference Call on
www.nasdaq.com - April 7 at 11:34 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNanoString Technologies to Release First Quarter 2017 Financial Results and Host Conference Call on Thursday, May 4, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 11:34 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNanoString Technologies Inc (NSTG) Insider R Bradley Gray Sells 1,100 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 5 at 9:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNanoString Technologies Inc (NSTG) Short Interest Update
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 4 at 1:48 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDigital Spatial Profiling Technology Enables Quantitative Protein Profiling in FFPE Tissue Providing Detailed Molecular Characterization of Immune Response to Tumors
finance.yahoo.com - April 3 at 9:43 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo6:04 am NanoString Technologies will present data on its novel Digital Spatial Profiling technology by the current AQUA method for quantitating protein targets in FFPE at the AACR Meeting 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 3 at 9:43 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNanoString Launches Multiple New Products at AACR 2017 to Advance Precision Oncology Research
finance.yahoo.com - March 29 at 7:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNanoString Highlights a Record Number of nCounter-Based Research Abstracts in Precision Oncology and Predictive Biomarkers at the 2017 American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting
finance.yahoo.com - March 27 at 10:03 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNanoString Technologies Inc (NSTG) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 23 at 11:58 PM
capitalcube.com logoNanoString Technologies, Inc. :NSTG-US: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : March 23, 2017
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 23 at 7:26 PM
capitalcube.com logoNanoString Technologies, Inc. :NSTG-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : March 23, 2017
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 23 at 7:26 PM
bizjournals.com logoNanoString looks far and wide to continue hiring spree
www.bizjournals.com - March 16 at 12:05 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoNANOSTRING TECHNOLOGIES INC Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report
biz.yahoo.com - March 9 at 6:43 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of NSTG earnings conference call or presentation 1-Mar-17 9:30pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - March 2 at 9:04 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoNanoString Technologies Releases Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Operating Results and Provides 2017 Outlook
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 1 at 7:02 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoNANOSTRING TECHNOLOGIES INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements a
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 1 at 7:02 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2016 NanoString Technologies Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close
biz.yahoo.com - March 1 at 10:33 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoThe Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research and NanoString Technologies Demonstrate a Novel Approach for High-Plex, Spatial Profiling of Proteins Using nCounter-Based Digital Quantification at 2017 ASCO-SITC Clinical Immuno-Oncology Sym
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 27 at 5:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNanoString Technologies to Release Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2016 Financial Results and Host Conference Call on Wednesday, March 1, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - February 24 at 9:00 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNanoString Technologies to Present at the Cowen and Company 37th Annual Health Care Conference
finance.yahoo.com - February 22 at 7:00 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoNANOSTRING TECHNOLOGIES INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Other Events
biz.yahoo.com - February 22 at 7:00 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoNanoString Highlights Progress on Product Roadmap Featuring Multiple Innovative Technologies at 2017 Advances in Genome Biology and Technology (AGBT) Conference
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 16 at 6:25 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHumana Issues Positive Coverage Decision for NanoString’s Prosigna® Breast Cancer Assay
finance.yahoo.com - February 9 at 5:52 AM

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