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: Diagnostic & Testing Substances
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:NSTG
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $246.5 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 25,204,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $14.85
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $16.19
  • 52 Week Range: $9.56 - $23.45
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: -3.81
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $101.82 million
  • Price / Sales: 2.42
  • Book Value: $2.07 per share
  • Price / Book: 4.72
  • EBITDA: ($35,930,000.00)
  • Net Margins: -44.28%
  • Return on Equity: -329.59%
  • Return on Assets: -36.94%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.93%
  • Current Ratio: 4.22%
  • Quick Ratio: 3.74%
  • Average Volume: 224,800 shs.
  • Beta: 1.07
  • Short Ratio: 8.01

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) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August, 8th. The company reported ($0.20) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.37) by $0.17. The company earned $34.59 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $29.87 million. NanoString Technologies had a negative return on equity of 329.59% and a negative net margin of 44.28%. View NanoString Technologies' Earnings History.

When will NanoString Technologies make its next earnings announcement?

NanoString Technologies is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November, 2nd 2017. View Earnings Estimates for NanoString Technologies.

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

NanoString Technologies updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Tuesday, August, 8th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of ($2.20)-($2.03) for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of ($2.33). The company issued revenue guidance of $114-$118 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $108.47 million.

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

4 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for NanoString Technologies' stock. Their forecasts range from $19.00 to $20.00. On average, they anticipate NanoString Technologies' share price to reach $19.67 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for NanoString Technologies.

Who are some of NanoString Technologies' key competitors?

Who are NanoString Technologies' key executives?

NanoString Technologies' management team includes the folowing people:

  • William D. Young, Independent Chairman of the Board
  • R. Bradley Gray, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • James A. Johnson, Chief Financial Officer
  • J. Chad Brown, Senior Vice President - Sales and Marketing
  • Mary Tedd Allen, Senior Vice President - Operations
  • Joseph M. Beechem Ph.D., Senior Vice President - Research and Development
  • David W. Ghesquiere, Senior Vice President - Corporate & Business Development
  • Elisha W. Finney, Director
  • Nicholas G. Galakatos Ph.D., Director
  • Robert M. Hershberg M.D. Ph.D., Director

Who owns NanoString Technologies stock?

NanoString Technologies' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Nationwide Fund Advisors (0.19%). 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 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 Nationwide Fund Advisors. 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.

What is NanoString Technologies' stock price today?

One share of NanoString Technologies stock can currently be purchased for approximately $9.78.

MarketBeat Community Rating for NanoString Technologies (NASDAQ NSTG)
Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  134 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  111 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  245
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about NanoString Technologies and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for NanoString Technologies (NASDAQ:NSTG) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.25)
Consensus Price Target: $19.67 (101.09% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for NanoString Technologies (NASDAQ:NSTG)
Price Target History for NanoString Technologies (NASDAQ:NSTG)
Analysts' Ratings History for NanoString Technologies (NASDAQ:NSTG)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/12/2017Robert W. BairdLower Price TargetOutperform$23.00 -> $19.00N/AView Rating Details
10/12/2017Janney Montgomery ScottDowngradeBuy -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
10/12/2017Cowen and CompanyDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformN/AView Rating Details
4/20/2017Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight -> Equal Weight$23.00 -> $20.00HighView Rating Details
8/5/2016BTIG ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$20.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/23/2015 forward)


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
10/31/2017($0.56)N/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2017Q2 2017($0.37)($0.20)$29.87 million$34.59 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
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)


Earnings Estimates for NanoString Technologies (NASDAQ:NSTG)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-2.24 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-2.57 EPS


Dividend History for NanoString Technologies (NASDAQ:NSTG)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for NanoString Technologies (NASDAQ:NSTG)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 24.40%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 92.98%
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)


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NanoString Technologies (NSTG) Chart for Monday, October, 23, 2017

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