NASDAQ:NVCR - Novocure Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$31.53 +0.68 (+2.20 %)
(As of 11/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$31.53
Today's Range$30.73 - $32.20
52-Week Range$18.00 - $53.70
Volume468,800 shs
Average Volume1.15 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.84 billion
P/E Ratio-45.04
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta3.74
Novocure Ltd. operates as an oncology company. It enages in developing its propriety technoclogy, Tumor Treating Fields, which uses electric fields tuned to specific frequencies to disrupt cancer cell division, inhibiting tumor growth, and causing affected cancer cells to die. The company was founded by Yoram Palti in 2000 and is headquartered in St. Helier, Jersey.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Surgical & medical instruments
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorMedical
Current SymbolNASDAQ:NVCR
Previous Symbol
CUSIPN/A
Phone44-0-15-3475-6700

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.30
Current Ratio6.17
Quick Ratio5.72

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio-45.04
Forward P/E Ratio-46.37
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$177.03 million
Price / Sales16.57
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book Value$1.24 per share
Price / Book25.43

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.70)
Net Income$-61,660,000.00
Net Margins-25.37%
Return on Equity-52.72%
Return on Assets-19.72%

Miscellaneous

Employees495
Outstanding Shares93,010,000
Market Cap$2.84 billion
OptionableOptionable

Novocure (NASDAQ:NVCR) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Novocure's stock symbol?

Novocure trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "NVCR."

How were Novocure's earnings last quarter?

Novocure Ltd (NASDAQ:NVCR) issued its earnings results on Thursday, October, 25th. The medical equipment provider reported ($0.13) EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.15) by $0.02. The medical equipment provider earned $64.76 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $65.61 million. Novocure had a negative return on equity of 52.72% and a negative net margin of 25.37%. View Novocure's Earnings History.

When is Novocure's next earnings date?

Novocure is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 28th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Novocure.

What price target have analysts set for NVCR?

6 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for Novocure's stock. Their predictions range from $36.00 to $58.00. On average, they expect Novocure's share price to reach $46.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 47.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Novocure.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Novocure?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Novocure in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Novocure.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Novocure stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Novocure stock:
  • 1. Mizuho analysts commented, "We highlight a few key slides in the attachment. Notable points of discussions during the event revolved around potential indications for Optune in China, regulatory approval pathway and pricing dynamics. We have not taken into account the China opportunity in our model but assuming approval sometime in 2020, this could represent additional upside to our revenue forecast." (11/15/2018)
  • 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "NovoCure Limited is an oncology company. The Company is engaged in developing a therapy called Tumor Treating Fields for the treatment of solid tumor cancers. It operates primarily in the United States, Germany, Switzerland and Japan. NovoCure Limited is based in Saint Helier, Channel Islands. " (10/30/2018)

Has Novocure been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about NVCR stock have been trending very positive recently, according to InfoTrie. The research group scores 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 positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Novocure earned a news sentiment score of 3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the medical equipment provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Novocure's key competitors?

Who are Novocure's key executives?

Novocure's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Asaf Danziger, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Mike Ambrogi, Chief Operating Officer
  • Wilco Groenhuysen, CFO & Principal Accounting Officer
  • Eilon D. Kirson, Chief Science Officer, Head-Research & Development
  • Pritesh Shah, Chief Commercial Officer

Who are Novocure's major shareholders?

Novocure's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include FMR LLC (11.66%), BlackRock Inc. (5.11%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (3.79%), Capital World Investors (2.44%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (1.19%) and Credit Suisse AG (1.02%). Company insiders that own Novocure stock include Asaf Danziger, Charles G Phillips III, Eilon D Kirson, Gabriel Leung, Gert L Perlhagen, Michael J Ambrogi, Pomona Capital Vii Fund Invest, Todd Christopher Longsworth, Wilhelmus Cm Groenhuysen and Yoram Palti. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Novocure.

Which institutional investors are selling Novocure stock?

NVCR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including StepStone Group LP, Peregrine Capital Management LLC, Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Hodges Capital Management Inc., Loomis Sayles & Co. L P, Engineers Gate Manager LP and Chicago Equity Partners LLC. Company insiders that have sold Novocure company stock in the last year include Asaf Danziger, Charles G Phillips III, Eilon D Kirson, Gabriel Leung, Michael J Ambrogi, Todd Christopher Longsworth, Wilhelmus Cm Groenhuysen and Yoram Palti. View Insider Buying and Selling for Novocure.

Which institutional investors are buying Novocure stock?

NVCR stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Macquarie Group Ltd., Credit Suisse AG, Baillie Gifford & Co., Capital World Investors, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Renaissance Technologies LLC and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. View Insider Buying and Selling for Novocure.

How do I buy shares of Novocure?

Shares of NVCR 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 Novocure's stock price today?

One share of NVCR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $31.53.

How big of a company is Novocure?

Novocure has a market capitalization of $2.84 billion and generates $177.03 million in revenue each year. The medical equipment provider earns $-61,660,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.70) on an earnings per share basis. Novocure employs 495 workers across the globe.

What is Novocure's official website?

The official website for Novocure is http://www.novocure.com.

How can I contact Novocure?

Novocure's mailing address is LE MASURIER HOUSE LA RUE LE MASURIER, ST. HELIER Y9, JE2 4YE. The medical equipment provider can be reached via phone at 44-0-15-3475-6700 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Novocure (NASDAQ NVCR)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  293 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  259 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  552
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Novocure and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe NVCR will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe NVCR will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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