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Tekla Life Sciences Investors Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:HQL)

-0.05 (-0.33 %)
(As of 10/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $15.21
50-Day Range
MA: $15.29
52-Week Range
Now: $15.21
Volume97,648 shs
Average Volume80,597 shs
Market Capitalization$346.12 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield9.76%
Tekla Life Sciences Investors is a closed-ended equity mutual fund launched and managed by Tekla Capital Management LLC. The fund invests in public equity markets across the globe. It seeks to invest in stocks of companies operating in the life sciences sector, including the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, diagnostics, managed healthcare, medical equipment, hospitals, healthcare information technology and services, devices and supplies industries, and in agriculture and environmental management industries. The fund primarily invests in growth stocks of small cap companies. It employs fundamental analysis with a focus on factors such as market position for services or products, experience of business management, technological expertise, and the ability either to generate funds internally to finance growth or to secure outside sources of capital to create its portfolio. The fund benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against the NASDAQ Biotech Index and the S&P 500 Index. It was formerly known as H&Q Life Sciences Investors fund. Tekla Life Sciences Investors was formed on February 20, 1992 and is domiciled in the United States.

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Investment offices, not elsewhere classified



Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A



Market Cap$346.12 million
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable

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Tekla Life Sciences Investors (NYSE:HQL) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Tekla Life Sciences Investors' stock symbol?

Tekla Life Sciences Investors trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "HQL."

How often does Tekla Life Sciences Investors pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Tekla Life Sciences Investors?

Tekla Life Sciences Investors declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 22nd. Investors of record on Friday, May 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.37 per share on Friday, June 28th. This represents a $1.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 9.73%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 30th. This is a positive change from Tekla Life Sciences Investors's previous quarterly dividend of $0.33. View Tekla Life Sciences Investors' Dividend History.

Has Tekla Life Sciences Investors been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about HQL stock have been trending somewhat negative on Saturday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Tekla Life Sciences Investors earned a news impact score of -1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. View News Stories for Tekla Life Sciences Investors.

Who are some of Tekla Life Sciences Investors' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Tekla Life Sciences Investors own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Tekla Life Sciences Investors investors own include BlackRock Science & Technology Trust (BST), Enbridge (ENB), Netflix (NFLX), Western Digital (WDC), Apple Hospitality REIT (APLE), Akebia Therapeutics (AKBA), Gilead Sciences (GILD), MIND C.T.I. (MNDO), Canopy Growth (CGC) and CHIMERA INVT CO/SH NEW (CIM).

Who are Tekla Life Sciences Investors' key executives?

Tekla Life Sciences Investors' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Dr. Daniel R. Omstead M.S, Ph.D., Principal Exec. Officer, Pres and Trustee (Age 66)
  • Ms. Laura F. Woodward, Principal Financial Officer, Chief Compliance Officer, Sec. and Treasurer (Age 51)
  • Ms. Betty T. Chang, Assistant Treasurer (Age 47)

Who are Tekla Life Sciences Investors' major shareholders?

Tekla Life Sciences Investors' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc. (0.05%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Tekla Life Sciences Investors.

Which institutional investors are buying Tekla Life Sciences Investors stock?

HQL stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Tekla Life Sciences Investors.

How do I buy shares of Tekla Life Sciences Investors?

Shares of HQL 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Tekla Life Sciences Investors' stock price today?

One share of HQL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $15.21.

How big of a company is Tekla Life Sciences Investors?

Tekla Life Sciences Investors has a market capitalization of $346.12 million. View Additional Information About Tekla Life Sciences Investors.

What is Tekla Life Sciences Investors' official website?

The official website for Tekla Life Sciences Investors is http://www.teklacap.com/.

How can I contact Tekla Life Sciences Investors?

Tekla Life Sciences Investors' mailing address is 2 LIBERTY SQUARE 9TH FLOOR, BOSTON MA, 02109. The company can be reached via phone at 617-772-8500 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Tekla Life Sciences Investors (NYSE HQL)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  69 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  70 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  139
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Tekla Life Sciences Investors and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe HQL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe HQL will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 10/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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