MannKind Corporation (NASDAQ:MNKD) went down by -0.57% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $6.25. The company’s stock price has collected 10.15% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 10/04/21 that MannKind Announces First Patient Enrolled in INHALE-1 Study of Afrezza(R) in Pediatric Population
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Plus, the 36-month beta value for MNKD is at 1.86. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 5 analysts out of 5 who provided ratings for MannKind Corporation declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 0 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
MNKD currently public float of 235.54M and currently shorts hold a 12.07% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of MNKD was 2.54M shares.
MNKD’s Market Performance
MNKD stocks went up by 10.15% for the week, with a monthly jump of 10.15% and a quarterly performance of 16.29%, while its annual performance rate touched 168.56%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 6.06% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 5.00% for MannKind Corporation. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 10.42% for MNKD stocks with a simple moving average of 20.76% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of MNKD
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for MNKD stocks, with RBC Capital Mkts repeating the rating for MNKD by listing it as a “Sector Perform.” The predicted price for MNKD in the upcoming period, according to RBC Capital Mkts is $5 based on the research report published on May 14th of the current year 2021.
Oppenheimer, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see MNKD reach a price target of $2.50. The rating they have provided for MNKD stocks is “Outperform” according to the report published on December 24th, 2019.
Cantor Fitzgerald gave a rating of “Overweight” to MNKD, setting the target price at $3 in the report published on October 25th of the previous year.
MNKD Trading at 15.52% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought MNKD to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -16.64% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 5.00%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 6.06%, as shares surge +9.45% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +29.28% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, MNKD rose by +10.15%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +52.34% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $4.74. In addition, MannKind Corporation saw 66.45% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at MNKD starting from Thomson David, who sale 4,100 shares at the price of $4.64 back on Aug 27. After this action, Thomson David now owns 567,391 shares of MannKind Corporation, valued at $19,024 using the latest closing price.
Castagna Michael, the Chief Executive Officer of MannKind Corporation, purchase 5,000 shares at $2.99 during a trade that took place back on Jul 30, which means that Castagna Michael is holding 1,538,652 shares at $14,950 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for MNKD
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- -38.05 for the present operating margin
- +62.17 for the gross margin
The net margin for MannKind Corporation stands at -87.87. Equity return is now at value 47.60, with -44.40 for asset returns.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 11.67, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.17. The receivables turnover for the company is 16.85 and the total asset turnover is 0.64. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.08.