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Navigating the Volatility of MannKind Corporation’s (MNKD) Stock

The stock of MannKind Corporation (MNKD) has seen a 3.52% increase in the past week, with a 21.08% gain in the past month, and a -9.77% decrease in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 3.90%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are at 5.06% for MNKD. The simple moving average for the last 20 days is 12.68% for MNKD’s stock, with a simple moving average of 10.76% for the last 200 days.

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and a 36-month beta value of 1.54. Opinions on the stock are mixed, with 5 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 0 as “overweight,” 1 as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”

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The average price predicted for MannKind Corporation (MNKD) by analysts is $6.67, which is $1.69 above the current market price. The public float for MNKD is 246.92M, and at present, short sellers hold a 15.26% of that float. On May 25, 2023, the average trading volume of MNKD was 3.33M shares.

MNKD) stock’s latest price update

MannKind Corporation (NASDAQ: MNKD) has experienced a rise in its stock price by 1.07 compared to its previous closing price of 4.66. However, the company has seen a gain of 3.52% in its stock price over the last five trading days.

MNKD Trading at 14.44% 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 -17.80% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 5.06%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 3.90%, as shares surge +22.98% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +11.35% upper at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, MNKD rose by +3.52%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +8.28% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $4.22. In addition, MannKind Corporation saw -10.63% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at MNKD starting from Castagna Michael, who sale 150,000 shares at the price of $4.69 back on May 24. After this action, Castagna Michael now owns 2,331,735 shares of MannKind Corporation, valued at $702,780 using the latest closing price.

Thomson David, the EVP Genl Counsel & Secretary of MannKind Corporation, sale 95,576 shares at $4.68 during a trade that took place back on May 24, which means that Thomson David is holding 735,263 shares at $447,754 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for MNKD

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • -69.08 for the present operating margin
  • +42.37 for the gross margin

The net margin for MannKind Corporation stands at -87.60. The total capital return value is set at -43.46, while invested capital returns managed to touch -58.54. Equity return is now at value 28.70, with -24.30 for asset returns.

When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 11.29, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.25. The receivables turnover for the company is 9.16 and the total asset turnover is 0.32. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 3.49.


To sum up, MannKind Corporation (MNKD) has seen a mixed performance recently. Analysts have differing views on the stock, with some seeing it as a “buy” and others as a “hold”. It is worth mentioning that the stock is currently trading in close proximity to its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.