Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR): What's the Story?

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1492 Capital Management LLC reduced its position by shedding 104 shares a decrease of 0.3% from 06/30/2017 to 09/30/2017. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System boosted its stake in Nektar Therapeutics by 0.8% in the 2nd quarter. Genesee Valley Trust Co. now owns 12,189 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock valued at $209,000 after buying an additional 54 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its stake in shares of Nektar Therapeutics by 3.0% in the second quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 276,642 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock valued at $6,493,000 after acquiring an additional 138,330 shares during the last quarter. The Nektar Therapeutics has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 84.59 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 1.44. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System now owns 63,200 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock worth $1,236,000 after purchasing an additional 500 shares during the period. Alps Advsr holds 0.02% or 140,043 shares in its portfolio.

Insider Trades for Nektar Therapeutics show that the latest trade was made on 7 Nov 2017 where Doberstein (Stephen K), the Officer completed a transaction type "Sell" in which 300000 shares were traded at a price of $30.09. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. lifted its position in shares of Nektar Therapeutics by 7.4% during the 3rd quarter. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 321.2% compared to the same quarter a year ago. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 95.11% of the company's stock.

Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ:NKTR) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Thursday. The company has market cap of $5.97 billion. Looking at the stock's movement on the chart, Nektar Therapeutics recorded a 52-week high of $32.60.

Current levels places Turtle Beach Corporation (NASDAQ:HEAR)'s stock about -46.67% from the 50-day high and -9.26% away from the 50-day low.

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Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ:NKTR) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 3rd. Susquehanna Intl Gru Llp reported 330,739 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Nektar Therapeutics had a negative return on equity of 190.68% and a negative net margin of 42.08%. The business had revenue of $36.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $32.42 million. As of the last earnings report the EPS was $-0.71 with 157.47M shares now outstanding. The business's revenue was down 39.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted ($0.32) EPS. equities research analysts expect that Nektar Therapeutics will post -0.78 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Panagora Asset Mgmt has invested 0.07% in Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ:NKTR). Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ:NKTR) has risen 41.52% since November 12, 2016 and is uptrending.

Several analysts recently commented on the company. The company has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $28.64. Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR) now trades with a market capitalization of $5.05 Billion. $51,827 worth of Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ:NKTR) was sold by Thomsen Jillian B. on Tuesday, May 16. They issued a "buy" rating and a $35.00 price target for the company.

Canaccord Genuity raised the target price of Nektar Therapeutics (NDAQ:NKTR) to $50.00 indicating a possible upside of 0.34%. Equity analyst Cowen and Company updated guidance on NKTR giving it an initial rating of "Outperform". The stock has an average rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $20.50. Also Prnewswire.com published the news titled: "Biotech Stocks on Investors' Radar - Nektar Therapeutics, Ophthotech, PTC ..." on October 16, 2017. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 152,504 shares in the company, valued at $2,937,227.04. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink.

Real Industry, Inc. (:RELY)'s stock has performed at -89.34%. The value of the position overall is up by 29.9%. The company's beta value is at 1.27. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Given the stock's recent action, it seemed like a good time to take a closer look at the company's recent data.

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