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MannKind Corporation (NASDAQ: MNKD) Up 1.07%: What Analysts Predict Now

MannKind Corporation (NASDAQ:MNKD) shares, rose in value on Wednesday, 05/24/23, with the stock price up by 1.07% to the previous day’s close as strong demand from buyers drove the stock to $4.71.

Actively observing the price movement in the last trading, the stock closed the session at $4.66, falling within a range of $4.54 and $4.76. The value of beta (5-year monthly) was 1.58. Referring to stock’s 52-week performance, its high was $5.73, and the low was $2.91. On the whole, MNKD has fluctuated by 21.08% over the past month.

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With the market capitalization of MannKind Corporation currently standing at about $1.23 billion, investors are eagerly awaiting this quarter’s results, scheduled for May 09, 2023. As a result, investors might want to see an improvement in the stock’s price before the company announces its earnings report. Analysts are projecting the company’s earnings per share (EPS) to be -$0.04, which is expected to increase to $0 for fiscal year -$0.12 and then to about $0.15 by fiscal year 2024. Data indicates that the EPS growth is expected to be 64.70% in 2024, while the next year’s EPS growth is forecast to be 225.00%.

Analysts have estimated the company’s revenue for the quarter at $42.63 million, with a low estimate of $39.7 million and a high estimate of $45.94 million. According to the average forecast, sales growth in current quarter could jump up 125.60%, compared to the corresponding quarter of last year. Wall Street analysts also predicted that in 2024, the company’s y-o-y revenues would reach $180.77 million, representing an increase of 81.20% from the revenues reported in the last year’s results.

Revisions could be a useful indicator to get insight on short-term price movement; so for the company, there were no upward and no downward review(s) in last seven days. We see that MNKD’s technical picture suggests that short-term indicators denote the stock is a Hold on average. However, medium term indicators have put the stock in the category of 50% Sell while long term indicators on average have been pointing out that it is a 100% Buy.

6 analyst(s) have assigned their ratings of the stock’s forecast evaluation on a scale of 1.00-5.00 to indicate a strong buy to a strong sell recommendation. The stock is rated as a Hold by 1 analyst(s), 5 recommend it as a Buy and 0 called the MNKD stock Overweight. In the meantime, 0 analyst(s) believe the stock as Underweight and 0 think it is a Sell. Thus, investors eager to increase their holdings of the company’s stock will have an opportunity to do so as the average rating for the stock is Buy.

The stock’s technical analysis shows that the PEG ratio is about 0, with the price of MNKD currently trading nearly 12.68% and 14.44% away from the simple moving averages for 20 and 50 days respectively. The Relative Strength Index (RSI, 14) currently indicates a reading of 62.09, while the 7-day volatility ratio is showing 3.90% which for the 30-day chart, stands at 5.06%. Furthermore, MannKind Corporation (MNKD)’s beta value is 1.54, and its average true range (ATR) is 0.22.

A comparison of MannKind Corporation (MNKD) with its peers suggests the former has fared considerably weaker in the market. MNKD showed an intraday change of 1.07% in last session, and over the past year, it grew by 12.95%%. In comparison, Eli Lilly and Company (LLY) has moved higher at 0.60% on the day and was up 40.70% over the past 12 months. On the other hand, the price of Pfizer Inc. (PFE) has fallen -2.55% on the day. The stock, however, is off -26.95% from where it was a year ago. Additionally, there is a loss of -1.04% for Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO) in last trading while the stock has seen an overall depriciation of 50.02%% over the past year. Other than that, the overall performance of the S&P 500 during the last trading session shows that it lost -0.73%. Meanwhile, the Dow Jones Industrial Slipped by -0.77%.

Data on historical trading for MannKind Corporation (NASDAQ:MNKD) indicates that the trading volumes over the past 10 days have averaged 3.65 million and over the past 3 months, they’ve averaged 3.33 million. According to company’s latest data on outstanding shares, there are 263.97 million shares outstanding.

Nearly 2.20% of MannKind Corporation’s shares belong to company insiders and institutional investors own 50.30% of the company’s shares. The data on short interest also indicates that stock shorts accounted for 37.84 million shares as on May 14, 2023, resulting in a short ratio of 11.22. According to the data, the short interest in MannKind Corporation (MNKD) stood at 14.32% of shares outstanding as of May 14, 2023; the number of short shares registered in Apr 13, 2023 reached 38.56 million. The stock has fallen by -10.63% since the beginning of the year, thereby showing the potential of a further growth. This could raise investors’ confidence to be optimistic about the MNKD stock heading into the next quarter.

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