Kala Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (KALA): Price and Financial Metrics

Kala Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (KALA): $1.75

-0.05 (-2.78%)

POWR Rating

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  • Growth is the dimension where KALA ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 57.9% of US stocks.
  • KALA's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving up over the last 52 weeks.
  • KALA's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 5.13% of US stocks).

KALA Stock Summary

  • As for revenue growth, note that KALA's revenue has grown 137.6% over the past 12 months; that beats the revenue growth of 95.07% of US companies in our set.
  • The volatility of Kala Pharmaceuticals Inc's share price is greater than that of 95.85% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Kala Pharmaceuticals Inc's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is -53.55%, greater than the shareholder yield of merely 5.38% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Kala Pharmaceuticals Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be ECOR, BXRX, SIBN, NVRO, and ACRX.
  • KALA's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Kala Pharmaceuticals Inc's official web site, go to www.kalarx.com.

KALA Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Healthcare stock, KALA's EV/EBIT ratio is 105.46% lower, now standing at -1.6.
  • KALA's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 9.3 over the prior 50 months.
  • Over the past 50 months, KALA's price/sales ratio has gone NA NA.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for KALA.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
KALA 2021-08-31 20.4 2.6 -1.7 -1.6
KALA 2021-08-30 20.1 2.6 -1.7 -1.5
KALA 2021-08-27 19.6 2.5 -1.7 -1.5
KALA 2021-08-26 18.3 2.3 -1.6 -1.4
KALA 2021-08-25 18.5 2.4 -1.6 -1.4
KALA 2021-08-24 18.2 2.3 -1.6 -1.4

KALA's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • KALA has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 25.66% of graded US stocks.
  • KALA's asset turnover comes in at 0.048 -- ranking 323rd of 680 Pharmaceutical Products stocks.
  • AERI, NBY, and FLXN are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with KALA.

The table below shows KALA's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.048 0.644 -0.573
2021-03-31 0.037 0.582 -0.486
2020-12-31 0.027 0.501 -0.475
2020-09-30 0.024 0.517 -0.484
2020-06-30 0.022 0.443 -0.584
2020-03-31 0.031 0.632 -0.695

KALA Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of KALA, see our KALA price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $14.79 Average Broker Recommendation 1.5 (Moderate Buy)

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KALA Price/Volume Stats

Current price $1.75 52-week high $9.97
Prev. close $1.80 52-week low $1.75
Day low $1.75 Volume 981,900
Day high $1.84 Avg. volume 1,972,130
50-day MA $2.75 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $5.43 Market Cap 113.70M

Kala Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (KALA) Company Bio

Kala Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development and commercialization of therapies using its proprietary nanoparticle-based Mucus Penetrating Particles technology. The company was formerly known as Hanes Newco, Inc. and changed its name to Kala Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in December 2009. Kala Pharmaceuticals, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is based in Waltham, Massachusetts.

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Kala Pharmaceuticals Reports Inducement Grant Under NASDAQ Listing Rule 5635(c)(4)

WATERTOWN, Mass., Oct. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kala Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:KALA), today announced that the Company granted non-statutory stock options to new employees as inducement awards outside the Company’s 2017 Equity Incentive Plan in accordance with NASDAQ Listing Rule 5635(c)(4). The Company granted stock options to purchase up to an aggregate of 70,000 shares of Kala Pharmaceuticals common stock to ten new employees. The stock options were granted on October 18, 2021. The gr

Yahoo | October 22, 2021

Kala Pharmaceuticals Announces Appointment of C. Daniel Myers to Board of Directors

WATERTOWN, Mass., Oct. 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kala Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:KALA), a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of innovative therapies for diseases of the eye, today announced the appointment of C. Daniel Myers to its Board of Directors. Mr. Myers, who has more than 35 years of ophthalmic pharmaceutical experience, will serve as a Class III director, and join both the Compensation and Nominating and Corporate

Yahoo | October 18, 2021

The Daily Biotech Pulse: Allogene Sinks On FDA Clinical Hold, Takeda Gets Adcom Backing, Quidel Reports Q3 COVID Revenues, IPOs

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Benzinga | October 8, 2021

How Much Of Kala Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:KALA) Do Institutions Own?

The big shareholder groups in Kala Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ( NASDAQ:KALA ) have power over the company. Institutions will...

Yahoo | October 7, 2021

Kala Pharmaceuticals to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences in September 2021

WATERTOWN, Mass., Sept. 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kala Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:KALA), a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of innovative therapies for diseases of the eye, today announced that management will participate in the following virtual healthcare investor conferences in September 2021:

Intrado Digital Media | September 7, 2021

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KALA Price Returns

1-mo -40.88%
3-mo -49.28%
6-mo -77.36%
1-year -73.68%
3-year -77.12%
5-year N/A
YTD -74.19%
2020 83.74%
2019 -24.54%
2018 -73.55%
2017 N/A
2016 N/A

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