NanoString Technologies, Inc. (NSTG): Price and Financial Metrics

NanoString Technologies, Inc. (NSTG): $61.94

-0.14 (-0.23%)

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  • NSTG scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 86.26% of US stocks.
  • NSTG's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 31 weeks.
  • NSTG ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 7th percentile.

NSTG Stock Summary

  • NSTG's price/sales ratio is 22.89; that's higher than the P/S ratio of 91.03% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 28.32%, NanoString Technologies Inc's debt growth rate surpasses 79.88% of about US stocks.
  • Over the past twelve months, NSTG has reported earnings growth of 77.75%, putting it ahead of 80.9% of US stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to NanoString Technologies Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be QUOT, KALA, RPAY, GKOS, and CLSN.
  • Visit NSTG's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

NSTG Valuation Summary

  • NSTG's price/sales ratio is 22.6; this is 90.72% higher than that of the median Healthcare stock.
  • NSTG's price/sales ratio has moved up 17.7 over the prior 98 months.
  • Over the past 98 months, NSTG's price/earnings ratio has gone down 23.9.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for NSTG.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
NSTG 2020-11-06 13.3 13.5 -24.0 -30.1
NSTG 2020-01-28 8.6 14.0 -11.8 -14.4
NSTG 2017-03-01 4.8 -61.2 -9.0 -11.2
NSTG 2016-05-03 5.1 15.8 -7.0 -8.2
NSTG 2014-12-30 5.9 4.4 -5.3 -5.8
NSTG 2014-05-12 8.0 8.0 -7.4 -9.5

NSTG Growth Metrics

  • The 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at -238.62%.
  • Its 2 year price growth rate is now at 176.88%.
  • Its 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -16.84%.
NSTG's revenue has moved up $11,995,000 over the prior 34 months.

The table below shows NSTG's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-03-31 122.328 -82.735 -99.166
2020-12-31 117.316 -81.662 -110.078
2020-09-30 117.985 -90.318 -63.087
2020-06-30 116.744 -90.404 -64.518
2020-03-31 124.485 -89.027 -57.422
2019-12-31 125.568 -89.421 -40.696

NSTG Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of NSTG, see our NSTG 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 $45.67 Average Broker Recommendation 1.5 (Moderate Buy)

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NSTG Price/Volume Stats

Current price $61.94 52-week high $86.42
Prev. close $62.08 52-week low $32.50
Day low $61.31 Volume 270,000
Day high $63.22 Avg. volume 563,469
50-day MA $59.51 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $61.92 Market Cap 2.80B

NanoString Technologies, Inc. (NSTG) Company Bio

NanoString Technologies provides life science tools for translational research and molecular diagnostic products. The company was founded in 2003 and is based in Seattle, Washington.

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Latest NSTG News From Around the Web

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NanoString Technologies (NSTG) May Report Negative Earnings: Know the Trend Ahead of Next Week's Release

NanoString (NSTG) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

Yahoo | July 28, 2021

Hedge Funds Aren’t Crazy About NanoString Technologies Inc (NSTG) Anymore

Many prominent investors, including Warren Buffett, David Tepper and Stan Druckenmiller, have been cautious regarding the current bull market and missed out as the stock market reached another high in recent weeks. On the other hand, technology hedge funds weren’t timid and registered double digit market beating gains. Financials, energy and industrial stocks initially suffered […]

Yahoo | July 13, 2021

NanoString to Release Second Quarter 2021 Operating Results and Host Conference Call on Wednesday, August 4, 2021

SEATTLE, July 08, 2021--NanoString to report second quarter 2021 operating results and host conference call on Wednesday, August 4th.

Yahoo | July 8, 2021

NanoString Launches nCounter Stem Cell Characterization Panel to Advance the Development of Stem Cell Therapy

SEATTLE, Jun 22, 2021--NanoString Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: NSTG), a leading provider of life science tools for discovery and translational research, today announced the launch of the nCounter® Stem Cell Characterization Panel for the analysis and optimization of stem cell lines used in the development of potential novel therapeutics.

Yahoo | June 22, 2021

NanoString and Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy Collaborate to Optimize Cell Therapies to Treat Cancer

SEATTLE & SAN FRANCISCO, Jun 15, 2021--NanoString Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: NSTG), a leading provider of life science tools for discovery and translational research, and the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy (PICI) announced today that they are collaborating on an expansive molecular characterization project for cellular therapies. The collaboration will define the characteristics that make a cell therapy effective, providing a standardized approach to developing CAR-T regimens that ma

Yahoo | June 15, 2021

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NSTG Price Returns

1-mo -1.10%
3-mo -17.36%
6-mo -18.50%
1-year 71.53%
3-year 400.73%
5-year 362.58%
YTD -7.39%
2020 140.40%
2019 87.59%
2018 98.53%
2017 -66.50%
2016 51.60%

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