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

NanoString Technologies, Inc. (NSTG): $10.78

0.39 (+3.75%)

POWR Rating

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  • Value is the dimension where NSTG ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 64.32% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for NSTG is in Stability, which has been heading down over the past 177 days.
  • NSTG ranks lowest in Momentum; there it ranks in the 10th percentile.

NSTG Stock Summary

  • Over the past twelve months, NSTG has reported earnings growth of 38.15%, putting it ahead of 72.48% of US stocks in our set.
  • Revenue growth over the past 12 months for NANOSTRING TECHNOLOGIES INC comes in at -2.59%, a number that bests just 20.95% of the US stocks we're tracking.
  • The volatility of NANOSTRING TECHNOLOGIES INC's share price is greater than that of 82.55% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to NANOSTRING TECHNOLOGIES INC, a group of peers worth examining would be AIRG, KLTR, CLPT, IDN, and LEDS.
  • NSTG's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit NANOSTRING TECHNOLOGIES INC's official web site, go to

NSTG Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Healthcare stock, NSTG's price/sales ratio is 75.61% higher, now standing at 3.6.
  • Over the past 116 months, NSTG's price/earnings ratio has gone up 0.6.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for NSTG.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
NSTG 2023-01-20 3.6 5.9 -3.4 -4.5
NSTG 2023-01-19 3.4 5.6 -3.2 -4.4
NSTG 2023-01-18 3.7 6.0 -3.4 -4.6
NSTG 2023-01-17 3.7 6.0 -3.4 -4.6
NSTG 2023-01-13 3.5 5.7 -3.3 -4.4
NSTG 2023-01-12 3.5 5.6 -3.2 -4.4

NSTG Growth Metrics

    The 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at -11.85%.
  • The 4 year price growth rate now stands at 67.48%.
  • Its 5 year price growth rate is now at 67.48%.
NSTG's revenue has moved up $9,727,000 over the prior 33 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
2022-09-30 135.295 -118.044 -144.69
2022-06-30 142.904 -109.105 -139.261
2022-03-31 144.548 -91.946 -127.042
2021-12-31 145.085 -90.549 -115.254
2021-09-30 138.892 -83.91 -108.997
2021-06-30 133.587 -75.69 -99.053

NSTG'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.
  • NSTG has a Quality Grade of D, ranking ahead of 24.67% of graded US stocks.
  • NSTG's asset turnover comes in at 0.28 -- ranking 158th of 681 Pharmaceutical Products stocks.
  • FOLD, CLVS, and RDUS are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with NSTG.

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

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.280 0.537 -0.226
2021-03-31 0.281 0.534 -0.257
2020-12-31 0.295 0.553 -0.281
2020-09-30 0.362 0.572 -0.147
2020-06-30 0.392 0.594 -0.163
2020-03-31 0.462 0.628 -0.156

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 1.4 (Strong Buy)

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NSTG Price/Volume Stats

Current price $10.78 52-week high $41.00
Prev. close $10.39 52-week low $4.37
Day low $10.09 Volume 362,800
Day high $10.85 Avg. volume 577,094
50-day MA $8.13 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $12.62 Market Cap 502.85M

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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NanoString Releases Single Cell Spatial Transcriptomics Dataset Highlighting Data Quality of CosMx Spatial Molecular Imager

SEATTLE, January 19, 2023--NanoString Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: NSTG), a leading provider of life science tools for discovery and translational research, today announced a public release of new data generated by the CosMx™ Spatial Molecular Imager (SMI). This data was generated from formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) human liver samples and showcases the best-in-class data quality of the CosMx SMI. The dataset highlights CosMx SMI’s high sensitivity, with the capability to detect and quan

Yahoo | January 19, 2023

NanoString Provides Preliminary Financial and Operational Highlights for Fourth Quarter and FY 2022

SEATTLE, January 08, 2023--NanoString Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:NSTG), a leading provider of life science tools for discovery and translational research, today reported preliminary financial and operational highlights for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2022.

Yahoo | January 8, 2023

National Geographic Highlights Use of the CosMx Spatial Molecular Imager in Alzheimer’s Disease Research

SEATTLE, January 03, 2023--NanoString Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: NSTG), a leading provider of life science tools for discovery and translational research, today announced that the company’s CosMx™ Spatial Molecular Imager (SMI) has been highlighted in the January edition of National Geographic Magazine. An article entitled ‘Living Longer and Better’ highlighted research from Wake Forest University, which used the CosMx SMI to study human brain tissue from patients with Alzheimer’s disease to re

Yahoo | January 3, 2023

NanoString Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:NSTG) Q3 2022 Earnings Call Transcript

NanoString Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:NSTG) Q3 2022 Earnings Call Transcript November 7, 2022 NanoString Technologies, Inc. misses on earnings expectations. Reported EPS is $-0.79 EPS, expectations were $-0.51. Operator: Good afternoon. Thank you for attending today’s NanoString Third Quarter 2022 Operating Results Conference Call. My name is , and I’ll be your moderator for today’s call. […]

Yahoo | December 31, 2022

NanoString to Present at the 41st Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

SEATTLE, December 22, 2022--NanoString Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:NSTG), a leading provider of life science tools for discovery and translational research, today announced that the company’s management is scheduled to present at the 41st Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference.

Yahoo | December 22, 2022

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NSTG Price Returns

1-mo 35.26%
3-mo 3.06%
6-mo -20.74%
1-year -66.65%
3-year -61.49%
5-year 35.43%
YTD 35.26%
2022 -81.13%
2021 -36.86%
2020 140.40%
2019 87.59%
2018 98.53%

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