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

NanoString Technologies, Inc. (NSTG): $12.76

0.04 (+0.31%)

POWR Rating

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  • NSTG scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 58.2% of US stocks.
  • NSTG's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving down over the last 177 days.
  • NSTG ranks lowest in Momentum; there it ranks in the 6th percentile.

NSTG Stock Summary

  • NSTG's price/sales ratio is 4.18; that's higher than the P/S ratio of 74.49% of US stocks.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, NANOSTRING TECHNOLOGIES INC is reporting a growth rate of 51.73%; that's higher than 75.7% of US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, NSTG is more volatile than 92.46% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to NSTG, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are OCX, RXST, KLTR, NTRA, and DMRC.
  • 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/earnings ratio is 121.94% lower, now standing at -4.3.
  • NSTG's price/sales ratio has moved down 0.7 over the prior 113 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for NSTG.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
NSTG 2022-09-23 4.2 5.4 -4.3 -5.5
NSTG 2022-09-22 4.3 5.4 -4.4 -5.6
NSTG 2022-09-21 4.8 6.1 -4.9 -6.1
NSTG 2022-09-20 4.8 6.1 -4.9 -6.1
NSTG 2022-09-19 4.8 6.0 -4.9 -6.1
NSTG 2022-09-16 4.5 5.7 -4.6 -5.8

NSTG Growth Metrics

    Its 4 year price growth rate is now at 50.81%.
  • Its year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -28.11%.
  • Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 1366.33%.
Over the past 70 months, NSTG's revenue has gone up $59,332,000.

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
2022-06-30 142.904 -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
2021-03-31 122.328 -82.735 -99.166

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 $12.76 52-week high $51.20
Prev. close $12.72 52-week low $11.12
Day low $12.51 Volume 403,652
Day high $13.27 Avg. volume 758,013
50-day MA $14.00 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $23.32 Market Cap 593.26M

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

Below are the latest news stories about NANOSTRING TECHNOLOGIES INC that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate NSTG as an investment opportunity.

NanoString to Webcast Presentations from Upcoming Healthcare Conferences

SEATTLE, September 07, 2022--NanoString Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:NSTG), a leading provider of life science tools for discovery and translational research, today announced that company management is scheduled to webcast presentations from two upcoming financial conferences.

Yahoo | September 7, 2022

July U.S. healthcare govt grants, clinical trials increase vs June, says Baird

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Seeking Alpha | August 18, 2022

Study Using NanoString’s GeoMx Digital Spatial Profiler Featured on the Cover of Nature Genetics

SEATTLE, August 09, 2022--NanoString Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: NSTG), a leading provider of life science tools for discovery and translational research, today announced a peer-reviewed paper published in Nature Genetics using the GeoMx Human Whole Transcriptome Atlas (WTA) to construct a high-resolution molecular landscape of pancreatic cancer. This paper, along with a tissue image generated using the GeoMx® Digital Spatial Profiler (DSP), is featured on the cover of the August 2022 edition of

Yahoo | August 9, 2022

Morgan Stanley Sticks to Their Hold Rating for NanoString Tech (NSTG)

In a report released today, Tejas Savant from Morgan Stanley maintained a Hold rating on NanoString Tech (NSTG - Research Report), with a price target of $28.00. The company's shares opened today at $15.66.According to TipRanks, Savant is an analyst with an average return of -3.4% and a 40.79% success rate. Savant covers the Healthcare sector, focusing on stocks such as NanoString Tech, Guardant Health, and Maravai Lifesciences Holdings.NanoString Tech has an analyst consensus of Strong Buy, with a price target consensus of $30.60.See Insiders’ Hot Stocks on TipRanks >> The company has a one-year high of $62.56 and a one-year low of $11.12.

Christine Brown on TipRanks | August 8, 2022

Does NanoString Technologies (NASDAQ:NSTG) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

David Iben put it well when he said, 'Volatility is not a risk we care about. What we care about is avoiding the...

Yahoo | August 8, 2022

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NSTG Price Returns

1-mo -5.90%
3-mo -2.97%
6-mo -64.65%
1-year -73.42%
3-year -38.77%
5-year -21.04%
YTD -69.78%
2021 -36.86%
2020 140.40%
2019 87.59%
2018 98.53%
2017 -66.50%

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