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

NanoString Technologies, Inc. (NSTG): $15.75

0.11 (+0.70%)

POWR Rating

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  • Growth is the dimension where NSTG ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 42.89% of US stocks.
  • NSTG's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • NSTG ranks lowest in Momentum; there it ranks in the 14th percentile.

NSTG Stock Summary

  • With a price/sales ratio of 10.97, NanoString Technologies Inc has a higher such ratio than 86.7% of stocks in our set.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 24.24%, NanoString Technologies Inc's debt growth rate surpasses 75.93% of about US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, NSTG is more volatile than 78.08% of stocks we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to NanoString Technologies Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be AMWL, OTRK, IQ, URGN, and EGRX.
  • 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 19.8; this is 421.05% higher than that of the median Healthcare stock.
  • Over the past 100 months, NSTG's EV/EBIT ratio has gone down 25.8.
  • NSTG's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down 25.8 over the prior 100 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for NSTG.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
NSTG 2021-08-31 19.8 12.1 -26.7 -31.6
NSTG 2021-08-30 19.8 12.0 -26.7 -31.5
NSTG 2021-08-27 19.6 11.9 -26.4 -31.3
NSTG 2021-08-26 19.0 11.6 -25.6 -30.4
NSTG 2021-08-25 19.3 11.7 -26.0 -30.8
NSTG 2021-08-24 19.6 11.9 -26.4 -31.2

NSTG Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year revenue growth rate is now at 89.27%.
  • Its 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -367.06%.
  • Its year over year revenue growth rate is now at -1.73%.
NSTG's revenue has moved up $33,750,000 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
2021-12-31 145.085 -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
2020-12-31 117.316 -81.662 -110.078
2020-09-30 117.985 -90.318 -63.087

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 $15.75 52-week high $70.40
Prev. close $15.64 52-week low $13.52
Day low $15.28 Volume 998,100
Day high $16.05 Avg. volume 751,842
50-day MA $24.24 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $38.64 Market Cap 731.05M

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 Presentation from the 42nd Annual Cowen Health Care Conference

SEATTLE, February 24, 2022--NanoString to webcast presentation from the 42nd Annual Cowen Health Care conference.

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

NanoString to Showcase CosMx Spatial Molecular Imager at 4th Annual Spatial Genomics Summit, Feb. 28

SEATTLE, February 24, 2022--NanoString to unveil CosMx™ Spatial Molecular Imager at the fourth annual virtual Spatial Genomics Summit on Monday, Feb. 28 from 8-10 a.m. (PST).

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

NanoString Expands Partnership with Leica Biosystems to Accelerate Spatial Discoveries with Automated Workflow

SEATTLE, February 23, 2022--NanoString's fully automated GeoMx RNA workflow reduces hands-on time, allowing users to prepare up to 30 slides in one day with high reproducibility.

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

NanoString Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: NSTG) Does It Provide Stability And Growth?

NanoString Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:NSTG) shares, rose in value on Friday, 02/18/22, with the stock price down by -2.32% to the previous days close as strong demand from buyers drove the stock to $31.72. Actively observing the price movement in the last trading, the stock closed the session at $32.47, falling within a range of $31.48 NanoString Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: NSTG) Does It Provide Stability And Growth? Read More »

Stocks Register | February 19, 2022

NanoString to Webcast Presentation from the 11th Annual SVB Leerink Global Healthcare Conference

SEATTLE, February 09, 2022--NanoString to present at 11th Annual SVB Leerink Healthcare Conference.

Yahoo | February 9, 2022

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NSTG Price Returns

1-mo -19.52%
3-mo -56.36%
6-mo -62.16%
1-year -69.68%
3-year -43.26%
5-year -14.40%
YTD -62.70%
2021 -36.86%
2020 140.40%
2019 87.59%
2018 98.53%
2017 -66.50%

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