Kala Pharmaceuticals Inc. (KALA) shares are trading at higher $7.78 and the avg recommendation for the stock is Strong Buy.
To add more color to this target, the company’s high over the last year is $14.68 and the low is $3.24. Over the last 52 weeks, KALA is up 89.76% while the S&P 500 is up 10.68%. The catalyst for this interesting swing was the company’s recent earnings report.
A Notable Earnings Report
In the last quarter, KALA reported a profit of $74000.0. Kala Pharmaceuticals Inc. also saw revenues increase to $0.83 million. In addition, KALA has free cash flow of -$40.05 million as of 06-2020. The company’s EBITDA came in at -$20.8 million which compares well with its peers.
KALA Return on Equity (ROE) is -105.40%, and its Return on Assets is -44.10%. All told, it is clear that, KALA needs to be on your watchlist.
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Of course, we must look beyond the financials and question how well those numbers represent the sustainable earnings power of the business. Investors need to know how sustainable this current run. KALA has a short ratio of 6.50 and outstanding shares of 55.70M.
KALA has seen increased volume after this news and investors are putting their support behind the value proposition. Traders will also note the company’s earnings per share came in at -2.26. Kala Pharmaceuticals Inc. KALA also noted assets of $245.51 million at the end of the last quarter. Investors should also keep an eye on sector updates as KALA has historically followed its peers on positive news.
All told, Kala Pharmaceuticals Inc. KALA has strung together solid data and demonstrated underlying fundamentals. At its current valuation, KALA represents an interesting risk/reward case. Traders should stay tuned to see if this recent report will push the stock to test recent resistance levels.
Kala Pharmaceuticals Inc. KALA is now commanding a market cap of 422.07M and a float of 55.36M. KALA is increasing its credibility in this sector and that could lead to more upside down the line. Sign-up for continuing coverage on shares of KALA stock, as well as other hot stock picks, get our free newsletter today and get our next breakout pick!
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