CARA:NSD-Cara Therapeutics, Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Biotechnology | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 28.31

Change

-0.21 (-0.74)%

Market Cap

USD 1.42B

Volume

1.23M

Average Target Price

N/A
Average Analyst Rating

N/A

Fundamental Analysis

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About

Cara Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on developing and commercializing chemical entities with a primary focus on pruritus and pain by selectively targeting kappa opioid receptors in the United States. The company is developing product candidates that target the body's peripheral nervous system and immune cells. Its lead product candidate includes KORSUVA (CR845/ difelikefalin) injection, which is in Phase III clinical trial for the treatment of patients with moderate-to-severe chronic kidney disease-associated pruritus (CKD-aP) undergoing hemodialysis. The company is also developing Oral KORSUVA (CR845/difelikefalin), which has completed Phase II clinical trial for the treatment of pruritus in stage III-V CKD patients; in Phase II clinical trial for treating pruritus chronic liver disease; and in Phase II clinical trial for the treatment of pruritus associated with atopic dermatitis. In addition, it is developing CR845/difelikefalin Injection, which has completed Phase II/III clinical trial for the treatment of acute post-operative pain. The company has license agreements with Maruishi Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd to develop, manufacture, and commercialize drug products containing CR845/difelikefalin for acute pain and uremic pruritus in Japan; and Chong Kun Dang Pharmaceutical Corporation to develop, manufacture, and commercialize drug products containing CR845/difelikefalin in South Korea. Cara Therapeutics, Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut.

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Biotechnology)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 87.11% 96% A 95% A
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 87.11% 96% A 95% A
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 100.78% 73% C 68% D+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 100.78% 73% C 68% D+
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 282.57% 85% B 85% B
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 282.57% 85% B 85% B
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 29.31% 62% D- 78% C+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 29.31% 62% D- 78% C+
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 63.53% 47% F 25% F
Risk Adjusted Return 46.14% 72% C- 67% D+
Market Capitalization 1.42B 78% C+ 68% D+
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Biotechnology)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 161.13 7% F 9% F
Price/Book Ratio 5.51 42% F 32% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio -259.25 98% A+ 97% A+
EV/EBITDA 213.70 5% F 6% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 3.86% 93% A 61% D-
Return on Invested Capital 2.79% 89% B+ 60% D-
Return on Assets 1.34% 93% A 64% D
Debt to Equity Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 6.01 30% F 14% F
Short Percent 6.21% 52% F 33% F
Beta 1.31 55% F 40% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

Superior Revenue Growth

This stock has shown top quartile revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

What to not like:
High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Negative cashflow

The company had negative total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.