MannKind Corporation [MNKD] moved down -6.10: Why It’s Important


MannKind Corporation [NASDAQ: MNKD] loss -6.10% or -0.25 points to close at $3.85 with a heavy trading volume of 3981540 shares. The company report on January 5, 2022 that MannKind Corporation to Participate in H.C. Wainwright Bioconnect Conference.

MannKind Corporation (Nasdaq: MNKD), a company focused on the development and commercialization of inhaled therapeutic products for patients with endocrine and orphan lung diseases, announced today that its Chief Executive Officer Michael Castagna, PharmD, will present at the H.C. Wainwright Bioconnect Conference which will be available on demand starting on January 10, 2022.

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Interested parties can access a link to the on demand webcast of the presentation from the Events & Presentations section of the Company’s website at The webcast replay may be accessed at the same location for 14 days.

It opened the trading session at $4.125, the shares rose to $4.13 and dropped to $3.84, the range by which the price of stock traded the whole day. The daily chart for MNKD points out that the company has recorded -13.68% loss over the past six months. However, it is still -23.4% lower than its most recent low trading price.

If we look at the average trading volume of 2.58M shares, MNKD reached to a volume of 3981540 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

Here is what top equities market gurus are saying about MannKind Corporation [MNKD]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for MNKD shares is $6.25 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on MNKD stock is a recommendation set at 1.70. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.

RBC Capital Mkts have made an estimate for MannKind Corporation shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Sector Perform, with their previous recommendation back on May 14, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Oppenheimer raised their target price to Outperform. The new note on the price target was released on December 24, 2019, representing the official price target for MannKind Corporation stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $3, while Cantor Fitzgerald analysts kept a Overweight rating on MNKD stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for MannKind Corporation is set at 0.20, with the Price to Sales ratio for MNKD stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 12.09.

Trading performance analysis for MNKD stock

MannKind Corporation [MNKD] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -5.17. With this latest performance, MNKD shares dropped by -7.00% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -13.68% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 21.84% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for MNKD stock in for the last two-week period is set at 33.82, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 28.12, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 37.56 for MannKind Corporation [MNKD]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 4.48, while it was recorded at 4.06 for the last single week of trading, and 4.47 for the last 200 days.

MannKind Corporation [MNKD]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and MannKind Corporation [MNKD] shares currently have an operating margin of -38.05 and a Gross Margin at +62.17. MannKind Corporation’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -87.87.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, MannKind Corporation [MNKD] managed to generate an average of -$237,510 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 16.85 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.64.MannKind Corporation’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 3.00 and a Current Ratio set at 3.20.

MannKind Corporation [MNKD]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis

The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for MNKD. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for MannKind Corporation go to 35.60%.

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An analysis of insider ownership at MannKind Corporation [MNKD]

There are presently around $409 million, or 44.00% of MNKD stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of MNKD stocks are: BLACKROCK INC. with ownership of 21,668,450, which is approximately -0.976% of the company’s market cap and around 1.70% of the total institutional ownership; STATE STREET CORP, holding 13,418,079 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $51.66 million in MNKD stocks shares; and VANGUARD GROUP INC, currently with $46.13 million in MNKD stock with ownership of nearly -7.087% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in MannKind Corporation stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of March and at the time of the March reporting period, where 82 institutional holders increased their position in MannKind Corporation [NASDAQ:MNKD] by around 6,830,186 shares. Additionally, 58 investors decreased positions by around 9,456,296 shares, while 55 investors held positions by with 90,043,871 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 106,330,353 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. MNKD stock had 28 new institutional investments in for a total of 2,040,113 shares, while 15 institutional investors sold positions of 306,149 shares during the same period.