RBC Capital Mkts lifts MannKind Corporation [MNKD] price estimate. Who else is bullish?

MannKind Corporation [NASDAQ: MNKD] loss -3.35% on the last trading session, reaching $4.62 price per share at the time. The company report on March 7, 2023 that MannKind Corporation to Participate in Oppenheimer 33rd Annual Healthcare Conference.

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Interested parties can access a link to the webcast from the News & Events section of the Company’s website at Events & Presentations. The webcast replay will remain available for 14 days following the live presentation.

MannKind Corporation represents 263.45 million in outstanding shares, while the company has a total market value of $1.20 billion with the latest information. MNKD stock price has been found in the range of $4.58 to $4.81.

If compared to the average trading volume of 3.83M shares, MNKD reached a trading volume of 5744193 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 $6.67 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 0.25, with the Price to Sales ratio for MNKD stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 12.07.

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 -3.95. With this latest performance, MNKD shares dropped by -12.00% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 22.87% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 43.03% 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 35.91, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 29.05, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 40.81 for MannKind Corporation [MNKD]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 5.08, while it was recorded at 4.76 for the last single week of trading, and 4.21 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 -69.08 and a Gross Margin at +42.37. MannKind Corporation’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -87.60.

MannKind Corporation’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 3.20 and a Current Ratio set at 3.50.

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%.

An analysis of insider ownership at MannKind Corporation [MNKD]

There are presently around $629 million, or 50.30% of MNKD stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of MNKD stocks are: BLACKROCK INC. with ownership of 21,008,795, which is approximately 3.655% of the company’s market cap and around 2.20% of the total institutional ownership; STATE STREET CORP, holding 17,258,797 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $79.74 million in MNKD stocks shares; and VANGUARD GROUP INC, currently with $63.13 million in MNKD stock with ownership of nearly 4.225% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in MannKind Corporation stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of Thursday and at the time of the Thursday reporting period, where 100 institutional holders increased their position in MannKind Corporation [NASDAQ:MNKD] by around 20,225,949 shares. Additionally, 67 investors decreased positions by around 14,061,415 shares, while 46 investors held positions by with 101,865,484 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 136,152,848 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. MNKD stock had 36 new institutional investments in for a total of 2,924,869 shares, while 23 institutional investors sold positions of 2,242,262 shares during the same period.


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