Headlines about Nantkwest (NASDAQ:NK) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Nantkwest earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the biotechnology company an impact score of 45.5387316477831 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Nantkwest (NASDAQ:NK) opened at $4.62 on Monday. The company has a current ratio of 5.47, a quick ratio of 5.47 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.01. Nantkwest has a 1-year low of $2.71 and a 1-year high of $8.45. The company has a market cap of $367.08, a PE ratio of -3.64 and a beta of 3.41.
Several equities analysts recently issued reports on NK shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Nantkwest from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $5.00 target price for the company in a research note on Friday. Raymond James Financial reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Nantkwest in a research note on Monday, December 11th. Finally, BidaskClub lowered Nantkwest from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Friday, September 22nd. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $5.25.
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