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NanoString Technologies Inc (NSTG) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on December 31, 2018

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NanoString Technologies Inc (NSTG) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2018. NanoString Technologies Inc is a biotechnology company. It develops, manufactures and sells products that unlock scientifically valuable and clinically actionable genomic information from minute amounts of tissue. NanoString Technologies Inc has a market cap of $916.930 million; its shares were traded at around $29.74 with and P/S ratio of 7.02. NanoString Technologies Inc had annual average EBITDA growth of 38.00% over the past five years.


For the last quarter NanoString Technologies Inc reported a revenue of $30.0 million, compared with the revenue of $35.23 million during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $106.7 million, a decrease of 7.1% from the previous year. For the last five years NanoString Technologies Inc had an average revenue growth rate of 29.6% a year.

The reported loss per diluted share was $2.78 for the year, compared with the loss per share of $2.4 in the previous year. The NanoString Technologies Inc had an operating margin of -65.02%, compared with the operating margin of -33.24% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of NanoString Technologies Inc is -68.84%. The profitability rank of the company is 2 (out of 10).

At the end of the fiscal year, NanoString Technologies Inc has the cash and cash equivalents of $24.4 million, compared with $26.1 million in the previous year. The long term debt was $58.4 million, compared with $48.9 million in the previous year. NanoString Technologies Inc has a financial strength rank of 4 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $29.74, NanoString Technologies Inc is traded at 76.1% premium to its historical median P/S valuation band of $16.89. The P/S ratio of the stock is 7.02, while the historical median P/S ratio is 3.99. The stock gained 365.93% during the past 12 months.

Directors and Officers Recent Trades:

  • SVP, Operations Mary Tedd Allen sold 11,250 shares of NSTG stock on 03/01/2019 at the average price of $25.16. The price of the stock has increased by 18.2% since.

For the complete 20-year historical financial data of NSTG, click here.

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