Benitec Stock Today


USD 0.17  0.02  10.53%   

Market Performance
0 of 100
Odds Of Distress
Over 57
Benitec Biopharma is trading at 0.17 as of the 7th of December 2022, a -10.53% down since the beginning of the trading day. The stock's open price was 0.19. Benitec Biopharma has over 57 % chance of experiencing financial distress in the next 2 years of operation and has generated negative returns for investors over the last 90 days. Equity ratings for Benitec Biopharma are calculated daily based on our scoring framework. The performance scores are derived for the period starting the 7th of November 2022 and ending today, the 7th of December 2022. Click here to learn more.
Fiscal Year End
Business Domain
Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology & Life Sciences
IPO Date
18th of August 2015
Health Care
Benitec Biopharma Inc., a development-stage biotechnology company, focuses on the development of novel genetic medicines. The company was incorporated in 1995 and is headquartered in Hayward, California. Benitec Biopharma operates under Biotechnology classification in the United States and is traded on NASDAQ Exchange. The company has 27.98 M outstanding shares of which 165.18 K shares are currently shorted by private and institutional investors with about 0.2 trading days to cover. More on Benitec Biopharma

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Benitec Biopharma Stock Highlights

Most reasonable investors view market volatility as an opportunity to invest at a favorable price or to sell short against a bearish trend. Benitec Biopharma's investment highlights are automatically generated signals that are significant enough to either complement your investing judgment regarding Benitec Biopharma or challenge it. These highlights can help you better understand the position you are entering and avoid costly mistakes.
Benitec Biopharma generated a negative expected return over the last 90 days
Benitec Biopharma has high historical volatility and very poor performance
Benitec Biopharma has some characteristics of a very speculative penny stock
Benitec Biopharma has high likelihood to experience some financial distress in the next 2 years
The company reported the previous year's revenue of 73 K. Net Loss for the year was (18.21 M) with profit before overhead, payroll, taxes, and interest of 64 K.
Benitec Biopharma currently holds about 4.06 M in cash with (15.9 M) of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 0.5, which can makes it an attractive takeover target, given it will continue generating positive cash flow.
Roughly 58.0% of the company shares are held by institutions such as insurance companies
Latest headline from Insiders who placed huge bets on Benitec Biopharma Inc. earlier this year would be disappointed with the 12 percent drop - Simply Wall St
ChairmanPeter Francis
Fama & French Classification
Average Analyst Recommendation
Analysts covering Benitec Biopharma report their recommendations after researching Benitec Biopharma's financial statements, talking to executives and customers, or listening in on Benitec Biopharma's conference calls. The current trade recommendation is based on an ongoing consensus estimate among financial analysts covering Benitec Biopharma. The Benitec consensus assessment is calculated by taking the average forecast from all of the analysts covering Benitec Biopharma.
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Benitec Biopharma (BNTC) is traded on NASDAQ Exchange in USA and employs 18 people. Benitec Biopharma is listed under Biotechnology category by Fama And French industry classification. The company currently falls under 'Nano-Cap' category with a current market capitalization of 4.61 M. Market capitalization usually refers to the total value of a company's stock within the entire market. To calculate Benitec Biopharma's market, we take the total number of its shares issued and multiply it by Benitec Biopharma's current market price. To manage market risk and economic uncertainty, many investors today build portfolios that are diversified across equities with different market capitalizations. However, as a general rule, conservative investors tend to hold large-cap stocks, and those looking for more risk prefer small-cap and mid-cap equities. Benitec Biopharma conducts business under Biotechnology sector and is part of Health Care industry. The entity has 27.98 M outstanding shares of which 165.18 K shares are currently shorted by private and institutional investors with about 0.2 trading days to cover. Benitec Biopharma currently holds about 4.06 M in cash with (15.9 M) of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 0.5, which can makes it an attractive takeover target, given it will continue generating positive cash flow.
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Benitec Biopharma retains a total of 27.98 Million outstanding shares. Over half of Benitec Biopharma outstanding shares are owned by other corporate entities. These other corporate entities are typically referred to corporate investors that acquire positions in a given instrument to benefit from reduced trade commissions. Consequently, these institutions are subject to different rules and regulation than regular investors in Benitec Biopharma. Please watch out for any change in the institutional holdings of Benitec Biopharma as this could mean something significant has changed or about to change at the company. Remember, it does not matter who owns the company or if the company is currently losing money. If the true value of the company is more than the market pays for it currently, you can still have a good investment opportunity.

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Benitec Stock Price Odds Analysis

What are Benitec Biopharma's target price odds to finish over the current price? Depending on a normal probability distribution, the odds of Benitec Biopharma jumping above the current price in 90 days from now is about 78.4%. The Benitec Biopharma probability density function shows the probability of Benitec Biopharma stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days. Given the investment horizon of 90 days the stock has a beta coefficient of 1.231 suggesting as the benchmark fluctuates upward, the company is expected to outperform it on average. However, if the benchmark returns are projected to be negative, Benitec Biopharma will likely underperform. Additionally, the company has a negative alpha, implying that the risk taken by holding this instrument is not justified. Benitec Biopharma is significantly underperforming NYSE Composite.
  Odds Below 0.17HorizonTargetOdds Above 0.17
21.55%90 days
Based on a normal probability distribution, the odds of Benitec Biopharma to move above the current price in 90 days from now is about 78.4 (This Benitec Biopharma probability density function shows the probability of Benitec Stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days) .

Benitec Biopharma Risk Profiles

Investors will always prefer to have the highest possible return on investment while minimizing volatility. Benitec Biopharma market risk premium is the additional return an investor will receive from holding Benitec Biopharma long position in a well-diversified portfolio. The market premium is part of the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM), which most analysts and investors use to calculate the acceptable rate of return on investment in Benitec Biopharma. At the center of the CAPM is the concept of risk and reward, which is usually communicated by investors using alpha and beta measures. Although Benitec Biopharma's alpha and beta are two of the key measurements used to evaluate Benitec Biopharma's performance over the market, the standard measures of volatility play an important role as well.

Benitec Stock Against Markets

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Benitec Biopharma Corporate Directors

Benitec Biopharma corporate directors refer to members of a Benitec Biopharma board of directors. The board of directors generally takes responsibility for the Benitec Biopharma's affairs and long-term direction of the entity. A corporate director does not make decisions for the corporation on his own. As a member of the board of directors, she or he must function as a part of a group that makes decisions on behalf of the business only by the board of directors' meetings. To pass a resolution, a majority of Benitec Biopharma's board members must vote for the resolution. The Benitec Biopharma board of directors' duties also include the election, removal, and supervision of officers, including the adoption, amendment, and repeal of bylaws.
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Is Benitec Biopharma's industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of Benitec Biopharma. If investors know Benitec will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about Benitec Biopharma listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
Market Capitalization
4.6 M
Quarterly Revenue Growth YOY
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The market value of Benitec Biopharma is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Benitec that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Benitec Biopharma's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Benitec Biopharma's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Benitec Biopharma's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Benitec Biopharma's underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Benitec Biopharma's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Benitec Biopharma value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Benitec Biopharma's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.