Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, drug developer Ironwood Pharmaceuticals
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Ironwood's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Cambridge, Mass. (1998)|
|Market Cap||$1.4 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$50.5 million|
|Management||Co-Founder/CEO Peter Hecht
COO/CFO Michael Higgins
|Trailing-12-Month Return on Equity||(49.5%)|
|Cash/Debt||$175.1 million / $709 thousand|
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 26% of the 31 members who have rated Ironwood believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Just a "technical" short on Ironwood as they bounce back up over [$13 per share] from a recent trough. Equilibrium value seems to be about [$12] as the company glides eventlessly toward the linaclotide PDUFA in late June. I could just as easily have green thumbed below [$11] a couple of weeks ago but I feel more comfortable on the short side since I think the stock will likely sell off after approval. I've been right seven or eight times already, so what the heck.
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