Karuna Story

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It appears Karuna Therapeutics may not recover as fast as we have hopped for as its price went down 1.07% today. Karuna Therapeutics's current daily volatility is 3.44 percent, with a beta of -0.05 and an alpha of 0.17 over DOW. While some millenniums are indifferent towards current market swings, it makes sense to break down Karuna Therapeutics based on its technical indicators. Why are we still confident in our projection for a recovery.
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How risky is Karuna Therapeutics after the current volatility rise?
Karuna Therapeutics currently holds roughly 367.58 M in cash with (39.37 M) of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 13.81. Macroaxis provides trade recommendations on Karuna Therapeutics to complement and cross-verify current analyst consensus on Karuna Therapeutics. Our advice engine determines the firm's potential to grow exclusively from the perspective of an investor's current risk tolerance and investing horizon.
Investing in Karuna Therapeutics, just like investing in any other equity instrument, is characterized by a strong risk-return correlation. High risks mean high returns and low risk means lower expected returns. Risk management is the act of identifying and assessing the potential risk and developing strategies to minimize these risks and earn maximum possible profits while holding Karuna Therapeutics along with other instruments in the same portfolio. Using conventional technical analysis and fundamental analysis to select individual securities into a portfolio complements risk management and adds value to overall investors' investing strategies.

How important is Karuna Therapeutics's Liquidity

Karuna Therapeutics financial leverage refers to using borrowed capital as a funding source to finance Karuna Therapeutics ongoing operations. It is usually used to expand the firm's asset base and generate returns on borrowed capital. Karuna Therapeutics financial leverage is typically calculated by taking the company's all interest-bearing debt and dividing it by total capital. So the higher the debt-to-capital ratio (i.e., financial leverage), the riskier the company. Please check the breakdown between Karuna Therapeutics's total debt and its cash.

What do experts say?

Stock analysis is a method for investors and traders to make buying and selling decisions. By studying and evaluating past and current data, investors and traders attempt to gain an edge in the markets by making informed decisions. It is good to see analyst projects for Karuna Therapeutics, but it might be worth checking our own buy vs. sell analysis

Karuna Therapeutics Correlation with Peers

Investors in Karuna can reduce exposure to individual asset risk by holding a diversified portfolio of assets in addition to a long position in Karuna Therapeutics. Diversification will allow for the same portfolio return with reduced risk. The correlation table of Karuna Therapeutics and its peers is a two-dimensional matrix that shows the correlation coefficient between pairs of securities Karuna is related in some way. The cells in the table are color-coded to highlight significantly positive and negative relationships. Each cell shows the correlation between one pair of equities and can be used to run pair trading strategies or create efficient portfolios with your current brokerage. Please check volatility of Karuna for more details

Exercise or conversion by Pande Atul of 5000 shares of Karuna Therapeutics subject to Rule 16b-3

Legal trades by Karuna Therapeutics insiders are very common, as founders, directors, or employees of any publicly traded firm often have stock or stock options. These trades are made public in the United States through the filing of Form 4 of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Below entry was recorded recently and is publicly available as an insider trade:
Karuna insider trading alert for exercise of option (right to buy) by Pande Atul, the corporate stakeholder, on 18th of September 2020. This event was filed by Karuna Therapeutics Inc with SEC on 2020-09-18. Statement of changes in beneficial ownership - SEC Form 4 [view details]   
Note, although insider trading is legal, in the United States, Canada, Australia, and Germany, for mandatory reporting purposes, corporate insiders are defined as a company's officers, directors, and any beneficial owners of more than 10% of a class of the company's equity securities.

Breaking it down a bit more

We consider Karuna Therapeutics very steady. Karuna Therapeutics has Sharpe Ratio of 0.0022, which conveys that the firm had 0.0022% of return per unit of risk over the last month. Our standpoint towards estimating the volatility of a stock is to use all available market data together with stock specific technical indicators that cannot be diversified away. We have found twenty-eight technical indicators for Karuna Therapeutics, which you can use to evaluate future volatility of the firm. Please verify Karuna Therapeutics Risk Adjusted Performance of 0.0746, downside deviation of 3.36, and Mean Deviation of 2.8 to check out if the risk estimate we provide is consistent with the expected return of 0.0074%.
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Will Karuna investors exit after the slide?

The maximum drawdown is down to 16.71 as of today. Karuna Therapeutics shows above-average downside volatility for the selected time horizon. We advise investors to inspect Karuna Therapeutics further and ensure that all market timing and asset allocation strategies are consistent with the estimation of Karuna Therapeutics future alpha.

The Current Takeaway on Karuna Therapeutics Investment

While other companies in the biotechnology industry are either recovering or due for a correction, Karuna Therapeutics may not be performing as strong as the other in terms of long-term growth potentials. The inconsistency in the assessment between current Karuna valuation and our trade advice on Karuna Therapeutics is due to the recent market swings and your selection of investing horizon. Please use our equity advice module to run different scenarios to ensure your current risk level and investment horizon are fully reflective of your current investing preferences in regards to Karuna Therapeutics.

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