Wall Street brokerages predict that XOMA Co. (NASDAQ:XOMA) will post earnings of ($0.52) per share for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two analysts have provided estimates for XOMA’s earnings, with estimates ranging from ($0.99) to ($0.15). XOMA reported earnings of ($2.30) per share during the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year-over-year growth rate of 77.4%. The business is scheduled to report its next earnings results on Tuesday, May 8th.
According to Zacks, analysts expect that XOMA will report full year earnings of ($1.24) per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from ($1.80) to ($0.85). For the next financial year, analysts anticipate that the company will post earnings of ($1.09) per share, with EPS estimates ranging from ($1.32) to ($0.65). Zacks Investment Research’s EPS calculations are an average based on a survey of research analysts that that provide coverage for XOMA.
XOMA (NASDAQ:XOMA) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, March 7th. The biotechnology company reported ($0.16) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.35) by $0.19. XOMA had a negative return on equity of 130.44% and a net margin of 27.49%. The firm had revenue of $5.36 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.12 million.
NASDAQ:XOMA opened at $20.90 on Friday. XOMA has a 1-year low of $5.86 and a 1-year high of $37.25. The company has a current ratio of 5.96, a quick ratio of 5.96 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.52. The stock has a market capitalization of $174.14, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.33 and a beta of 3.05.
Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Bank of Montreal Can acquired a new stake in shares of XOMA during the fourth quarter worth about $138,000. Acadian Asset Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of XOMA during the fourth quarter worth about $152,000. Gotham Asset Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of XOMA during the fourth quarter worth about $267,000. Wells Fargo & Company MN raised its position in shares of XOMA by 4,288.9% during the fourth quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 8,295 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock worth $295,000 after purchasing an additional 8,106 shares during the period. Finally, Alps Advisors Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of XOMA during the fourth quarter worth about $321,000. 38.90% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.
XOMA Company Profile
XOMA Corporation is a development-stage biotechnology company. The Company focuses on the discovery and development of monoclonal antibody-based therapeutics. It has five products in its endocrine portfolio, two of which are developed as part of its XOMA Metabolism (XMet) platform. Its products include XOMA 358, XOMA 129, XOMA 213 and Gevokizumab.
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