Wall Street brokerages expect Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:INO) to post ($0.20) earnings per share (EPS) for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Three analysts have issued estimates for Inovio Pharmaceuticals’ earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is ($0.29) and the highest is ($0.07). Inovio Pharmaceuticals posted earnings per share of ($0.08) in the same quarter last year, which would indicate a negative year-over-year growth rate of 150%. The company is scheduled to announce its next earnings results on Tuesday, August 6th.
On average, analysts expect that Inovio Pharmaceuticals will report full-year earnings of ($0.99) per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from ($1.01) to ($0.93). For the next fiscal year, analysts anticipate that the company will post earnings of ($1.05) per share, with EPS estimates ranging from ($1.22) to ($0.93). Zacks Investment Research’s EPS calculations are an average based on a survey of sell-side research firms that cover Inovio Pharmaceuticals.
Inovio Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:INO) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, May 9th. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($0.30) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.29) by ($0.01). The business had revenue of $2.83 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.44 million. Inovio Pharmaceuticals had a negative net margin of 295.24% and a negative return on equity of 97.95%.
Shares of INO traded down $0.05 during trading hours on Wednesday, reaching $3.49. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 33,622 shares, compared to its average volume of 850,671. The company has a market capitalization of $349.98 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of -3.31 and a beta of 1.70. Inovio Pharmaceuticals has a 1-year low of $3.02 and a 1-year high of $6.30. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.02, a current ratio of 4.92 and a quick ratio of 4.92.
Institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. SG Americas Securities LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Inovio Pharmaceuticals in the first quarter worth approximately $40,000. Quantamental Technologies LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Inovio Pharmaceuticals during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $43,000. Amalgamated Bank purchased a new stake in shares of Inovio Pharmaceuticals during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $50,000. Pembroke Management LTD purchased a new stake in shares of Inovio Pharmaceuticals during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $52,000. Finally, Fox Run Management L.L.C. purchased a new stake in shares of Inovio Pharmaceuticals during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $58,000. 40.50% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
About Inovio Pharmaceuticals
Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc, a late-stage biotechnology company, focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of DNA-based immunotherapies and vaccines to prevent and treat cancers and infectious diseases. Its SynCon immunotherapy design has the ability to break the immune system's tolerance of cancerous cells, as well as is intended to facilitate cross-strain protection against known, as well as new unmatched strains of pathogens, such as influenza.
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