Analysts expect Galena Biopharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:GALE) to announce earnings of ($0.15) per share for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Zero analysts have provided estimates for Galena Biopharma’s earnings. Galena Biopharma posted earnings of $1.20 per share in the same quarter last year, which would suggest a negative year-over-year growth rate of 112.5%. The business is scheduled to report its next earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Galena Biopharma will report full year earnings of ($0.56) per share for the current financial year. For the next financial year, analysts forecast that the firm will report earnings of ($0.86) per share. Zacks’ EPS averages are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side research analysts that that provide coverage for Galena Biopharma.

Galena Biopharma (NASDAQ:GALE) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, May 10th. The biotechnology company reported ($0.09) EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.22) by $0.13. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted ($0.07) EPS.

A number of equities analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Galena Biopharma from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $0.75 price target for the company in a report on Monday, March 20th. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Galena Biopharma from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Friday, June 2nd.

An institutional investor recently bought a new position in Galena Biopharma stock. Renaissance Technologies LLC purchased a new position in shares of Galena Biopharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:GALE) during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund purchased 1,600,275 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock, valued at approximately $976,000. Renaissance Technologies LLC owned about 4.45% of Galena Biopharma at the end of the most recent quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 22.03% of the company’s stock.

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Galena Biopharma (NASDAQ GALE) traded up 0.6485% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $0.5898. 138,489 shares of the stock were exchanged. Galena Biopharma has a one year low of $0.52 and a one year high of $11.18. The company’s market cap is $22.08 million. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $0.57 and a 200-day moving average price of $0.97.

Galena Biopharma Company Profile

Galena Biopharma, Inc is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company focuses on developing and commercializing targeted oncology therapeutics that address unmet medical needs. The Company’s development portfolio ranges from mid- to late-stage clinical assets, including cancer immunotherapy program led by NeuVax (nelipepimut-S), GALE-301 and GALE-302.

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