Zacks: Analysts Expect Evoke Pharma, Inc. (EVOK) to Announce -$0.16 EPS
Wall Street brokerages forecast that Evoke Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:EVOK) will post earnings per share of ($0.16) for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Zero analysts have made estimates for Evoke Pharma’s earnings, with the highest EPS estimate coming in at ($0.15) and the lowest estimate coming in at ($0.19). Evoke Pharma reported earnings per share of ($0.24) in the same quarter last year, which would indicate a positive year over year growth rate of 33.3%. The company is expected to announce its next quarterly earnings report on Wednesday, November 8th.
According to Zacks, analysts expect that Evoke Pharma will report full-year earnings of ($0.77) per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from ($0.83) to ($0.74). For the next year, analysts expect that the business will post earnings of $0.05 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from ($0.52) to $1.16. Zacks’ earnings per share averages are an average based on a survey of research firms that follow Evoke Pharma.
Evoke Pharma (NASDAQ:EVOK) last released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August 14th. The specialty pharmaceutical company reported ($0.27) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.12) by ($0.15). During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted ($0.41) EPS.
A number of analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Seaport Global Securities reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $10.00 price objective on shares of Evoke Pharma in a research note on Friday, October 6th. HC Wainwright reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $9.00 price objective on shares of Evoke Pharma in a research note on Monday, September 18th. ValuEngine raised shares of Evoke Pharma from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, July 7th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Evoke Pharma from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 17th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. Evoke Pharma presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $8.50.
Evoke Pharma (NASDAQ:EVOK) opened at 3.88 on Thursday. The stock’s market capitalization is $59.71 million. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $3.14 and its 200-day moving average is $2.74. Evoke Pharma has a 52-week low of $1.35 and a 52-week high of $4.55.
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A hedge fund recently raised its stake in Evoke Pharma stock. Vanguard Group Inc. grew its holdings in Evoke Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:EVOK) by 15.1% in the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 523,650 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock after buying an additional 68,544 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc. owned approximately 3.40% of Evoke Pharma worth $1,341,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. 12.88% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.
About Evoke Pharma
Evoke Pharma, Inc is a specialty pharmaceutical company. The Company is focused primarily on the development of drugs to treat gastrointestinal (GI) disorders and diseases. The Company is developing EVK-001, a metoclopramide nasal spray for the relief of symptoms associated with acute and recurrent diabetic gastroparesis in women.
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