Brokerages Anticipate Agile Therapeutics, Inc. (AGRX) Will Announce Earnings of -$0.25 Per Share
Wall Street brokerages expect Agile Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AGRX) to post ($0.25) earnings per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zero analysts have issued estimates for Agile Therapeutics’ earnings, with estimates ranging from ($0.27) to ($0.24). Agile Therapeutics reported earnings per share of ($0.27) in the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive year over year growth rate of 7.4%. The company is expected to announce its next earnings report on Monday, November 6th.
On average, analysts expect that Agile Therapeutics will report full year earnings of ($1.02) per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from ($1.07) to ($0.94). For the next financial year, analysts expect that the company will post earnings of ($1.01) per share, with EPS estimates ranging from ($1.85) to ($0.59). Zacks’ earnings per share calculations are an average based on a survey of analysts that cover Agile Therapeutics.
Agile Therapeutics (NASDAQ:AGRX) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, July 28th. The specialty pharmaceutical company reported ($0.26) EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.28) by $0.02. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted ($0.29) EPS.
AGRX has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. ValuEngine raised Agile Therapeutics from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, July 8th. Royal Bank Of Canada set a $8.00 target price on Agile Therapeutics and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Sunday, July 16th. HC Wainwright initiated coverage on Agile Therapeutics in a research note on Wednesday, July 19th. They set a “buy” rating and a $10.00 target price on the stock. Janney Montgomery Scott reissued a “buy” rating and set a $15.00 target price on shares of Agile Therapeutics in a research note on Friday, July 21st. Finally, Noble Financial reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Agile Therapeutics in a research note on Sunday, July 30th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $10.20.
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In other news, Chairman Alfred Altomari purchased 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, August 25th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $3.34 per share, for a total transaction of $33,400.00. Following the acquisition, the chairman now directly owns 161,587 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $539,700.58. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Company insiders own 3.50% of the company’s stock.
A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in AGRX. Royal Bank of Canada grew its holdings in Agile Therapeutics by 608.0% during the 2nd quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 32,497 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $122,000 after buying an additional 27,907 shares in the last quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC purchased a new position in Agile Therapeutics during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $122,000. Susquehanna International Group LLP purchased a new position in Agile Therapeutics during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $205,000. LMR Partners LLP purchased a new position in Agile Therapeutics during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $211,000. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. purchased a new position in Agile Therapeutics during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $309,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 67.59% of the company’s stock.
Shares of Agile Therapeutics (NASDAQ AGRX) traded up 0.20% during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $5.00. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 152,346 shares. The stock’s market capitalization is $144.03 million. Agile Therapeutics has a 12-month low of $1.82 and a 12-month high of $7.80. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $4.30 and its 200-day moving average price is $3.80.
Agile Therapeutics Company Profile
Agile Therapeutics, Inc is a women’s health specialty pharmaceutical company. The Company is focused in the development and commercialization of prescription contraceptive products. The Company has developed a transdermal patch technology, called Skinfusion. The Company’s lead product candidate is Twirla, also known as AG200-15, is a combined hormonal contraceptive (CHC) patch.
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