Aptose Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:APTO) (TSE:APS) has been assigned a $4.00 price target by equities researchers at HC Wainwright in a note issued to investors on Monday. The firm presently has a “buy” rating on the biotechnology company’s stock. HC Wainwright’s price objective suggests a potential upside of 196.30% from the company’s current price.

Several other equities research analysts have also issued reports on the stock. Roth Capital restated a “buy” rating and set a $5.00 price target on shares of Aptose Biosciences in a research note on Monday, October 23rd. ValuEngine lowered shares of Aptose Biosciences from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Aptose Biosciences from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $1.50 price target for the company in a research note on Monday, August 14th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $5.90.

Shares of Aptose Biosciences (APTO) traded up 9.63% during midday trading on Monday, hitting $1.48. The stock had a trading volume of 469,736 shares. Aptose Biosciences has a 52 week low of $0.78 and a 52 week high of $1.79. The company’s market cap is $35.56 million. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $1.48 and its 200 day moving average price is $1.31.

Aptose Biosciences (NASDAQ:APTO) (TSE:APS) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. The biotechnology company reported ($0.11) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.18) by $0.07. On average, equities analysts forecast that Aptose Biosciences will post ($0.88) earnings per share for the current year.

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Aptose Biosciences Company Profile

Aptose Biosciences Inc (Aptose) is a clinical-stage biotechnology company. The Company is engaged in the development of anticancer drugs that target specific epigenetic processes and signal transduction abnormalities that underlie a particular life-threatening malignancy. Its product pipeline includes cancer drug candidates that exert activity as stand-alone agents and that enhance the activities of other anticancer agents without causing overlapping toxicities.

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