VolitionRX Ltd (NYSEAMERICAN:VNRX) – Zacks Investment Research lowered their FY2017 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for VolitionRX in a research report issued on Wednesday. Zacks Investment Research analyst B. Marckx now expects that the medical research company will post earnings per share of ($0.56) for the year, down from their prior forecast of ($0.55). Zacks Investment Research also issued estimates for VolitionRX’s Q4 2017 earnings at ($0.16) EPS, FY2018 earnings at ($0.51) EPS and FY2019 earnings at ($0.41) EPS.

Separately, HC Wainwright set a $10.00 target price on shares of VolitionRX and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, August 11th.

Shares of VolitionRX (NYSEAMERICAN VNRX) opened at $3.23 on Monday. VolitionRX has a 1 year low of $2.08 and a 1 year high of $5.45.

A number of large investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Bank of New York Mellon Corp grew its holdings in VolitionRX by 177.1% during the 2nd quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 30,376 shares of the medical research company’s stock valued at $108,000 after purchasing an additional 19,414 shares during the last quarter. Leisure Capital Management bought a new position in VolitionRX during the 3rd quarter valued at about $193,000. Finally, Lagoda Investment Management L.P. grew its holdings in VolitionRX by 6.4% during the 3rd quarter. Lagoda Investment Management L.P. now owns 3,356,754 shares of the medical research company’s stock valued at $8,828,000 after purchasing an additional 201,062 shares during the last quarter.

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About VolitionRX

VolitionRx Limited is a clinical-stage life sciences company. The Company is focused on developing blood-based diagnostic tests for detecting and diagnosing cancer and other diseases. The Company has developed approximately 30 blood-based assays to detect specific biomarkers that can be used individually or in combination to generate a profile, which forms the basis of a test for a particular cancer or disease.

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