Wall Street analysts expect Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:NBIX) to post $75.70 million in sales for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Eight analysts have made estimates for Neurocrine Biosciences’ earnings, with the highest sales estimate coming in at $84.60 million and the lowest estimate coming in at $57.00 million. The firm is scheduled to announce its next earnings report on Tuesday, February 13th.

On average, analysts expect that Neurocrine Biosciences will report full year sales of $75.70 million for the current year, with estimates ranging from $65.10 million to $151.67 million. For the next year, analysts expect that the business will report sales of $313.38 million per share, with estimates ranging from $196.30 million to $511.00 million. Zacks’ sales averages are a mean average based on a survey of research analysts that cover Neurocrine Biosciences.

Neurocrine Biosciences (NASDAQ:NBIX) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 1st. The company reported ($0.13) EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.49) by $0.36. The firm had revenue of $60.77 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $29.38 million. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned ($0.43) EPS.

A number of equities research analysts have recently commented on NBIX shares. Robert W. Baird reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $84.00 price objective on shares of Neurocrine Biosciences in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. Piper Jaffray Companies reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $76.00 price objective on shares of Neurocrine Biosciences in a research note on Wednesday, October 25th. Jefferies Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $69.00 price objective (up previously from $66.00) on shares of Neurocrine Biosciences in a research note on Tuesday, October 3rd. Deutsche Bank reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $79.00 target price on shares of Neurocrine Biosciences in a research report on Thursday, November 2nd. Finally, BMO Capital Markets reiterated an “outperform” rating and set a $84.00 target price on shares of Neurocrine Biosciences in a research report on Thursday, October 5th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and eighteen have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $78.88.

Shares of Neurocrine Biosciences (NASDAQ:NBIX) opened at $73.60 on Friday. Neurocrine Biosciences has a one year low of $37.35 and a one year high of $75.98. The company has a current ratio of 14.38, a quick ratio of 14.37 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.05.

In other news, insider Christopher Flint Obrien sold 52,817 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, September 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $57.50, for a total transaction of $3,036,977.50. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 101,790 shares in the company, valued at approximately $5,852,925. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Also, insider Kyle Gano sold 24,818 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $71.05, for a total value of $1,763,318.90. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 84,596 shares in the company, valued at approximately $6,010,545.80. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 150,710 shares of company stock worth $9,758,593 in the last quarter. Insiders own 4.80% of the company’s stock.

A number of hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in NBIX. Janus Henderson Group PLC purchased a new position in Neurocrine Biosciences in the 2nd quarter valued at $246,888,000. TimesSquare Capital Management LLC lifted its holdings in Neurocrine Biosciences by 299.4% in the 2nd quarter. TimesSquare Capital Management LLC now owns 2,315,373 shares of the company’s stock valued at $106,507,000 after purchasing an additional 1,735,700 shares in the last quarter. HealthCor Management L.P. lifted its holdings in Neurocrine Biosciences by 108.2% in the 2nd quarter. HealthCor Management L.P. now owns 2,550,178 shares of the company’s stock valued at $117,308,000 after purchasing an additional 1,325,178 shares in the last quarter. Perceptive Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in Neurocrine Biosciences by 33.9% in the 3rd quarter. Perceptive Advisors LLC now owns 4,791,589 shares of the company’s stock valued at $293,629,000 after purchasing an additional 1,214,000 shares in the last quarter. Finally, FMR LLC lifted its holdings in Neurocrine Biosciences by 9.8% in the 2nd quarter. FMR LLC now owns 13,211,023 shares of the company’s stock valued at $607,707,000 after purchasing an additional 1,180,874 shares in the last quarter.

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About Neurocrine Biosciences

Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc is engaged in discovering and developing pharmaceuticals, in diseases with unmet medical needs, through its research and development (R&D) platform, focused on neurological and endocrine based diseases and disorders. Its three lead late-stage clinical programs are elagolix, which is a gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) antagonist for endometriosis and uterine fibroids; INGREZZA (valbenazine), which is a vesicular monoamine transporter 2 (VMAT2) inhibitor, for the treatment of movement disorders, and opicapone, which is a selective catechol-O-methyltransferase inhibitor that is an adjunct therapy to preparations of levodopa/Dihydroxyphenylalanine (DOPA) decarboxylase inhibitors for adult patients with Parkinson’s disease.

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