Brokerages Anticipate Myokardia Inc (MYOK) to Post -$0.40 Earnings Per Share
Equities research analysts forecast that Myokardia Inc (NASDAQ:MYOK) will report earnings of ($0.40) per share for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts have provided estimates for Myokardia’s earnings. The highest EPS estimate is ($0.29) and the lowest is ($0.46). Myokardia posted earnings of $0.44 per share during the same quarter last year, which would suggest a negative year over year growth rate of 190.9%. The firm is expected to announce its next quarterly earnings report on Monday, March 12th.
According to Zacks, analysts expect that Myokardia will report full-year earnings of ($1.62) per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from ($1.73) to ($1.49). For the next financial year, analysts anticipate that the company will post earnings of ($1.80) per share, with EPS estimates ranging from ($2.22) to ($1.01). Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share averages are an average based on a survey of research firms that follow Myokardia.
Myokardia (NASDAQ:MYOK) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The biotechnology company reported ($0.42) EPS for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of ($0.42). The firm had revenue of $5.63 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $6.10 million. Myokardia had a negative net margin of 53.49% and a negative return on equity of 14.92%. Myokardia’s quarterly revenue was up 58.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned ($0.35) EPS.
Shares of Myokardia (NASDAQ MYOK) traded down $0.90 during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $42.05. 1,367,900 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 975,400. The company has a market cap of $1,535.08, a price-to-earnings ratio of -55.33 and a beta of 4.21. Myokardia has a 1-year low of $10.55 and a 1-year high of $49.55.
In other Myokardia news, insider Jake Bauer sold 5,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, January 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $42.89, for a total transaction of $214,450.00. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 62,877 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,696,794.53. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, CEO Anastasios Gianakakos sold 4,300 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, November 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $40.23, for a total value of $172,989.00. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 513,417 shares in the company, valued at $20,654,765.91. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last three months, insiders sold 12,300 shares of company stock valued at $510,709. 33.40% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
A number of large investors have recently modified their holdings of the business. Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its stake in Myokardia by 11.5% during the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 764,919 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock valued at $10,020,000 after acquiring an additional 78,800 shares in the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised its stake in shares of Myokardia by 103.5% during the 2nd quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 476,575 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock worth $6,243,000 after purchasing an additional 242,408 shares during the period. Wells Fargo & Company MN raised its stake in shares of Myokardia by 2,151.7% during the 3rd quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 417,439 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock worth $17,887,000 after purchasing an additional 398,900 shares during the period. VHCP Management II LLC bought a new stake in shares of Myokardia during the 3rd quarter worth $11,355,000. Finally, RTW Investments LP bought a new stake in shares of Myokardia during the 3rd quarter worth $10,882,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 63.61% of the company’s stock.
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MyoKardia, Inc is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. The Company focuses on the treatment of heritable cardiomyopathies, a group of rare, genetically-driven forms of heart failure that result from biomechanical defects in cardiac muscle contraction. The Company is engaged in the business of developing and commercializing therapeutics.
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