Equities research analysts predict that Aptose Biosciences Inc (NASDAQ:APTO) (TSE:APS) will report earnings per share of ($0.14) for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Zero analysts have issued estimates for Aptose Biosciences’ earnings, with the highest EPS estimate coming in at ($0.12) and the lowest estimate coming in at ($0.15). Aptose Biosciences posted earnings per share of ($0.19) in the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive year over year growth rate of 26.3%. The company is expected to announce its next quarterly earnings report on Tuesday, March 27th.
According to Zacks, analysts expect that Aptose Biosciences will report full-year earnings of ($0.61) per share for the current fiscal year, with EPS estimates ranging from ($0.67) to ($0.54). For the next year, analysts expect that the company will report earnings of ($0.76) per share, with EPS estimates ranging from ($0.90) to ($0.61). Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share averages are an average based on a survey of research firms that follow Aptose Biosciences.
Aptose Biosciences (NASDAQ:APTO) (TSE:APS) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 14th. The biotechnology company reported ($0.11) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.13) by $0.02.
A hedge fund recently raised its stake in Aptose Biosciences stock. Acadian Asset Management LLC lifted its holdings in Aptose Biosciences Inc (NASDAQ:APTO) (TSE:APS) by 316.9% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 44,421 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock after purchasing an additional 33,766 shares during the period. Acadian Asset Management LLC owned about 0.17% of Aptose Biosciences worth $100,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 0.92% of the company’s stock.
Shares of Aptose Biosciences (NASDAQ:APTO) traded down $0.09 during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $2.93. The stock had a trading volume of 581,894 shares, compared to its average volume of 773,032. The firm has a market cap of $78.93, a PE ratio of -4.37 and a beta of 2.55. Aptose Biosciences has a fifty-two week low of $0.78 and a fifty-two week high of $3.90.
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About Aptose Biosciences
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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