Soligenix (NASDAQ:SNGX) posted its quarterly earnings results on Friday. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($0.11) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.11), MarketWatch Earnings reports. Soligenix had a negative return on equity of 176.04% and a negative net margin of 120.14%. The business had revenue of $1.40 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.40 million.
Shares of SNGX traded down $0.04 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $1.10. 140,125 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 219,986. Soligenix has a 52 week low of $0.91 and a 52 week high of $3.70.
In other news, Director Mark E. Pearson purchased 170,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, October 17th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $1.16 per share, with a total value of $197,200.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 2,500,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,900,000. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Insiders have bought a total of 182,230 shares of company stock worth $212,392 in the last three months. Corporate insiders own 5.03% of the company’s stock.
A number of research firms have recently issued reports on SNGX. ValuEngine raised Soligenix from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 1st. Maxim Group reissued a “buy” rating and set a $4.00 price target on shares of Soligenix in a research report on Thursday, September 13th.
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Soligenix Company Profile
Soligenix, Inc, a late-stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on developing and commercializing products to treat rare diseases in the United States. It operates in two segments, BioTherapeutics and Vaccines/BioDefense. The BioTherapeutics segment develops SGX301, a photodynamic therapy, which is in Phase III clinical trial to treat cutaneous T-cell lymphoma; and SGX942, an innate defense regulator technology that has completed Phase II clinical trial to treat oral mucositis in head and neck cancer.
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