Auris Medical Holding AG (NASDAQ:EARS) shares fell 18.2% during trading on Monday . The company traded as low as $0.35 and last traded at $0.36. 4,817,269 shares were traded during mid-day trading, an increase of 161% from the average session volume of 1,844,024 shares. The stock had previously closed at $0.44.

A number of research firms recently commented on EARS. Zacks Investment Research cut Auris Medical from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, January 21st. ValuEngine raised Auris Medical from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 2nd. Finally, Roth Capital assumed coverage on Auris Medical in a report on Thursday, December 20th. They set a “buy” rating and a $5.00 price objective on the stock.

The firm has a market capitalization of $14.74 million, a PE ratio of -0.06 and a beta of -0.57.

Auris Medical (NASDAQ:EARS) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 15th. The biotechnology company reported ($0.14) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.11) by ($0.03). As a group, equities analysts forecast that Auris Medical Holding AG will post -0.42 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Auris Medical Company Profile (NASDAQ:EARS)

Auris Medical Holding AG, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development of novel products for the treatment of inner ear disorders. Its product candidates include AM-101, which is in phase III clinical development for the treatment of acute inner ear tinnitus; and AM-111 that is in phase III clinical development for the treatment of acute inner ear hearing loss.

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