Heron Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:HRTX) – Oppenheimer Holdings cut their FY2020 earnings estimates for Heron Therapeutics in a research report issued on Friday. Oppenheimer Holdings analyst D. Archila now forecasts that the biotechnology company will post earnings of $1.45 per share for the year, down from their prior forecast of $1.46. Oppenheimer Holdings has a “Buy” rating and a $27.00 price objective on the stock. Oppenheimer Holdings also issued estimates for Heron Therapeutics’ FY2021 earnings at $3.29 EPS.

A number of other brokerages also recently issued reports on HRTX. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Heron Therapeutics from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 8th. Noble Financial restated a “buy” rating and set a $24.00 price objective on shares of Heron Therapeutics in a research report on Friday, October 6th. BidaskClub upgraded Heron Therapeutics from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, August 26th. Cowen and Company set a $40.00 price objective on Heron Therapeutics and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 3rd. Finally, Aegis restated a “buy” rating and set a $33.00 price objective on shares of Heron Therapeutics in a research report on Tuesday, July 18th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $28.36.

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Shares of Heron Therapeutics (HRTX) traded down $1.00 during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $16.35. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 2,357,100 shares, compared to its average volume of 817,824. Heron Therapeutics has a fifty-two week low of $12.21 and a fifty-two week high of $20.85. The company has a current ratio of 2.12, a quick ratio of 2.02 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.62.

Heron Therapeutics (NASDAQ:HRTX) last posted its earnings results on Monday, November 6th. The biotechnology company reported ($0.77) EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.87) by $0.10. The company had revenue of $8.57 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $8.12 million. Heron Therapeutics had a negative return on equity of 385.11% and a negative net margin of 831.89%.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Legal & General Group Plc grew its stake in Heron Therapeutics by 13.9% in the first quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 8,971 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock worth $136,000 after purchasing an additional 1,098 shares in the last quarter. Quantbot Technologies LP grew its stake in Heron Therapeutics by 2,619.6% in the second quarter. Quantbot Technologies LP now owns 12,483 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock worth $172,000 after purchasing an additional 12,024 shares in the last quarter. Trexquant Investment LP bought a new position in Heron Therapeutics in the third quarter worth approximately $206,000. HighTower Advisors LLC grew its stake in Heron Therapeutics by 11.4% in the second quarter. HighTower Advisors LLC now owns 16,584 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock worth $231,000 after purchasing an additional 1,700 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Tudor Investment Corp ET AL bought a new position in Heron Therapeutics in the first quarter worth approximately $253,000.

Heron Therapeutics Company Profile

Heron Therapeutics, Inc is a biotechnology company engaged in developing pharmaceutical products for patients suffering from cancer or pain. The Company’s product candidates include SUSTOL, HTX-019 and HTX-011. All of its product candidates utilize science and technology platforms, including its Biochronomer drug delivery technology.

Earnings History and Estimates for Heron Therapeutics (NASDAQ:HRTX)

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