Zacks: Brokerages Anticipate Agile Therapeutics, Inc. (AGRX) to Announce -$0.25 EPS
Equities research analysts forecast that Agile Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AGRX) will report earnings of ($0.25) per share for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Zero analysts have provided estimates for Agile Therapeutics’ earnings. The highest EPS estimate is ($0.21) and the lowest is ($0.27). Agile Therapeutics posted earnings of ($0.27) per share during the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive year over year growth rate of 7.4%. The firm is expected to announce its next quarterly earnings report on Monday, November 6th.
According to Zacks, analysts expect that Agile Therapeutics will report full-year earnings of ($1.03) per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from ($1.06) to ($0.98). For the next financial year, analysts anticipate that the company will post earnings of ($0.78) per share, with EPS estimates ranging from ($1.28) to ($0.09). Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share averages are an average based on a survey of research firms that follow Agile Therapeutics.
Agile Therapeutics (NASDAQ:AGRX) last released its quarterly earnings results on Friday, July 28th. The specialty pharmaceutical company reported ($0.26) EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.28) by $0.02. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted ($0.29) earnings per share.
A number of research firms have recently weighed in on AGRX. Royal Bank Of Canada set a $8.00 price objective on shares of Agile Therapeutics and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Sunday, July 16th. Noble Financial reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Agile Therapeutics in a research report on Sunday, July 30th. Janney Montgomery Scott reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $13.00 price target (down previously from $15.00) on shares of Agile Therapeutics in a research report on Thursday. HC Wainwright started coverage on shares of Agile Therapeutics in a research report on Wednesday, July 19th. They set a “buy” rating and a $10.00 price target for the company. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of Agile Therapeutics from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, July 8th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $8.75.
Institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Royal Bank of Canada increased its stake in Agile Therapeutics by 608.0% in the second quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 32,497 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $122,000 after buying an additional 27,907 shares in the last quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC acquired a new stake in Agile Therapeutics during the second quarter valued at about $122,000. Susquehanna International Group LLP acquired a new stake in Agile Therapeutics during the second quarter valued at about $205,000. LMR Partners LLP acquired a new stake in Agile Therapeutics during the second quarter valued at about $211,000. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. acquired a new stake in Agile Therapeutics during the second quarter valued at about $309,000. 67.59% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
Shares of Agile Therapeutics (AGRX) traded down 2.10% on Monday, hitting $3.26. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 147,784 shares. The firm’s market cap is $93.91 million. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $3.95 and a 200 day moving average price of $3.33. Agile Therapeutics has a one year low of $1.82 and a one year high of $7.95.
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About Agile Therapeutics
Agile Therapeutics, Inc is a women’s health specialty pharmaceutical company. The Company is focused in the development and commercialization of prescription contraceptive products. The Company has developed a transdermal patch technology, called Skinfusion. The Company’s lead product candidate is Twirla, also known as AG200-15, is a combined hormonal contraceptive (CHC) patch.
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