-$0.71 EPS Expected for Corvus Pharmaceuticals (CRVS) This Quarter

Equities analysts expect Corvus Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:CRVS) to post earnings of ($0.71) per share for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Zero analysts have made estimates for Corvus Pharmaceuticals’ earnings. Corvus Pharmaceuticals posted earnings of ($0.79) per share in the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year-over-year growth rate of 10.1%. The firm is expected to issue its next earnings report on Thursday, May 3rd.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Corvus Pharmaceuticals will report full year earnings of ($3.16) per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from ($3.22) to ($3.09). For the next year, analysts expect that the company will post earnings of ($2.93) per share. Zacks’ earnings per share averages are an average based on a survey of research firms that follow Corvus Pharmaceuticals.

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Corvus Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:CRVS) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, March 1st. The company reported ($0.58) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.76) by $0.18.

CRVS has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered Corvus Pharmaceuticals from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, January 5th. Cowen reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Corvus Pharmaceuticals in a research report on Friday, March 2nd. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded shares of Corvus Pharmaceuticals from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Friday, February 2nd. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Corvus Pharmaceuticals has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $18.67.

Shares of NASDAQ CRVS opened at $10.47 on Thursday. Corvus Pharmaceuticals has a 52-week low of $7.42 and a 52-week high of $17.64.

In other Corvus Pharmaceuticals news, CEO Richard A. Md Miller purchased 100,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, March 12th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $8.50 per share, for a total transaction of $850,000.00. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Also, major shareholder Adams Street Partners Llc purchased 588,235 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, March 12th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $8.50 per share, with a total value of $4,999,997.50. Following the purchase, the insider now owns 4,420,516 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $37,574,386. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders own 46.40% of the company’s stock.

Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of CRVS. SG Americas Securities LLC acquired a new position in shares of Corvus Pharmaceuticals during the fourth quarter worth $150,000. California State Teachers Retirement System grew its stake in shares of Corvus Pharmaceuticals by 121.2% during the second quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System now owns 14,967 shares of the company’s stock worth $181,000 after purchasing an additional 8,200 shares in the last quarter. Deutsche Bank AG grew its stake in shares of Corvus Pharmaceuticals by 118.1% during the fourth quarter. Deutsche Bank AG now owns 19,058 shares of the company’s stock worth $196,000 after purchasing an additional 10,320 shares in the last quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Corvus Pharmaceuticals during the fourth quarter worth $253,000. Finally, Spark Investment Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of Corvus Pharmaceuticals during the fourth quarter worth $295,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 82.71% of the company’s stock.

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Corvus Pharmaceuticals Company Profile

Corvus Pharmaceuticals, Inc, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development and commercialization of immuno-oncology therapies that are designed to harness the immune system to attack cancer cells. Its lead product candidate is CPI-444, an oral, small molecule antagonist of the A2A receptor that is in Phase I/Ib clinical trial for adenosine, an immune checkpoint.

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