Q1 2018 Earnings Estimate for Adamas Pharmaceuticals Issued By William Blair (ADMS)

Adamas Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ADMS) – Investment analysts at William Blair dropped their Q1 2018 earnings per share estimates for shares of Adamas Pharmaceuticals in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday, April 16th. William Blair analyst T. Lugo now forecasts that the specialty pharmaceutical company will post earnings of ($1.51) per share for the quarter, down from their prior forecast of ($1.50). William Blair currently has a “Outperform” rating on the stock. William Blair also issued estimates for Adamas Pharmaceuticals’ FY2018 earnings at ($6.57) EPS.

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Adamas Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ADMS) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 22nd. The specialty pharmaceutical company reported ($1.27) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($1.18) by ($0.09). The company had revenue of $0.57 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $0.84 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted ($0.68) EPS. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 1435.1% on a year-over-year basis.

A number of other equities research analysts have also recently weighed in on ADMS. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Adamas Pharmaceuticals from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $40.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, January 3rd. Mizuho restated a “buy” rating and set a $48.00 price objective on shares of Adamas Pharmaceuticals in a research note on Tuesday, January 23rd. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Adamas Pharmaceuticals from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 25th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Adamas Pharmaceuticals from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, February 2nd. Finally, Noble Financial restated a “buy” rating on shares of Adamas Pharmaceuticals in a research note on Friday, February 23rd. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $42.89.

Shares of NASDAQ ADMS opened at $25.85 on Wednesday. Adamas Pharmaceuticals has a fifty-two week low of $13.50 and a fifty-two week high of $44.00. The company has a current ratio of 10.79, a quick ratio of 10.69 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.55. The stock has a market cap of $653.29, a P/E ratio of -6.51 and a beta of 1.59.

In related news, CEO Gregory T. Went sold 4,541 shares of Adamas Pharmaceuticals stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, March 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $25.75, for a total transaction of $116,930.75. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 182,610 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $4,702,207.50. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, insider Rajiv Patni sold 1,252 shares of Adamas Pharmaceuticals stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, March 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $25.94, for a total value of $32,476.88. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 21,515 shares in the company, valued at $558,099.10. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last ninety days, insiders have sold 6,360 shares of company stock worth $164,138. 29.00% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of ADMS. SG Americas Securities LLC purchased a new position in Adamas Pharmaceuticals in the 3rd quarter worth about $110,000. Granite Springs Asset Management LLC purchased a new position in Adamas Pharmaceuticals in the 4th quarter worth about $207,000. MetLife Investment Advisors LLC purchased a new position in Adamas Pharmaceuticals in the 4th quarter worth about $239,000. Prosight Management LP purchased a new position in Adamas Pharmaceuticals in the 4th quarter worth about $407,000. Finally, Hartwell J M Limited Partnership increased its stake in Adamas Pharmaceuticals by 65.0% in the 4th quarter. Hartwell J M Limited Partnership now owns 16,500 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock worth $559,000 after purchasing an additional 6,500 shares in the last quarter. 77.33% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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Adamas Pharmaceuticals Company Profile

Adamas Pharmaceuticals, Inc discovers, develops, and sells therapies for chronic neurologic disorders. The company's approved/commercial product is GOCOVRI, an amantadine therapy for the treatment of levodopa-induced dyskinesia in patients with Parkinson's disease. Its partnered approved/commercial products include Namzaric (memantine hydrochloride extended-release and donepezil hydrochloride) capsules; and Namenda XR (memantine hydrochloride) extended release capsules for the treatment of moderate to severe Alzheimer's disease.

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