Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals (ARWR) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Wednesday

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ARWR) is set to issue its quarterly earnings data after the market closes on Wednesday, May 8th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.22 per share for the quarter.

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ARWR) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February 7th. The biotechnology company reported $0.13 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.76 by ($0.63). The company had revenue of $34.66 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $90.88 million. Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals had a negative net margin of 61.78% and a negative return on equity of 24.23%. On average, analysts expect Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals to post $1 EPS for the current fiscal year and $0 EPS for the next fiscal year.

ARWR stock opened at $18.55 on Tuesday. The stock has a market cap of $1.71 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of -28.54 and a beta of 2.15. Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals has a 52-week low of $7.17 and a 52-week high of $22.39.

In related news, COO Bruce D. Given sold 242,834 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, February 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $16.04, for a total value of $3,895,057.36. Following the transaction, the chief operating officer now owns 859,523 shares in the company, valued at $13,786,748.92. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, COO Bruce D. Given sold 46,167 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, February 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $15.34, for a total value of $708,201.78. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief operating officer now owns 859,523 shares in the company, valued at approximately $13,185,082.82. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 595,001 shares of company stock worth $10,365,597 in the last 90 days. Company insiders own 4.80% of the company’s stock.

ARWR has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Chardan Capital reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $24.50 price target on shares of Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals in a research note on Monday, February 11th. BidaskClub upgraded Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 14th. Cantor Fitzgerald set a $24.00 target price on Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, April 12th. Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies boosted their target price on Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals from $25.00 to $33.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 16th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $22.70.

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Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Company Profile

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals, Inc develops medicines for the treatment of intractable diseases in the United States. The company's pipeline include ARO-AAT, a RNA interference (RNAi) therapeutic candidate for the treatment of liver diseases associated with alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency; ARO-APOC3 to treat hypertriglyceridemia; ARO-ANG3 to reduce production of angiopoietin-like protein 3; ARO-ENaC to reduce production of the epithelial sodium channel alpha subunit in the airways of the lung; and ARO-HIF2 for the treatment of clear cell renal cell carcinoma.

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