Arbutus Biopharma Corporation Company Profile (NASDAQ:ABUS)

About Arbutus Biopharma Corporation (NASDAQ:ABUS)

Arbutus Biopharma Corporation logoArbutus Biopharma Corporation, formerly Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corporation, is a therapeutic solutions company. The Company is engaged in discovering, developing and commercializing a cure for patients suffering from chronic hepatitis B infection (HBV), a disease of the liver caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV). It is developing a pipeline focused on advancing Ribo Nucleic Acid interference therapeutics (RNAi) using its Lipid Nanoparticle technology. The Company's lead RNAi HBV candidate, ARB-1467, eliminates HBV surface antigen expression in patients chronically infected with HBV. ARB-1467 is being developed as a multi-component RNAi therapeutic that targets various sites on the HBV genome. It is also developing small molecule covalently closed circular deoxyribonucleic acid (cccDNA) formation inhibitors, multiple small molecule orally bioavailable inhibitors of HBV surface antigen production and secretion, cccDNA epigenetic modifiers and stimulator of interferon genes agonists.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Medical
  • Industry: Biotechnology & Medical Research - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:ABUS
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.arbutusbio.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $209.09 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 55,024,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $3.63
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $3.17
  • 52 Week Range: $2.35 - $4.49
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: -2.71
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.12 million
  • Price / Sales: 186.69
  • Book Value: $3.44 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.10
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: ($68,410,000.00)
  • Return on Equity: -24.06%
  • Return on Assets: -18.77%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.06%
  • Current Ratio: 11.06%
  • Quick Ratio: 11.06%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 157,300 shs.
  • Beta: 1
  • Short Ratio: 2.51
 
Frequently Asked Questions for Arbutus Biopharma Corporation (NASDAQ:ABUS)

What is Arbutus Biopharma Corporation's stock symbol?

Arbutus Biopharma Corporation trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ABUS."

How were Arbutus Biopharma Corporation's earnings last quarter?

Arbutus Biopharma Corporation (NASDAQ:ABUS) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 4th. The company reported ($0.34) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.30) by $0.04. The company earned $0.20 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $7.50 million. View Arbutus Biopharma Corporation's Earnings History.

When will Arbutus Biopharma Corporation make its next earnings announcement?

Arbutus Biopharma Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August, 2nd 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Arbutus Biopharma Corporation.

Where is Arbutus Biopharma Corporation's stock going? Where will Arbutus Biopharma Corporation's stock price be in 2017?

7 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Arbutus Biopharma Corporation's stock. Their forecasts range from $5.00 to $32.00. On average, they anticipate Arbutus Biopharma Corporation's share price to reach $12.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Arbutus Biopharma Corporation.

What are analysts saying about Arbutus Biopharma Corporation stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Arbutus Biopharma Corporation stock:

  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Arbutus Biopharma Corporation is a biopharmaceutical company which is focused on discovering, developing and commercializing a portfolio of drug candidates for chronic hepatitis B infection. The Company's products include TKM-HBV, Cyclophilin Inhibitor-OCB-030, TLR9 Agonist (CYT-003), Capsid Assembly Inhibitors, Surface Antigen Secretion Inhibitors, STING Agonists, cccDNA Formation Inhibitors, cccDNA Epigenetic Modifiers, TKM-PLK1, GI-NET and ACC, HCC, TKM-Ebola, TKM-Ebola-Guinea, TKM-Marburg, TKM-HTG and TKM-ALDH which are in different clinical trial stage. Arbutus Biopharma Corp, formerly known as Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corporation, is headquartered in Vancouver, BC. " (7/10/2017)
  • 2. Wedbush analysts commented, "We believe ABUS remains undervalued ahead of key clinical readouts in 2017 for its HBV pipeline candidates, a mid:17 readout of Alnylam's Ph 3 patisiran study in ATTR that could lead to a significant royalties to ABUS, and the potential for additional partnerships around its attractive LNP platform." (3/22/2017)

Are investors shorting Arbutus Biopharma Corporation?

Arbutus Biopharma Corporation saw a increase in short interest in the month of June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totalling 747,529 shares, an increase of 33.1% from the May 31st total of 561,799 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 195,444 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.8 days. Currently, 2.2% of the shares of the company are sold short.

Who are some of Arbutus Biopharma Corporation's key competitors?

Who are Arbutus Biopharma Corporation's key executives?

Arbutus Biopharma Corporation's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Vivek Ramaswamy, Chairman of the Board
  • Mark J. Murray Ph.D., President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Bruce G. Cousins, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Elizabeth Howard, Executive Vice President, General Counsel
  • Peter Lutwyche Ph.D., Chief Technology Officer
  • Michael Joseph Sofia, Chief Scientific Officer
  • William Thomas Symonds III, Chief Development Officer, Director
  • Michael J. Abrams Ph.D., Managing Director - Non-HBV Assets
  • Patrick T. Higgins, Chief Business Officer
  • Daniel D. Burgess, Director

Who owns Arbutus Biopharma Corporation stock?

Arbutus Biopharma Corporation's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Bank of Montreal Can (1.59%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Arbutus Biopharma Corporation.

Who bought Arbutus Biopharma Corporation stock? Who is buying Arbutus Biopharma Corporation stock?

Arbutus Biopharma Corporation's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can. View Insider Buying and Selling for Arbutus Biopharma Corporation.

How do I buy Arbutus Biopharma Corporation stock?

Shares of Arbutus Biopharma Corporation can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Arbutus Biopharma Corporation's stock price today?

One share of Arbutus Biopharma Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $3.80.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Arbutus Biopharma Corporation (NASDAQ ABUS)
Community Ranking:  3.3 out of 5 (  )
Outperform Votes:  182 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  95 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  277
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Arbutus Biopharma Corporation (NASDAQ:ABUS) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.86)
Consensus Price Target: $12.00 (215.79% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Arbutus Biopharma Corporation (NASDAQ:ABUS)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
6/2/2017Ladenburg Thalmann Financial ServicesInitiated CoverageBuy$32.00LowView Rating Details
4/4/2017Chardan CapitalUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$3.00 -> $6.00HighView Rating Details
3/22/2017WedbushReiterated RatingOutperform$9.00 -> $10.00LowView Rating Details
1/9/2017Bloom BurtonUpgradeAccumulate -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
11/6/2016JMP SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
8/21/2016William BlairReiterated RatingOutperformN/AView Rating Details
8/17/2016Leerink SwannDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformN/AView Rating Details
12/21/2015Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price Target$20.00 -> $12.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 7/24/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Arbutus Biopharma Corporation (NASDAQ:ABUS)
Earnings by Quarter for Arbutus Biopharma Corporation (NASDAQ:ABUS)
Earnings History by Quarter for Arbutus Biopharma Corporation (NASDAQ ABUS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/2/2017($0.42)N/AView Earnings Details
5/4/20173/31/2017($0.30)($0.34)$7.50 million$0.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q3 2015($0.31)($0.42)$3.37 million$4.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2015Q2($0.25)($0.20)$3.77 million$3.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/12/2015Q4 2014($0.32)($0.27)$6.12 million$4.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2014Q314($0.40)($0.39)$3.71 million$4.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/14/2014Q214($0.13)($0.11)$3.72 million$1.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/18/2013Q3($0.07)($0.12)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Arbutus Biopharma Corporation (NASDAQ:ABUS)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: ($1.54)
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: ($1.20)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20173($0.38)($0.25)($0.30)
Q2 20173($0.42)($0.39)($0.40)
Q3 20173($0.43)($0.39)($0.41)
Q4 20173($0.44)($0.39)($0.42)
Q1 20181($0.30)($0.30)($0.30)
Q2 20181($0.30)($0.30)($0.30)
Q3 20181($0.31)($0.31)($0.31)
Q4 20181($0.29)($0.29)($0.29)
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for Arbutus Biopharma Corporation (NASDAQ:ABUS)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Arbutus Biopharma Corporation (NASDAQ:ABUS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 10.00%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 66.53%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Arbutus Biopharma Corporation (NASDAQ:ABUS)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Arbutus Biopharma Corporation (NASDAQ:ABUS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Arbutus Biopharma Corporation (NASDAQ:ABUS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/24/2015Richard C Henriques JrDirectorBuy1,000$6.95$6,950.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Arbutus Biopharma Corporation (NASDAQ:ABUS)
Latest Headlines for Arbutus Biopharma Corporation (NASDAQ:ABUS)
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DateHeadline
seekingalpha.com logoRisk-Adjusted Net Present Value For Arbutus Biopharma - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - July 19 at 3:36 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$680,000.00 in Sales Expected for Arbutus Biopharma Corporation (ABUS) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 13 at 1:25 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoArbutus Biopharma Corporation (NASDAQ:ABUS) Expected to Announce Earnings of -$0.35 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 11 at 9:38 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoArbutus Biopharma Corporation (ABUS) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Hold
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 11 at 12:52 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoArbutus Biopharma Corporation (ABUS) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 4 at 2:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoShort Interest in Arbutus Biopharma Corporation (ABUS) Expands By 33.1%
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 30 at 7:19 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo Brokerages Anticipate Arbutus Biopharma Corporation (ABUS) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $680,000.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 16 at 11:58 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo Analysts Anticipate Arbutus Biopharma Corporation (ABUS) Will Announce Earnings of -$0.35 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 15 at 12:44 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoArbutus Biopharma Corp (ABUS) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 9 at 2:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoArbutus Biopharma Corp (ABUS) Research Coverage Started at Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 2 at 7:30 PM
globenewswire.com logoArbutus Presents HBV Drug Combination Studies at ICAR - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - May 23 at 5:31 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoArbutus Presents HBV Drug Combination Studies at ICAR
finance.yahoo.com - May 22 at 3:19 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoModerna Can't Escape My Intellectual Property, Says Arbutus CEO
finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 3:17 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoArbutus Biopharma Corp (ABUS) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 15 at 12:47 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoArbutus Biopharma Corp. :ABUS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 10, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 3:25 PM
bizjournals.com logo$10M move: How a company out to cure hepatitis B ended up in Warminster
www.bizjournals.com - May 9 at 3:18 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoArbutus Biopharma Corp (ABUS) Forecasted to Post Q1 2018 Earnings of ($0.30) Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 8 at 11:14 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoArbutus Biopharma Corp (ABUS) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.04 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 3:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of ABUS earnings conference call or presentation 4-May-17 8:30pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 5 at 3:17 PM
seekingalpha.com logoArbutus Biopharma's (ABUS) CEO Mark Murray on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - May 4 at 8:19 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoArbutus Announces Corporate Update and First Quarter 2017 Financial Results
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 8:19 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoInvestor Network: Arbutus Biopharma Corporation to Host Earnings Call
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 3:18 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoArbutus Biopharma Corp (ABUS) Receives News Sentiment Score of 0.12
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 8:28 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoArbutus Announces Conference Call to Provide a Corporate Update and First Quarter 2017 Financial Results
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 3:22 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoArbutus Biopharma Corp (ABUS) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 7:10 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo$7.5 Million in Sales Expected for Arbutus Biopharma Corp (ABUS) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 9:51 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoArbutus Biopharma Corp (ABUS) Earning Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Study Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 9:32 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo Brokerages Expect Arbutus Biopharma Corp (ABUS) Will Post Earnings of -$0.30 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 9:08 AM
streetinsider.com logoArbutus Biopharma (ABUS) Presents ARB-1467 Data Presentation ... - StreetInsider.com
www.streetinsider.com - April 24 at 3:18 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoArbutus Biopharma Corp (ABUS) Earning Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Report Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 24 at 11:45 AM
streetinsider.com logoArbutus Biopharma (ABUS) Presents ARB-1467 Data Presentation at EASL
www.streetinsider.com - April 24 at 11:14 AM
globenewswire.com logoArbutus Announces ARB-1467 Data Presentation at EASL - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - April 22 at 10:58 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoArbutus Announces ARB-1467 Data Presentation at EASL
finance.yahoo.com - April 22 at 10:57 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoArbutus Biopharma Corp (ABUS) Getting Favorable Press Coverage, AlphaOne Reports
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 7:31 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoArbutus Biopharma Corp (ABUS) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 1:47 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoArbutus Biopharma Corp (ABUS) Given Media Sentiment Score of 0.22
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 9:18 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoArbutus Biopharma Corp (ABUS) Getting Somewhat Critical Press Coverage, Analysis Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 1:06 PM
globenewswire.com logoArbutus Injunction Survives Attempted Appeal by Acuitas Nasdaq ... - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - April 13 at 3:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoArbutus Injunction Survives Attempted Appeal by Acuitas
finance.yahoo.com - April 13 at 3:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoArbutus Injunction Survives Attempted Appeal by Acuitas
finance.yahoo.com - April 13 at 3:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoArbutus Biopharma Corp (ABUS) Stock Rating Upgraded by Chardan Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 8 at 7:21 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Analysts Anticipate Arbutus Biopharma Corp (ABUS) Will Announce Earnings of -$0.30 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 6 at 12:19 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoShort Interest in Arbutus Biopharma Corp (ABUS) Rises By 6.4%
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 4 at 3:00 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWedbush Reiterates Outperform Rating for Arbutus Biopharma Corp (ABUS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 28 at 10:02 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ1 2017 EPS Estimates for Arbutus Biopharma Corp (ABUS) Lifted by Analyst
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 27 at 9:46 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoARBUTUS BIOPHARMA CORP Financials
finance.yahoo.com - March 25 at 3:16 PM
streetinsider.com logoArbutus Biopharma (ABUS) Appoints Daniel Burgess to Board of Directors - StreetInsider.com
www.streetinsider.com - March 24 at 3:17 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoARBUTUS BIOPHARMA CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers
biz.yahoo.com - March 24 at 3:17 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLeerink Swann Comments on Arbutus Biopharma Corp's Q3 2017 Earnings (ABUS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 24 at 11:10 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAnalysts Offer Predictions for Arbutus Biopharma Corp's Q1 2017 Earnings (ABUS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 24 at 9:17 AM

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