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NASDAQ:APDNApplied DNA Sciences Stock Price, Forecast & News

-0.97 (-8.84 %)
(As of 08/7/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $10.00
50-Day Range
MA: $8.93
52-Week Range
Now: $10.00
Volume643,349 shs
Average Volume2.86 million shs
Market Capitalization$50.80 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. develops and markets plat based or other DNA technology solution in the United States, Europe, and Asia. The company's supply chain security and product authentication solutions include SigNature molecular tags that are ingredients used to fortify brand protection efforts and strengthen supply chain security, as well as mark, track, and convict criminals; SigNature T molecular tags, which are tagging and authentication systems for use in brand protection efforts and raw material source compliance programs; and fiberTyping, a test of native cotton fiber DNA. It also provides DNAnet, Smart DNA, and Backtrac that are molecular tags to link evidence and offenders to specific crime scenes; Beacon locked optical markers, which create a protected covert screening tool that can be adapted to packaging, security labels, and high-value assets through inks, varnishes, and coatings; and SigNify IF portable DNA readers that provides real-time authentication of molecular tags. In addition, the company offers Applied DNA Sciences Portal, a software platform that enables customers to manage the security of company-marked goods from point of marking to point of authentication or validation to end of life; and DNA Transfer Systems and Cannabis Tracking System, which offer remote Internet access for real-time monitoring. Further, it provides CertainT Supply Chain Platform that provides proof of product claims for materials, items, or products; and Triathlon PCR systems that allow for the large-scale production of specific DNA sequences. Additionally, the company offers contract research services for the nucleic acid-based medical and biologic markets; and various RNA based drug and biologic customers for preclinical studies. The company was formerly known as Datalink Systems, Inc. and changed its name to Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. in 2002. Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Stony Brook, New York.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.5Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 3.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.97 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Miscellaneous business services
Current SymbolNASDAQ:APDN



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.39 million
Book Value($0.71) per share


Net Income$-8,620,000.00
Net Margins-304.46%


Market Cap$50.80 million
Next Earnings Date12/10/2020 (Estimated)
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Applied DNA Sciences (NASDAQ:APDN) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Applied DNA Sciences' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Applied DNA Sciences' stock was trading at $4.10 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, APDN stock has increased by 143.9% and is now trading at $10.00.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Applied DNA Sciences?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Applied DNA Sciences in the last year. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Applied DNA Sciences' next earnings date?

Applied DNA Sciences is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, December 10th 2020.
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How were Applied DNA Sciences' earnings last quarter?

Applied DNA Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:APDN) released its earnings results on Thursday, August, 6th. The technology company reported ($0.72) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.62) by $0.10. Applied DNA Sciences had a negative net margin of 304.46% and a negative return on equity of 222.15%.
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What price target have analysts set for APDN?

2 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Applied DNA Sciences' stock. Their forecasts range from $21.00 to $22.00. On average, they expect Applied DNA Sciences' stock price to reach $21.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 115.0% from the stock's current price.
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Has Applied DNA Sciences been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about APDN stock have trended very negative this week, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Applied DNA Sciences earned a news impact score of -3.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the technology company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.
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Are investors shorting Applied DNA Sciences?

Applied DNA Sciences saw a increase in short interest during the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totaling 401,500 shares, an increase of 5.2% from the July 15th total of 381,600 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,050,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.2 days. Approximately 8.6% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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Who are some of Applied DNA Sciences' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Applied DNA Sciences own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Applied DNA Sciences investors own include Inovio Pharmaceuticals (INO), Ekso Bionics (EKSO), TerraForm Global (GLBL), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Micron Technology (MU), Anavex Life Sciences (AVXL), Intel (INTC), SCYNEXIS (SCYX) and VBI Vaccines (VBIV).

Who are Applied DNA Sciences' key executives?

Applied DNA Sciences' management team includes the following people:
  • Dr. James A. Hayward Ph.D., Sc.D., Pres, CEO & Chairman (Age 65)
  • Ms. Beth M. Jantzen CPA, CPA, Chief Financial Officer (Age 43)
  • Ms. Judith Murrah, Chief Information Officer & Sec. (Age 61)
  • Mr. Clay Shorrock Esq., Gen. Counsel
  • Mr. Tony Benson, Managing Director of EMEA

What is Applied DNA Sciences' stock symbol?

Applied DNA Sciences trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "APDN."

Who are Applied DNA Sciences' major shareholders?

Applied DNA Sciences' stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Virtu Financial LLC (0.42%), UBS Group AG (0.26%) and Creative Planning (0.22%).
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Which major investors are buying Applied DNA Sciences stock?

APDN stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Virtu Financial LLC, UBS Group AG, and Creative Planning.
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How do I buy shares of Applied DNA Sciences?

Shares of APDN can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Applied DNA Sciences' stock price today?

One share of APDN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $10.00.

How big of a company is Applied DNA Sciences?

Applied DNA Sciences has a market capitalization of $50.80 million and generates $5.39 million in revenue each year. The technology company earns $-8,620,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($10.46) on an earnings per share basis. Applied DNA Sciences employs 59 workers across the globe.

What is Applied DNA Sciences' official website?

The official website for Applied DNA Sciences is www.adnas.com.

How can I contact Applied DNA Sciences?

Applied DNA Sciences' mailing address is 50 HEALTH SCIENCES DRIVE, STONY BROOK NY, 11790. The technology company can be reached via phone at 631-840-8800 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 8/9/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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