About Apellis Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:APLS)
Apellis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development of novel therapeutic compounds for autoimmune and inflammatory diseases. Its lead product candidate is APL-2 to treat geographic atrophy, wet age-related macular degeneration, paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria, autoimmune hemolytic anemia, and nephrology. The company develops APL-2 for intravitreal injection that is an injection into the eye, as well as subcutaneous injection, which is an injection into the tissue under the skin. It also develops APL-9 for intravenous administration in systemic indications, which is in single ascending dose Phase I clinical trial. Apellis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Crestwood, Kentucky.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Pharmaceutical preparations
Trailing P/E Ratio-6.11
Forward P/E Ratio-13.85
Sales & Book Value
Price / SalesN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book Value$2.96 per share
Price / Book7.58
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Return on EquityN/A
Return on AssetsN/A
Apellis Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:APLS) Frequently Asked Questions
What is Apellis Pharmaceuticals' stock symbol?
Apellis Pharmaceuticals trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "APLS."
How were Apellis Pharmaceuticals' earnings last quarter?
Apellis Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:APLS) posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, April, 30th. The company reported ($0.43) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.33) by $0.11. View Apellis Pharmaceuticals' Earnings History.
What price target have analysts set for APLS?
5 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Apellis Pharmaceuticals' stock. Their forecasts range from $23.00 to $52.00. On average, they expect Apellis Pharmaceuticals' stock price to reach $34.25 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Apellis Pharmaceuticals.
What are Wall Street analysts saying about Apellis Pharmaceuticals stock?
Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Apellis Pharmaceuticals stock:
- 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Apellis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. It focused on the development of novel therapeutic compounds to treat disease through the inhibition of the complement system, which is an integral component of the immune system, at the level of C3, the central protein in the complement cascade. Apellis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is based in CRESTWOOD, United States. " (6/12/2018)
- 2. Cantor Fitzgerald analysts commented, "We are initiating on Overweight rating and $52 price target. Apellis is in development of APL-2, a C3 complement inhibitor, for the treatment of complement-mediated diseases such as geographic atrophy (GA) and paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH), which are both entering Phase 3 development in 2H18. In our view, APL-2 has the potential to offer a first-in-class treatment for GA, a late stage dry form of AMD, and first-line therapy for PNH, an ultra rare orphan blood disorder. In our view, the compelling Phase 2 programs behind APL-2 support a high potential for success for APL-2 to serve these multi- billion market opportunities." (5/23/2018)
Are investors shorting Apellis Pharmaceuticals?
Apellis Pharmaceuticals saw a drop in short interest during the month of May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,354,719 shares, a drop of 27.3% from the May 15th total of 1,862,741 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 337,265 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 4.0 days. Currently, 4.4% of the shares of the company are short sold.
Who are some of Apellis Pharmaceuticals' key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Apellis Pharmaceuticals include FibroGen (FGEN), Taro Pharmaceutical Industries (TARO), HUTCHISON CHINA/S (HCM), Madrigal Pharmaceuticals (MDGL), Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical (RARE), Ligand Pharmaceuticals (LGND), GW Pharmaceuticals (GWPH), Array Biopharma (ARRY), Amicus Therapeutics (FOLD), Blueprint Medicines (BPMC), Horizon Pharma (HZNP), Supernus Pharmaceuticals (SUPN), Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (IRWD), Ascendis Pharma A/S (ASND) and The Medicines (MDCO).
Who are Apellis Pharmaceuticals' key executives?
Apellis Pharmaceuticals' management team includes the folowing people:
- Dr. Cedric Francois M.D., Ph.D., Co-Founder, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 46)
- Dr. Pascal Deschatelets Ph.D., Co-Founder & COO (Age 48)
- Mr. David O. Watson Esq., J.D., Gen. Counsel & VP of Corp. Devel. (Age 45)
- Dr. Federico Grossi M.D., Ph.D., Co-Founder & Sr. VP of Clinical Devel. (Age 44)
- Mr. Alec Machiels J.D., MBA, Co-Founder & Director (Age 45)
When did Apellis Pharmaceuticals IPO?
(APLS) raised $150 million in an initial public offering (IPO) on Thursday, November 9th 2017. The company issued 10,700,000 shares at $13.00-$15.00 per share. Citigroup, J.P. Morgan and Evercore ISI served as the underwriters for the IPO.
When did the company's lock-up period expire?
Apellis Pharmaceuticals' lock-up period expired on Tuesday, May 8th. Apellis Pharmaceuticals had issued 10,714,000 shares in its initial public offering on November 9th. The total size of the offering was $149,996,000 based on an initial share price of $14.00. Since the end of the company's lock-up period, restrictions preventing major shareholders and company insiders from selling shares in the company have been lifted.
Has Apellis Pharmaceuticals been receiving favorable news coverage?
News coverage about APLS stock has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Apellis Pharmaceuticals earned a media sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern's scale. They also gave news articles about the company an impact score of 46.61 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future.
Who are Apellis Pharmaceuticals' major shareholders?
Apellis Pharmaceuticals' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (1.98%), Sofinnova Ventures Inc (1.63%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (0.67%), Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. (0.22%), Northern Trust Corp (0.21%) and Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.09%). Company insiders that own Apellis Pharmaceuticals stock include Global Strategic Fund I Venbio and Lukas Scheibler. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Apellis Pharmaceuticals.
Which institutional investors are buying Apellis Pharmaceuticals stock?
APLS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sofinnova Ventures Inc, Victory Capital Management Inc., BlackRock Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., New York State Common Retirement Fund, Rhumbline Advisers, Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. and MetLife Investment Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have bought Apellis Pharmaceuticals stock in the last two years include Global Strategic Fund I Venbio and Lukas Scheibler. View Insider Buying and Selling for Apellis Pharmaceuticals.
How do I buy shares of Apellis Pharmaceuticals?
Shares of APLS 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
What is Apellis Pharmaceuticals' stock price today?
One share of APLS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $22.43.
How big of a company is Apellis Pharmaceuticals?
Apellis Pharmaceuticals has a market capitalization of $1.25 billion. The company earns $-51,000,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($3.67) on an earnings per share basis. Apellis Pharmaceuticals employs 39 workers across the globe.
How can I contact Apellis Pharmaceuticals?
Apellis Pharmaceuticals' mailing address is 6400 WESTWIND WAY SUITE A, CRESTWOOD KY, 40014. The company can be reached via phone at 502-241-4114 or via email at [email protected]
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