NASDAQ:AQB - Aquabounty Technologies Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$2.40 -0.16 (-6.25 %)
(As of 11/18/2018 04:52 AM ET)
Previous Close$2.40
Today's Range$2.40 - $2.6576
52-Week Range$2.25 - $9.99
Volume13,384 shs
Average Volume73,329 shs
Market Capitalization$38.65 million
P/E Ratio-2.26
Dividend YieldN/A
AquaBounty Technologies, Inc., a biotechnology company, develops and markets products to enhance productivity in aquaculture. It offers AquAdvantage Salmon, a genetically modified Atlantic salmon for human consumption. The company was formerly known as Aqua Bounty Farms, Inc. and changed its name to AquaBounty Technologies, Inc. in June 2004. AquaBounty Technologies, Inc. was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Maynard, Massachusetts. AquaBounty Technologies, Inc. is a subsidiary of Intrexon Corporation.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Fishing, hunting & trapping
Current SymbolNASDAQ:AQB
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.14
Current Ratio0.98
Quick Ratio0.94


Trailing P/E Ratio-2.26
Forward P/E Ratio-3.29
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$53.28 million
Price / Sales0.68
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book Value$1.43 per share
Price / Book1.68


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($1.06)
Net Income$-9,250,000.00
Net MarginsN/A
Return on Equity-47.25%
Return on Assets-38.80%


Outstanding Shares15,100,000
Market Cap$38.65 million
OptionableNot Optionable

Aquabounty Technologies (NASDAQ:AQB) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Aquabounty Technologies' stock symbol?

Aquabounty Technologies trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "AQB."

How were Aquabounty Technologies' earnings last quarter?

Aquabounty Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:AQB) issued its earnings results on Friday, November, 2nd. The company reported ($0.21) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.20) by $0.01. The firm earned $0.01 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $0.14 million. View Aquabounty Technologies' Earnings History.

When is Aquabounty Technologies' next earnings date?

Aquabounty Technologies is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, March 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Aquabounty Technologies.

What price target have analysts set for AQB?

1 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Aquabounty Technologies' shares. Their predictions range from $4.00 to $4.00. On average, they anticipate Aquabounty Technologies' share price to reach $4.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 66.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Aquabounty Technologies.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Aquabounty Technologies?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Aquabounty Technologies in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Aquabounty Technologies.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Aquabounty Technologies stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Aquabounty Technologies stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "AquaBounty Technologies, Inc. is a biotechnology company. It focused on enhancing productivity in aquaculture. The company operates primarily in Maynard, Massachusetts and Fortune, Prince Edward Island. AquaBounty Technologies, Inc. is based in Maynard, United States. " (9/13/2018)
  • 2. HC Wainwright analysts commented, "We are initiating coverage of Buy rating and setting a conservative $3.75 price target on what we see as the leading accelerating technology in creating and growing Atlantic salmon, arguably one of if not the healthiest protein choices as a key original source for the richest long-chain omega-3 fatty acids, EPA (eicosapentaenoic) and DHA (docosahexaenoic). Atlantic salmon has experienced moderately increasing consumption worldwide that has driven the creation of 3.2M metric ton (MT) global farmed Atlantic salmon production—roughly a $30B market—that represents a fraction of the approximate $177B global aquaculture market. Over the past eight years, U.S. imports of Atlantic salmon, estimated in the 300,000MT range—or $2.8B at wholesale—have escalated at rates above global Atlantic salmon production, signaling future domestic price increases." (6/28/2018)

Has Aquabounty Technologies been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about AQB stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Aquabounty Technologies earned a coverage optimism score of 1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of Aquabounty Technologies' key competitors?

Who are Aquabounty Technologies' key executives?

Aquabounty Technologies' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Dr. Ronald L. Stotish, CEO, Pres & Exec. Director (Age 69)
  • Mr. David A. Frank, CFO & Treasurer (Age 58)
  • Mr. Alejandro Rojas, Chief Operating Officer of Aquabounty Farms (Age 56)
  • Mr. Christopher H. Martin, Gen. Counsel & Company Sec. (Age 52)
  • Mr. Henry C. Clifford, VP of Sales & Marketing (Age 64)

Who are Aquabounty Technologies' major shareholders?

Aquabounty Technologies' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include ARK Investment Management LLC (1.93%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Aquabounty Technologies.

Which major investors are buying Aquabounty Technologies stock?

AQB stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including ARK Investment Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Aquabounty Technologies.

How do I buy shares of Aquabounty Technologies?

Shares of AQB 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 Aquabounty Technologies' stock price today?

One share of AQB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $2.40.

How big of a company is Aquabounty Technologies?

Aquabounty Technologies has a market capitalization of $38.65 million and generates $53.28 million in revenue each year. The company earns $-9,250,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($1.06) on an earnings per share basis. Aquabounty Technologies employs 37 workers across the globe.

What is Aquabounty Technologies' official website?

The official website for Aquabounty Technologies is

How can I contact Aquabounty Technologies?

Aquabounty Technologies' mailing address is 2 MILL & MAIN PLACE SUITE 395, MAYNARD MA, 01754. The company can be reached via phone at 978-648-6000 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Aquabounty Technologies (NASDAQ AQB)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  82 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  86 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  168
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Aquabounty Technologies and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AQB will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AQB will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/18/2018 by Staff

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