NASDAQ:BLFS - BioLife Solutions Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$16.16 +0.76 (+4.94 %)
(As of 02/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$15.40
Today's Range$15.43 - $16.16
52-Week Range$4.85 - $26.35
Volume94,089 shs
Average Volume148,587 shs
Market Capitalization$298.96 million
P/E Ratio-76.95
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.49
BioLife Solutions, Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets patented tissue hypothermic storage and cryopreservation freeze media products for cells, tissues, and organs in the United States. Its products are serum-free and protein-free solutions, which are formulated to reduce preservation-induced, and delayed-onset cell damage and death. The company offers HypoThermosol FRS, a hypothermic storage and shipping media product to mitigate temperature-induced molecular cell stress responses that occur during chilling and re-warming of biologics, intermediate products, and final cell products intended for research and clinical applications; and CryoStor cryopreservation freeze media products to mitigate temperature-induced molecular cell stress responses during freezing and thawing. It also provides BloodStor freeze media products, such as BloodStor 55-5 and BloodStor 100 for cryopreservation of stem and other cells isolated from umbilical cord and peripheral blood, and bone marrow; and cell thawing media, which offers Dextran and saline for washing cryopreserved cells and tissues to dilute or remove cryoprotectants. In addition, the company provides custom product formulation and packaging services; and contract aseptic manufacturing formulation, filling, and finishing services for liquid media products. It markets its products to the regenerative medicine, bio-banking, and drug discovery markets, including hospital-based stem cell transplant centers, pharmaceutical companies, cord blood and adult stem cell banks, and hair transplant centers, as well as suppliers of cells to the drug discovery, toxicology testing, and diagnostic markets. The company markets and sells its products directly using its sales force, as well as through biolifesolutions.com; and through various regional distributors. BioLife Solutions, Inc. was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Bothell, Washington.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electromedical equipment
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorMedical
Current SymbolNASDAQ:BLFS
CUSIPN/A
Phone425-402-1400

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$11.02 million
Book Value$0.72 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-2,510,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees40
Market Cap$298.96 million
OptionableNot Optionable

BioLife Solutions (NASDAQ:BLFS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is BioLife Solutions' stock symbol?

BioLife Solutions trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "BLFS."

How were BioLife Solutions' earnings last quarter?

BioLife Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:BLFS) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 9th. The medical equipment provider reported $0.05 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.04 by $0.01. The medical equipment provider had revenue of $5.18 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.20 million. BioLife Solutions had a net margin of 10.42% and a return on equity of 8.63%. View BioLife Solutions' Earnings History.

When is BioLife Solutions' next earnings date?

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

What price target have analysts set for BLFS?

4 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for BioLife Solutions' stock. Their predictions range from $5.00 to $26.00. On average, they expect BioLife Solutions' stock price to reach $17.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 9.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for BioLife Solutions.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for BioLife Solutions?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for BioLife Solutions in the last year. There are currently 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for BioLife Solutions.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about BioLife Solutions stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about BioLife Solutions stock:
  • 1. Maxim Group analysts commented, "BioLife announced that the company increased its stake in SAVSU $5M investment. The company also has an 18-month option to acquire the remaining 56%. In our view this is a strategic positive and the first step in management executing its plan to increase its share of the per-dose-spend in cell therapy. As such, shares should be up…not down, in our view." (9/5/2018)
  • 2. Northland Securities analysts commented, "We remain constructive on this name. Besides being a lower-risk diversified pseudo-biotech play, BioLife also has the unique opportunity of increasing its revenues per customer, therefore increasing its product stickiness. the most important takeaway from the company call was the increased focus on M&A. The company announced a $20M investment from an investor, bringing the total ownership of that investor to 14%. This investment allows BioLife to start focus on a few M&A targets pretty aggressively. The goal of an M&A strategy would be to increase the ecosystem in which more dollars per customer can be captured. Currently, BioLife generates about $50 – $100/ customer, and a targeted M&A strategy could help the company go 5 – 10x of current revenues/customer." (8/10/2018)

Has BioLife Solutions been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about BLFS stock have been trending positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. BioLife Solutions earned a news sentiment score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the medical equipment provider a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are some of BioLife Solutions' key competitors?

Who are BioLife Solutions' key executives?

BioLife Solutions' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Michael P. Rice, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 56)
  • Mr. Roderick de Greef, CFO & Sec. (Age 59)
  • Dr. Aby J. Mathew, Chairman of Scientific Advisory Board, Chief Technology Officer and Sr. VP (Age 47)
  • Ms. Karen Foster, VP of Operations (Age 59)
  • Mr. Kevin O'Donnell, VP of Cold Chain Standards, Practices & Compliance

Who are BioLife Solutions' major shareholders?

BioLife Solutions' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Essex Investment Management Co. LLC (1.67%), BlackRock Inc. (0.83%), Ranger Investment Management L.P. (0.50%), Geode Capital Management LLC (0.45%), Barclays PLC (0.39%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.35%). Company insiders that own BioLife Solutions stock include Andrew G Hinson, Greef Roderick De, Joseph C Schick, Michael Rice, Raymond W Cohen, Thomas Girschweiler, Todd Berard and Walter Villiger. View Institutional Ownership Trends for BioLife Solutions.

Which major investors are selling BioLife Solutions stock?

BLFS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Two Sigma Investments LP, Acadian Asset Management LLC, First Manhattan Co. and BlackRock Inc.. Company insiders that have sold BioLife Solutions company stock in the last year include Andrew G Hinson, Greef Roderick De, Joseph C Schick, Michael Rice, Raymond W Cohen, Thomas Girschweiler, Todd Berard and Walter Villiger. View Insider Buying and Selling for BioLife Solutions.

Which major investors are buying BioLife Solutions stock?

BLFS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ranger Investment Management L.P., Barclays PLC, Essex Investment Management Co. LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC, Weiss Multi Strategy Advisers LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Two Sigma Advisers LP and Northern Trust Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for BioLife Solutions.

How do I buy shares of BioLife Solutions?

Shares of BLFS 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 BioLife Solutions' stock price today?

One share of BLFS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $16.16.

How big of a company is BioLife Solutions?

BioLife Solutions has a market capitalization of $298.96 million and generates $11.02 million in revenue each year. The medical equipment provider earns $-2,510,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.21) on an earnings per share basis. BioLife Solutions employs 40 workers across the globe.

What is BioLife Solutions' official website?

The official website for BioLife Solutions is http://www.biolifesolutions.com.

How can I contact BioLife Solutions?

BioLife Solutions' mailing address is 3303 MONTE VILLA PARKWAY SUITE 310, BOTHELL WA, 98021. The medical equipment provider can be reached via phone at 425-402-1400 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for BioLife Solutions (NASDAQ BLFS)

Community Ranking:  3.0 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  160 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  110 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  270
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about BioLife Solutions and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BLFS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BLFS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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