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NASDAQ:CERS

Cerus - CERS Stock Forecast, Price & News

$5.23
-0.02 (-0.38%)
(As of 08/12/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$5.14
$5.29
50-Day Range
$4.43
$5.83
52-Week Range
$4.34
$8.06
Volume
1.31 million shs
Average Volume
1.81 million shs
Market Capitalization
$926.18 million
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
N/A

Cerus MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
N/A
Upside/​Downside
N/A
Short Interest
Healthy
3.42% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.66mentions of Cerus in the last 14 days
Based on 9 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$51,200 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
Growing
From ($0.23) to ($0.19) Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

1.89 out of 5 stars

Medical Sector

854th out of 1,117 stocks

Surgical & Medical Instruments Industry

83rd out of 113 stocks

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About Cerus (NASDAQ:CERS) Stock

Cerus Corporation operates as a biomedical products company. The company focuses on developing and commercializing the INTERCEPT Blood System to enhance blood safety. Its INTERCEPT Blood System, a proprietary technology for controlling biological replication that is designed to reduce blood-borne pathogens in donated blood components intended for transfusion. The company offers INTERCEPT Blood Systems for platelets and plasma, which is designed to inactivate blood-borne pathogens in platelets and plasma donated for transfusion; INTERCEPT Blood System for red blood cells to inactivate blood-borne pathogens in red blood cells donated for transfusion; and INTERCEPT Blood System for Cryoprecipitation that uses its plasma system to produce pathogen reduced cryoprecipitated fibrinogen complex for the treatment and control of bleeding, including massive hemorrhage associated with fibrinogen deficiency, as well as pathogen reduced plasma, cryoprecipitate reduced. It sells platelet and plasma systems through its direct sales force and distributors in the United States, Europe, the Commonwealth of Independent States, the Middle East, Latin America, and internationally. The company was incorporated in 1991 and is headquartered in Concord, California.

Cerus Stock Down 1.0 %

CERS Stock traded down $0.05 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $5.20. 37,335 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,523,998. The stock has a market cap of $920.87 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of -21.83 and a beta of 1.07. The company has a quick ratio of 1.73, a current ratio of 2.08 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.53. Cerus has a fifty-two week low of $4.34 and a fifty-two week high of $8.06. The firm's 50 day moving average price is $5.34 and its 200 day moving average price is $5.25.

Insider Buying and Selling at Cerus

In other Cerus news, insider Richard J. Benjamin sold 10,000 shares of Cerus stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $5.12, for a total transaction of $51,200.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 172,665 shares in the company, valued at approximately $884,044.80. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Company insiders own 7.33% of the company's stock.

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CERS Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/02/2021
Today
8/12/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/01/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Surgical & medical instruments
Sub-Industry
Health Care Supplies
Sector
Medical
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:CERS
CUSIP
15708510
Employees
631
Year Founded
1991

Profitability

Net Income
$-54,380,000.00
Pretax Margin
-27.16%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$130.86 million
Book Value
$0.43 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
164,109,000
Market Cap
$926.18 million
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.07

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CERS Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

How have CERS shares performed in 2022?

Cerus' stock was trading at $6.81 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, CERS stock has decreased by 23.2% and is now trading at $5.23.
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When is Cerus' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 1st 2022.
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How were Cerus' earnings last quarter?

Cerus Co. (NASDAQ:CERS) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, November, 2nd. The biotechnology company reported ($0.07) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.10) by $0.03. The biotechnology company earned $36.13 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $31.60 million. Cerus had a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 52.16% and a negative net margin of 27.34%. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned ($0.08) earnings per share.

What guidance has Cerus issued on next quarter's earnings?

Cerus issued an update on its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 11th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $160.00 million-$165.00 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $176.65 million.

What is William M. (Obi) Greenman's approval rating as Cerus' CEO?

15 employees have rated Cerus Chief Executive Officer William M. (Obi) Greenman on Glassdoor.com. William M. (Obi) Greenman has an approval rating of 35% among the company's employees. This puts William M. (Obi) Greenman in the bottom 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Cerus own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Cerus investors own include Rite Aid (RAD), SCYNEXIS (SCYX), Alibaba Group (BABA), Inovio Pharmaceuticals (INO), OPKO Health (OPK), Pfizer (PFE), Immunomedics (IMMU), Exelixis (EXEL), Novavax (NVAX) and NVIDIA (NVDA).

What is Cerus' stock symbol?

Cerus trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "CERS."

Who are Cerus' major shareholders?

Cerus' stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include ARK Investment Management LLC (9.67%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (5.82%), Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc. (5.82%), Primecap Management Co. CA (5.23%), Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (1.69%) and Silverarc Capital Management LLC (1.18%). Insiders that own company stock include Carol Moore, Chrystal Menard, Daniel N Swisher Jr, Gail Schulze, Kevin Dennis Green, Laurence M Corash, Richard J Benjamin, Timothy B Anderson, Timothy L Moore, Vivek K Jayaraman, Vivek K Jayaraman and William Mariner Greenman.
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How do I buy shares of Cerus?

Shares of CERS stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Cerus' stock price today?

One share of CERS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $5.23.

How much money does Cerus make?

Cerus (NASDAQ:CERS) has a market capitalization of $926.18 million and generates $130.86 million in revenue each year. The biotechnology company earns $-54,380,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.24) on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Cerus have?

The company employs 631 workers across the globe.

When was Cerus founded?

Cerus was founded in 1991.

How can I contact Cerus?

Cerus' mailing address is 1220 CONCORD AVENUE SUITE 600, CONCORD CA, 94520. The official website for the company is www.cerus.com. The biotechnology company can be reached via phone at (925) 288-6000, via email at ir@cerus.com, or via fax at 925-288-6001.

This page (NASDAQ:CERS) was last updated on 8/13/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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