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NASDAQ:CERS - Cerus Stock Price, Forecast & News

$4.55
-0.02 (-0.44 %)
(As of 01/27/2020 10:49 AM ET)
Today's Range
$4.42
Now: $4.55
$4.70
50-Day Range
$3.82
MA: $4.24
$4.72
52-Week Range
$3.70
Now: $4.55
$6.88
Volume656,341 shs
Average Volume1.10 million shs
Market Capitalization$638.23 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.62
Cerus Corporation, a biomedical products 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; and INTERCEPT Blood System for red blood cells to inactivate blood-borne pathogens in red blood cells donated for transfusion. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Surgical & medical instruments
Sub-IndustryHealth Care Supplies
SectorMedical
Current SymbolNASDAQ:CERS
CUSIP15708510
Phone925-288-6000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$60.91 million
Book Value$0.62 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-57,560,000.00
Net Margins-100.38%

Miscellaneous

Employees240
Market Cap$638.23 million
Next Earnings Date2/25/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Cerus (NASDAQ:CERS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Cerus' stock symbol?

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

How were Cerus' earnings last quarter?

Cerus Co. (NASDAQ:CERS) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 30th. The biotechnology company reported ($0.13) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.12) by $0.01. The biotechnology company had revenue of $18 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $17.69 million. Cerus had a negative net margin of 100.38% and a negative return on equity of 100.59%. Cerus's revenue was up 16.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned ($0.11) earnings per share. View Cerus' Earnings History.

When is Cerus' next earnings date?

Cerus is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 25th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Cerus.

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

Cerus issued an update on its FY 2019 IntraDay earnings guidance on Monday, January, 13th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $74.6-74.6 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $92.01 million.

What price target have analysts set for CERS?

3 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Cerus' shares. Their forecasts range from $7.00 to $8.00. On average, they anticipate Cerus' stock price to reach $7.33 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 63.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Cerus.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Cerus?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Cerus in the last year. There are currently 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Cerus.

Has Cerus been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about CERS stock have trended somewhat negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Cerus earned a news sentiment score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the biotechnology 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. View News Stories for Cerus.

Are investors shorting Cerus?

Cerus saw a increase in short interest in December. As of December 13th, there was short interest totalling 9,520,000 shares, an increase of 13.7% from the November 28th total of 8,370,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 931,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 10.2 days. Approximately 7.0% of the company's shares are short sold. View Cerus' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Cerus' key competitors?

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), Immunomedics (IMMU), Inovio Pharmaceuticals (INO), Opko Health (OPK), Celldex Therapeutics (CLDX), Omeros (OMER), Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (Btc) (GBTC) and Aduro BioTech (ADRO).

Who are Cerus' key executives?

Cerus' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. William M. Greenman, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 52)
  • Dr. Laurence M. Corash, Co-Founder, Chief Scientific Officer, Sr. VP & Corp. Director (Age 75)
  • Mr. Kevin D. Green, VP of Fin. & CFO (Age 47)
  • Ms. Chrystal N. Menard, Chief Legal Officer and Gen. Counsel (Age 48)
  • Dr. Richard J. Benjamin, Chief Medical Officer (Age 59)

Who are Cerus' major shareholders?

Cerus' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Peregrine Capital Management LLC (1.70%), First Midwest Bank Trust Division (0.05%), Janney Montgomery Scott LLC (0.05%), Alpine Global Management LLC (0.01%) and Exchange Traded Concepts LLC (0.01%). Company insiders that own Cerus stock include Carol Moore, Chrystal Menard, Gail Schulze, Kevin Dennis Green, Laurence M Corash, Richard J Benjamin, Timothy B Anderson and William Mariner Greenman. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Cerus.

Which institutional investors are selling Cerus stock?

CERS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Midwest Bank Trust Division. Company insiders that have sold Cerus company stock in the last year include Carol Moore, Gail Schulze, Kevin Dennis Green, Richard J Benjamin, Timothy B Anderson and William Mariner Greenman. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cerus.

Which institutional investors are buying Cerus stock?

CERS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Peregrine Capital Management LLC, Alpine Global Management LLC, Exchange Traded Concepts LLC and Janney Montgomery Scott LLC. Company insiders that have bought Cerus stock in the last two years include Laurence M Corash and William Mariner Greenman. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cerus.

How do I buy shares of Cerus?

Shares of CERS 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 Cerus' stock price today?

One share of CERS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $4.49.

How big of a company is Cerus?

Cerus has a market capitalization of $630.04 million and generates $60.91 million in revenue each year. The biotechnology company earns $-57,560,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.44) on an earnings per share basis. Cerus employs 240 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Cerus.

What is Cerus' official website?

The official website for Cerus is http://www.cerus.com/.

How can I contact Cerus?

Cerus' mailing address is 1220 CONCORD AVENUE SUITE 600, CONCORD CA, 94520. The biotechnology company can be reached via phone at 925-288-6000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Cerus (NASDAQ CERS)

Community Ranking:  3.0 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  518 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  359 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  877
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Cerus and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CERS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CERS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 1/27/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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