About Dynavax Technologies (NASDAQ:DVAX)
Dynavax Technologies Corporation, a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on leveraging the power of the body's innate and adaptive immune responses through toll-like receptor (TLR) stimulation. The company's lead product candidates include HEPLISAV-B, a hepatitis B vaccine for prevention of infection caused by all known subtypes of the virus in adults age 18 years and older; SD-101, a cancer immunotherapy that is in Phase 2 clinical studies; and DV281, an investigational TLR9 agonist for the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer. Its product candidates also comprise AZD1419, which is in Phase II clinical trial for the treatment of asthma; DV230F that is in preclinical stage for the treatment of liver tumors; and DV1001, a TLR 7&8 agonist, which is in preclinical stage for oncology. It has collaboration and license agreements with AstraZeneca AB to develop AZD1419 for the treatment of asthma; and Merck & Co. to develop SD-101 for various immuno-oncology therapies. The company was formerly known as Double Helix Corporation and changed its name to Dynavax Technologies Corporation in September 1996. Dynavax Technologies Corporation was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Berkeley, California.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Pharmaceutical preparations
Trailing P/E Ratio-9.34
Forward P/E Ratio-7.11
Sales & Book Value
Price / Sales3,047.46
Price / CashN/A
Book Value$3.29 per share
Price / Book4.91
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($1.73)
Return on Equity-60.61%
Return on Assets-48.71%
Dynavax Technologies (NASDAQ:DVAX) Frequently Asked Questions
What is Dynavax Technologies' stock symbol?
Dynavax Technologies trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "DVAX."
How were Dynavax Technologies' earnings last quarter?
Dynavax Technologies Co. (NASDAQ:DVAX) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May, 8th. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($0.63) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.49) by $0.14. The biopharmaceutical company earned $0.17 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $0.82 million. Dynavax Technologies had a negative return on equity of 60.61% and a negative net margin of 31,635.17%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 11.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned ($0.60) earnings per share. View Dynavax Technologies' Earnings History.
When is Dynavax Technologies' next earnings date?
What price target have analysts set for DVAX?
5 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Dynavax Technologies' stock. Their forecasts range from $25.00 to $30.00. On average, they anticipate Dynavax Technologies' share price to reach $27.40 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Dynavax Technologies.
What are Wall Street analysts saying about Dynavax Technologies stock?
Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Dynavax Technologies stock:
- 1. Cantor Fitzgerald analysts commented, "HEPLISAV-B Launched. Dynavax reported that HEPLISAV-B, a two-dose hepatitis B vaccine, has been launched in the U.S. with a 60-person field sales team covering 75% of the market. HEPLISAV-B was recommended by the CDC for use in the vaccination of adults, which the company believes is critical to drive broad insurance coverage and adoption. By now, 100% of Medicare lives, 74% of commercially-insured lives, and 60% of lives covered under Medicaid plans have HEPLISAV-B specific CPT codes, referencing the correct price. In the first two months following launch, the sales team met two-thirds of the targeted key accounts, corresponding to more than half of the addressable market. The sales cycle is estimated to be 6-8 weeks at this stage. As previously reported, the company has a drug supply of over 250,000 vials, with an additional 750,000 vials worth of raw material." (5/8/2018)
- 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Dynavax Technologies discovers, develops, and intends to commercialize innovative products to treat and prevent allergies, infectious diseases, and chronic inflammatory diseases using versatile, proprietary approaches that alter immune system responses in highly specific ways. Dynavax's clinical development programs are based on immunostimulatory sequences which are short DNA sequences that enhance the ability of the immune system to fight disease and control chronic inflammation. " (1/10/2018)
- 3. Cowen Inc analysts commented, "Dynavax reported a Q3 net loss of $22.1MM and ended the quarter with $192MM in." (11/3/2017)
Are investors shorting Dynavax Technologies?
Dynavax Technologies saw a increase in short interest during the month of May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totalling 8,846,142 shares, an increase of 26.9% from the May 15th total of 6,971,039 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,749,891 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 5.1 days. Approximately 14.4% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
Who are some of Dynavax Technologies' key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Dynavax Technologies include Array Biopharma (ARRY), Amicus Therapeutics (FOLD), Blueprint Medicines (BPMC), Horizon Pharma (HZNP), Supernus Pharmaceuticals (SUPN), Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (IRWD), Ascendis Pharma A/S (ASND), The Medicines (MDCO), Portola Pharmaceuticals (PTLA), Emergent Biosolutions (EBS), Evotec (EVTCY), OPKO Health (OPK), Intercept Pharmaceuticals (ICPT), Arena Pharmaceuticals (ARNA) and Clovis Oncology (CLVS).
Who are Dynavax Technologies' key executives?
Dynavax Technologies' management team includes the folowing people:
- Mr. Eddie Gray, CEO & Director (Age 59)
- Dr. Dennis A. Carson, Co-Founder & Director (Age 71)
- Mr. Michael S. Ostrach, CFO, Chief Bus. Officer & Sr. VP (Age 66)
- Mr. David F. Novack, Sr. VP of Operations and Quality (Age 56)
- Dr. Robert L. Coffman, Chief Scientific Officer and Sr. VP (Age 71)
Has Dynavax Technologies been receiving favorable news coverage?
News headlines about DVAX stock have been trending positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Dynavax Technologies earned a news sentiment score of 0.28 on Accern's scale. They also gave news stories about the biopharmaceutical company an impact score of 45.60 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.
Who are Dynavax Technologies' major shareholders?
Dynavax Technologies' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Point72 Asset Management L.P. (8.13%), BlackRock Inc. (6.21%), Franklin Resources Inc. (4.32%), Federated Investors Inc. PA (3.89%), venBio Select Advisor LLC (2.65%) and Senvest Management LLC (2.46%). Company insiders that own Dynavax Technologies stock include David F Novack, David Louis Johnson, Michael S Ostrach, Robert Coffman and Robert Janssen. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Dynavax Technologies.
Which institutional investors are selling Dynavax Technologies stock?
DVAX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Federated Investors Inc. PA, C WorldWide Group Holding A S, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Senvest Management LLC and Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A.. Company insiders that have sold Dynavax Technologies company stock in the last year include David F Novack, David Louis Johnson, Michael S Ostrach and Robert Coffman. View Insider Buying and Selling for Dynavax Technologies.
Which institutional investors are buying Dynavax Technologies stock?
DVAX stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including venBio Select Advisor LLC, Franklin Resources Inc., Point72 Asset Management L.P., Chicago Capital LLC, DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, UBS Group AG, Fisher Asset Management LLC and Rock Springs Capital Management LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Dynavax Technologies.
How do I buy shares of Dynavax Technologies?
Shares of DVAX 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 Dynavax Technologies' stock price today?
One share of DVAX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $16.15.
How big of a company is Dynavax Technologies?
Dynavax Technologies has a market capitalization of $1.01 billion and generates $330,000.00 in revenue each year. The biopharmaceutical company earns $-95,150,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($1.73) on an earnings per share basis. Dynavax Technologies employs 170 workers across the globe.
How can I contact Dynavax Technologies?
Dynavax Technologies' mailing address is 2929 SEVENTH STREET SUITE 100, BERKELEY CA, 94710. The biopharmaceutical company can be reached via phone at 510-848-5100 or via email at [email protected]
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