NASDAQ:EDIT - Editas Medicine Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$39.39 +0.16 (+0.41 %)
(As of 06/20/2018 05:40 AM ET)
Previous Close$39.23
Today's Range$37.6750 - $39.42
52-Week Range$15.28 - $45.02
Volume1.01 million shs
Average Volume1.14 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.85 billion
P/E Ratio-13.22
Dividend YieldN/A
Editas Medicine logoEditas Medicine, Inc. operates as a genome editing company. It focuses on treating patients with genetically defined diseases by correcting their disease causing genes. The company develops a proprietary genome editing platform based on CRISPR technology to target genetically defined diseases with an initial focus on debilitating illnesses where there are no approved treatments. It develops EDIT-101 for Leber Congenital Amaurosis type 10, a genetic form of vision loss that leads to blindness in childhood. The company also develops other therapies for eye diseases, such as Herpes Simplex Virus 1 that causes lifelong infections primarily leading to ocular and oral disease; and Usher Syndrome 2A, which is a form of retinitis pigmentosa that also includes hearing loss. In addition, it develops hematopoietic stem cells for treating sickle cell disease and beta thalassemia. Editas Medicine, Inc. has a collaboration and license agreement with Juno Therapeutics, Inc. for the research and development of engineered T cells with chimeric antigen receptors and T cell receptors; and strategic alliance and option agreement with Allergan Pharmaceuticals International Limited for the research and development of medicines for ocular diseases. The company was formerly known as Gengine, Inc. and changed its name to Editas Medicine Inc. in November 2013. Editas Medicine, Inc. was founded in 2013 and is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Biological products, except diagnostic


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.13
Current Ratio11.71
Quick Ratio11.71


Trailing P/E Ratio-13.22
Forward P/E Ratio-13.13
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$13.73 million
Price / Sales135.61
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book Value$4.59 per share
Price / Book8.58


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($2.98)
Net Income$-120,320,000.00
Net Margins-707.98%
Return on Equity-58.73%
Return on Assets-32.36%


Outstanding Shares47,270,000

Editas Medicine (NASDAQ:EDIT) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Editas Medicine's stock symbol?

Editas Medicine trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "EDIT."

How were Editas Medicine's earnings last quarter?

Editas Medicine Inc (NASDAQ:EDIT) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 3rd. The company reported ($0.67) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.82) by $0.15. The company earned $3.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.04 million. Editas Medicine had a negative net margin of 707.98% and a negative return on equity of 58.73%. Editas Medicine's revenue was up 473.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned ($0.85) EPS. View Editas Medicine's Earnings History.

When is Editas Medicine's next earnings date?

Editas Medicine is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August, 7th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Editas Medicine.

What price target have analysts set for EDIT?

10 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Editas Medicine's shares. Their predictions range from $27.00 to $67.00. On average, they expect Editas Medicine's stock price to reach $47.1667 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Editas Medicine.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Editas Medicine stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Editas Medicine stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Editas Medicine, Inc. is a genome editing company. It focuses on translating its genome editing technology into a novel class of human therapeutics which enable precise and corrective molecular modification to treat diseases. Editas Medicine, Inc. is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. " (5/15/2018)
  • 2. Cann analysts commented, "Editas Medicine announced on February 16 the appointment of Jessica Hopfield, Ph.D., to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Dr. Hopfield is currently the Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of the Joslin Diabetes Center and serves as Lead Independent Director on the Board of Directors of Insulet Corporation. We believe Dr. Hopfield will bring significant commercial and operational experience to the Editas board." (2/16/2018)

Who are some of Editas Medicine's key competitors?

Who are Editas Medicine's key executives?

Editas Medicine's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Ms. Katrine S. Bosley, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 50)
  • Dr. Charles Albright Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer (Age 60)
  • Dr. Gerald Cox M.D., Ph.D., Chief Medical Officer (Age 59)
  • Dr. Feng Zhang Ph.D., Co-Founder and Scientific Advisory Board Member
  • Dr. George M. Church Ph.D., Co-Founder and Scientific Advisory Board Member (Age 64)

When did Editas Medicine IPO?

(EDIT) raised $100 million in an initial public offering (IPO) on Wednesday, February 3rd 2016. The company issued 5,900,000 shares at a price of $16.00-$18.00 per share. Morgan Stanley and J.P. Morgan served as the underwriters for the IPO and Cowen and Company and JMP Securities were co-managers.

Has Editas Medicine been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about EDIT stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Editas Medicine earned a media sentiment score of 0.24 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the company an impact score of 46.50 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Who are Editas Medicine's major shareholders?

Editas Medicine's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.07%), Global Thematic Partners LLC (1.00%), Northern Trust Corp (0.89%), Millennium Management LLC (0.66%), Federated Investors Inc. PA (0.54%) and UBS Group AG (0.45%). Company insiders that own Editas Medicine stock include Alexandra Glucksmann, Andrew A F Hack, Boris Nikolic, Charles Albright, Gerald Frank Cox, Jessica Hopfield, Katrine Bosley, Kevin Bitterman, Kevin P Starr and Polaris Venture Management Co. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Editas Medicine.

Which institutional investors are selling Editas Medicine stock?

EDIT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Global Thematic Partners LLC, Millennium Management LLC, American Century Companies Inc., Commonwealth Equity Services LLC, Artal Group S.A., Guggenheim Capital LLC, Cim Investment Mangement Inc. and M&T Bank Corp. Company insiders that have sold Editas Medicine company stock in the last year include Andrew A F Hack, Charles Albright and Katrine Bosley. View Insider Buying and Selling for Editas Medicine.

Which institutional investors are buying Editas Medicine stock?

EDIT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Federated Investors Inc. PA, BlackRock Inc., Elmwood Wealth Management Inc., UBS Group AG, Trexquant Investment LP, Northern Trust Corp, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. and Great West Life Assurance Co. Can. Company insiders that have bought Editas Medicine stock in the last two years include Boris Nikolic, Gerald Frank Cox and Jessica Hopfield. View Insider Buying and Selling for Editas Medicine.

How do I buy shares of Editas Medicine?

Shares of EDIT 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 Editas Medicine's stock price today?

One share of EDIT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $39.39.

How big of a company is Editas Medicine?

Editas Medicine has a market capitalization of $1.77 billion and generates $13.73 million in revenue each year. The company earns $-120,320,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($2.98) on an earnings per share basis. Editas Medicine employs 112 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Editas Medicine?

Editas Medicine's mailing address is 11 Hurley Street, Cambridge MA, 02141. The company can be reached via phone at 617-401-9000 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Editas Medicine (EDIT)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  143 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  212 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  355
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Editas Medicine and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe EDIT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe EDIT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 6/20/2018 by Staff

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