NASDAQ:EXAS - EXACT Sciences Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$67.62 +0.01 (+0.01 %)
(As of 07/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$67.62
Today's Range$67.55 - $69.23
52-Week Range$36.10 - $71.60
Volume1.09 million shs
Average Volume2.22 million shs
Market Capitalization$8.24 billion
P/E Ratio-68.30
Dividend YieldN/A
EXACT Sciences logoExact Sciences Corporation, a molecular diagnostics company, focuses on developing products for the early detection and prevention of various cancers in the United States. The company offers Cologuard, a non-invasive stool-based DNA screening test for the early detection of colorectal cancer and pre-cancer. It has license agreements with MAYO Foundation for Medical Education and Research; and Hologic, Inc. Exact Sciences Corporation was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Commercial physical research


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.71
Current Ratio15.30
Quick Ratio14.86


Trailing P/E Ratio-68.30
Forward P/E Ratio-57.31
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$265.99 million
Price / Sales30.99
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book Value$4.35 per share
Price / Book15.54


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.99)
Net Income$-114,390,000.00
Net Margins-38.61%
Return on Equity-20.92%
Return on Assets-15.73%


Outstanding Shares121,900,000
Market Cap$8,241.54

EXACT Sciences (NASDAQ:EXAS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is EXACT Sciences' stock symbol?

EXACT Sciences trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "EXAS."

How were EXACT Sciences' earnings last quarter?

EXACT Sciences Co. (NASDAQ:EXAS) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 26th. The medical research company reported ($0.33) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.38) by $0.05. The medical research company had revenue of $90.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $86.31 million. EXACT Sciences had a negative return on equity of 20.92% and a negative net margin of 38.61%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 86.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted ($0.32) EPS. View EXACT Sciences' Earnings History.

When is EXACT Sciences' next earnings date?

EXACT Sciences is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August, 1st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for EXACT Sciences.

What price target have analysts set for EXAS?

13 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for EXACT Sciences' shares. Their forecasts range from $41.00 to $85.00. On average, they anticipate EXACT Sciences' share price to reach $63.9167 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.5%. View Analyst Ratings for EXACT Sciences.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for EXACT Sciences?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for EXACT Sciences in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."

What are Wall Street analysts saying about EXACT Sciences stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about EXACT Sciences stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "EXACT Sciences Corporation uses applied genomics to develop effective, patient-friendly screening technologies for use in the detection of cancer. Certain of its technologies have been licensed to Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings for a stool-based DNA screening assay for colorectal cancer in the average-risk population. Colorectal cancer, which is the most deadly cancer among non-smokers, is generally curable if detected early. Despite the availability of colorectal cancer screening and diagnostic tests for more than twenty years, the rate of early detection of colorectal cancer remains low, and deaths from colorectal cancer remain high. EXACT Sciences believes its genomics-based technologies would help to enable detection of colorectal cancer so that more people can be effectively treated. " (7/2/2018)
  • 2. BTIG Research analysts commented, "5 th , data on Exact Sciences’ second case control study for its liver biomarker is scheduled to be presented at the Digestive Disease Week (DDW) conference. Recall that the biomarkers are being co-developed with the Mayo Clinic. The abstract is available on DDW’s website and preliminary details show encouraging 95% sensitivity across all stages (93% specificity in healthy controls, 86% specificity in cirrhotic controls). A liver screening test is one of a number of platforms in EXAS’ cancer pipeline and given the improving traction here, may be the second real shot on the goal, though years away. While we don’t view this as a material stock-moving event, pipeline advancement is supportive of our positive thesis on the name. We reiterate our Buy rating and $70 PT." (6/5/2018)

Are investors shorting EXACT Sciences?

EXACT Sciences saw a drop in short interest in the month of June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 11,792,911 shares, a drop of 20.1% from the June 15th total of 14,757,507 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 3,612,076 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.3 days. Currently, 9.9% of the company's shares are sold short. View EXACT Sciences' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of EXACT Sciences' key competitors?

Who are EXACT Sciences' key executives?

EXACT Sciences' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Kevin T. Conroy, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 52)
  • Mr. Jeffrey T. Elliott CFA, CFO & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 40)
  • Mr. Maneesh K. Arora, Sr. VP, COO & Director (Age 49)
  • Dr. Graham P. Lidgard Ph.D., Chief Science Officer and Sr. VP of R&D (Age 69)
  • Mr. D. Scott Coward, Chief Legal Officer, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel and Sec. (Age 53)

Has EXACT Sciences been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about EXAS stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. EXACT Sciences earned a news impact score of 0.10 on Accern's scale. They also gave news stories about the medical research company an impact score of 45.03 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are EXACT Sciences' major shareholders?

EXACT Sciences' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Fred Alger Management Inc. (1.11%), KAMES CAPITAL plc (0.64%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (0.44%), Thompson Investment Management Inc. (0.18%), Handelsbanken Fonder AB (0.17%) and Westpac Banking Corp (0.14%). Company insiders that own EXACT Sciences stock include D Scott Coward, David Thompson, Graham Peter Lidgard, Jeffrey Thomas Elliott, Katherine S Zanotti, Kevin T Conroy, Lionel Sterling, Maneesh Arora, Michael S Wyzga and Thomas D Carey. View Institutional Ownership Trends for EXACT Sciences.

Which institutional investors are selling EXACT Sciences stock?

EXAS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fred Alger Management Inc., Thompson Investment Management Inc., Columbia Partners L L C Investment Management, Handelsbanken Fonder AB, Creative Planning and Stokes & Hubbell Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold EXACT Sciences company stock in the last year include D Scott Coward, Graham Peter Lidgard, Jeffrey Thomas Elliott, Katherine S Zanotti, Kevin T Conroy, Maneesh Arora, Michael S Wyzga and Thomas D Carey. View Insider Buying and Selling for EXACT Sciences.

Which institutional investors are buying EXACT Sciences stock?

EXAS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including KAMES CAPITAL plc, Westpac Banking Corp, Baillie Gifford & Co., Fisher Asset Management LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., State of Alaska Department of Revenue and Amalgamated Bank. Company insiders that have bought EXACT Sciences stock in the last two years include David Thompson, Katherine S Zanotti, Lionel Sterling and Thomas D Carey. View Insider Buying and Selling for EXACT Sciences.

How do I buy shares of EXACT Sciences?

Shares of EXAS 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 EXACT Sciences' stock price today?

One share of EXAS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $67.62.

How big of a company is EXACT Sciences?

EXACT Sciences has a market capitalization of $8.24 billion and generates $265.99 million in revenue each year. The medical research company earns $-114,390,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.99) on an earnings per share basis. EXACT Sciences employs 1,268 workers across the globe.

How can I contact EXACT Sciences?

EXACT Sciences' mailing address is 441 CHARMANY DRIVE, MADISON WI, 53719. The medical research company can be reached via phone at 608-284-5700.

MarketBeat Community Rating for EXACT Sciences (NASDAQ EXAS)

Community Ranking:  3.2 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  624 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  346 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  970
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This page was last updated on 7/21/2018 by Staff

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