NASDAQ:GERN - Geron Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$3.51 -0.24 (-6.40 %)
(As of 06/22/2018 02:58 AM ET)
Previous Close$3.75
Today's Range$3.50 - $3.7950
52-Week Range$1.74 - $6.68
Volume4.31 million shs
Average Volume5.79 million shs
Market Capitalization$678.48 million
P/E Ratio-19.50
Dividend YieldN/A
Geron logoGeron Corporation operates as a biopharmaceutical company. The company supports the clinical stage development of imetelstat, a telomerase inhibitor for the treatment of hematologic myeloid malignancies. It has collaboration and license agreement with Janssen Biotech, Inc. to develop and commercialize imetelstat worldwide for indications in oncology, including hematologic myeloid malignancies and other human therapeutic uses. The company was founded in 1990 and is based in Menlo Park, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Pharmaceutical preparations


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio20.80
Quick Ratio20.80


Trailing P/E Ratio-19.50
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.07 million
Price / Sales567.77
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book Value$0.65 per share
Price / Book5.40


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.18)
Net Income$-27,910,000.00
Net Margins-3,300.12%
Return on Equity-26.20%
Return on Assets-24.58%


Outstanding Shares173,080,000

Geron (NASDAQ:GERN) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Geron's stock symbol?

Geron trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "GERN."

How were Geron's earnings last quarter?

Geron Co. (NASDAQ:GERN) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 10th. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($0.04) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.05) by $0.01. The biopharmaceutical company earned $0.32 million during the quarter. Geron had a negative return on equity of 26.20% and a negative net margin of 3,300.12%. During the same quarter last year, the company posted ($0.05) EPS. View Geron's Earnings History.

When is Geron's next earnings date?

Geron is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August, 8th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Geron.

What price target have analysts set for GERN?

4 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for Geron's stock. Their predictions range from $4.00 to $7.00. On average, they expect Geron's stock price to reach $5.50 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Geron.

Are investors shorting Geron?

Geron saw a increase in short interest in May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totalling 42,678,450 shares, an increase of 2.6% from the May 15th total of 41,615,441 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 5,817,424 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 7.3 days. Currently, 24.8% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Geron's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Geron's key competitors?

Who are Geron's key executives?

Geron's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Dr. John A. Scarlett, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 67)
  • Ms. Olivia Kyusuk Bloom, Exec. VP of Fin., CFO & Treasurer (Age 49)
  • Dr. Andrew J. Grethlein, Exec. VP of Devel. & Technical Operations (Age 54)
  • Mr. Stephen N. Rosenfield, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 68)
  • Ms. Melissa A. Kelly Behrs, Exec. VP of Bus. Devel., Portfolio & Alliance Management (Age 54)

Has Geron been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about GERN stock have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Geron earned a news sentiment score of 0.23 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the biopharmaceutical company an impact score of 46.30 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are Geron's major shareholders?

Geron's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.37%), Northern Trust Corp (1.12%), Swiss National Bank (0.18%), Arnhold LLC (0.10%), A.R.T. Advisors LLC (0.09%) and NJ State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan (0.09%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Geron.

Which major investors are selling Geron stock?

GERN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., NJ State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan, Northern Trust Corp, MetLife Investment Advisors LLC and Teacher Retirement System of Texas. View Insider Buying and Selling for Geron.

Which major investors are buying Geron stock?

GERN stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Arnhold LLC, M Holdings Securities Inc., OMERS ADMINISTRATION Corp, UBS Group AG, A.R.T. Advisors LLC, Bayesian Capital Management LP, Element Capital Management LLC and Swiss National Bank. View Insider Buying and Selling for Geron.

How do I buy shares of Geron?

Shares of GERN 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 Geron's stock price today?

One share of GERN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $3.51.

How big of a company is Geron?

Geron has a market capitalization of $678.48 million and generates $1.07 million in revenue each year. The biopharmaceutical company earns $-27,910,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.18) on an earnings per share basis. Geron employs 18 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Geron?

Geron's mailing address is 149 COMMONWEALTH DRIVE SUITE 2070, MENLO PARK CA, 94025. The biopharmaceutical company can be reached via phone at 650-473-7700 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Geron (GERN)

Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  251 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  201 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  452
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Geron and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe GERN will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe GERN will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 6/22/2018 by Staff

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