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NASDAQ:GERN

Geron Stock Forecast, Price & News

$1.96
+0.12 (+6.52 %)
(As of 09/18/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$1.84
Now: $1.96
$2.00
50-Day Range
$1.59
MA: $1.77
$2.05
52-Week Range
$0.75
Now: $1.96
$2.40
Volume23.34 million shs
Average Volume2.64 million shs
Market Capitalization$608.52 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.68
Geron Corporation, a late-stage clinical biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development and commercialization of therapeutics for hematologic myeloid malignancies. It holds rights to imetelstat, a telomerase inhibitor in Phase 2/3 clinical trials, which inhibits the uncontrolled proliferation of malignant progenitor cells in hematologic myeloid malignancies to reduce dysfunctional blood cell production and enable recovery of normal blood cell production. The company was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, California.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.5Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.04 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Pharmaceutical preparations
Sub-IndustryBiotechnology
SectorMedical
Current SymbolNASDAQ:GERN
CUSIP37416310
Phone650-473-7700

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$460,000.00
Book Value$0.68 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-68,550,000.00
Net Margins-19,251.64%

Miscellaneous

Employees45
Market Cap$608.52 million
Next Earnings Date11/4/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$1.96
+0.12 (+6.52 %)
(As of 09/18/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Geron (NASDAQ:GERN) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Geron's stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Geron's stock was trading at $1.03 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, GERN shares have increased by 90.3% and is now trading at $1.96.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Geron?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Geron in the last year. There are currently 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Geron's next earnings date?

Geron is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November 4th 2020.
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How were Geron's earnings last quarter?

Geron Co. (NASDAQ:GERN) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 6th. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($0.06) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.06). The biopharmaceutical company earned $0.04 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $0.09 million. Geron had a negative return on equity of 46.39% and a negative net margin of 19,251.64%.
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What price target have analysts set for GERN?

6 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Geron's shares. Their forecasts range from $3.00 to $7.00. On average, they anticipate Geron's share price to reach $4.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 104.1% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Geron?

Geron saw a increase in short interest in August. As of August 14th, there was short interest totaling 32,320,000 shares, an increase of 55.5% from the July 30th total of 20,790,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 3,950,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 8.2 days.
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Who are some of Geron's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Geron own?

Who are Geron's key executives?

Geron's management team includes the following people:
  • Dr. John A. Scarlett, CEO, Pres & Chairman (Age 69, Pay $1.15M)
  • Ms. Olivia Kyusuk Bloom, Exec. VP of Fin., CFO & Treasurer (Age 51, Pay $687.17k)
  • Dr. Andrew J. Grethlein, Exec. VP & COO (Age 56, Pay $705.69k)
  • Ms. Melissa A. Kelly Behrs, Exec. VP & Chief Bus. Officer (Age 56, Pay $673.36k)
  • Dr. Aleksandra Rizo M.D., Ph.D., Exec. VP & Chief Medical Officer (Age 45, Pay $968.2k)

What is Geron's stock symbol?

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

Who are Geron's major shareholders?

Geron's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (7.60%), Great Point Partners LLC (7.57%), Perceptive Advisors LLC (4.34%), FMR LLC (6.14%), FMR LLC (4.02%) and Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (0.58%). Company insiders that own Geron stock include Elizabeth G O'farrell and Melissa Kelly Behrs.
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Which major investors are selling Geron stock?

GERN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, FMR LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, UBS Group AG, Virtus ETF Advisers LLC, and Amalgamated Bank.
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Which major investors are buying Geron stock?

GERN stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Great Point Partners LLC, Perceptive Advisors LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., Swiss National Bank, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, WINTON GROUP Ltd, and Bank of New York Mellon Corp.
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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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Geron's stock price today?

One share of GERN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $1.96.

How big of a company is Geron?

Geron has a market capitalization of $608.52 million and generates $460,000.00 in revenue each year. The biopharmaceutical company earns $-68,550,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.36) on an earnings per share basis. Geron employs 45 workers across the globe.

What is Geron's official website?

The official website for Geron is www.geron.com.

How can I contact Geron?

Geron's mailing address is 919 EAST HILLSDALE BOULEVARD SUITE 250, FOSTER CITY CA, 94404. The biopharmaceutical company can be reached via phone at 650-473-7700 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 9/19/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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