NASDAQ:HBIO - Harvard Bioscience Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$3.46 +0.03 (+0.87 %)
(As of 12/12/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$3.43
Today's Range$3.41 - $3.58
52-Week Range$3.10 - $6.70
Volume48,600 shs
Average Volume176,042 shs
Market Capitalization$132.02 million
P/E Ratio69.20
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.3
Harvard Bioscience, Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets scientific instruments, systems, and lab consumables used in life science basic research, drug discovery, and clinical and environmental testing. The company offers physiology, cell, and molecular instruments, such as traditional syringe pump and peristaltic pump products, as well as a range of instruments and accessories for tissue, organ, and animal based lab research under the Harvard Apparatus, CMA Microdialysis, Panlab, Coulbourn, and Hugo Sachs brands; and spectrophotometers, microplate readers, amino acid analyzers, gel electrophoresis equipment, and electroporation instruments that are marketed under the Biochrom, Libra, WPA, BioDrop, Hoefer, Scie-plas, and BTX brand names. It also designs, develops, and manufactures precision electrophysiology equipment specializing in patch clamp amplifiers, and manual and automated patch clamp systems under the HEKA brand; manufactures tools for electrophysiology and cell biology research consisting of cell chambers, perfusion controllers, temperature controllers, microincubation systems, and bio-sensing systems under the Warner Instruments brand; and designs and develops in vivo neural interface systems under the TBSI brand for neuroscience research, primarily in the fields of electrophysiology, psychology, neurology, and pharmacology. In addition, the company is involved in the development and manufacture of precision scientific measuring instrumentation and equipment under the Multi-Channel Systems brand; and physiologic monitoring focused on delivering preclinical products, systems, services, and solutions. Harvard Bioscience, Inc. markets its products in approximately 100 countries through sales organization, Websites, catalogs, and distributors to research scientists at universities, hospitals, government laboratories, and pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. The company was founded in 1901 and is headquartered in Holliston, Massachusetts.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Analytical instruments
Sub-IndustryLife Sciences Tools & Services
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:HBIO
Previous Symbol
CUSIP41690610
Phone508-893-8999

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.73
Current Ratio2.83
Quick Ratio1.49

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio69.20
Forward P/E Ratio28.83
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$101.88 million
Price / Sales1.27
Cash Flow$0.1603 per share
Price / Cash Flow21.58
Book Value$2.32 per share
Price / Book1.49

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.05
Net Income$-860,000.00
Net Margins-4.18%
Return on Equity5.54%
Return on Assets2.89%

Miscellaneous

Employees434
Outstanding Shares37,290,000
Market Cap$132.02 million
OptionableOptionable

Harvard Bioscience (NASDAQ:HBIO) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Harvard Bioscience's stock symbol?

Harvard Bioscience trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "HBIO."

How were Harvard Bioscience's earnings last quarter?

Harvard Bioscience, Inc. (NASDAQ:HBIO) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 25th. The medical instruments supplier reported $0.04 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.04. The medical instruments supplier earned $28.71 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $28.50 million. Harvard Bioscience had a positive return on equity of 5.54% and a negative net margin of 4.18%. View Harvard Bioscience's Earnings History.

When is Harvard Bioscience's next earnings date?

Harvard Bioscience is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, March 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Harvard Bioscience.

What price target have analysts set for HBIO?

2 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for Harvard Bioscience's stock. Their predictions range from $8.00 to $11.00. On average, they anticipate Harvard Bioscience's share price to reach $9.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 174.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Harvard Bioscience.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Harvard Bioscience?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Harvard Bioscience in the last year. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Harvard Bioscience.

Has Harvard Bioscience been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about HBIO stock have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, InfoTrie reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Harvard Bioscience earned a news impact score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the medical instruments supplier a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of Harvard Bioscience's key competitors?

Who are Harvard Bioscience's key executives?

Harvard Bioscience's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Jeffrey A. Duchemin, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 52)
  • Mr. Yong Sun, VP & GM of Physiology, Cell and Molecular Instruments (Age 54)
  • Ms. Kamalam Unninayar, Chief Financial Officer
  • Mr. Russell J. Sylvia, VP of Global HR
  • Mr. Corey Manchester, VP & Corp. Controller

Who are Harvard Bioscience's major shareholders?

Harvard Bioscience's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include First Light Asset Management LLC (16.81%), BlackRock Inc. (8.03%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.32%), Vanguard Group Inc. (4.86%), Royce & Associates LP (4.29%) and Heartland Advisors Inc. (2.97%). Company insiders that own Harvard Bioscience stock include David Green, Earl R Lewis, George Uveges, James W Green, Jeffrey Duchemin and Robert E Gagnon. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Harvard Bioscience.

Which institutional investors are selling Harvard Bioscience stock?

HBIO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Heartland Advisors Inc., Bridgeway Capital Management Inc., Woodmont Investment Counsel LLC, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, ClariVest Asset Management LLC and Foundry Partners LLC. Company insiders that have sold Harvard Bioscience company stock in the last year include George Uveges, Jeffrey Duchemin and Robert E Gagnon. View Insider Buying and Selling for Harvard Bioscience.

Which institutional investors are buying Harvard Bioscience stock?

HBIO stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cadence Capital Management LLC, First Light Asset Management LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., EAM Global Investors LLC, EAM Investors LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Algert Global LLC and Citadel Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have bought Harvard Bioscience stock in the last two years include Earl R Lewis, James W Green, Jeffrey Duchemin and Robert E Gagnon. View Insider Buying and Selling for Harvard Bioscience.

How do I buy shares of Harvard Bioscience?

Shares of HBIO 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 Harvard Bioscience's stock price today?

One share of HBIO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $3.46.

How big of a company is Harvard Bioscience?

Harvard Bioscience has a market capitalization of $132.02 million and generates $101.88 million in revenue each year. The medical instruments supplier earns $-860,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $0.05 on an earnings per share basis. Harvard Bioscience employs 434 workers across the globe.

What is Harvard Bioscience's official website?

The official website for Harvard Bioscience is http://www.harvardbioscience.com.

How can I contact Harvard Bioscience?

Harvard Bioscience's mailing address is 84 OCTOBER HILL ROAD, HOLLISTON MA, 01746. The medical instruments supplier can be reached via phone at 508-893-8999 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Harvard Bioscience (NASDAQ HBIO)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  185 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  166 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  351
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This page was last updated on 12/12/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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