NASDAQ:OPHT - Ophthotech Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$2.26 -0.07 (-3.00 %)
(As of 10/19/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$2.26
Today's Range$2.26 - $2.32
52-Week Range$2.25 - $4.50
Volume79,087 shs
Average Volume102,564 shs
Market Capitalization$84.34 million
P/E Ratio0.55
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.32
Ophthotech Corporation, a biopharmaceutical company, develops novel therapies to treat ophthalmic diseases, with a focus on age-related and orphan retinal diseases. The company is developing Zimura, an inhibitor of complement factor C5, for dry and wet forms of age-related macular degeneration, a disorder of the central portion of the retina known as the macula. Ophthotech Corporation has a research agreement with the University of Massachusetts Medical School to utilize the minigene therapy approach and novel gene delivery technologies to target retinal diseases. The company was founded in 2007 and is based in New York, New York.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Pharmaceutical preparations
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorMedical
SymbolNASDAQ:OPHT
CUSIPN/A
Phone212-845-8200

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio16.20
Quick Ratio16.20

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio0.55
Forward P/E Ratio-1.46
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$209.98 million
Price / Sales0.39
Cash Flow$3.1389 per share
Price / Cash0.72
Book Value$1.06 per share
Price / Book2.13

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.17
Net Income$114.20 million
Net MarginsN/A
Return on Equity480.74%
Return on Assets91.25%

Miscellaneous

Employees38
Outstanding Shares36,200,000
Market Cap$84.34 million

Ophthotech (NASDAQ:OPHT) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ophthotech's stock symbol?

Ophthotech trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "OPHT."

How were Ophthotech's earnings last quarter?

Ophthotech Corp (NASDAQ:OPHT) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 1st. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($0.37) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.39) by $0.02. View Ophthotech's Earnings History.

When is Ophthotech's next earnings date?

Ophthotech is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November 14th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Ophthotech.

What price target have analysts set for OPHT?

2 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for Ophthotech's stock. Their forecasts range from $4.00 to $4.00. On average, they expect Ophthotech's share price to reach $4.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 77.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Ophthotech.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Ophthotech?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ophthotech in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating and 1 hold rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Ophthotech.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Ophthotech stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Ophthotech stock:
  • 1. Chardan Capital analysts commented, "We remain positive on the company’s relatively low-cost entry into gene therapy (GT) but reiterate our Neutral rating until we gain additional visibility on these assets. Recall both the Leber congenital amaurosis 10 (LCA10) gene therapy to deliver miniCEP290″ and ABCA4 GT in Stargardt disease licensed from 2018, as well as the autosomal dominant retinitis pigmentosa (adRP) asset licensed from the 2018, are preclinical. As such, catalysts are limited and, aside from a possible publication in the near term, are likely to generate meaningful catalysts on a 2020 horizon at best." (8/2/2018)
  • 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Ophthotech is focused on development of Zimura, after the failure of Fovista program. The company has reassessed its wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) program and is developing Zimura in combination with anti-VEGF therapy. The company also collaborated with other companies to develop Zimura in combination studies. With no approved products, the company’s revenues are dependent on collaborations, which may be affected by pipeline setbacks. In a major setback, Novartis terminated its agreement following the failure of Fovista in three phase III program on Fovista. The company lost a major source of revenues. Shares have underperformed the industry so far this year." (7/10/2018)

Who are some of Ophthotech's key competitors?

Who are Ophthotech's key executives?

Ophthotech's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Dr. David R. Guyer, Exec. Chairman (Age 58)
  • Mr. Glenn P. Sblendorio M.B.A., CEO, Pres & Director (Age 62)
  • Dr. Samir C. Patel M.D., Co-Founder and Consultant (Age 57)
  • Mr. David F. Carroll, Sr. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 52)
  • Mr. Keith Westby M.B.A., Sr. VP & COO (Age 43)

How do I buy shares of Ophthotech?

Shares of OPHT 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 Ophthotech's stock price today?

One share of OPHT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $2.26.

How big of a company is Ophthotech?

Ophthotech has a market capitalization of $84.34 million and generates $209.98 million in revenue each year. The biopharmaceutical company earns $114.20 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.17 on an earnings per share basis. Ophthotech employs 38 workers across the globe.

What is Ophthotech's official website?

The official website for Ophthotech is http://www.ophthotech.com.

How can I contact Ophthotech?

Ophthotech's mailing address is ONE PENN PLAZA 35TH FLOOR, NEW YORK NY, 10119. The biopharmaceutical company can be reached via phone at 212-845-8200 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Ophthotech (NASDAQ OPHT)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  274 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  235 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  509
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Ophthotech and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe OPHT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe OPHT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 10/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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