NASDAQ:PACB - Pacific Biosciences of California Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$3.59 -0.09 (-2.45 %)
(As of 07/17/2018 03:06 PM ET)
Previous Close$3.69
Today's Range$3.57 - $3.75
52-Week Range$2.02 - $5.70
Volume16,967 shs
Average Volume982,793 shs
Market Capitalization$487.94 million
P/E Ratio-4.14
Dividend YieldN/A
Pacific Biosciences of California logoPacific Biosciences of California, Inc. designs, develops, and manufactures sequencing systems to resolve genetically complex problems. The company's single molecule real-time (SMRT) sequencing technology enables single molecule real-time detection of biological processes. It offers PacBio RS II and Sequel Systems that conducts, monitors, and analyzes single molecule biochemical reactions in real time. The company also provides consumable products, including SMRT cells, as well as various reagent kits, such as template preparation, binding, and sequencing kits. Its customers include research institutions; commercial laboratories; genome centers; clinical, government, and academic institutions; genomics service providers; pharmaceutical companies; and agricultural companies. The company markets its products through a direct sales force in North America and Europe, as well as primarily through distribution partners in Asia, the Middle East, and Latin America. The company was formerly known as Nanofluidics, Inc. Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Analytical instruments
Sub-IndustryLife Sciences Tools & Services


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.14
Current Ratio4.64
Quick Ratio3.60


Trailing P/E Ratio-4.14
Forward P/E Ratio-5.61
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$93.47 million
Price / Sales5.07
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book Value$0.74 per share
Price / Book4.85


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.87)
Net Income$-92,180,000.00
Net Margins-105.22%
Return on Equity-91.11%
Return on Assets-58.10%


Outstanding Shares131,880,000
Market Cap$487.94

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Pacific Biosciences of California (NASDAQ:PACB) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Pacific Biosciences of California's stock symbol?

Pacific Biosciences of California trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "PACB."

How were Pacific Biosciences of California's earnings last quarter?

Pacific Biosciences of California (NASDAQ:PACB) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 2nd. The biotechnology company reported ($0.20) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.19) by $0.01. The biotechnology company earned $19.40 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $23.97 million. Pacific Biosciences of California had a negative return on equity of 91.11% and a negative net margin of 105.22%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 22.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned ($0.26) EPS. View Pacific Biosciences of California's Earnings History.

When is Pacific Biosciences of California's next earnings date?

Pacific Biosciences of California is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, July, 31st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Pacific Biosciences of California.

What price target have analysts set for PACB?

2 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for Pacific Biosciences of California's stock. Their predictions range from $4.00 to $6.80. On average, they expect Pacific Biosciences of California's stock price to reach $5.40 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 50.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Pacific Biosciences of California.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Pacific Biosciences of California?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Pacific Biosciences of California in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."

Who are some of Pacific Biosciences of California's key competitors?

Who are Pacific Biosciences of California's key executives?

Pacific Biosciences of California's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Dr. Michael W. Hunkapiller, Exec. Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 69)
  • Ms. Susan K. Barnes, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 64)
  • Mr. James Michael Phillips, Sr. VP of R&D (Age 67)
  • Mr. Kevin P. Corcoran, Sr. VP of Market Devel. (Age 59)
  • Ms. Kathy P. Ordoñez, Chief Commercial Officer, Exec. VP & Director (Age 67)

Has Pacific Biosciences of California been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about PACB stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Pacific Biosciences of California earned a news sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media stories about the biotechnology company an impact score of 47.25 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

How do I buy shares of Pacific Biosciences of California?

Shares of PACB 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 Pacific Biosciences of California's stock price today?

One share of PACB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $3.59.

How big of a company is Pacific Biosciences of California?

Pacific Biosciences of California has a market capitalization of $487.94 million and generates $93.47 million in revenue each year. The biotechnology company earns $-92,180,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.87) on an earnings per share basis. Pacific Biosciences of California employs 456 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Pacific Biosciences of California?

Pacific Biosciences of California's mailing address is 1305 O`BRIEN DRIVE, MENLO PARK CA, 94025. The biotechnology company can be reached via phone at 650-521-8000 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Pacific Biosciences of California (NASDAQ PACB)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  201 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  218 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  419
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Pacific Biosciences of California and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PACB will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PACB will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 7/17/2018 by Staff

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