NASDAQ:PIRS - Pieris Pharmaceuticals Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$3.12 -0.08 (-2.50 %)
(As of 03/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$3.12
Today's Range$3.04 - $3.28
52-Week Range$2.39 - $7.60
Volume344,519 shs
Average Volume317,691 shs
Market Capitalization$153.35 million
P/E Ratio-6.24
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.87
Pieris Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, discovers and develops anticalin-based drugs in the United States. It develops anticalin proteins that are low molecular-weight therapeutic proteins derived from lipocalins, which are naturally occurring low-molecular weight human proteins found in blood plasma and other bodily fluids. The company is involved in developing PRS-343, a bispecific protein that is in Phase I clinical trial for oncology diseases; PRS-332, a bispecific anticalin-antibody fusion protein that is in preclinical evaluation stage for oncology diseases; PRS-080 that is in Phase IIa clinical trial to target hepcidin for the treatment of functional iron deficiency in anemic patients with chronic kidney disease or in end-stage renal disease patients requiring dialysis; and PRS-060, a drug candidate, which is in Phase I clinical trial that binds to the IL- 4Ra receptor for the treatment of asthma and other inflammatory diseases, as well as other drugs. It has strategic partnerships with Les Laboratoires Servier and Institut de Recherches Internationales Servier, AstraZeneca AB, and Seattle Genetics Inc., as well as others; and non-strategic license or option agreements with Aska Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd. and Hoffmann-La Roche Inc., Sanofi Group, Allergan Sales, LLC, Allergan, Inc., and Allergan Pharmaceuticals Holdings (Ireland) Unlimited Company, as well as license agreements with TUM, Enumeral Biomedical Holdings, Inc., and Sichuan Kelun-Biotech Biopharmaceutical Co. Ltd. Pieris Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Commercial physical research
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorMedical
Current SymbolNASDAQ:PIRS
CUSIPN/A
Phone857-246-8998

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$29.10 million
Book Value$0.26 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-17,640,000.00

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Market Cap$153.35 million
Next Earnings Date5/9/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

Pieris Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:PIRS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Pieris Pharmaceuticals' stock symbol?

Pieris Pharmaceuticals trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "PIRS."

How were Pieris Pharmaceuticals' earnings last quarter?

Pieris Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:PIRS) posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, March, 18th. The biotechnology company reported ($0.21) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.16) by $0.05. The biotechnology company earned $4.91 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $6.92 million. Pieris Pharmaceuticals had a negative return on equity of 54.54% and a negative net margin of 91.93%. View Pieris Pharmaceuticals' Earnings History.

When is Pieris Pharmaceuticals' next earnings date?

Pieris Pharmaceuticals is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 9th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Pieris Pharmaceuticals.

What price target have analysts set for PIRS?

2 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Pieris Pharmaceuticals' stock. Their forecasts range from $5.00 to $5.00. On average, they expect Pieris Pharmaceuticals' stock price to reach $5.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 60.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Pieris Pharmaceuticals.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Pieris Pharmaceuticals?

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

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Pieris Pharmaceuticals stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Pieris Pharmaceuticals stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Pieris Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company's drug technology consists of Anticalin(R) to treat cancer, severe asthma, anemia and other medical conditions. Pieris Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is based in Freising-Weihenstephan, Germany. " (3/22/2019)
  • 2. HC Wainwright analysts commented, "Valuation and risks to price target achievement. We maintain our Buy rating and $5 price target. Our price target is based on our clinical net present value (NPV) model, which allows us to flex multiple assumptions affecting a drug’s potential commercial profile. Factors which could impede reaching our price target include failed or inconclusive clinical trials or inability of the company to secure adequate funding to progress its drugs through the development pathway. Pieris Pharmaceuticals, Inc." (3/19/2019)

Has Pieris Pharmaceuticals been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about PIRS stock have trended somewhat negative on Saturday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Pieris Pharmaceuticals earned a coverage optimism score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the biotechnology company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of Pieris Pharmaceuticals' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Pieris Pharmaceuticals own?

Who are Pieris Pharmaceuticals' key executives?

Pieris Pharmaceuticals' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Stephen S. Yoder, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 43)
  • Dr. Allan Reine, Sr. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 44)
  • Dr. Louis A. Matis, Sr. VP & Chief Devel. Officer (Age 68)
  • Mr. Claus Schalper MBA, Co-Founder & Sr. Advisor
  • Maria Kelman, Director of Investor Relations

Who are Pieris Pharmaceuticals' major shareholders?

Pieris Pharmaceuticals' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Acadian Asset Management LLC (4.13%), Nantahala Capital Management LLC (2.51%), Millennium Management LLC (1.70%), Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (1.42%), Sphera Funds Management LTD. (1.29%) and American Century Companies Inc. (1.20%). Company insiders that own Pieris Pharmaceuticals stock include Allan Reine, Christopher P Kiritsy, James A Geraghty and Orbimed Advisors Llc. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Pieris Pharmaceuticals.

Which institutional investors are selling Pieris Pharmaceuticals stock?

PIRS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Prosight Management LP, Millennium Management LLC, GSA Capital Partners LLP, Sphera Funds Management LTD., Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Northern Trust Corp, Geode Capital Management LLC and Geode Capital Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Pieris Pharmaceuticals.

Which institutional investors are buying Pieris Pharmaceuticals stock?

PIRS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nantahala Capital Management LLC, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., RBF Capital LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Fosun International Ltd, American Century Companies Inc., Wedge Capital Management L L P NC and 683 Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Pieris Pharmaceuticals stock in the last two years include Allan Reine, Christopher P Kiritsy and James A Geraghty. View Insider Buying and Selling for Pieris Pharmaceuticals.

How do I buy shares of Pieris Pharmaceuticals?

Shares of PIRS 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 Pieris Pharmaceuticals' stock price today?

One share of PIRS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $3.12.

How big of a company is Pieris Pharmaceuticals?

Pieris Pharmaceuticals has a market capitalization of $153.35 million and generates $29.10 million in revenue each year. The biotechnology company earns $-17,640,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.50) on an earnings per share basis.

What is Pieris Pharmaceuticals' official website?

The official website for Pieris Pharmaceuticals is http://www.pieris.com.

How can I contact Pieris Pharmaceuticals?

Pieris Pharmaceuticals' mailing address is 255 State Street 9th Floor, Boston MA, 02109. The biotechnology company can be reached via phone at 857-246-8998 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Pieris Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ PIRS)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  200 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  177 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  377
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Pieris Pharmaceuticals and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PIRS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PIRS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 3/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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