NASDAQ:PTCT - PTC Therapeutics Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$31.41 -0.55 (-1.72 %)
(As of 11/14/2018 12:44 PM ET)
Previous Close$31.96
Today's Range$30.34 - $33.4250
52-Week Range$14.87 - $52.95
Volume509,811 shs
Average Volume704,837 shs
Market Capitalization$1.63 billion
P/E Ratio-15.55
Dividend YieldN/A
PTC Therapeutics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of medicines for the treatment of rare disorders. The company offers Translarna (ataluren) for the treatment of nonsense mutation Duchenne muscular dystrophy in ambulatory patients; and Emflaza (deflazacort) for treating Duchenne muscular dystrophy. It is developing Translarna, which is in Phase II clinical study for the treatment of nonsense mutation aniridia and nonsense mutation Dravet syndrome/CDKL5; and RG7916 for the treatment of patients with spinal muscular atrophy, as well as PTC596, an orally bioavailable and potent small molecule that has completed Phase I study, which targets solid tumor cell populations by reducing the activity and amount of BMI1. The company has collaborations with F. Hoffman-La Roche Ltd and Hoffman-La Roche Inc., and the Spinal Muscular Atrophy Foundation to develop and commercialize compounds identified under its spinal muscular atrophy sponsored research program; research collaboration with Massachusetts General Hospital for the treatment of rare genetic disorders resulting from pre-mRNA; and research collaboration with CHDI Foundation, Inc. to discover and develop small-molecule therapeutics for Huntington's disease. PTC Therapeutics, Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in South Plainfield, New Jersey.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Pharmaceutical preparations
Current SymbolNASDAQ:PTCT
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.37
Current Ratio2.73
Quick Ratio2.61


Trailing P/E Ratio-15.55
Forward P/E Ratio-16.36
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$194.39 million
Price / Sales8.15
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book Value$7.65 per share
Price / Book4.11


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($2.02)
Net Income$-79,000,000.00
Net Margins-30.61%
Return on Equity-27.95%
Return on Assets-11.61%


Outstanding Shares50,460,000
Market Cap$1.63 billion

PTC Therapeutics (NASDAQ:PTCT) Frequently Asked Questions

What is PTC Therapeutics' stock symbol?

PTC Therapeutics trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "PTCT."

How were PTC Therapeutics' earnings last quarter?

PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTCT) announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, November, 5th. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($1.06) EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.40) by $0.66. The biopharmaceutical company earned $53.59 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $70.56 million. PTC Therapeutics had a negative net margin of 30.61% and a negative return on equity of 27.95%. PTC Therapeutics's revenue for the quarter was up 28.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned ($0.82) EPS. View PTC Therapeutics' Earnings History.

When is PTC Therapeutics' next earnings date?

PTC Therapeutics is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, March 5th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for PTC Therapeutics.

What price target have analysts set for PTCT?

8 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for PTC Therapeutics' shares. Their forecasts range from $31.00 to $61.00. On average, they anticipate PTC Therapeutics' stock price to reach $47.7143 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 51.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for PTC Therapeutics.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for PTC Therapeutics?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for PTC Therapeutics in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for PTC Therapeutics.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about PTC Therapeutics stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about PTC Therapeutics stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "PTC Therapeutics, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company. It is focused on the discovery and development of orally administered, small-molecule drugs for genetic disorders, oncology and infectious disease. PTC Therapeutics, Inc. is based in South Plainfield, United States. " (11/10/2018)
  • 2. William Blair analysts commented, "We show reported earnings, our estimates, and consensus in exhibit 1." (11/6/2018)

Has PTC Therapeutics been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about PTCT stock have trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. PTC Therapeutics earned a news impact score of 1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the biopharmaceutical company a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of PTC Therapeutics' key competitors?

Who are PTC Therapeutics' key executives?

PTC Therapeutics' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Dr. Stuart W. Peltz, Co-Founder, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 58)
  • Dr. Allan Steven Jacobson, Co-Founder, Chairman of Scientific Advisory Board & Director (Age 72)
  • Ms. Christine Utter, Principal Financial Officer & Treasurer (Age 40)
  • Mr. Marcio Souza, Chief Operating Officer (Age 39)
  • Dr. Neil Almstead, Exec. VP of Research, Pharmaceutical Operations & Technology (Age 51)

Who are PTC Therapeutics' major shareholders?

PTC Therapeutics' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.21%), Franklin Resources Inc. (5.20%), Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (1.00%), Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. (0.65%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.56%) and Elk Creek Partners LLC (0.54%). Company insiders that own PTC Therapeutics stock include Christine Marie Utter, Dawn Svoronos, Marcio Souza, Neil Gregory Almstead and Stuart Walter Peltz. View Institutional Ownership Trends for PTC Therapeutics.

Which institutional investors are selling PTC Therapeutics stock?

PTCT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Prudential Financial Inc., Trexquant Investment LP, Pinnacle Associates Ltd., Asymmetry Capital Management L.P., Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL and American Century Companies Inc.. Company insiders that have sold PTC Therapeutics company stock in the last year include Christine Marie Utter, Marcio Souza, Neil Gregory Almstead and Stuart Walter Peltz. View Insider Buying and Selling for PTC Therapeutics.

Which institutional investors are buying PTC Therapeutics stock?

PTCT stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Franklin Resources Inc., Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Emerald Advisers Inc. PA, Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust, BlackRock Inc., Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A., Pictet Asset Management Ltd. and Seven Eight Capital LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for PTC Therapeutics.

How do I buy shares of PTC Therapeutics?

Shares of PTCT 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 PTC Therapeutics' stock price today?

One share of PTCT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $31.4150.

How big of a company is PTC Therapeutics?

PTC Therapeutics has a market capitalization of $1.63 billion and generates $194.39 million in revenue each year. The biopharmaceutical company earns $-79,000,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($2.02) on an earnings per share basis. PTC Therapeutics employs 373 workers across the globe.

What is PTC Therapeutics' official website?

The official website for PTC Therapeutics is

How can I contact PTC Therapeutics?

PTC Therapeutics' mailing address is 100 CORPORATE COURT, SOUTH PLAINFIELD NJ, 07080. The biopharmaceutical company can be reached via phone at 908-222-7000 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for PTC Therapeutics (NASDAQ PTCT)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  408 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  384 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  792
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about PTC Therapeutics and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PTCT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PTCT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/14/2018 by Staff

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