Spero Therapeutics Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.51 (+3.73 %)
(As of 08/5/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume110,231 shs
Average Volume206,411 shs
Market Capitalization$421.13 million
P/E RatioN/A
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About Spero Therapeutics

Spero Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on identifying, developing, and commercializing novel treatments for multi-drug resistant (MDR) bacterial infections and rare diseases in the United States. Its product candidates include tebipenem pivoxil hydrobromide (HBr), an oral carbapenem-class antibiotic to treat MDR gram-negative infections for adults; SPR206, a direct acting IV-administered agent to treat MDR Gram-negative bacterial infections in the hospital; and SPR720, an oral antibiotic for the treatment of non-tuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease. Spero Therapeutics, Inc. has license agreement with Meiji Seika Pharma Co., Ltd. to support the development of tebipenem HBr; license agreement with Everest Medicines to develop, manufacture, and commercialize SPR206 in Greater China, South Korea, and Southeast Asian countries; collaboration agreement with Bill & Melinda Gates Medical Research Institute to develop SPR720 for the treatment of lung infections caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis; and license agreement with Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated for patents relating to SPR720, as well as SPR719, an active metabolite. The company is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts.


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Overall MarketRank

1.97 out of 5 stars

Medical Sector

608th out of 1,311 stocks

Pharmaceutical Preparations Industry

307th out of 647 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.5Community Rank: 4.7Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Spero Therapeutics (NASDAQ:SPRO) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Spero Therapeutics a buy right now?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Spero Therapeutics in the last twelve months. There are currently 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Spero Therapeutics stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Spero Therapeutics?

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Are investors shorting Spero Therapeutics?

Spero Therapeutics saw a drop in short interest in the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 2,400,000 shares, a drop of 23.1% from the June 15th total of 3,120,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 165,200 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 14.5 days. Approximately 9.9% of the company's stock are sold short.
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When is Spero Therapeutics' next earnings date?

Spero Therapeutics is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 5th 2021.
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How were Spero Therapeutics' earnings last quarter?

Spero Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPRO) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 6th. The company reported ($0.66) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.61) by $0.05. The business earned $7.30 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.71 million. Spero Therapeutics had a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 65.11% and a negative net margin of 498.66%.
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How has Spero Therapeutics' stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Spero Therapeutics' stock was trading at $7.75 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, SPRO stock has increased by 83.0% and is now trading at $14.18.
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What price target have analysts set for SPRO?

5 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for Spero Therapeutics' stock. Their forecasts range from $19.00 to $47.00. On average, they anticipate Spero Therapeutics' stock price to reach $32.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 131.0% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Spero Therapeutics' key executives?

Spero Therapeutics' management team includes the following people:
  • Dr. Ankit Mahadevia M.D., MBA, Co-Founder, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 40, Pay $966.83k)
  • Ms. Cristina Larkin, Chief Operating Officer (Age 51, Pay $639.36k)
  • Dr. David A. Melnick M.D., Chief Medical Officer (Age 69, Pay $647.31k)
  • Mr. Satyavrat Shukla C.F.A., Chief Financial Officer (Age 48)
  • Dr. Thomas R. Parr Jr., Chief Scientific Officer (Age 67)
  • Ms. Tamara Lynn Joseph L.L.M., J.D., Chief Legal Officer (Age 58)
  • Mr. Jay Blackington, VP of People Strategy & Culture
  • Mr. Timothy Keutzer, Chief Devel. Officer (Age 53)
  • Dr. Ian A. Critchley, Head of Clinical Microbiology
  • Dr. Susannah Walpole Ph.D., Head of Clinical Operations

What is Ankit Mahadevia, MD's approval rating as Spero Therapeutics' CEO?

27 employees have rated Spero Therapeutics CEO Ankit Mahadevia, MD on Ankit Mahadevia, MD has an approval rating of 100% among Spero Therapeutics' employees. This puts Ankit Mahadevia, MD in the top 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

Who are some of Spero Therapeutics' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Spero Therapeutics own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Spero Therapeutics investors own include Sorrento Therapeutics (SRNE), Matinas BioPharma (MTNB), ADMA Biologics (ADMA), Editas Medicine (EDIT), SCYNEXIS (SCYX), (KDMN), Aldeyra Therapeutics (ALDX), KushCo (KSHB), Dynavax Technologies (DVAX) and Zosano Pharma (ZSAN).

When did Spero Therapeutics IPO?

(SPRO) raised $75 million in an initial public offering on Thursday, November 2nd 2017. The company issued 5,000,000 shares at a price of $14.00-$16.00 per share. BofA Merrill Lynch, Cowen and Stifel acted as the underwriters for the IPO and Oppenheimer & Co. was co-manager.

What is Spero Therapeutics' stock symbol?

Spero Therapeutics trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "SPRO."

Who are Spero Therapeutics' major shareholders?

Spero Therapeutics' stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include New York State Common Retirement Fund (0.17%), IndexIQ Advisors LLC (0.09%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.06%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (0.05%), Advisor Group Holdings Inc. (0.03%) and Bedel Financial Consulting Inc. (0.01%). Company insiders that own Spero Therapeutics stock include Ankit Mahadevia, Aquilo Capital Management, Llc and Cristina Larkin.
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Which institutional investors are selling Spero Therapeutics stock?

SPRO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Advisor Group Holdings Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., New York State Common Retirement Fund, and IndexIQ Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold Spero Therapeutics company stock in the last year include Ankit Mahadevia, Aquilo Capital Management, Llc, and Cristina Larkin.
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Which institutional investors are buying Spero Therapeutics stock?

SPRO stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bedel Financial Consulting Inc., and Alliancebernstein L.P..
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How do I buy shares of Spero Therapeutics?

Shares of SPRO can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Spero Therapeutics' stock price today?

One share of SPRO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $14.18.

How much money does Spero Therapeutics make?

Spero Therapeutics has a market capitalization of $421.13 million and generates $9.33 million in revenue each year. The company earns $-78,280,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($3.52) on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Spero Therapeutics have?

Spero Therapeutics employs 89 workers across the globe.

What is Spero Therapeutics' official website?

The official website for Spero Therapeutics is

Where are Spero Therapeutics' headquarters?

Spero Therapeutics is headquartered at 675 Massachusetts Avenue 14th Floor, Cambridge MA, 02139.

How can I contact Spero Therapeutics?

Spero Therapeutics' mailing address is 675 Massachusetts Avenue 14th Floor, Cambridge MA, 02139. The company can be reached via phone at 857-242-1600 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 8/5/2021 by Staff
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