TearLab Corp Company Profile (NASDAQ:TEAR)

About TearLab Corp (NASDAQ:TEAR)

TearLab Corp logoTearLab Corporation is an in-vitro diagnostic company. The Company has commercialized a tear testing platform, the TearLab Osmolarity System, which enables eye care practitioners to test for sensitive and specific biomarkers using nanoliters of tear film at the point-of-care. The Company, through its subsidiary TearLab Research, Inc., develops technologies to enable eye care practitioners to test a range of biomarkers (chemistries, metabolites, genes and proteins) at the point-of-care. Its product, the TearLab Osmolarity System, enables the measurement of tear osmolarity in the doctor's office. The TearLab Osmolarity System consists of approximately three components: the TearLab disposable, the TearLab Pen, and the TearLab Reader. The TearLab disposable is a single-use microfluidic microchip. The TearLab Pen is a hand-held device that interfaces with the TearLab disposable. The TearLab Reader is a small desktop unit that allows for the docking of the TearLab Pen.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Medical
  • Industry: Medical Laboratories & Research
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:TEAR
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.tearlab.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $10.95 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 5,367,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $2.21
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $4.25
  • 52 Week Range: $1.85 - $9.00
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: -1.47
  • P/E Growth: -0.03
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $28.01 million
  • Price / Sales: 0.39
  • Book Value: ($1.07) per share
  • Price / Book: -1.91
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: ($12,470,000.00)
  • Net Margins: -88.52%
  • Return on Assets: -84.48%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: -7.16%
  • Current Ratio: 4.65%
  • Quick Ratio: 4.00%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 180,390 shs.
  • Beta: 2.82
  • Short Ratio: 0.94
 

Frequently Asked Questions for TearLab Corp (NASDAQ:TEAR)

What is TearLab Corp's stock symbol?

TearLab Corp trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "TEAR."

When did TearLab Corp's stock split? How did TearLab Corp's stock split work?

Shares of TearLab Corp reverse split on the morning of Friday, February 24th 2017. The 1-10 reverse split was announced on Friday, February 24th 2017. The number of shares owned by shareholders was adjusted after the market closes on Thursday, February 23rd 2017. An investor that had 100 shares of TearLab Corp stock prior to the reverse split would have 10 shares after the split.

How were TearLab Corp's earnings last quarter?

TearLab Corp (NASDAQ:TEAR) issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, May, 15th. The company reported ($0.82) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.75) by $0.07. The company had revenue of $6.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $7.02 million. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 1.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted ($0.21) EPS. View TearLab Corp's Earnings History.

Where is TearLab Corp's stock going? Where will TearLab Corp's stock price be in 2017?

5 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for TearLab Corp's shares. Their forecasts range from $4.00 to $9.00. On average, they anticipate TearLab Corp's stock price to reach $5.75 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for TearLab Corp.

Are investors shorting TearLab Corp?

TearLab Corp saw a increase in short interest in the month of April. As of April 13th, there was short interest totalling 228,870 shares, an increase of 365.2% from the March 31st total of 49,200 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 260,068 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 0.9 days.

Who are some of TearLab Corp's key competitors?

Who owns TearLab Corp stock?

TearLab Corp's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include AWM Investment Company Inc. (5.59%), Perkins Capital Management Inc. (4.41%) and Vanguard Group Inc. (1.42%). Company insiders that own TearLab Corp stock include Awm Investment Company, Inc and Brock Wright. View Institutional Ownership Trends for TearLab Corp.

Who sold TearLab Corp stock? Who is selling TearLab Corp stock?

TearLab Corp's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AWM Investment Company Inc., Perkins Capital Management Inc. and Vanguard Group Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for TearLab Corp.

How do I buy TearLab Corp stock?

Shares of TearLab Corp can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of TearLab Corp stock cost?

One share of TearLab Corp stock can currently be purchased for approximately $2.04.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for TearLab Corp (NASDAQ:TEAR) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.80)
Consensus Price Target: $5.75 (181.86% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for TearLab Corp (NASDAQ:TEAR)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/16/2017HC WainwrightReiterated RatingBuy$4.00MediumView Rating Details
5/16/2017Rodman & RenshawLower Price TargetBuy -> Buy$12.00 -> $4.00MediumView Rating Details
3/11/2017Craig HallumSet Price TargetBuy$6.00HighView Rating Details
3/11/2017Feltl & Co.DowngradeStrong-Buy -> Buy$9.00HighView Rating Details
8/4/2016Roth CapitalDowngradeBuy -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
3/9/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/27/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for TearLab Corp (NASDAQ:TEAR)
Earnings by Quarter for TearLab Corp (NASDAQ:TEAR)
Earnings History by Quarter for TearLab Corp (NASDAQ:TEAR)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/15/2017Q1 2017($0.75)($0.82)$7.02 million$6.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/9/2017Q4 2016($0.90)($0.81)$7.71 million$7.12 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/7/2016Q316($0.08)($0.07)$7.13 million$20.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/3/2016Q2($0.08)($0.08)$6.95 million$6.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2016Q1($0.23)($0.21)$6.53 million$6.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/8/2016Q4($0.25)($0.26)$6.83 million$6.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q315($0.24)($0.24)$6.40 million$6.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2015Q215($0.25)($0.24)$5.72 million$6.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2015Q115($0.21)($0.25)$5.40 million$5.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/12/2015Q414($0.17)($0.21)$5.50 million$5.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2014Q214($0.17)($0.17)$5.50 million$5.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q114($0.16)($0.17)$5.12 million$9.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2014Q1($0.14)($0.17)$4.76 million$4.21 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/13/2014Q413($0.13)($0.13)$4.49 million$4.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/12/2013Q3($0.14)($0.13)$3.80 million$4.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/13/2013Q1 2013($0.12)($0.30)$2.18 million$2.47 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/13/2012Q312($0.11)($0.10)$1.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for TearLab Corp (NASDAQ:TEAR)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: ($1.42)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172($0.71)($0.05)($0.38)
Q2 20172($0.69)($0.06)($0.38)
Q3 20172($0.62)($0.05)($0.34)
Q4 20172($0.60)($0.05)($0.33)
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for TearLab Corp (NASDAQ:TEAR)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for TearLab Corp (NASDAQ:TEAR)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 11.60%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 36.09%
Insider Trades by Quarter for TearLab Corp (NASDAQ:TEAR)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for TearLab Corp (NASDAQ:TEAR)
Insider Trades by Quarter for TearLab Corp (NASDAQ:TEAR)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/30/2017Awm Investment Company, Inc.Major ShareholderSell327,674$3.20$1,048,556.80View SEC Filing  
5/31/2016Brock WrightDirectorBuy59,686$0.78$46,555.08View SEC Filing  
5/26/2016Brock WrightDirectorBuy130,314$0.76$99,038.64View SEC Filing  
12/4/2014Elias VamvakasCEOBuy50,000$2.24$112,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/18/2014Elias VamvakasCEOBuy31,187$2.55$79,526.85View SEC Filing  
11/17/2014Elias VamvakasCEOBuy18,813$2.55$47,973.15View SEC Filing  
11/11/2014Elias VamvakasCEOBuy150,000$2.49$373,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/10/2014Elias VamvakasCEOBuy16,276$2.50$40,690.00View SEC Filing  
11/10/2014Joseph JensenCOOBuy43,375$2.31$100,196.25View SEC Filing  
8/20/2014Brock WrightDirectorBuy23,000$3.82$87,860.00View SEC Filing  
8/19/2014Brock WrightDirectorBuy11,354$3.83$43,485.82View SEC Filing  
8/12/2014Elias VamvakasCEOBuy70,000$3.43$240,100.00View SEC Filing  
6/30/2014Richard LindstromDirectorSell5,000$4.61$23,050.00View SEC Filing  
5/13/2014Elias VamvakasCEOBuy30,000$3.99$119,700.00View SEC Filing  
5/13/2014Joseph JensenCOOBuy48,693$4.11$200,128.23View SEC Filing  
4/1/2014Paul KarpeckiDirectorSell5,000$6.83$34,150.00View SEC Filing  
1/2/2014Paul KarpeckiDirectorSell5,000$9.47$47,350.00View SEC Filing  
12/31/2013Richard LindstromDirectorSell5,000$9.26$46,300.00View SEC Filing  
11/15/2013Richard LindstromDirectorSell5,000$8.95$44,750.00View SEC Filing  
10/11/2013Paul KarpeckiDirectorSell5,000$10.96$54,800.00View SEC Filing  
9/3/2013William DumencuCFOSell7,000$13.22$92,540.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2013William DumencuCFOSell7,000$14.39$100,730.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2013Paul KarpeckiDirectorSell5,000$10.62$53,100.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2013William DumencuCFOSell7,000$10.61$74,270.00View SEC Filing  
6/3/2013William DumencuCFOSell7,000$11.35$79,450.00View SEC Filing  
4/2/2013Tom Jr. DavidsonDirectorBuy1,500$6.63$9,945.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for TearLab Corp (NASDAQ:TEAR)
Latest Headlines for TearLab Corp (NASDAQ:TEAR)
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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoTearLab Corp (TEAR) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 26 at 6:30 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo-$0.72 Earnings Per Share Expected for TearLab Corp (TEAR) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 17 at 12:28 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Tearlab Corp reports Q1 loss per share of $0.82
www.reuters.com - May 16 at 8:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoTearLab Corp (TEAR) Cut to Hold at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 16 at 12:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoTearLab Corporation Reports First Quarter 2017 Financial Results
finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 10:55 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoTearLab reports 1Q loss
finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 10:55 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of TEAR earnings conference call or presentation 15-May-17 8:30pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 10:55 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoTearLab Corp (TEAR) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by HC Wainwright
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 16 at 8:30 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoTearLab Corp (TEAR) PT Lowered to $4.00 at Rodman & Renshaw
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 16 at 8:12 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoTearLab Corp (TEAR) Posts Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.04 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 15 at 9:20 PM
streetinsider.com logoTearLab (TEAR) Reports Brazilian Regulatory Approval for Osmolarity System
www.streetinsider.com - May 14 at 11:39 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoTearLab Corp (TEAR) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 13 at 10:02 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-TearLab osmolarity system receives Brazilian regulatory approval
www.reuters.com - May 13 at 1:39 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to TearLab Corp. : May 12, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 12 at 8:38 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoTearLab Osmolarity System Receives Brazilian Regulatory Approval
finance.yahoo.com - May 12 at 3:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoTearLab Corp (TEAR) Given News Impact Score of 0.17
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 8:42 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoTearLab Corp (TEAR) Short Interest Up 365.2% in April
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 11:36 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoTearLab Corp (TEAR) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 1 at 9:14 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoTearLab Corporation to Release First Quarter 2017 Financial Results on May 15, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 1 at 7:19 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Critical Press Coverage Extremely Likely to Affect TearLab Corp (TEAR) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 11:39 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoTearLab Corp (TEAR) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 8:36 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Analysts Expect TearLab Corp (TEAR) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $6.72 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 2:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Brokerages Anticipate TearLab Corp (TEAR) Will Announce Earnings of -$0.72 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 8:50 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoTearLab Corp (TEAR) Given Media Impact Rating of 0.42
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 8:21 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to TearLab Corp. : April 17, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 17 at 7:03 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$6.72 Million in Sales Expected for TearLab Corp (TEAR) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 7 at 8:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to TearLab Corp. : April 5, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 12:57 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Analysts Expect TearLab Corp (TEAR) Will Announce Earnings of -$0.72 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 5 at 5:19 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoTearLab Corp (TEAR) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 4 at 4:15 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Selling: TearLab Corp (TEAR) Major Shareholder Sells 327,674 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 31 at 4:16 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoTEARLAB CORP Financials
finance.yahoo.com - March 16 at 9:07 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoTearLab Corp (TEAR) Downgraded to Sell at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 14 at 11:30 AM
seekingalpha.com logoBiotech Forum Daily Digest: Gilead Facing Increasing Analyst Pressure, Spotlight On Epizyme
seekingalpha.com - March 13 at 8:53 AM
benzinga.com logoMid-Aternoon Market Update: Crude Oil Down 1.5%; Citi Trends ... - Benzinga
www.benzinga.com - March 11 at 6:20 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoTEARLAB CORP Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report
biz.yahoo.com - March 11 at 6:19 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoTearLab Corp (TEAR) PT Raised to $12.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 10 at 12:38 PM
seekingalpha.com logoTearLab's (TEAR) CEO Seph Jensen on Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - March 10 at 1:07 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Tearlab Corp Q4 loss per share $0.81
www.reuters.com - March 10 at 1:07 AM
seekingalpha.com logoTearLab beats by $0.01, misses on revenue
seekingalpha.com - March 9 at 8:07 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2016 TearLab Corp Earnings Release - After Market Close
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 9 at 8:07 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoTearLab Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter and Year End 2016 Financial Results
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 9 at 8:07 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoTEARLAB CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhibits
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 9 at 8:07 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoTearLab Corp (TEAR) Posts Earnings Results
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 9 at 5:06 PM
globenewswire.com logoTearLab Announces CE Marking for Next-Generation System - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - March 8 at 1:01 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Tearlab's In-Vitro diagnostics testing platform got CE marking of device
www.reuters.com - March 6 at 7:26 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoTearLab Announces CE Marking for Next-Generation System
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 6 at 7:26 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoTEARLAB CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Material Modification to Rights of Security Holders, Amendments to Articles of Inc.
biz.yahoo.com - February 27 at 4:58 PM
streetinsider.com logoTearLab (TEAR) to Effect 1-for-10 Reverse Split of Common Stock
www.streetinsider.com - February 24 at 12:10 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoTearLab Announces 1-for-10 Reverse Split of Common Stock
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 24 at 12:10 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo8:04 am TearLab will effect a 1-for-10 reverse stock split; will begin trading on a split-adjusted basis on Monday, February 27, 2017
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 24 at 12:10 PM

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