TearLab Corporation Company Profile (NASDAQ:TEAR)

About TearLab Corporation (NASDAQ:TEAR)

TearLab Corporation 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: Glasses, Spectacles & Contact lenses
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:TEAR
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.tearlab.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $7.92 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 5,742,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $1.70
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $2.17
  • 52 Week Range: $1.20 - $7.50
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: -0.68
  • P/E Growth: -0.02
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $28.06 million
  • Price / Sales: 0.28
  • Book Value: ($2.35) per share
  • Price / Book: -0.59
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: ($9,780,000.00)
  • Net Margins: -59.29%
  • Return on Assets: -66.38%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: -2.03%
  • Current Ratio: 2.60%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.14%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 652,888 shs.
  • Beta: 2.74
  • Short Ratio: 0.56
 

Frequently Asked Questions for TearLab Corporation (NASDAQ:TEAR)

What is TearLab Corporation's stock symbol?

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

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

Shares of TearLab Corporation reverse split on 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 Corporation stock prior to the reverse split would have 10 shares after the split.

How were TearLab Corporation's earnings last quarter?

TearLab Corporation (NASDAQ:TEAR) posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August, 14th. The company reported ($0.68) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.75) by $0.07. The business had revenue of $7 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $6.86 million. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 1.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted ($0.08) earnings per share. View TearLab Corporation's Earnings History.

When will TearLab Corporation make its next earnings announcement?

TearLab Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, November, 6th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for TearLab Corporation.

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

4 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for TearLab Corporation's stock. Their predictions range from $4.00 to $9.00. On average, they anticipate TearLab Corporation's share price to reach $5.75 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for TearLab Corporation.

Are investors shorting TearLab Corporation?

TearLab Corporation saw a decline in short interest in August. As of August 15th, there was short interest totalling 624,283 shares, a decline of 25.4% from the July 31st total of 836,340 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 399,419 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.6 days. Approximately 11.7% of the company's stock are sold short.

Who are some of TearLab Corporation's key competitors?

Who are TearLab Corporation's key executives?

TearLab Corporation's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Elias Vamvakas, Chairman of the Board
  • Joseph Jensen, President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Director
  • Wes Brazell, Chief Financial Officer
  • Raymond Kong, Vice President - Sales
  • Venkiteshwar Manoj, Vice President of Medical Affairs
  • Paul Smith, Vice President - International Markets
  • Duane Morrison, Vice President - Business Development
  • Anthony E. Altig, Independent Director
  • Thomas N. Davidson Jr., Independent Director
  • Adrienne L. Graves Ph.D., Independent Director

Who owns TearLab Corporation stock?

TearLab Corporation's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include First Light Asset Management LLC (7.32%) and Perkins Capital Management Inc. (3.93%). Company insiders that own TearLab Corporation stock include Awm Investment Company, Inc and Brock Wright. View Institutional Ownership Trends for TearLab Corporation.

Who sold TearLab Corporation stock? Who is selling TearLab Corporation stock?

TearLab Corporation's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Perkins Capital Management Inc. and First Light Asset Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for TearLab Corporation.

How do I buy TearLab Corporation stock?

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

What is TearLab Corporation's stock price today?

One share of TearLab Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $1.38.


MarketBeat Community Rating for TearLab Corporation (NASDAQ TEAR)
Community Ranking:  3.4 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  207 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  94 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  301
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for TearLab Corporation (NASDAQ:TEAR) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $5.75 (316.67% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for TearLab Corporation (NASDAQ:TEAR)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/15/2017HC WainwrightReiterated RatingBuy$4.00HighView 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 9/19/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for TearLab Corporation (NASDAQ:TEAR)
Earnings by Quarter for TearLab Corporation (NASDAQ:TEAR)
Earnings History by Quarter for TearLab Corporation (NASDAQ TEAR)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/6/2017        
8/14/2017Q2 2017($0.75)($0.68)$6.86 million$7.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
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 Corporation (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 Corporation (NASDAQ:TEAR)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for TearLab Corporation (NASDAQ:TEAR)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 12.00%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 19.90%
Insider Trades by Quarter for TearLab Corporation (NASDAQ:TEAR)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for TearLab Corporation (NASDAQ:TEAR)
Insider Trades by Quarter for TearLab Corporation (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 Corporation (NASDAQ:TEAR)
Latest Headlines for TearLab Corporation (NASDAQ:TEAR)
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DateHeadline
seekingalpha.com logoTearLab (TEAR) Presents At Rodman & Renshaw 19th Annual Global Investment Conference - Slideshow
seekingalpha.com - September 14 at 11:05 AM
globenewswire.com logoTearLab to Present at the 19th Annual Rodman and Renshaw Global Investment Conference - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - September 13 at 10:00 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoTearLab to Present at the 19th Annual Rodman and Renshaw Global Investment Conference
finance.yahoo.com - September 11 at 7:32 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Analysts Expect TearLab Corporation (TEAR) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $6.94 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 9 at 8:22 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo-$0.70 EPS Expected for TearLab Corporation (TEAR) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 7 at 10:46 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to TearLab Corp. : September 1, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 1 at 9:35 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to TearLab Corp. : September 1, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 1 at 9:35 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoTearLab Corporation (TEAR) Upgraded to "Buy" by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 31 at 6:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoTearLab Corporation (TEAR) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to "Hold"
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 30 at 1:14 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoTearLab Corporation (TEAR) Short Interest Down 25.4% in August
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 29 at 1:08 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoTearLab Corp. :TEAR-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 25, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 26 at 9:17 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEarnings Review and Free Research Report: Bruker’s Adjusted Diluted EPS Increased 15%
finance.yahoo.com - August 23 at 12:28 PM
streetinsider.com logoAfter-Hours Stock Movers 08/21: (RT) (PCRX) Higher; (TEAR) (NDSN) (FN) Lower (more...)
www.streetinsider.com - August 21 at 8:30 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-TearLab corp - files for offering of up to $15 million - SEC filing‍
www.reuters.com - August 21 at 8:30 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Analysts Anticipate TearLab Corporation (TEAR) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $6.90 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 21 at 1:44 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo-$0.70 Earnings Per Share Expected for TearLab Corporation (TEAR) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 19 at 8:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoTearLab Corporation (TEAR) Upgraded to Buy by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 18 at 9:34 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHC Wainwright Analysts Give TearLab Corporation (TEAR) a $4.00 Price Target
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 15 at 6:40 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoInvestor Network: TearLab Corp. to Host Earnings Call
finance.yahoo.com - August 15 at 7:33 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoTearLab Corporation Reports Second Quarter and First Half 2017 Financial Results
finance.yahoo.com - August 15 at 7:33 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoTearLab reports 2Q loss
finance.yahoo.com - August 15 at 7:33 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of TEAR earnings conference call or presentation 14-Aug-17 8:30pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - August 15 at 7:33 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoTearLab Corporation (TEAR) Posts Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.07 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 14 at 6:06 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoTearLab Corporation (TEAR) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Monday
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 7 at 9:56 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo$6.72 Million in Sales Expected for TearLab Corporation (TEAR) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 3 at 7:26 AM
feeds.benzinga.com logoTearLab Corporation to Release Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results on August 14, 2017
feeds.benzinga.com - August 2 at 5:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoComparing Cooper Companies, Inc. (The) (COO) and TearLab Corporation (TEAR)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 24 at 10:18 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoTearLab Corporation (NASDAQ:TEAR) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 17 at 8:30 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoTearLab Corporation (TEAR) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $6.72 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 12 at 11:30 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo-$0.73 Earnings Per Share Expected for TearLab Corporation (TEAR) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 10 at 10:13 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCooper Companies, Inc. (The) (COO) and TearLab Corporation (TEAR) Critical Survey
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 6 at 8:28 PM
nasdaq.com logoBUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Tesla, Diebold Nixdorf, DryShips
www.nasdaq.com - July 6 at 12:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoComparing TearLab Corporation (TEAR) & Cooper Companies, Inc. (The) (COO)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 29 at 12:04 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoTearLab Corporation (TEAR) vs. LightPath Technologies (LPTH) Critical Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 23 at 8:46 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoTearLab Receives Nasdaq Listing Extension
finance.yahoo.com - June 22 at 2:00 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoTearLab Corporation (TEAR) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 20 at 8:53 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoTearLab Corp. :TEAR-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : June 14, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 14 at 9:41 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo-$0.73 EPS Expected for TearLab Corporation (TEAR) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 14 at 8:04 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCritical Comparison: TearLab Corp (TEAR) & Agilent Technologies (A)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 10 at 4:14 PM
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

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