NASDAQ:VCYT - Veracyte Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$12.22 -0.90 (-6.86 %)
(As of 12/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$12.22
Today's Range$12.15 - $13.06
52-Week Range$5.23 - $15.50
Volume255,154 shs
Average Volume315,832 shs
Market Capitalization$531.87 million
P/E Ratio-13.43
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.69
Veracyte, Inc. operates as a genomic diagnostics company in the United States. The company uses genomic technology to resolve diagnostic uncertainty. It offers Afirma Thyroid FNA Analysis solution; cytopathology testing services; and the Afirma Malignancy Classifiers to manage thyroid nodule patients. The company's products also include Percepta Bronchial Genomic Classifier solution for use in lung cancer screening and diagnosis; and Envisia Genomic Classifier solution for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Veracyte, Inc. sells its products through product specialists, institutional managers, account managers, and medical science specialists. Veracyte, Inc. has research collaboration agreement with Loxo Oncology to develop medicines for patients with genetically defined cancers. The company was formerly known as Calderome, Inc. and changed its name to Veracyte, Inc. in March 2008. Veracyte, Inc. was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in South San Francisco, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Medical laboratories
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorMedical
Current SymbolNASDAQ:VCYT
Previous Symbol
CUSIPN/A
Phone650-243-6300

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.32
Current Ratio9.14
Quick Ratio8.81

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio-13.43
Forward P/E Ratio-17.71
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$71.95 million
Price / Sales6.89
Cash FlowN/A
Price / Cash FlowN/A
Book Value$1.09 per share
Price / Book11.21

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.91)
Net Income$-31,000,000.00
Net Margins-33.00%
Return on Equity-65.73%
Return on Assets-33.89%

Miscellaneous

Employees246
Outstanding Shares40,540,000
Market Cap$531.87 million
OptionableOptionable

Veracyte (NASDAQ:VCYT) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Veracyte's stock symbol?

Veracyte trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "VCYT."

How were Veracyte's earnings last quarter?

Veracyte Inc (NASDAQ:VCYT) posted its earnings results on Monday, October, 29th. The biotechnology company reported ($0.12) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.25) by $0.13. The biotechnology company earned $23.47 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $21.52 million. Veracyte had a negative net margin of 33.00% and a negative return on equity of 65.73%. View Veracyte's Earnings History.

When is Veracyte's next earnings date?

Veracyte is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 26th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Veracyte.

What guidance has Veracyte issued on next quarter's earnings?

Veracyte issued an update on its FY 2018 earnings guidance on Monday, October, 29th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $90-91 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $88.09 million.

What price target have analysts set for VCYT?

4 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Veracyte's shares. Their predictions range from $11.00 to $13.00. On average, they anticipate Veracyte's stock price to reach $12.10 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.0%. View Analyst Price Targets for Veracyte.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Veracyte?

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

Has Veracyte been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about VCYT stock has trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Veracyte earned a news impact score of 1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the biotechnology company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

Are investors shorting Veracyte?

Veracyte saw a increase in short interest during the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,592,783 shares, an increase of 58.5% from the October 31st total of 1,005,155 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 545,125 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.9 days. Currently, 5.2% of the company's stock are sold short. View Veracyte's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Veracyte's key competitors?

Who are Veracyte's key executives?

Veracyte's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Ms. Bonnie H. Anderson, Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO (Age 60)
  • Mr. Christopher M. Hall, Pres & COO (Age 49)
  • Mr. Keith S. Kennedy CFA, CPA, CFO & Sec. (Age 48)
  • Dr. Giulia C. Kennedy Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer & Head of Scientific, Clinical and Medical Affairs Department (Age 59)
  • Mr. Ashish Kheterpal, Chief Information Officer

Who are Veracyte's major shareholders?

Veracyte's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include ARK Investment Management LLC (9.72%), Versant Venture Management LLC (10.47%), BlackRock Inc. (7.40%), Vanguard Group Inc. (3.54%), Vanguard Group Inc (3.54%) and First Light Asset Management LLC (2.93%). Company insiders that own Veracyte stock include Bonnie H Anderson, Christopher M Hall, Evan/ Fa Jones and Jesse I Treu. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Veracyte.

Which major investors are selling Veracyte stock?

VCYT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Acuta Capital Partners LLC, Bridgeway Capital Management Inc., Birchview Capital LP, Panagora Asset Management Inc. and Grandeur Peak Global Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold Veracyte company stock in the last year include Bonnie H Anderson, Christopher M Hall and Jesse I Treu. View Insider Buying and Selling for Veracyte.

Which major investors are buying Veracyte stock?

VCYT stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Versant Venture Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Vanguard Group Inc, Vanguard Group Inc., First Light Asset Management LLC and Victory Capital Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Veracyte.

How do I buy shares of Veracyte?

Shares of VCYT 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 Veracyte's stock price today?

One share of VCYT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $12.22.

How big of a company is Veracyte?

Veracyte has a market capitalization of $531.87 million and generates $71.95 million in revenue each year. The biotechnology company earns $-31,000,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.91) on an earnings per share basis. Veracyte employs 246 workers across the globe.

What is Veracyte's official website?

The official website for Veracyte is http://www.veracyte.com.

How can I contact Veracyte?

Veracyte's mailing address is 6000 SHORELINE COURT SUITE 300, SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO CA, 94080. The biotechnology company can be reached via phone at 650-243-6300 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Veracyte (NASDAQ VCYT)

Community Ranking:  3.1 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  273 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  169 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  442
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This page was last updated on 12/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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