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NASDAQ:WVE

Wave Life Sciences - WVE Stock Forecast, Price & News

$3.50
+0.03 (+0.86%)
(As of 08/18/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$3.33
$3.58
50-Day Range
$1.91
$4.28
52-Week Range
$1.16
$6.64
Volume
166,171 shs
Average Volume
467,717 shs
Market Capitalization
$214.37 million
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$8.00

Wave Life Sciences MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
128.6% Upside
$8.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.45% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-0.67
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.25mentions of Wave Life Sciences in the last 14 days
Based on 5 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$20.38 M Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
Growing
From ($2.24) to ($1.68) Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.88 out of 5 stars

Medical Sector

50th out of 1,119 stocks

Pharmaceutical Preparations Industry

15th out of 549 stocks

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About Wave Life Sciences (NASDAQ:WVE) Stock

Wave Life Sciences Ltd., a clinical stage genetic medicine company, designs, optimizes, and produces novel stereopure oligonucleotides through PRISM, a discovery and drug developing platform. It is developing oligonucleotides target ribonucleic acid to reduce the expression of disease-promoting proteins or restore the production of functional proteins, or modulate protein expression. The company also develops WVE-004, a C9orf72 molecule for the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and frontotemporal dementia; WVE-003, a mutant huntingtin SNP3 molecule for the treatment of Huntington's disease; WVE-N531, an Exon 53 molecule for the treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy; and ATXN3, a discovery stage program for the treatment of spinocerebellar ataxia 3, as well as multiple preclinical programs for CNS disorders. In addition, it focuses on developing GalNAc-conjugated AIMers to treat hepatic indications comprising Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (AATD); and two preclinical programs, such as Usher syndrome type 2A (USH2A) and retinitis pigmentosa due to a P23H mutation in the RHO gene (RhoP23H) for the treatment of retinal diseases. It has collaboration agreements with Pfizer Inc., Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited, University of Oxford, University of Massachusetts, Western Washington University, Grenoble Institute of Neurosciences, IRBM S.p.A, University of Louisville, and University College London. The company was incorporated in 2012 and is based in Singapore.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

Separately, HC Wainwright decreased their target price on shares of Wave Life Sciences from $10.00 to $8.00 in a research report on Friday, May 13th.

Wave Life Sciences Price Performance

WVE traded up $0.03 on Thursday, reaching $3.50. 166,171 shares of the company's stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 467,717. The stock has a market cap of $214.37 million, a PE ratio of -1.78 and a beta of -0.51. The stock's fifty day moving average price is $2.98 and its 200-day moving average price is $2.40. Wave Life Sciences has a twelve month low of $1.16 and a twelve month high of $6.64.

Insider Transactions at Wave Life Sciences

In other news, Director Ra Capital Management, L.P. acquired 9,480,052 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Thursday, June 16th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $2.15 per share, with a total value of $20,382,111.80. Following the transaction, the director now owns 17,202,009 shares in the company, valued at approximately $36,984,319.35. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Company insiders own 32.20% of the company's stock.

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WVE Stock News Headlines

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WVE Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/10/2021
Today
8/18/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/09/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Pharmaceutical preparations
Sub-Industry
N/A
Sector
Medical
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:WVE
Employees
235
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$8.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$8.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$8.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+128.6%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
1 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$-122,250,000.00
Net Margins
-297.98%
Pretax Margin
-298.49%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$40.96 million
Book Value
$0.51 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
41,527,000
Market Cap
$214.37 million
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
-0.51

Key Executives

  • Dr. Paul B. Bolno M.B.A. (Age 48)
    M.D., MBA, Pres, CEO & Director
    Comp: $994.61k
  • Dr. Chandra Vargeese Ph.D. (Age 61)
    CTO & Head of Platform Discovery Sciences
    Comp: $656.06k
  • Dr. Michael A. Panzara M.D. (Age 55)
    M.P.H., MPH, Chief Medical Officer and Head of Therapeutics Discovery & Devel.
    Comp: $692.94k
  • Mr. Kyle B. Moran CFA (Age 51)
    CFO & Principal Accounting Officer
  • Kate Rausch
    Head of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Linda Rockett J.D.
    Gen. Counsel
  • Ms. Anne-Marie Li-Kwai-Cheung
    Sr. VP of Regulatory Affairs, Compliance & Policy
  • Dr. Christopher Francis Ph.D. (Age 44)
    Sr. VP of Corp. Devel. & Head of Emerging Areas
  • Mr. Jonathan Rosin
    Chief HR Officer
  • Dr. Sridhar Vaddeboina Ph.D.
    Sr. VP of Chemistry, Manufacturing & Controls













WVE Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Wave Life Sciences stock right now?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Wave Life Sciences in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" WVE shares.
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What is Wave Life Sciences' stock price forecast for 2022?

1 Wall Street research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Wave Life Sciences' shares. Their WVE share price forecasts range from $8.00 to $8.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $8.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 128.6% from the stock's current price.
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How have WVE shares performed in 2022?

Wave Life Sciences' stock was trading at $3.14 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, WVE shares have increased by 11.5% and is now trading at $3.50.
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When is Wave Life Sciences' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November 9th 2022.
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.

How were Wave Life Sciences' earnings last quarter?

Wave Life Sciences Ltd. (NASDAQ:WVE) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November, 10th. The company reported ($0.12) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.64) by $0.52. The firm earned $36.42 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $10.70 million. Wave Life Sciences had a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 515.04% and a negative net margin of 297.98%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted ($0.86) EPS.

What is Paul Bolno, M.D., MBA's approval rating as Wave Life Sciences' CEO?

17 employees have rated Wave Life Sciences Chief Executive Officer Paul Bolno, M.D., MBA on Glassdoor.com. Paul Bolno, M.D., MBA has an approval rating of 92% among the company's employees. This puts Paul Bolno, M.D., MBA in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Wave Life Sciences own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Wave Life Sciences investors own include Gilead Sciences (GILD), Exelixis (EXEL), Sangamo Therapeutics (SGMO), Sorrento Therapeutics (SRNE), TherapeuticsMD (TXMD), VBI Vaccines (VBIV), Aduro Biotech (ADRO), Cidara Therapeutics (CDTX), CRISPR Therapeutics (CRSP) and ImmunoGen (IMGN).

What is Wave Life Sciences' stock symbol?

Wave Life Sciences trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "WVE."

Who are Wave Life Sciences' major shareholders?

Wave Life Sciences' stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Primecap Management Co. CA (7.23%), Artal Group S.A. (4.90%), FMR LLC (2.02%), Platinum Investment Management Ltd. (1.85%), Millennium Management LLC (1.76%) and Laurion Capital Management LP (1.42%). Insiders that own company stock include Chandra Vargeese, Chris Francis, Gregory L Verdine, Kyle Moran, Michael A Panzara, Paul Bolno and Ra Capital Management, LP.
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How do I buy shares of Wave Life Sciences?

Shares of WVE stock 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 Wave Life Sciences' stock price today?

One share of WVE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $3.50.

How much money does Wave Life Sciences make?

Wave Life Sciences (NASDAQ:WVE) has a market capitalization of $214.37 million and generates $40.96 million in revenue each year. The company earns $-122,250,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($1.97) on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Wave Life Sciences have?

The company employs 235 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Wave Life Sciences?

Wave Life Sciences' mailing address is 7 STRAITS VIEW #12-00 MARINA ONE EAST TOWER, SINGAPORE U0, 018936. The official website for the company is www.wavelifesciences.com. The company can be reached via phone at (656) 236-3388, via email at krausch@wavelifesci.com, or via fax at 617-949-2901.

This page (NASDAQ:WVE) was last updated on 8/18/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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