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Wave Life Sciences Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.45 (+2.36 %)
(As of 09/18/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $19.54
50-Day Range
MA: $11.30
52-Week Range
Now: $19.54
Volume1.44 million shs
Average Volume636,793 shs
Market Capitalization$712.31 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Wave Life Sciences Ltd., a clinical stage genetic medicine company, designs, optimizes, and produces of novel stereopure oligonucleotides through PRISM, a discovery and drug developing platform. The company is primarily developing oligonucleotides that target genetic defects to either reduce the expression of disease-promoting proteins or transform the production of dysfunctional mutant proteins into the production of functional proteins. It focuses on proprietary programs in neurology in the central nervous system and neuromuscular system. The company has a research, license, and option agreement with Pfizer Inc. and Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited for the research, development, and commercialization of stereopure oligonucleotide therapeutics and oligonucleotide therapeutics. Wave Life Sciences Ltd. was founded in 2012 and is based in Singapore.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 2.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.33 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Pharmaceutical preparations
Current SymbolNASDAQ:WVE



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$15.98 million
Book Value$1.86 per share


Net Income$-193,640,000.00
Net Margins-1,562.01%


Market Cap$712.31 million
Next Earnings Date11/3/2020 (Estimated)
+0.45 (+2.36 %)
(As of 09/18/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Wave Life Sciences (NASDAQ:WVE) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Wave Life Sciences' stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Wave Life Sciences' stock was trading at $8.12 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, WVE shares have increased by 140.6% and is now trading at $19.54.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Wave Life Sciences?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Wave Life Sciences in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Wave Life Sciences' next earnings date?

Wave Life Sciences is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 3rd 2020.
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How were Wave Life Sciences' earnings last quarter?

Wave Life Sciences Ltd (NASDAQ:WVE) posted its earnings results on Monday, August, 10th. The company reported ($1.15) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($1.03) by $0.12. The company earned $3.03 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $7.04 million. Wave Life Sciences had a negative return on equity of 401.32% and a negative net margin of 1,562.01%.
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What price target have analysts set for WVE?

6 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Wave Life Sciences' stock. Their forecasts range from $10.00 to $25.00. On average, they anticipate Wave Life Sciences' share price to reach $19.20 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.7%.
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Who are some of Wave Life Sciences' key competitors?

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), Novavax (NVAX), Sangamo Therapeutics (SGMO), Sorrento Therapeutics (SRNE), TherapeuticsMD (TXMD), VBI Vaccines (VBIV), Aduro BioTech (ADRO), Crispr Therapeutics (CRSP) and ImmunoGen (IMGN).

Who are Wave Life Sciences' key executives?

Wave Life Sciences' management team includes the following people:
  • Dr. Paul B. Bolno, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 45)
  • Dr. Christopher Francis Ph.D., Sr. VP of Corp. Devel. & Head of Emerging Areas (Age 41)
  • Dr. Chandra Vargeese, Sr. VP of Drug Discovery (Age 58)
  • Dr. Takeshi Wada, Scientific Advisor (Age 57)
  • Mr. Keith C. Regnante, Chief Financial Officer (Age 49)

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 number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include RTW Investments LP (6.56%), Nantahala Capital Management LLC (4.79%), Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc. (1.04%), Point72 Asset Management L.P. (0.78%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (0.32%) and Nuveen Asset Management LLC (0.29%). Company insiders that own Wave Life Sciences stock include Chandra Vargeese, Chris Francis, Gregory L Verdine, Keith Regnante, Michael A Panzara, Paul Bolno and Ra Capital Management, Llc.
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Which major investors are selling Wave Life Sciences stock?

WVE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including RTW Investments LP, PDT Partners LLC, Matisse Capital, Bank of America Corp DE, WS Management Lllp, Amia Capital LLP, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., and Nuveen Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Wave Life Sciences company stock in the last year include Chandra Vargeese, Gregory L Verdine, Michael A Panzara, and Paul Bolno.
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Which major investors are buying Wave Life Sciences stock?

WVE stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nantahala Capital Management LLC, Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc., Point72 Asset Management L.P., Bessemer Group Inc., Schonfeld Strategic Advisors LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Athanor Capital LP, and Virtus ETF Advisers LLC.
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How do I buy shares of Wave Life Sciences?

Shares of WVE 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Wave Life Sciences' stock price today?

One share of WVE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $19.54.

How big of a company is Wave Life Sciences?

Wave Life Sciences has a market capitalization of $712.31 million and generates $15.98 million in revenue each year. The company earns $-193,640,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($5.72) on an earnings per share basis. Wave Life Sciences employs 250 workers across the globe.

What is Wave Life Sciences' official website?

The official website for Wave Life Sciences is www.wavelifesciences.com.

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 company can be reached via phone at 65-6236-3388 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 9/19/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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