NYSEAMERICAN:AST - Asterias Biotherapeutics Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$1.85 +0.05 (+2.78 %)
(As of 06/19/2018 09:29 AM ET)
Previous Close$1.80
Today's Range$1.75 - $1.85
52-Week Range$1.20 - $3.75
Volume84,479 shs
Average Volume206,571 shs
Market Capitalization$102.89 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.02
Asterias Biotherapeutics logoAsterias Biotherapeutics, Inc., a clinical-stage biotechnology company, focuses on developing cell-based therapeutics to treat neurological conditions associated with demyelination, and cellular immunotherapies to treat cancer. Its clinical stage programs include AST-OPC1, an oligodendrocyte progenitor cell population derived from pluripotent stem cells that is in Phase I/IIa clinical trial for spinal cord injuries; AST-VAC2 is a non-patient-specific cancer immunotherapy derived from pluripotent stem cells for the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer; and AST-VAC1, a patient-specific cancer immunotherapy that has completed Phase II clinical trial for the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia. The company was formerly known as BioTime Acquisition Corporation and changed its name to Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc. in March 2013. Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc. was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Fremont, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Biotechnology
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorMedical
SymbolNYSEAMERICAN:AST
CUSIPN/A
Phone+1-510-4563805

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net Margins-403.38%
Return on Equity-79.80%
Return on Assets-59.45%

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares55,010,000

Asterias Biotherapeutics (NYSEAMERICAN:AST) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Asterias Biotherapeutics' stock symbol?

Asterias Biotherapeutics trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)AMERICAN under the ticker symbol "AST."

How were Asterias Biotherapeutics' earnings last quarter?

Asterias Biotherapeutics Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:AST) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 9th. The biotechnology company reported ($0.09) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.12) by $0.03. The biotechnology company earned $0.48 million during the quarter. Asterias Biotherapeutics had a negative net margin of 403.38% and a negative return on equity of 79.80%. View Asterias Biotherapeutics' Earnings History.

When is Asterias Biotherapeutics' next earnings date?

Asterias Biotherapeutics is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, August, 13th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Asterias Biotherapeutics.

What price target have analysts set for AST?

2 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Asterias Biotherapeutics' stock. Their forecasts range from $6.00 to $11.00. On average, they expect Asterias Biotherapeutics' stock price to reach $8.50 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Asterias Biotherapeutics.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Asterias Biotherapeutics stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Asterias Biotherapeutics stock:
  • 1. HC Wainwright analysts commented, "We reiterate our Buy rating and 12-month price target of $11 on AST." (6/19/2018)
  • 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc. is a biotechnology company. It is focused on the field of regenerative medicine. The Company's technologies center on stem cells capable of becoming all of the cell types in the human body, a property called pluripotency. It develops therapies based on pluripotent stem cells to treat diseases or injuries in a variety of medical fields, with an initial focus on the therapeutic areas of neurology and oncology. Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc. is based in Menlo Park, California. " (3/20/2018)

Are investors shorting Asterias Biotherapeutics?

Asterias Biotherapeutics saw a increase in short interest during the month of May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totalling 3,984,561 shares, an increase of 2.0% from the May 15th total of 3,906,010 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 169,295 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 23.5 days. Currently, 12.2% of the shares of the company are sold short.

Who are some of Asterias Biotherapeutics' key competitors?

Who are Asterias Biotherapeutics' key executives?

Asterias Biotherapeutics' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Dr. Katharine E. Spink, Consultant (Age 44)
  • Dr. Jane S. Lebkowski Ph.D., Scientific Advisor (Age 62)
  • Mr. Stephen L. Cartt, Advisor & Director (Age 55)
  • Mr. Michael H. Mulroy, Chief Exec. Officer, Pres & Director (Age 52)
  • Mr. Ryan D. Chavez, CFO & Gen. Counsel (Age 42)

Has Asterias Biotherapeutics been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about AST stock has been trending positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Asterias Biotherapeutics earned a media sentiment score of 0.48 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the biotechnology company an impact score of 45.56 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.

How do I buy shares of Asterias Biotherapeutics?

Shares of AST 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 Asterias Biotherapeutics' stock price today?

One share of AST stock can currently be purchased for approximately $1.85.

How big of a company is Asterias Biotherapeutics?

Asterias Biotherapeutics has a market capitalization of $102.89 million.

How can I contact Asterias Biotherapeutics?

Asterias Biotherapeutics' mailing address is 6300 Dumbarton Cir, FREMONT, CA 94555-3644, United States. The biotechnology company can be reached via phone at +1-510-4563805.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Asterias Biotherapeutics (AST)

Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  64 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  51 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  115
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Asterias Biotherapeutics and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AST will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AST will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 6/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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