NYSEAMERICAN:AST - Asterias Biotherapeutics Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $0.94 0.00 (0.00 %) (As of 04/2/2019)Previous Close$0.9450Today's Range$0.9450 - $0.945052-Week Range$0.51 - $2.05VolumeN/AAverage Volume136,653 shsMarket Capitalization$52.60 millionP/E RatioN/ADividend YieldN/ABetaN/A ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Asterias 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. Receive AST News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for AST and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSEAMERICAN Industry Biotechnology Sub-IndustryN/A SectorMedical Current SymbolNYSEAMERICAN:AST Previous SymbolNYSEMKT:AST CUSIPN/A CIKN/A Webasteriasbiotherapeutics.com Phone+1-510-4563805Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current RatioN/A Quick RatioN/APrice-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 / Cash FlowN/A Book ValueN/A Price / BookN/AProfitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net MarginsN/A Return on EquityN/A Return on AssetsN/AMiscellaneous EmployeesN/A Outstanding Shares55,659,000Market Cap$52.60 million Next Earnings DateN/A OptionableOptionable 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) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, March, 28th. The biotechnology company reported ($0.18) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.17) by $0.01. The biotechnology company had revenue of $1.75 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.81 million. View Asterias Biotherapeutics' Earnings History. What price target have analysts set for AST? 3 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Asterias Biotherapeutics' shares. Their forecasts range from $6.00 to $11.00. On average, they expect Asterias Biotherapeutics' share price to reach $8.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 799.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Asterias Biotherapeutics. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Asterias Biotherapeutics? 3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Asterias Biotherapeutics in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." 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. 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. " (2/20/2019) 2. HC Wainwright analysts commented, "Valuation methodology, risks and uncertainties. We use a sum-of- the-parts approach, which ascribes a $440M risk-adjusted net present value (rNPV) to the AST-OPC1 program in AST-VAC programs in NSCLC and prostate cancer." (9/5/2018) Has Asterias Biotherapeutics been receiving favorable news coverage? Media coverage about AST stock has been trending negative on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Asterias Biotherapeutics earned a news sentiment score of -2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the biotechnology company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. Who are some of Asterias Biotherapeutics' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Asterias Biotherapeutics include Bioventix (BVXP), Rafael (RFL), CorMedix (CRMD), BioTime (BTX), Arix Bioscience (ARIX), BioTime (BTX), Pfenex (PFNX), IMV (IMV), CEL-SCI (CVM), Matinas BioPharma (MTNB), Matinas Biopharma (MTNB), Oxford Biodynamics (OBD), Verseon (VSN), Covalon Technologies (COV) and Fennec Pharmaceuticals (FRX). What other stocks do shareholders of Asterias Biotherapeutics own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Asterias Biotherapeutics investors own include BioTime (BTX), Synergy Pharmaceuticals (SGYP), Sangamo Therapeutics (SGMO), Amarin (AMRN), Progenics Pharmaceuticals (PGNX), Freeport-McMoRan (FCX), Amicus Therapeutics (FOLD), Geron (GERN), Micron Technology (MU) and 22nd Century Group (XXII). Who are Asterias Biotherapeutics' key executives? Asterias Biotherapeutics' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Michael H. Mulroy, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 53)Dr. Edward D. Wirth III, Chief Medical Officer (Age 54)Dr. Katharine E. Spink, Consultant (Age 45)Mr. Stephen L. Cartt, Advisor & Director (Age 56)Mr. Ryan D. Chavez, CFO & Gen. Counsel (Age 43) 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 $0.9450. How big of a company is Asterias Biotherapeutics? Asterias Biotherapeutics has a market capitalization of $52.60 million. What is Asterias Biotherapeutics' official website? The official website for Asterias Biotherapeutics is http://asteriasbiotherapeutics.com. 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 (NYSEAMERICAN AST)Community Ranking: 2.7 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 124 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 109 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 233MarketBeat'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 4/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the Difference Between Common Shares and Convertible Shares?