NYSEAMERICAN:AST - Asterias Biotherapeutics Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$1.06 -0.01 (-0.93 %)
(As of 10/17/2018 01:08 PM ET)
Previous Close$1.07
Today's Range$1.06 - $1.08
52-Week Range$1.05 - $3.00
Volume355 shs
Average Volume198,173 shs
Market Capitalization$102.89 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.02
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSEAMERICAN
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 Shares55,510,000
Market Cap$102.89 million

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 quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 9th. The biotechnology company reported ($0.10) earnings per share for the quarter, hitting analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.10). The biotechnology company had revenue of $0.11 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $0.11 million. Asterias Biotherapeutics had a negative return on equity of 79.80% and a negative net margin of 403.38%. View Asterias Biotherapeutics' Earnings History.

When is Asterias Biotherapeutics' next earnings date?

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

What price target have analysts set for AST?

3 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for Asterias Biotherapeutics' shares. Their forecasts range from $6.00 to $11.00. On average, they anticipate Asterias Biotherapeutics' share price to reach $8.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 701.9% 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. 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)
  • 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. " (8/14/2018)

Are investors shorting Asterias Biotherapeutics?

Asterias Biotherapeutics saw a increase in short interest in September. As of September 28th, there was short interest totalling 3,668,650 shares, an increase of 1.6% from the September 14th total of 3,611,388 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 125,583 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 29.2 days. Currently, 11.1% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Asterias Biotherapeutics' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Asterias Biotherapeutics' key competitors?

Who are Asterias Biotherapeutics' key executives?

Asterias Biotherapeutics' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Michael H. Mulroy, Chief Exec. Officer, Pres & Director (Age 52)
  • Dr. Edward D. Wirth III, Chief Medical Officer (Age 53)
  • Dr. Katharine E. Spink, Consultant (Age 44)
  • Mr. Stephen L. Cartt, Advisor & Director (Age 55)
  • Mr. Ryan D. Chavez, CFO & Gen. Counsel (Age 42)

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 $1.06.

How big of a company is Asterias Biotherapeutics?

Asterias Biotherapeutics has a market capitalization of $102.89 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  111 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  96 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  207
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 10/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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