TearLab Stock Price, News & Analysis (OTCMKTS:TEAR)

$0.29 -0.01 (-3.32 %)
(As of 02/23/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$0.29
Today's Range$0.29 - $0.30
52-Week Range$0.28 - $5.84
Volume16,330 shs
Average Volume314,800 shs
Market Capitalization$2.40 million
P/E Ratio-0.10
Dividend YieldN/A

About TearLab (OTCMKTS:TEAR)

TearLab logoTearLab Corporation is an in-vitro diagnostic company. The Company has commercialized a tear testing platform, the TearLab Osmolarity System, which enables eye care practitioners to test for sensitive and specific biomarkers using nanoliters of tear film at the point-of-care. The Company, through its subsidiary TearLab Research, Inc., develops technologies to enable eye care practitioners to test a range of biomarkers (chemistries, metabolites, genes and proteins) at the point-of-care. Its product, the TearLab Osmolarity System, enables the measurement of tear osmolarity in the doctor's office. The TearLab Osmolarity System consists of approximately three components: the TearLab disposable, the TearLab Pen, and the TearLab Reader. The TearLab disposable is a single-use microfluidic microchip. The TearLab Pen is a hand-held device that interfaces with the TearLab disposable. The TearLab Reader is a small desktop unit that allows for the docking of the TearLab Pen.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Glasses, Spectacles & Contact lenses


Debt-to-Equity Ratio-1.62%
Current Ratio2.19%
Quick Ratio1.75%


Trailing P/E Ratio-0.097650679024567
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$28.01 million
Price / Sales0.08
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book Value($1.07) per share
Price / Book-0.27


Trailing EPS($2.98)
Net Income$-19,920,000.00
Net Margins-58.58%
Return on EquityN/A
Return on Assets-83.62%


Outstanding Shares7,990,000

TearLab (OTCMKTS:TEAR) Frequently Asked Questions

What is TearLab's stock symbol?

TearLab trades on the OTCMKTS under the ticker symbol "TEAR."

When did TearLab's stock split? How did TearLab's stock split work?

TearLab shares reverse split on the morning of Friday, February 24th 2017. The 1-10 reverse split was announced on Friday, February 24th 2017. The number of shares owned by shareholders was adjusted after the closing bell on Thursday, February 23rd 2017. An investor that had 100 shares of TearLab stock prior to the reverse split would have 10 shares after the split.

How were TearLab's earnings last quarter?

TearLab Corp (OTCMKTS:TEAR) released its earnings results on Monday, November, 13th. The medical research company reported ($0.67) EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.73) by $0.06. The medical research company had revenue of $6.52 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $6.80 million. View TearLab's Earnings History.

When will TearLab make its next earnings announcement?

TearLab is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, March, 8th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for TearLab.

Where is TearLab's stock going? Where will TearLab's stock price be in 2018?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for TearLab's shares. Their forecasts range from $4.00 to $9.00. On average, they expect TearLab's stock price to reach $5.75 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for TearLab.

Who are some of TearLab's key competitors?

Who are TearLab's key executives?

TearLab's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Elias Vamvakas, Chairman of the Board
  • Joseph S. Jensen, President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Director
  • Wes Brazell, Chief Financial Officer
  • Anthony E. Altig, Independent Director
  • Paul M. Karpecki, Independent Director
  • Richard L. Lindstrom M.D., Independent Director

Who owns TearLab stock?

TearLab's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Perkins Capital Management Inc. (19.44%). Company insiders that own TearLab stock include Awm Investment Company, Inc and Brock Wright. View Institutional Ownership Trends for TearLab.

Who bought TearLab stock? Who is buying TearLab stock?

TearLab's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Perkins Capital Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for TearLab.

How do I buy TearLab stock?

Shares of TearLab 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 TearLab's stock price today?

One share of TearLab stock can currently be purchased for approximately $0.29.

How big of a company is TearLab?

TearLab has a market capitalization of $2.40 million and generates $28.01 million in revenue each year. The medical research company earns $-19,920,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($2.98) on an earnings per share basis. TearLab employs 75 workers across the globe.

How can I contact TearLab?

TearLab's mailing address is 9980 Huennekens Street Suite 100, San Diego CA, 92121. The medical research company can be reached via phone at 858-455-6006 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for TearLab (TEAR)

Community Ranking:  3.3 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  243 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  124 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  367
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Analyst Ratings

TearLab (OTCMKTS:TEAR) Analysts' Consensus Rating

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4 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
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0 Hold Rating(s)
4 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
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0 Hold Rating(s)
4 Buy Rating(s)
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0 Hold Rating(s)
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0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: $5.75$5.75$5.75$5.75
Price Target Upside: 164.98% upside164.98% upside164.98% upside164.98% upside

TearLab (OTCMKTS:TEAR) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for TearLab (OTCMKTS:TEAR)

TearLab (OTCMKTS:TEAR) Analyst Ratings History

DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/15/2017HC WainwrightReiterated RatingBuy$4.00View Rating Details
5/16/2017Rodman & RenshawLower Price TargetBuy -> Buy$12.00 -> $4.00View Rating Details
3/11/2017Craig HallumSet Price TargetBuy$6.00View Rating Details
3/11/2017Feltl & Co.DowngradeStrong-Buy -> Buy$9.00View Rating Details
8/4/2016Roth CapitalDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
3/9/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/24/2016 forward)


TearLab (OTCMKTS:TEAR) Earnings History and Estimates Chart

Earnings by Quarter for TearLab (OTCMKTS:TEAR)

TearLab (OTCMKTS TEAR) Earnings History by Quarter

DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/13/2017Q3 2017($0.73)($0.67)$6.80 million$6.52 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/14/2017Q2 2017($0.75)($0.68)$6.86 million$7.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/15/2017Q1 2017($0.75)($0.82)$7.02 million$6.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/9/2017Q4 2016($0.90)($0.81)$7.71 million$7.12 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/7/2016Q316($0.08)($0.07)$7.13 million$20.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/3/2016Q2($0.08)($0.08)$6.95 million$6.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2016Q1($0.23)($0.21)$6.53 million$6.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/8/2016Q4($0.25)($0.26)$6.83 million$6.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q315($0.24)($0.24)$6.40 million$6.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2015Q215($0.25)($0.24)$5.72 million$6.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2015Q115($0.21)($0.25)$5.40 million$5.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/12/2015Q414($0.17)($0.21)$5.50 million$5.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2014Q214($0.17)($0.17)$5.50 million$5.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q114($0.16)($0.17)$5.12 million$9.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2014Q1($0.14)($0.17)$4.76 million$4.21 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/13/2014Q413($0.13)($0.13)$4.49 million$4.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/12/2013Q3($0.14)($0.13)$3.80 million$4.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/13/2013Q2 2013($1.30)($1.50)$3.52 million$3.53 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/13/2013Q1 2013($0.12)($0.30)$2.18 million$2.47 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/20/2013Q4 2012($1.10)($1.20)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/13/2012Q312($0.11)($0.10)$1.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2012Q2 2012($1.00)($1.12)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/14/2012Q1 2012($1.10)($1.21)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/22/2012Q4 2011($1.00)($1.36)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/10/2011Q3 2011$0.50ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/10/2011Q2 2011($1.87)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/11/2011Q1 2011($1.13)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/28/2011Q4 2010($0.61)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/11/2010Q3 2010($1.46)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/12/2010Q2 2010($1.17)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/11/2010Q1 2010($1.66)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/25/2010Q4 2009($1.62)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/12/2009Q3 2009($0.66)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/12/2009Q2 2009($1.03)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/14/2009Q1 2009($1.02)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/26/2009Q4 2008($6.08)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/10/2008Q3 2008($9.75)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2008Q2 2008($6.25)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2008Q1 2008($12.75)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Earnings results data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


TearLab (OTCMKTS:TEAR) Earnings Estimates

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Dividend History for TearLab (OTCMKTS:TEAR)

No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

TearLab (OTCMKTS TEAR) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Ownership Percentage: 12.00%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 20.93%
Insider Trades by Quarter for TearLab (OTCMKTS:TEAR)
Insider Trades by Quarter for TearLab (OTCMKTS:TEAR)

TearLab (OTCMKTS TEAR) Insider Trades by Quarter

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
3/30/2017Awm Investment Company, Inc.Major ShareholderSell327,674$3.20$1,048,556.80View SEC Filing  
5/31/2016Brock WrightDirectorBuy59,686$0.78$46,555.08808,378View SEC Filing  
5/26/2016Brock WrightDirectorBuy130,314$0.76$99,038.64719,732View SEC Filing  
12/4/2014Elias VamvakasCEOBuy50,000$2.24$112,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/18/2014Elias VamvakasCEOBuy31,187$2.55$79,526.85View SEC Filing  
11/17/2014Elias VamvakasCEOBuy18,813$2.55$47,973.15View SEC Filing  
11/11/2014Elias VamvakasCEOBuy150,000$2.49$373,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/10/2014Elias VamvakasCEOBuy16,276$2.50$40,690.00View SEC Filing  
11/10/2014Joseph JensenCOOBuy43,375$2.31$100,196.25View SEC Filing  
8/20/2014Brock WrightDirectorBuy23,000$3.82$87,860.00View SEC Filing  
8/19/2014Brock WrightDirectorBuy11,354$3.83$43,485.82View SEC Filing  
8/12/2014Elias VamvakasCEOBuy70,000$3.43$240,100.00View SEC Filing  
6/30/2014Richard LindstromDirectorSell5,000$4.61$23,050.00View SEC Filing  
5/13/2014Elias VamvakasCEOBuy30,000$3.99$119,700.00201,404View SEC Filing  
5/13/2014Joseph JensenCOOBuy48,693$4.11$200,128.2348,693View SEC Filing  
4/1/2014Paul KarpeckiDirectorSell5,000$6.83$34,150.003,500View SEC Filing  
1/2/2014Paul KarpeckiDirectorSell5,000$9.47$47,350.003,500View SEC Filing  
12/31/2013Richard LindstromDirectorSell5,000$9.26$46,300.0086,238View SEC Filing  
11/15/2013Richard LindstromDirectorSell5,000$8.95$44,750.0086,238View SEC Filing  
10/11/2013Paul KarpeckiDirectorSell5,000$10.96$54,800.003,500View SEC Filing  
9/3/2013William DumencuCFOSell7,000$13.22$92,540.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2013William DumencuCFOSell7,000$14.39$100,730.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2013Paul KarpeckiDirectorSell5,000$10.62$53,100.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2013William DumencuCFOSell7,000$10.61$74,270.00View SEC Filing  
6/3/2013William DumencuCFOSell7,000$11.35$79,450.00View SEC Filing  
4/2/2013Tom Jr. DavidsonDirectorBuy1,500$6.63$9,945.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


TearLab (OTCMKTS TEAR) News Headlines

TearLab Provides Updates on Its Osmolarity Test and TearLab Discovery™ PlatformTearLab Provides Updates on Its Osmolarity Test and TearLab Discovery™ Platform
finance.yahoo.com - February 15 at 9:00 AM
TearLab (TEAR) Rating Increased to Sell at ValuEngineTearLab (TEAR) Rating Increased to Sell at ValuEngine
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 4 at 11:46 AM
TearLab Corp (TEAR) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by AnalystsTearLab Corp (TEAR) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 2 at 1:36 AM
Contrasting TearLab (TEAR) & Cooper Companies (COO)Contrasting TearLab (TEAR) & Cooper Companies (COO)
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 13 at 5:12 AM
Financial Contrast: LightPath Technologies (LPTH) vs. TearLab (TEAR)Financial Contrast: LightPath Technologies (LPTH) vs. TearLab (TEAR)
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 11 at 3:10 AM
TearLab (TEAR) versus LightPath Technologies (LPTH) Financial ComparisonTearLab (TEAR) versus LightPath Technologies (LPTH) Financial Comparison
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 10 at 9:08 PM
LightPath Technologies (LPTH) and TearLab (TEAR) Critical SurveyLightPath Technologies (LPTH) and TearLab (TEAR) Critical Survey
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 10 at 3:26 AM
TearLab (TEAR) Prices 6.82M Share Registered Direct Offering at $0.44/ShTearLab (TEAR) Prices 6.82M Share Registered Direct Offering at $0.44/Sh
www.streetinsider.com - December 7 at 11:45 AM
Financial Survey: TearLab (TEAR) versus LightPath Technologies (LPTH)Financial Survey: TearLab (TEAR) versus LightPath Technologies (LPTH)
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 4 at 8:44 AM
TearLab Launches Registered Direct Offering - GlobeNewswire (press release)TearLab Launches Registered Direct Offering - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - December 2 at 8:08 AM
Reviewing Cooper Companies (COO) & TearLab (TEAR)Reviewing Cooper Companies (COO) & TearLab (TEAR)
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 1 at 3:54 PM
Critical Analysis: LightPath Technologies (LPTH) versus TearLab (TEAR)Critical Analysis: LightPath Technologies (LPTH) versus TearLab (TEAR)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 30 at 5:28 PM
TearLab Launches Registered Direct OfferingTearLab Launches Registered Direct Offering
finance.yahoo.com - November 30 at 11:59 AM
TearLab Corp. :TEAR-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : November 29, 2017TearLab Corp. :TEAR-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : November 29, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 29 at 11:18 AM
Critical Review: TearLab (TEAR) versus Cooper Companies (COO)Critical Review: TearLab (TEAR) versus Cooper Companies (COO)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 27 at 7:08 PM
Analyzing TearLab (TEAR) & Cooper Companies (COO)Analyzing TearLab (TEAR) & Cooper Companies (COO)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 27 at 5:28 AM
Contrasting TearLab Corporation (TEAR) & Cooper Companies, Inc. (The) (COO)Contrasting TearLab Corporation (TEAR) & Cooper Companies, Inc. (The) (COO)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 17 at 9:23 AM
Cooper Companies, Inc. (The) (COO) vs. TearLab Corporation (TEAR) Head to Head AnalysisCooper Companies, Inc. (The) (COO) vs. TearLab Corporation (TEAR) Head to Head Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 17 at 8:36 AM
Comparing TearLab Corporation (TEAR) and LightPath Technologies (LPTH)Comparing TearLab Corporation (TEAR) and LightPath Technologies (LPTH)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 16 at 9:54 PM
Analyzing TearLab Corporation (TEAR) and Cooper Companies, Inc. (The) (COO)Analyzing TearLab Corporation (TEAR) and Cooper Companies, Inc. (The) (COO)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 16 at 3:50 PM

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