In the last trading session, 1,694,521 shares of the Xeris Pharmaceuticals, Inc.(NASDAQ:XERS) were traded, and its beta was 0. Most recently the company’s share price was $5.98, and it changed around $0.17 or 0.03% from the last close, which brings the market valuation of the company to $292.88 Million. XERS currently trades at a discount to its 52-week high of $7.94, offering almost -32.78% off that amount. The share price’s 52-week low was $1.42, which indicates that the current value has risen by an impressive 76.25% since then. We note from Xeris Pharmaceuticals, Inc.’s average daily trading volume that its 10-day average is 3.78 Million shares, with the 3-month average coming to 2.23 Million.
Xeris Pharmaceuticals, Inc. stock received a consensus recommendation rating of Buy, based on a mean score of 1.6. If we narrow it down even further, the data shows that none out of 5 analysts rate the stock as a Sell; another but none rate it as Overweight. Among the rest, no body recommended XERS as a Hold, whereas 5 deemed it a Buy, and no one rated it as Underweight. Xeris Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is expected to report earnings per share of -$0.38 for the current quarter.
Xeris Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:XERS): Trading Information
Instantly XERS has showed a green trend with a performance of 2.93% at the end of last trading. The performance over the last five days has remained in the red territory. The rise to weekly highs of $7.80- on Friday, Feb 12 increased the stock’s daily price by 23.33%. The company’s shares are currently up 0.22% year-to-date, but still down -0.098 over the last five days. On the other hand, Xeris Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:XERS) is 0.06% up in the 30-day period. We can see from the shorts that 4.83 Million shares have been sold at a short interest cover period of 2.17 day(s).
The consensus price target as assigned by Wall Street analysts is $11, which translates to bears needing to increase their stock price by 83.95% from its current value. Analyst projections state that XERS is forecast to be at a low of $7 and a high of $14. In order for the stock price to hit the forecast high, the stock would need to surge +134.11% from its current level, while the stock would need to crash 17.06% from its current level to reach the projected low.
Xeris Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (XERS) projections and forecasts
Xeris Pharmaceuticals, Inc. share prices are performing particularly well compared to other companies within the same industry. As is evident from the statistics, the company’s shares have risen +40.05 percent over the past six months and at a 54.68% annual growth rate that is well above the industry average of 17.3%. Moreover, analysts have decided to roll up on their fiscal year 2021 revenue estimates. The rating firms predict that it will gain +69.1% in revenue this quarter, and will report an increase of 48.3% in the next quarter. The year-over-year growth rate is expected to be 707.9%, up from the previous year.
Consensus estimates provided by 5 financial analysts predict the company will bring in an average of $8.21 Million in revenue for the current quarter. 4 analysts expect Xeris Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to make $9.08 Million in revenue for the quarter ending March 01, 2021. The company’s sales for the same quarters a year ago were $1.86 Million and $1.79 Million respectively. Analysts predict that the company’s current quarter sales will jump, forecast at 340.5%. Forecasts for the next quarter put sales growth at 407.8%.
Looking at the company’s year-over-year earnings, the past five years showed a negative earnings growth rate of 0%. Xeris Pharmaceuticals, Inc. earnings are expected to decrease by -66.6% in 2021, but the outlook is negative 0% per year for the next five years.
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Xeris Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:XERS)’s Biggest Investors
Upon looking at major shareholders, it appears that insiders hold 2.38% of Xeris Pharmaceuticals, Inc. shares, and 54.31% of them are in the hands of institutional investors. The stock currently has a share float of 55.63%. Xeris Pharmaceuticals, Inc. stock is held by 119 institutions, with Sessa Capital IM, L.P. being the largest institutional investor. By Sep 29, 2020, it held 8.52% of the shares, which is about 4.17 Million shares worth $24.74 Million.
Blackrock Inc., with 7.45% or 3.65 Million shares worth $17.94 Million as of Dec 30, 2020, holds the second largest percentage of outstanding shares.