Zacks: Analysts Expect NewLink Genetics Corp (NASDAQ:NLNK) to Announce -$0.27 Earnings Per Share

Equities analysts predict that NewLink Genetics Corp (NASDAQ:NLNK) will report earnings of ($0.27) per share for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Zero analysts have issued estimates for NewLink Genetics’ earnings. NewLink Genetics posted earnings per share of ($0.20) during the same quarter last year, which indicates a negative year over year growth rate of 35%. The firm is scheduled to announce its next earnings results on Thursday, November 7th.

On average, analysts expect that NewLink Genetics will report full-year earnings of ($0.03) per share for the current fiscal year. For the next fiscal year, analysts anticipate that the firm will report earnings of ($1.08) per share. Zacks’ earnings per share averages are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side research analysts that cover NewLink Genetics.

NewLink Genetics (NASDAQ:NLNK) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 30th. The biotechnology company reported ($0.27) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.29) by $0.02. NewLink Genetics had a negative net margin of 6,587.56% and a negative return on equity of 34.44%. The firm had revenue of $0.15 million for the quarter.

Several equities analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of NewLink Genetics from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 2nd. ValuEngine upgraded shares of NewLink Genetics from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, August 1st.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of NLNK. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC raised its holdings in NewLink Genetics by 182.9% in the second quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 20,317 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock worth $30,000 after purchasing an additional 13,136 shares during the period. Jane Street Group LLC acquired a new stake in shares of NewLink Genetics during the second quarter worth $178,000. Requisite Capital Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of NewLink Genetics during the second quarter worth $185,000. Paloma Partners Management Co acquired a new stake in shares of NewLink Genetics during the second quarter worth $191,000. Finally, Worth Venture Partners LLC raised its holdings in shares of NewLink Genetics by 32.9% during the second quarter. Worth Venture Partners LLC now owns 326,507 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock worth $483,000 after acquiring an additional 80,858 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 29.24% of the company’s stock.

NASDAQ NLNK remained flat at $$1.18 during trading hours on Thursday. 1,149 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 396,013. The stock has a fifty day moving average of $1.61 and a two-hundred day moving average of $1.64. NewLink Genetics has a fifty-two week low of $1.13 and a fifty-two week high of $2.48. The firm has a market cap of $43.84 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of -0.82 and a beta of 1.15. The company has a quick ratio of 12.77, a current ratio of 12.77 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.08.

About NewLink Genetics

NewLink Genetics Corporation, a late clinical-stage immuno-oncology company, focuses on discovering and developing novel immunotherapeutic products for the treatment of patients with cancer. It is developing Indoximod, an indoleamine-2, 3-dioxygenase (IDO) pathway inhibitor that is in clinical development in combination with other cancer therapeutics for patients with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, pediatric brain tumors, acute myeloid leukemia, and melanoma.

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