Xeris Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:XERS) Expected to Post Earnings of -$0.22 Per Share

Wall Street analysts expect that Xeris Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:XERS) will report ($0.22) earnings per share (EPS) for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Four analysts have provided estimates for Xeris Pharmaceuticals’ earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at ($0.32) and the highest estimate coming in at ($0.17). Xeris Pharmaceuticals posted earnings per share of ($0.41) in the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year over year growth rate of 46.3%. The company is expected to issue its next quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, March 8th.

On average, analysts expect that Xeris Pharmaceuticals will report full-year earnings of ($1.26) per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from ($1.40) to ($1.17). For the next fiscal year, analysts anticipate that the company will post earnings of ($0.51) per share, with EPS estimates ranging from ($0.57) to ($0.45). Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share calculations are an average based on a survey of sell-side research analysts that cover Xeris Pharmaceuticals.

Xeris Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:XERS) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 9th. The company reported ($0.39) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.37) by ($0.02). Xeris Pharmaceuticals had a negative net margin of 267.90% and a negative return on equity of 382.91%. The business had revenue of $11.04 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $10.43 million. During the same period last year, the business earned ($0.35) earnings per share.

XERS has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. HC Wainwright raised their price target on shares of Xeris Pharmaceuticals from $4.25 to $5.40 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, December 31st. SVB Leerink raised their price objective on shares of Xeris Pharmaceuticals from $6.00 to $8.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note on Friday, December 31st.

XERS stock opened at $2.22 on Wednesday. The company has a market capitalization of $147.62 million and a PE ratio of -1.47. The company’s fifty day moving average price is $2.30 and its 200-day moving average price is $2.67. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 4.40, a quick ratio of 2.95 and a current ratio of 3.34. Xeris Pharmaceuticals has a one year low of $1.77 and a one year high of $7.94.

In other news, insider Paul R. Edick purchased 20,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, November 15th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $2.28 per share, with a total value of $45,600.00. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Corporate insiders own 4.01% of the company’s stock.

A number of institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of XERS. FMR LLC grew its holdings in shares of Xeris Pharmaceuticals by 29.9% in the 1st quarter. FMR LLC now owns 2,963,018 shares of the company’s stock valued at $29,749,000 after acquiring an additional 682,050 shares in the last quarter. Millennium Management LLC grew its holdings in Xeris Pharmaceuticals by 165.2% during the second quarter. Millennium Management LLC now owns 454,537 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,850,000 after purchasing an additional 283,142 shares during the period. SG Americas Securities LLC bought a new position in Xeris Pharmaceuticals during the second quarter worth about $994,000. Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its position in Xeris Pharmaceuticals by 8.5% during the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 2,980,367 shares of the company’s stock worth $12,131,000 after acquiring an additional 234,322 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Deltec Asset Management LLC lifted its position in Xeris Pharmaceuticals by 67.2% during the third quarter. Deltec Asset Management LLC now owns 460,500 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,128,000 after acquiring an additional 185,000 shares during the last quarter. 26.37% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

About Xeris Pharmaceuticals

Xeris Biopharma Holdings, Inc is a holding company. It offers a novel formulation technology to bring ready-to-use, liquid-stable injectable to patients to remove many associated treatment burdens. The company was founded on May 20, 2021 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

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