Analysts expect Xencor, Inc. (NASDAQ:XNCR) to post $8.15 million in sales for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Two analysts have provided estimates for Xencor’s earnings. The highest sales estimate is $10.30 million and the lowest is $6.00 million. Xencor reported sales of $66.01 million in the same quarter last year, which would suggest a negative year over year growth rate of 87.7%. The company is expected to announce its next quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 1st.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Xencor will report full-year sales of $8.15 million for the current year, with estimates ranging from $18.80 million to $35.10 million. For the next financial year, analysts anticipate that the business will post sales of $28.10 million per share, with estimates ranging from $20.00 million to $36.20 million. Zacks Investment Research’s sales averages are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side research analysts that that provide coverage for Xencor.

Xencor (NASDAQ:XNCR) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May 9th. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($0.31) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.25) by $0.06. Xencor had a net margin of 18.19% and a return on equity of 5.98%. The firm had revenue of $4.34 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $8.15 million.

A number of analysts recently weighed in on XNCR shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Xencor from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, April 29th. Wedbush restated an “outperform” rating and issued a $29.00 target price on shares of Xencor in a research report on Wednesday, May 10th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $28.67.

In other news, insider Edgardo Baracchini, Jr. sold 10,568 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, May 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $26.01, for a total transaction of $274,873.68. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 9,818 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $255,366.18. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, Director Bruce L. A. Carter sold 12,400 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, May 26th. The shares were sold at an average price of $22.19, for a total value of $275,156.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 83,344 shares in the company, valued at $1,849,403.36. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 46,238 shares of company stock worth $1,037,822 over the last ninety days. Insiders own 4.14% of the company’s stock.

Institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Norges Bank acquired a new position in Xencor during the fourth quarter valued at about $15,601,000. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY boosted its position in Xencor by 5.2% in the fourth quarter. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY now owns 24,914 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $656,000 after buying an additional 1,227 shares during the period. Creative Planning boosted its position in Xencor by 2.7% in the first quarter. Creative Planning now owns 38,400 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $919,000 after buying an additional 1,000 shares during the period. Marshall Wace North America L.P. acquired a new position in Xencor during the first quarter valued at about $1,652,000. Finally, Adams Diversified Equity Fund Inc. boosted its position in Xencor by 2.9% in the first quarter. Adams Diversified Equity Fund Inc. now owns 28,100 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $672,000 after buying an additional 800 shares during the period. 75.00% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Xencor (XNCR) traded down 0.352% on Friday, hitting $24.085. The stock had a trading volume of 58,719 shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.12 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 68.229 and a beta of 2.13. Xencor has a 1-year low of $18.18 and a 1-year high of $29.38. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $21.92 and a 200-day moving average price of $23.19.

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About Xencor

Xencor, Inc is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. The Company is focused on discovering and developing engineered monoclonal antibodies to treat severe and life threatening diseases. It has developed two clinical-stage product candidates, using its Immune Inhibitor Fc platform: XmAb5871, which is in two Phase II trials and is being developed for autoimmune disease, and XmAb7195, which is in a Phase I trial and is being developed for asthma and allergic diseases.

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