ArQule, Inc. (ARQL) Expected to Post Earnings of -$0.12 Per Share
Analysts expect ArQule, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARQL) to announce ($0.12) earnings per share (EPS) for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Zero analysts have provided estimates for ArQule’s earnings. ArQule posted earnings of ($0.08) per share during the same quarter last year, which would suggest a negative year over year growth rate of 50%. The business is expected to issue its next earnings report on Monday, November 6th.
On average, analysts expect that ArQule will report full year earnings of ($0.44) per share for the current fiscal year. For the next fiscal year, analysts anticipate that the business will post earnings of ($0.40) per share. Zacks Investment Research’s EPS calculations are an average based on a survey of research firms that that provide coverage for ArQule.
ArQule (NASDAQ:ARQL) last released its earnings results on Friday, August 4th. The biotechnology company reported ($0.10) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.11) by $0.01. During the same period last year, the company earned ($0.07) earnings per share.
Several equities research analysts recently commented on ARQL shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of ArQule from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $1.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Thursday, August 10th. ValuEngine lowered shares of ArQule from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st.
A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Northern Trust Corp increased its stake in ArQule by 0.9% in the second quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 154,513 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock valued at $192,000 after purchasing an additional 1,385 shares during the period. Curbstone Financial Management Corp increased its stake in ArQule by 100.0% in the third quarter. Curbstone Financial Management Corp now owns 104,572 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock valued at $116,000 after purchasing an additional 52,286 shares during the period. Finally, First Eagle Investment Management LLC increased its stake in ArQule by 8.6% in the second quarter. First Eagle Investment Management LLC now owns 11,847,575 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock valued at $14,691,000 after purchasing an additional 934,842 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 61.03% of the company’s stock.
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ArQule (NASDAQ:ARQL) traded down 4.46% during trading on Friday, hitting $1.07. The company had a trading volume of 98,149 shares. ArQule has a 52-week low of $0.92 and a 52-week high of $1.68. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $1.12 and its 200-day moving average is $1.12. The stock’s market capitalization is $76.15 million.
ArQule Company Profile
ArQule, Inc is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company is engaged in the research and development of therapeutics to treat cancers and rare diseases. These drugs focuses on the biological pathways implicated in a range of cancers and certain non-oncology indications. Its clinical-stage pipeline consists of over four drug candidates, all of which are in targeted patient populations.
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