Sophiris Bio, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPHS) most recently reported quarterly actual earnings per share of $-0.21 for the period ending on 2016-06-30. Prior to the company reporting, consensus estimates based on data from Zacks Research projected the company to report EPS of $N/A. The difference between the estimate and the actual EPS was $N/A creating a surprise factor of N/A%. Currently, the company has an impact score of 0. The likelihood that the stock will move on news is greater with a higher impact score. According to Beta Research, the stock has a sentiment score of 0.31. On a scale between 1 and -1, a positive score tends to portray a favorable view of company results by news outlets. The opposite is true for a negative sentiment score.
In taking a look at where the stock might be headed, analysts have a consensus price target of $6.75 on the shares. The most bullish brokerage firm has a $8 target, while the most bearish sees the stock headed towards $6. This is according to the 4 estimates taken into consideration by Zacks Research.
In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 1. This is according to a simplified scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell recommendation. There were 4 recommendations taking into account in order to arrive at this number. Of the 4, 3 have a Strong Buy rating and 0 are rating it a Buy.
Sophiris Bio, Inc., formerly Protox Therapeutics Inc., is a Canada-based biopharmaceutical company focused on the research, development and commercialization of products for the treatment of urological diseases. The Company has operations based in San Diego developing a treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia (benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) or enlarged prostate). The Company has partnered with Kissei Pharmaceuticals for the development and commercialization of PRX302 in Japan. Sophiris Bio, Inc. is advancing a pipeline of receptor targeted fusion proteins based on three complementary technology platforms: PORxin, INxin and HUMxin. It focuses on diseases of the prostate via its PORxin platform candidate, PRX302, which has completed three clinical trials for the treatment of BPH, as well as two clinical trials for the treatment of localized recurrent prostate cancer.
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