XOMA (XOMA) Posts Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.40 EPS

XOMA (NASDAQ:XOMA) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday. The biotechnology company reported ($0.55) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.15) by ($0.40), MarketWatch Earnings reports. XOMA had a return on equity of 379.39% and a net margin of 43.55%. The firm had revenue of $0.90 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $0.83 million.

Shares of NASDAQ XOMA opened at $14.76 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.06, a current ratio of 12.46 and a quick ratio of 12.46. The firm has a market cap of $107.44 million, a P/E ratio of 15.06 and a beta of 2.75. XOMA has a 1-year low of $11.88 and a 1-year high of $37.25.

A hedge fund recently raised its stake in XOMA stock. Bank of New York Mellon Corp raised its holdings in XOMA Corp (NASDAQ:XOMA) by 50.7% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 35,661 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock after buying an additional 12,002 shares during the quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp owned about 0.43% of XOMA worth $745,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 43.49% of the company’s stock.

A number of equities analysts have recently issued reports on the company. Cowen reissued a “hold” rating on shares of XOMA in a research report on Thursday. HC Wainwright set a $36.00 price target on XOMA and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday. Wedbush reissued an “outperform” rating on shares of XOMA in a research report on Monday, September 17th. ValuEngine downgraded XOMA from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, September 7th. Finally, S&P Equity Research dropped their price target on XOMA from $18.74 to $16.26 in a research report on Tuesday, August 14th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $28.07.

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About XOMA

XOMA Corporation engages in the discovery, development, and licensing of therapeutic antibodies in the United States, Europe, and the Asia Pacific. The company has a portfolio of monoclonal antibodies and technologies to license to pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies to further their clinical development.

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