Brokerages Expect Myovant Sciences Ltd (MYOV) to Announce -$0.42 Earnings Per Share

Analysts expect that Myovant Sciences Ltd (NYSE:MYOV) will report ($0.42) earnings per share for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Zero analysts have provided estimates for Myovant Sciences’ earnings. The highest EPS estimate is ($0.39) and the lowest is ($0.45). Myovant Sciences posted earnings per share of ($0.15) during the same quarter last year, which indicates a negative year over year growth rate of 180%. The company is scheduled to issue its next earnings results on Monday, January 1st.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Myovant Sciences will report full-year earnings of ($1.74) per share for the current fiscal year, with EPS estimates ranging from ($1.79) to ($1.68). For the next financial year, analysts anticipate that the business will report earnings of ($1.95) per share. Zacks’ EPS averages are an average based on a survey of sell-side analysts that that provide coverage for Myovant Sciences.

Several brokerages have recently commented on MYOV. JMP Securities reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and set a $25.00 price target (up previously from $23.00) on shares of Myovant Sciences in a research report on Wednesday, October 4th. Robert W. Baird reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 price target on shares of Myovant Sciences in a research report on Wednesday, October 4th. Cowen reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Myovant Sciences in a research report on Tuesday, October 3rd. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Myovant Sciences from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, August 25th. Finally, Evercore ISI began coverage on shares of Myovant Sciences in a research report on Wednesday, August 16th. They set an “outperform” rating on the stock. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $22.50.

Hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the company. RA Capital Management LLC lifted its holdings in Myovant Sciences by 19.6% in the second quarter. RA Capital Management LLC now owns 2,807,550 shares of the company’s stock worth $32,848,000 after acquiring an additional 459,128 shares during the last quarter. Emory University bought a new position in Myovant Sciences in the second quarter worth about $1,512,000. Point72 Asset Management L.P. bought a new position in Myovant Sciences in the third quarter worth about $1,255,000. Susquehanna International Group LLP bought a new position in Myovant Sciences in the second quarter worth about $648,000. Finally, LMR Partners LLP bought a new position in Myovant Sciences in the second quarter worth about $320,000. 79.21% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Myovant Sciences (NYSE MYOV) traded down $0.46 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $12.07. 51,185 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 34,846. Myovant Sciences has a one year low of $9.92 and a one year high of $18.85.

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About Myovant Sciences

Myovant Sciences Ltd. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing therapies for women’s health diseases and other endocrine-related disorders. Its main product candidate is Relugolix. Relugolix is an oral, once-daily, small molecule that acts as a gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) receptor antagonist that binds to and inhibits receptors in the anterior pituitary gland.

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