-$0.20 Earnings Per Share Expected for Bio-Path Holdings Inc (BPTH) This Quarter

Wall Street analysts expect that Bio-Path Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:BPTH) will report earnings per share of ($0.20) for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Zero analysts have provided estimates for Bio-Path’s earnings. Bio-Path posted earnings of ($0.10) per share in the same quarter last year, which suggests a negative year over year growth rate of 100%. The business is expected to issue its next earnings results on Wednesday, March 21st.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Bio-Path will report full-year earnings of ($0.80) per share for the current financial year. For the next financial year, analysts forecast that the business will post earnings of ($0.90) per share. Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share calculations are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side analysts that that provide coverage for Bio-Path.

Several equities analysts have recently weighed in on BPTH shares. cut their target price on Bio-Path from $45.00 to $15.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, November 15th. HC Wainwright reissued a “buy” rating and set a $15.00 target price (down previously from $45.00) on shares of Bio-Path in a research report on Monday, November 13th. Finally, ValuEngine raised Bio-Path from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, February 2nd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Bio-Path presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $16.67.

Bio-Path (BPTH) traded down $0.02 during trading hours on Wednesday, reaching $1.58. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 78,200 shares, compared to its average volume of 119,960. Bio-Path has a 1-year low of $1.53 and a 1-year high of $10.10. The company has a market cap of $17.92, a P/E ratio of -2.26 and a beta of 3.01.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in BPTH. Renaissance Technologies LLC increased its position in shares of Bio-Path by 64.9% during the 4th quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 683,900 shares of the company’s stock valued at $138,000 after purchasing an additional 269,200 shares during the last quarter. Hudson Bay Capital Management LP bought a new position in Bio-Path in the 4th quarter valued at $157,000. Anson Funds Management LP bought a new position in Bio-Path in the 4th quarter valued at $272,000. Sabby Management LLC bought a new position in Bio-Path in the 4th quarter valued at $371,000. Finally, HighTower Advisors LLC grew its position in Bio-Path by 0.3% in the 2nd quarter. HighTower Advisors LLC now owns 1,267,070 shares of the company’s stock valued at $492,000 after acquiring an additional 4,000 shares during the last quarter.

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About Bio-Path

Bio-Path Holdings, Inc is a clinical and preclinical stage oncology focused antisense drug development company. The Company utilizes a technology that achieves systemic delivery for target specific protein inhibition for any gene product that is over-expressed in disease. Its drug delivery and antisense technology, DNAbilize, is a platform that uses P-ethoxy, a deoxyribonucleic acid backbone modification.

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