Analysts Expect Incyte Co. (INCY) Will Post Earnings of -$0.12 Per Share

Equities research analysts expect Incyte Co. (NASDAQ:INCY) to post earnings per share of ($0.12) for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Sixteen analysts have made estimates for Incyte’s earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is ($0.33) and the highest is $0.30. Incyte reported earnings per share of ($0.96) in the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive year-over-year growth rate of 87.5%. The company is expected to announce its next quarterly earnings report on Thursday, May 3rd.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Incyte will report full-year earnings of ($0.27) per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from ($1.83) to $0.96. For the next year, analysts forecast that the business will report earnings of $0.42 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from ($1.08) to $2.18. Zacks Investment Research’s EPS calculations are an average based on a survey of sell-side research analysts that follow Incyte.

Incyte (NASDAQ:INCY) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February 15th. The biopharmaceutical company reported $0.02 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.52) by $0.54. Incyte had a negative net margin of 20.38% and a negative return on equity of 11.85%. The business had revenue of $444.20 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $435.23 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.05 EPS. Incyte’s revenue was up 36.0% compared to the same quarter last year.

INCY has been the subject of several research reports. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Incyte in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st. BMO Capital Markets lifted their price target on shares of Incyte from $162.00 to $166.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st. Oppenheimer set a $135.00 price target on shares of Incyte and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st. Royal Bank of Canada reduced their price target on shares of Incyte from $136.00 to $120.00 and set a “sector perform” rating for the company in a research report on Tuesday, November 21st. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded shares of Incyte from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 29th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating, seventeen have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $142.94.

Incyte (NASDAQ:INCY) traded up $2.61 during midday trading on Monday, reaching $87.80. 1,440,106 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,870,000. Incyte has a twelve month low of $80.85 and a twelve month high of $153.15. The company has a current ratio of 4.01, a quick ratio of 3.99 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.01. The firm has a market cap of $19,100.00, a P/E ratio of -56.28 and a beta of 0.59.

In other news, EVP Reid M. Huber sold 1,958 shares of Incyte stock in a transaction on Wednesday, February 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $85.55, for a total transaction of $167,506.90. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, insider David W. Gryska sold 1,952 shares of Incyte stock in a transaction on Wednesday, February 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $85.56, for a total value of $167,013.12. Following the sale, the insider now owns 12,922 shares in the company, valued at $1,105,606.32. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 16,366 shares of company stock worth $1,557,396 over the last quarter. Company insiders own 17.70% of the company’s stock.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Inverness Counsel LLC NY bought a new stake in shares of Incyte during the 3rd quarter worth $330,000. LMR Partners LLP bought a new stake in shares of Incyte during the 3rd quarter worth $394,000. Exane Derivatives bought a new stake in shares of Incyte during the 4th quarter worth $669,000. Swiss National Bank raised its stake in shares of Incyte by 3.0% during the 3rd quarter. Swiss National Bank now owns 641,700 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock worth $74,912,000 after purchasing an additional 18,700 shares during the period. Finally, Prudential Financial Inc. raised its stake in shares of Incyte by 0.6% during the 3rd quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 236,699 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock worth $27,633,000 after purchasing an additional 1,490 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 89.43% of the company’s stock.

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Incyte Company Profile

Incyte Corporation is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of therapeutics. Its portfolio includes compounds in various stages, ranging from preclinical to late-stage development, and commercialized products, such as JAKAFI (ruxolitinib) and ICLUSIG (ponatinib).

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