Zacks: Analysts Expect Adamas Pharmaceuticals Inc (ADMS) to Post -$1.44 Earnings Per Share

Brokerages forecast that Adamas Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:ADMS) will announce earnings per share of ($1.44) for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts have issued estimates for Adamas Pharmaceuticals’ earnings, with the highest EPS estimate coming in at ($1.40) and the lowest estimate coming in at ($1.50). Adamas Pharmaceuticals reported earnings per share of ($0.72) in the same quarter last year, which would indicate a negative year-over-year growth rate of 100%. The company is expected to announce its next quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 8th.

On average, analysts expect that Adamas Pharmaceuticals will report full year earnings of ($6.04) per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from ($6.56) to ($5.67). For the next fiscal year, analysts expect that the firm will post earnings of ($4.03) per share, with EPS estimates ranging from ($4.30) to ($3.84). Zacks’ earnings per share calculations are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side research firms that that provide coverage for Adamas Pharmaceuticals.

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Adamas Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ADMS) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, February 22nd. The specialty pharmaceutical company reported ($1.27) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($1.18) by ($0.09). The company had revenue of $0.57 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $0.84 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted ($0.68) EPS. The company’s revenue was up 1435.1% compared to the same quarter last year.

ADMS has been the topic of several research reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Adamas Pharmaceuticals from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, January 5th. Noble Financial reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Adamas Pharmaceuticals in a report on Friday, February 23rd. William Blair reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of Adamas Pharmaceuticals in a report on Wednesday, February 21st. Mizuho reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $48.00 price objective on shares of Adamas Pharmaceuticals in a report on Tuesday, January 23rd. Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies set a $52.00 price objective on shares of Adamas Pharmaceuticals and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, December 19th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $45.14.

Several large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. MetLife Investment Advisors LLC acquired a new position in shares of Adamas Pharmaceuticals in the fourth quarter valued at about $239,000. Macquarie Group Ltd. grew its stake in shares of Adamas Pharmaceuticals by 18.6% in the fourth quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. now owns 890,962 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $30,195,000 after acquiring an additional 139,934 shares in the last quarter. Bainco International Investors acquired a new position in shares of Adamas Pharmaceuticals in the fourth quarter valued at about $681,000. Ardsley Advisory Partners acquired a new position in shares of Adamas Pharmaceuticals in the fourth quarter valued at about $5,253,000. Finally, Two Sigma Advisers LP acquired a new position in shares of Adamas Pharmaceuticals in the fourth quarter valued at about $596,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 77.25% of the company’s stock.

Adamas Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ ADMS) traded up $0.65 during trading hours on Wednesday, hitting $27.10. 2,202,847 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,434,034. Adamas Pharmaceuticals has a 12-month low of $13.50 and a 12-month high of $44.00. The firm has a market capitalization of $709.05, a P/E ratio of -6.84 and a beta of 1.59. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.55, a quick ratio of 10.69 and a current ratio of 10.79.

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About Adamas Pharmaceuticals

Adamas Pharmaceuticals, Inc is a pharmaceutical company. The Company is engaged in developing medicines to manage the daily lives of those affected by chronic neurologic disorders. It offers a platform based on an understanding of time dependent biologic effects of disease activity and drug response to achieve relief without tolerability issues.

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