United Therapeutics (UTHR) Set to Announce Earnings on Tuesday

United Therapeutics (NASDAQ:UTHR) is scheduled to be releasing its earnings data before the market opens on Tuesday, April 24th. Analysts expect United Therapeutics to post earnings of $3.48 per share for the quarter.

United Therapeutics (NASDAQ:UTHR) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February 21st. The biotechnology company reported $3.89 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $3.59 by $0.30. The business had revenue of $464.70 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $420.55 million. United Therapeutics had a return on equity of 24.41% and a net margin of 24.22%. United Therapeutics’s quarterly revenue was up 13.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $4.12 earnings per share.

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NASDAQ:UTHR opened at $114.06 on Monday. The company has a quick ratio of 3.01, a current ratio of 3.26 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.12. The stock has a market cap of $4,931.95, a P/E ratio of 10.47 and a beta of 1.34. United Therapeutics has a 52-week low of $106.30 and a 52-week high of $152.55.

In other news, CEO Martine A. Rothblatt sold 1,100 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, March 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $110.01, for a total value of $121,011.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 1,240 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $136,412.40. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Also, CEO Martine A. Rothblatt sold 21,512 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, March 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $112.55, for a total value of $2,421,175.60. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 21,652 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,436,932.60. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 174,046 shares of company stock valued at $19,506,251 over the last three months. Insiders own 7.80% of the company’s stock.

Several research analysts recently commented on the company. Wedbush reissued an “outperform” rating and set a $232.00 price target (up from $213.00) on shares of United Therapeutics in a research report on Wednesday, December 27th. ValuEngine raised United Therapeutics from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, December 26th. Oppenheimer increased their price target on United Therapeutics to $180.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research report on Friday, January 5th. Zacks Investment Research raised United Therapeutics from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $160.00 price target for the company in a research report on Monday, January 15th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group reissued an “underperform” rating and set a $118.00 price target on shares of United Therapeutics in a research report on Thursday, January 18th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. United Therapeutics currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $136.33.

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United Therapeutics Company Profile

United Therapeutics Corporation, a biotechnology company, develops and commercializes products to address the unmet medical needs of patients with chronic and life-threatening diseases worldwide. The company's commercial products include Remodulin, a continuously-infused formulation of the prostacyclin analogue treprostinil for subcutaneous and intravenous administration to diminish symptoms associated with exercise in pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) patients; Tyvaso, an inhaled formulation of treprostinil to enhace the exercise ability in PAH patients; Orenitram, a tablet dosage form of treprostinil to enhance the exercise capacity in PAH patients; and Adcirca, an oral PDE-5 inhibitor to enhance the exercise ability in PAH patients.

Earnings History for United Therapeutics (NASDAQ:UTHR)

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