Genomic Health (GHDX) Releases FY 2018 Earnings Guidance

Genomic Health (NASDAQ:GHDX) issued an update on its FY 2018 earnings guidance on Tuesday morning. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.03-1.08 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.53. The company issued revenue guidance of $389-391 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $380.91 million.

Shares of Genomic Health stock traded down $0.18 during trading hours on Tuesday, reaching $70.79. The stock had a trading volume of 228,530 shares, compared to its average volume of 265,318. The company has a market cap of $2.61 billion, a P/E ratio of 7,079.00 and a beta of 0.44. Genomic Health has a twelve month low of $26.54 and a twelve month high of $73.95.

A number of research analysts have weighed in on GHDX shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Genomic Health from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 24th. Piper Jaffray Companies upped their price objective on shares of Genomic Health from $34.00 to $50.00 and gave the stock a neutral rating in a research report on Friday, July 27th. Jefferies Financial Group reiterated a hold rating and issued a $50.00 price objective on shares of Genomic Health in a research report on Friday, August 3rd. Canaccord Genuity upped their price objective on shares of Genomic Health from $56.00 to $62.00 and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Friday, August 3rd. Finally, Cowen reiterated a hold rating and issued a $50.00 price objective on shares of Genomic Health in a research report on Monday, August 6th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating, two have issued a buy rating and two have assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. Genomic Health currently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus price target of $46.11.

In other news, CFO G Bradley Cole sold 5,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, October 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $63.19, for a total transaction of $315,950.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Also, CEO Kimberly J. Popovits sold 25,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, October 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $66.26, for a total transaction of $1,656,500.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 199,279 shares of company stock valued at $12,083,105 in the last three months. Corporate insiders own 45.80% of the company’s stock.

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Genomic Health Company Profile

Genomic Health, Inc, a healthcare company, provides actionable genomic information to personalize cancer treatment decisions worldwide. It develops and commercializes genomic-based clinical laboratory services that analyze the underlying biology of cancer, allowing physicians and patients to make individualized treatment decisions.

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