Autolus Therapeutics (AUTL) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.11 EPS

Autolus Therapeutics (NASDAQ:AUTL) announced its earnings results on Tuesday. The company reported ($0.69) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.58) by ($0.11), MarketWatch Earnings reports. The firm had revenue of $1.96 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $0.30 million.

NASDAQ:AUTL opened at $23.84 on Wednesday. The firm has a market cap of $898.87 million and a P/E ratio of -16.79. Autolus Therapeutics has a 1-year low of $19.17 and a 1-year high of $53.24.

Several equities research analysts have recently commented on AUTL shares. William Blair reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Autolus Therapeutics in a report on Wednesday, April 3rd. HC Wainwright set a $45.00 price target on Autolus Therapeutics and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, February 20th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered Autolus Therapeutics from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 15th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Autolus Therapeutics currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $44.00.

A number of large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Marshall Wace LLP raised its position in Autolus Therapeutics by 93.4% during the first quarter. Marshall Wace LLP now owns 232,931 shares of the company’s stock valued at $7,330,000 after buying an additional 112,489 shares during the period. CWM LLC acquired a new position in Autolus Therapeutics during the first quarter valued at $1,105,000. Geode Capital Management LLC acquired a new position in Autolus Therapeutics during the fourth quarter valued at $322,000. Barclays PLC acquired a new position in Autolus Therapeutics during the fourth quarter valued at $113,000. Finally, BlackRock Inc. raised its position in Autolus Therapeutics by 4,011.3% during the fourth quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 202,973 shares of the company’s stock valued at $6,666,000 after buying an additional 198,036 shares during the period. 40.63% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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Autolus Therapeutics Company Profile

Autolus Therapeutics plc, a biopharmaceutical company, develops T cell therapies for the treatment of cancer. The company is developing AUTO1, a CD19-targeting programmed T cell therapy, which is in Phase I trial to reduce the risk of severe cytokine release syndrome; AUTO2, a dual-targeting programmed T cell therapy that is in Phase I/II clinical trial for the treatment of relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma; and AUTO3, a dual-targeting programmed T cell therapy, which is in Phase I/II clinical trials for treating relapsed or refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma.

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