Brokerages Expect Proteostasis Therapeutics Inc (PTI) Will Post Earnings of -$0.58 Per Share

Wall Street brokerages expect that Proteostasis Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:PTI) will announce earnings of ($0.58) per share for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Zero analysts have issued estimates for Proteostasis Therapeutics’ earnings. The highest EPS estimate is ($0.55) and the lowest is ($0.61). Proteostasis Therapeutics posted earnings of ($0.87) per share during the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year-over-year growth rate of 33.3%. The business is expected to announce its next earnings report on Friday, May 12th.

On average, analysts expect that Proteostasis Therapeutics will report full year earnings of ($2.16) per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from ($2.46) to ($1.77). For the next year, analysts forecast that the business will report earnings of ($2.19) per share, with EPS estimates ranging from ($2.53) to ($1.89). Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share averages are an average based on a survey of sell-side research firms that cover Proteostasis Therapeutics.

Several equities analysts recently commented on PTI shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Proteostasis Therapeutics from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, January 5th. HC Wainwright reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $15.00 price objective on shares of Proteostasis Therapeutics in a research report on Tuesday, January 24th. Finally, Robert W. Baird reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a $13.00 price objective on shares of Proteostasis Therapeutics in a research report on Sunday, April 2nd.

Shares of Proteostasis Therapeutics (NASDAQ:PTI) traded down 1.77% on Thursday, reaching $6.10. 269,878 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The company’s market cap is $152.65 million. Proteostasis Therapeutics has a 12-month low of $5.85 and a 12-month high of $20.63. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $10.25 and a 200-day moving average price of $11.95.

In related news, insider Fmr Llc sold 45,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, March 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $14.62, for a total value of $657,900.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Insiders sold a total of 257,300 shares of company stock valued at $3,451,694 over the last ninety days. 29.50% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

A number of institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of PTI. Victory Capital Management Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Proteostasis Therapeutics during the third quarter valued at $307,000. JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased its position in shares of Proteostasis Therapeutics by 174.7% in the third quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 172,650 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,692,000 after buying an additional 109,800 shares during the period. Monashee Investment Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of Proteostasis Therapeutics during the third quarter valued at $1,325,000. NEA Management Company LLC increased its position in shares of Proteostasis Therapeutics by 14.9% in the third quarter. NEA Management Company LLC now owns 3,556,778 shares of the company’s stock valued at $55,450,000 after buying an additional 461,538 shares during the period. Finally, Citadel Advisors LLC acquired a new position in shares of Proteostasis Therapeutics during the third quarter valued at $395,000. Institutional investors own 67.71% of the company’s stock.

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About Proteostasis Therapeutics

Proteostasis Therapeutics, Inc is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company is engaged in discovery and development of therapeutics that treat diseases caused by an imbalance in the proteostasis network, a set of pathways that control protein biosynthesis, folding, trafficking and clearance. It has developed the Disease Relevant Translation (DRT) technology platform, a drug screening approach for identifying highly translatable therapeutics based on predictive and functionally pertinent phenotypic assays and disease relevant models.

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