A Stock You Should Be Looking At: Agenus Inc. (NASDAQ:AGEN)

After finishing at $2.70 in the prior trading day, Agenus Inc. (NASDAQ: AGEN) closed at $2.55, down -5.56%. In other words, the price has decreased by -$0.1500 from its previous closing price. On the day, 7291995 shares were traded. AGEN stock price reached its highest trading level at $2.7800 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $2.4250.

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Ratios:

Our goal is to gain a better understanding of AGEN by taking a closer look at its different ratios. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 1.50 and its Current Ratio is at 1.50.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for this company, SMBC Nikko on September 28, 2022, initiated with a Outperform rating and assigned the stock a target price of $5.

On December 16, 2021, H.C. Wainwright started tracking the stock assigning a Buy rating and target price of $12.

Valuation Measures:

For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 8.24.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, AGEN has reached a high of $3.37, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $1.25. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 2.6382, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 2.3654.

Shares Statistics:

The stock has traded on average 4.40M shares per day over the past 3-months and 4.58M shares per day over the last 10 days, according to various share statistics. A total of 286.85M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 244.08M. Insiders hold about 9.65% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 59.60% stake in the company. Shares short for AGEN as of Oct 13, 2022 were 18.6M with a Short Ratio of 19.46M, compared to 16.12M on Sep 14, 2022. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 6.57% and a Short% of Float of 6.95%.

Earnings Estimates

Its stock is currently analyzed by 4 different market analysts. On average, analysts expect EPS of -$0.19 for the current quarter, with a high estimate of -$0.13 and a low estimate of -$0.21, while EPS last year was $0.72. The consensus estimate for the next quarter is -$0.14, with high estimates of -$0.07 and low estimates of -$0.23.

Analysts are recommending an EPS of between -$0.66 and -$0.83 for the fiscal current year, implying an average EPS of -$0.73. EPS for the following year is -$0.64, with 4 analysts recommending between -$0.5 and -$0.78.

Revenue Estimates

4 analysts predict $20.69M in revenue for the current quarter. It ranges from a high estimate of $27.5M to a low estimate of $10M. As of the current estimate, Agenus Inc.’s year-ago sales were $252.95M, an estimated decrease of -91.80% from the year-ago figure. For the next quarter, 4 analysts are estimating revenue of $29.62M, an increase of 46.20% over than the figure of -$91.80% in the same quarter last year. There is a high estimate of $38.4M for the next quarter, whereas the lowest estimate is $22.09M.

A total of 3 analysts have provided revenue estimates for AGEN’s current fiscal year. The highest revenue estimate was $95.5M, while the lowest revenue estimate was $91.12M, resulting in an average revenue estimate of $93.97M. In the same quarter a year ago, actual revenue was $295.67M, down -68.20% from the average estimate. Based on 4 analysts’ estimates, the company’s revenue will be $93.67M in the next fiscal year. The high estimate is $119.5M and the low estimate is $71.8M. The average revenue growth estimate for next year is down -0.30% from the average revenue estimate for this year.