Balance Sheet Insights: Geron Corp. (GERN)’s Debt-to-Equity and Long-Term Debt/Eq Ratios

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In the latest session, Geron Corp. (NASDAQ: GERN) closed at $3.68 down -1.60% from its previous closing price of $3.74. In other words, the price has decreased by -$1.60 from its previous closing price. On the day, 5.67 million shares were traded. GERN stock price reached its highest trading level at $3.83 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $3.665.


For a deeper understanding of Geron Corp.’s stock, let’s take a closer look at its various ratios. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 3.67 and its Current Ratio is at 3.67. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 0.25 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 0.04.

On April 29, 2024, TD Cowen started tracking the stock assigning a Buy rating and target price of $10.

Needham reiterated its Buy rating for the stock on March 15, 2024, while the target price for the stock was revised from $4 to $5.

Insider Transactions:

Additionally, insider trades can be beneficial to investors who want to learn what the management thinks about stock prices in the future. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Aug 24 ’23 when O’Farrell Elizabeth G. bought 6,607 shares for $2.28 per share. The transaction valued at 15,064 led to the insider holds 7,407 shares of the business.

O’Farrell Elizabeth G. bought 6,579 shares of GERN for $15,000 on Aug 24 ’23. The Director now owns 26,220 shares after completing the transaction at $2.28 per share.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, GERN now has a Market Capitalization of 2212382720 and an Enterprise Value of 1826207744. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 4197.54 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 6.31. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 3511.938 whereas that against EBITDA is -8.716.

Stock Price History:

The Beta on a monthly basis for GERN is 0.44, which has changed by 0.21854305 over the last 52 weeks, in comparison to a change of 0.26159418 over the same period for the S&P500. Over the past 52 weeks, GERN has reached a high of $4.30, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $1.64. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 11.88%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 51.10%.

Shares Statistics:

For the past three months, GERN has traded an average of 13.03M shares per day and 7817590 over the past ten days. A total of 544.91M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 482.79M. Insiders hold about 18.60% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 53.17% stake in the company. Shares short for GERN as of 1714435200 were 52338037 with a Short Ratio of 4.02, compared to 1711584000 on 46659627. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 52338037 and a Short% of Float of 8.870000000000001.

Earnings Estimates

The stock of Geron Corp. (GERN) is currently drawing attention from 7.0 analysts actively involved in the ongoing evaluation and rating process.On average, analysts expect EPS of -$0.1 for the current quarter, with a high estimate of -$0.1 and a low estimate of -$0.11, while EPS last year was -$0.09. The consensus estimate for the next quarter is -$0.09, with high estimates of -$0.08 and low estimates of -$0.1.

Analysts are recommending an EPS of between -$0.32 and -$0.38 for the fiscal current year, implying an average EPS of -$0.35. EPS for the following year is -$0.17, with 7.0 analysts recommending between -$0.01 and -$0.29.

Revenue Estimates

For the next quarter, 7 analysts are estimating revenue of $19.5M. There is a high estimate of $30.4M for the next quarter, whereas the lowest estimate is $13.94M.

A total of 7 analysts have provided revenue estimates for GERN’s current fiscal year. The highest revenue estimate was $84M, while the lowest revenue estimate was $36.98M, resulting in an average revenue estimate of $56.64M. In the same quarter a year ago, actual revenue was $237kBased on 7 analysts’ estimates, the company’s revenue will be $241.04M in the next fiscal year. The high estimate is $330.8M and the low estimate is $146.05M.

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