Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical (NASDAQ:RARE) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results

Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical (NASDAQ:RARE) released its earnings results on Thursday. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($1.62) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($1.61) by ($0.01), Bloomberg Earnings reports. Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical had a negative net margin of 470.18% and a negative return on equity of 52.16%. The business had revenue of $35.59 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $32.31 million.

Shares of NASDAQ RARE traded down $1.90 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $61.00. The stock had a trading volume of 33,023 shares, compared to its average volume of 586,843. Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical has a 52-week low of $35.41 and a 52-week high of $74.50. The firm has a market cap of $3.63 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of -8.42 and a beta of 2.35. The business’s fifty day moving average price is $53.58 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $47.87. The company has a current ratio of 6.79, a quick ratio of 6.64 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.04.

A number of equities research analysts recently issued reports on RARE shares. Wedbush raised their price target on Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical from $71.00 to $75.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note on Friday. SunTrust Banks reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $80.00 price objective (up previously from $75.00) on shares of Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical in a research report on Friday, January 10th. ValuEngine lowered Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 29th. Raymond James downgraded Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research report on Thursday, January 2nd. Finally, Morgan Stanley lifted their target price on Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical from $73.00 to $77.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research report on Friday, January 17th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the company. Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $74.83.

In other Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical news, SVP Theodore Alan Huizenga sold 1,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, January 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $61.00, for a total transaction of $61,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. 7.80% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Company Profile

Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical, Inc is a biopharmaceutical company, which engages in the identification, acquisition, development and commercialization of novel products for the treatment of serious rare and ultra-rare genetic diseases. Its product includes Mepsevii and Crysvita. The company was founded by Emil D.

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Earnings History for Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical (NASDAQ:RARE)

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