William Blair Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for EXACT Sciences (EXAS)

In the last three months, insiders have sold 229,834 shares of company stock worth $10,341,366. With 2.51 million avg volume, 6 days are for Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS)'s short sellers to cover EXAS's short positions. 100,000 shares traded per day would be a minimum for most traders and some require 1,000,000. Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) has risen 68.63% since April 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 69.88% the S&P500.

Agf Investments Inc decreased Ishares Msci Thailand Etf (THD) stake by 219,750 shares to 426,785 valued at $39.48 million in 2017Q4. The shares were sold at an average price of $45.72, for a total transaction of $4,640,031.36. The institutional investor held 134,654 shares of the railroads company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $24.61 million, up from 131,894 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The stock decreased 3.88% or $1.89 during the last trading session, reaching $46.81. About 24,762 shares traded. It has underperformed by 57.67% the S&P500.The move comes after 5 months negative chart setup for the $2.63 billion company. They expect $1.04 earnings per share, down 4.59% or $0.05 from last year's $1.09 per share. The medical research company reported ($0.18) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.27) by $0.09. Redmond Asset Management Llc stated it has 10,745 shares. Adell Harriman Carpenter stated it has 11,529 shares or 0.15% of all its holdings. Appleton Grp Inc Limited Liability Corp has invested 0.22% in Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS). Thompson Investment Management Inc., a Wisconsin-based fund reported 225,830 shares. Cap Invest Of America holds 1.2% or 111,441 shares in its portfolio. Lesa Sroufe & invested in 110,703 shares. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. The company has an average rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $52.84. Therefore 34% are positive. Since October 31, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc Exact Sciences has 23 analyst reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating, eleven have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company was downgraded on Monday, November 13 by Robert W. Baird.

Revenue is the amount of money that a company actually receives during a specific period, including discounts and deductions for returned merchandise. The rating was upgraded by TH Capital on Wednesday, February 22 to "Buy". The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, September 12 by Jefferies.

Since January 2, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 20 insider sales for $24.73 million activity.

COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: "Thomas D. Carey Sells 8,448 Shares of EXACT Sciences Co". On Thursday, April 12 the insider Zanotti Katherine S sold $325,440. On Friday, February 23 the insider ARORA MANEESH sold $522,959.


Exact Sciences Corporation (EXAS) stock price traded at a gap of 10.91% from an average price of last twenty days and stands at a distance of 3.44% away from it's an average price of recent fifty days. EXAS's SI was 14.16M shares in April as released by FINRA.

Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) shares are down more than -10.68% this year and recently decreased -3.63% or -$1.77 to settle at $46.93. Skylands Capital Llc sold 153,735 shares as the company's stock declined 19.82% with the market.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.15 in 2017 Q4. That's change of 0.13, from 2017Q3's 1.01. The hedge funds in our database now own: 92.48 million shares, down from 93.65 million shares in 2017Q3.

Detecting profitability, the Company has a profit margin of -43.00%, gross margin of 70.20% and an operating of -44.50%. Company's EPS for the prior five-years is valued at 29.4%, leading it to an EPS value of 0% for the next five years. 6,344 are owned by Brown Advisory. Spark Inv Mngmt reported 0.1% of its portfolio in Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS). However, its trading capacity stayed around 2.62 million shares in normal days. Smith Asset Mngmt Group Lp stated it has 26,370 shares. Stratos Wealth Limited holds 1,442 shares or 0% of its portfolio. EXACT Sciences has a twelve month low of $23.71 and a twelve month high of $63.60. Kistler reported 315 shares.

Specialized Analysis: The organization has the market capitalization of $5.92B. Its quick ratio for the most recent quarter is 6.80. Dorsey And Whitney Tru Limited owns 0.56% invested in QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) for 47,706 shares. That's $0.07 down or 21.88 % from 2017's earnings of $-0.32. EXACT Sciences's revenue for the quarter was up 148.0% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts predict that EXACT Sciences will post -0.92 earnings per share for the current year. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of EXACT Sciences from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $62.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Tuesday, January 16th. After a recent check, (NASDAQ: EXAS) stock is found to be 4.31% volatile for the week, while 5.41% volatility recorded for the month with ATR of 2.22. The rating was maintained by Craig Hallum with "Buy" on Thursday, January 18. LIDGARD GRAHAM PETER also sold $756,271 worth of Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) on Friday, March 9. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, October 7 by Canaccord Genuity. BidaskClub downgraded shares of EXACT Sciences from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating in a research report on Friday, February 23rd.

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