Affimed N.V. (NASDAQ:AFMD) Expected to Announce Earnings of -$0.21 Per Share

Analysts forecast that Affimed N.V. (NASDAQ:AFMD) will report earnings per share (EPS) of ($0.21) for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Three analysts have issued estimates for Affimed N.V.’s earnings, with estimates ranging from ($0.23) to ($0.19). Affimed N.V. reported earnings per share of ($0.35) in the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive year-over-year growth rate of 40%. The company is scheduled to issue its next earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st.

On average, analysts expect that Affimed N.V. will report full year earnings of ($0.81) per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from ($0.86) to ($0.74). For the next financial year, analysts forecast that the company will report earnings of ($0.70) per share, with EPS estimates ranging from ($0.85) to ($0.54). Zacks’ EPS calculations are a mean average based on a survey of research firms that cover Affimed N.V..

Affimed N.V. (NASDAQ:AFMD) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($0.20) EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.22) by $0.02. The business had revenue of $0.51 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.31 million. Affimed N.V. had a negative return on equity of 73.85% and a negative net margin of 978.31%. The business’s quarterly revenue was down 75.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted ($0.24) earnings per share.

AFMD has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. set a $10.00 price target on Affimed N.V. and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Saturday, April 15th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Affimed N.V. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $2.75 price objective on the stock in a report on Wednesday, April 19th. Jefferies Group LLC lifted their price objective on Affimed N.V. to $2.50 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, April 26th. ValuEngine upgraded Affimed N.V. from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, June 30th. Finally, SunTrust Banks, Inc. initiated coverage on Affimed N.V. in a report on Thursday, July 13th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $7.00 price objective on the stock. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $4.80.

A number of large investors have recently bought and sold shares of AFMD. Creative Planning boosted its stake in Affimed N.V. by 30.0% in the first quarter. Creative Planning now owns 65,000 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $150,000 after buying an additional 15,000 shares during the last quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors boosted its stake in Affimed N.V. by 9,542.0% in the first quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 484,027 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $1,113,000 after buying an additional 479,007 shares during the last quarter. NEA Management Company LLC purchased a new stake in Affimed N.V. during the first quarter valued at about $8,944,000. Wellington Management Group LLP boosted its stake in Affimed N.V. by 30.8% in the first quarter. Wellington Management Group LLP now owns 5,413,291 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $12,450,000 after buying an additional 1,274,852 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Tekla Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in Affimed N.V. by 377.7% in the first quarter. Tekla Capital Management LLC now owns 1,405,324 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $3,232,000 after buying an additional 1,111,111 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 42.41% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Affimed N.V. (NASDAQ:AFMD) traded down 2.33% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $2.10. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 150,411 shares. The firm’s market cap is $92.27 million. Affimed N.V. has a 12-month low of $1.65 and a 12-month high of $3.23. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $2.23 and its 200 day moving average price is $2.23.

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About Affimed N.V.

Affimed N.V. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing cancer immunotherapies. The Company’s product candidates are developed in the field of immuno-oncology, which represents an approach to cancer research that seeks to harness the body’s own immune system to fight tumor cells.

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