Xenetic Biosciences (XBIO): headed for the sky?

1:42 pm ET, 21 Jun 2018

Xenetic Biosciences, Inc. (XBIO) shares are trading at 6.43, up 169% from yesterday.  There are no apparent news driving the price of shares up.  What is the XBIO stock price forecast? 

Let's look into the technical analysis for XBIO to better understand investors' sentiment. The short-term price sentiment appears to be very strong. Mid-term-wise, the stock looks more neutral, while the long-term outlook seems to be very solid.  

The XBIO stock is considered nanocap, so any larger trading volume can cause a significant price spike.  The current volume is more than double the normal volume, while the turnover of shares is fairly small. No particular news accounts for the action.

At the end March, the company had ~$3.9M in cash while operations consumed ~$1.7M in Q1.

Over the last month, not inclusive of today, Xenetic Biosciences, Inc. (XBIO) returned +38.15%.

Xenetic Biosciences is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, research, and development of next-generation biologic drugs and novel orphan oncology therapeutics. The company's lead investigational product candidate is oncology therapeutic XBIO-101 (sodium cridanimod) for the treatment of progesterone resistant endometrial cancer. Its proprietary drug development platform, PolyXen, enables next-generation biologic drugs by improving their half-life and other pharmacological properties. 

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Xenetic Biosciences, Inc. (XBIO) Stock Guide

Updated at: 8:29 pm ET, 12 Jul 2020

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Looking to buy or sell Xenetic Biosciences, Inc. (XBIO)? Interested in getting the full scoop on XBIO, including earnings and dividends, stock forecast, buy or sell analysis and key stats? If so, you came to the right place.

In this XBIO stock guide, we'll address key questions about XBIO, above and beyond what you can find on Yahoo Finance, Zacks, MarketWatch or Morningstar.

Here is what you'll be able to find in this guide:

Earnings and Dividends: earnings, earnings date, dividend rate and dividend yield;
Analyst Predictions: stock forecast and analyst ratings;
Analysis: Finny Score and buy or sell analysis;
Key Stats: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio, industry, sector, and number of employees.

And here is the list of questions we'll answer:
1. What are XBIO earnings?
2. When is XBIO earnings date?
3. What is XBIO stock forecast (i.e., prediction)?
4. XBIO buy or sell? What is XBIO Finny Score?
5. What are the reasons to buy XBIO? Why should I buy XBIO stock?
6. What are the reasons to sell XBIO? Why should I sell XBIO stock?
7. What are XBIO key stats: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

So let's start. Scroll down to the question that interests you the most.

Earnings and Dividends

1. What are XBIO earnings?

XBIO trailing 12-month earnings per share (EPS) is -$6.33.

2. When is XBIO earnings date?

XBIO earnings date is August 13, 2020.

Analyst Predictions

3. What is XBIO stock forecast (i.e., prediction)?

Based on XBIO analyst price targets, XBIO stock forecast is $2.50 (for a year from now). That means the average analyst price target for XBIO stock is $2.50. The prediction is based on 1 analyst estimates.

The low price target for XBIO is $2.50, while the high price target is $2.50.

XBIO analyst rating is Strong Buy.

Analysis

4. XBIO buy or sell? What is XBIO Finny Score?

#{finnyScore:80}Our quantitative analysis shows 8 reasons to buy and 2 reasons to sell XBIO, resulting in Finny Score of 80.

5. What are the reasons to buy XBIO? Why should I buy XBIO stock?

Here are the reasons to buy XBIO stock:

6. What are the reasons to sell XBIO? Why should I sell XBIO stock?

Let's look at the reasons to sell XBIO stock (i.e., the bear case):

  • XBIO short share of float is 6.56%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See XBIO short share of float chart.
  • XBIO short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 1.8. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See XBIO short interest ratio chart.

Key Stats

7. What are XBIO key stats : revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

Let's look at the key statistics for XBIO:

Metrics XBIO
Price $1.23
Average Price Target / Upside $2.50 / 104.08%
Average Analyst Rating Strong Buy
Forward Dividend Yield 0.00%
Industry Biotechnology
Sector Healthcare
Number of Employees 5
Market Cap $5.61M
Forward P/E Ratio -0.50
Price/Book Ratio 328.64
Revenue (TTM) $17.07K
YoY Quarterly Revenue Growth N/A
Profit Margin 0.00%

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