Voyager Therapeutics (VYGR) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $3.17 Million

Wall Street brokerages forecast that Voyager Therapeutics (NASDAQ:VYGR) will report $3.17 million in sales for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Three analysts have provided estimates for Voyager Therapeutics’ earnings, with the lowest sales estimate coming in at $1.50 million and the highest estimate coming in at $5.00 million. Voyager Therapeutics reported sales of $1.46 million in the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year-over-year growth rate of 117.1%. The business is expected to issue its next earnings report on Tuesday, May 8th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Voyager Therapeutics will report full year sales of $30.75 million for the current fiscal year, with estimates ranging from $5.00 million to $80.15 million. For the next year, analysts forecast that the firm will post sales of $31.63 million per share, with estimates ranging from $12.00 million to $68.00 million. Zacks’ sales averages are an average based on a survey of sell-side research firms that cover Voyager Therapeutics.

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Voyager Therapeutics (NASDAQ:VYGR) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, March 14th. The company reported ($0.40) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.72) by $0.32. Voyager Therapeutics had a negative net margin of 697.03% and a negative return on equity of 63.18%. The business had revenue of $6.35 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.81 million.



Several analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Voyager Therapeutics from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, April 2nd. Canaccord Genuity reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $26.00 target price on shares of Voyager Therapeutics in a research report on Tuesday, January 23rd. BidaskClub lowered shares of Voyager Therapeutics from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, March 9th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Voyager Therapeutics from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, January 25th. Finally, Morgan Stanley assumed coverage on shares of Voyager Therapeutics in a research report on Friday, February 2nd. They set an “overweight” rating on the stock. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Voyager Therapeutics has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $29.73.

In related news, insider Bernard Ravina sold 2,451 shares of Voyager Therapeutics stock in a transaction dated Monday, February 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $18.24, for a total transaction of $44,706.24. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 4,902 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $89,412.48. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, insider Dinah Ph.D. Sah sold 15,623 shares of Voyager Therapeutics stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, February 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of $30.00, for a total transaction of $468,690.00. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 140,872 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $4,226,160. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 66,908 shares of company stock valued at $1,574,258 over the last three months. 8.00% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

A number of hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in VYGR. State Street Corp lifted its holdings in Voyager Therapeutics by 11.8% during the 2nd quarter. State Street Corp now owns 184,526 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,653,000 after purchasing an additional 19,471 shares during the last quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System lifted its holdings in Voyager Therapeutics by 8.4% during the 2nd quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System now owns 25,811 shares of the company’s stock valued at $231,000 after purchasing an additional 2,000 shares during the last quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors lifted its holdings in Voyager Therapeutics by 81.5% during the 3rd quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 19,779 shares of the company’s stock valued at $407,000 after purchasing an additional 8,884 shares during the last quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp raised its stake in shares of Voyager Therapeutics by 16.2% in the third quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 61,858 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,274,000 after acquiring an additional 8,633 shares during the last quarter. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. bought a new position in shares of Voyager Therapeutics in the third quarter worth about $270,000. 78.22% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Shares of Voyager Therapeutics stock traded up $0.68 during trading on Wednesday, hitting $18.53. 647,500 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 333,381. Voyager Therapeutics has a twelve month low of $8.10 and a twelve month high of $31.91. The firm has a market cap of $574.89, a P/E ratio of -7.02 and a beta of 2.97.

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About Voyager Therapeutics

Voyager Therapeutics, Inc, a clinical-stage gene therapy company, focuses on the development of treatments for patients suffering from severe neurological diseases. The company's lead clinical candidate is the VY-AADC, which is in open-label Phase 1b clinical trials for the treatment of advanced Parkinson's disease.

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