Traders Buy High Volume of Put Options on Exact Sciences Corporation (EXAS)

Leslie Hanson
November 13, 2017

Honeywell Intl Inc now has $111.17 billion valuation. The stock rose 0.09% or $0.13 reaching $145.93. About 235,148 shares traded. Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) has risen 17.66% since November 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.96% the S&P500. TH Capital maintained EXACT Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) on Tuesday, October 6 with "Buy" rating. Therefore 59% are positive. Exact Sciences Corp. has a 12 month low of $4.67 and a 12 month high of $22.80. The company now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $49.71.

Canaccord Genuity set a $24.00 target price on Exact Sciences Corp. Bank of America maintained it with "Buy" rating and $58 target in Tuesday, October 31 report. BTIG Research downgraded Exact Sciences Corporation from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. The brokerage now has a buy rating on the medical research company's stock. The rating was maintained by Wedbush with "Neutral" on Thursday, October 8. As per Tuesday, October 6, the company rating was maintained by Roth Capital. Jefferies maintained the shares of EXAS in report on Wednesday, July 27 with "Buy" rating. The firm has "Hold" rating by Lake Street given on Tuesday, November 24. EXACT Sciences's 50-day average is $46.72 and its two hundred day average is $38.35.

In the most updated research from a number of analysts on Wall Street, the company gets 7 Buys and 0 Sell among 7 analysts. The Firm focuses on the early detection and prevention of some forms of cancer.

Currently, the stock carries a price to earnings ratio of 12.59, a price to book ratio of 1.22, and a price to sales ratio of 2.98. It offers a non-invasive screening test called Cologuard for the early detection of colorectal cancer and pre-cancer. Jefferies Group also issued estimates for Exact Sciences Corporation's Q4 2017 earnings at ($0.31) EPS, FY2017 earnings at ($1.12) EPS, Q1 2018 earnings at ($0.25) EPS, Q4 2018 earnings at ($0.16) EPS, FY2019 earnings at $0.04 EPS and FY2020 earnings at $1.00 EPS. Its up 0.28, from 0.99 in 2017Q1. 65 funds opened positions while 62 raised stakes. Sanctuary Wealth Advsrs Limited Liability invested in 3.21% or 103,849 shares. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management invested in 0% or 4,072 shares. Moreover, Deutsche Commercial Bank Ag has 0.02% invested in EXACT Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS). Zweig holds 434,357 shares. Hightower Limited Liability Corporation holds 0.09% or 283,783 shares in its portfolio. 9,702 are held by Proshare Ltd Co. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief operating officer now directly owns 1,094,309 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $19,106,635.14. Prudential Fincl, New Jersey-based fund reported 12,159 shares.

Eam Investors Llc decreased Exact Sciences Corporation (EXAS) stake by 36.77% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Arrowmark Colorado Hldg Limited Liability invested 1.02% of its portfolio in EXACT Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS). Advisor Group Inc. boosted its position in shares of Exact Sciences Corporation by 0.8% in the 2nd quarter. Canaccord Genuity restated a "buy" rating and issued a $45.00 target price on shares of Exact Sciences Corporation in a report on Thursday, September 7th. The volume of ORBC witnessed a shift from 1.31 million shares, based on a 50-day average, to 0.61 million shares. William Blair analyst B. Weinstein now anticipates that the medical research company will post earnings per share of ($1.12) for the year, up from their previous forecast of ($1.20).


Investors wait EXACT Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) to report on February, 20. its quarterly earnings Wall Street analysts expect $-0.30 earnings per share, up $0.04 or 11.76 % from last year's $-0.34 same quarter earnings. State Of Wisconsin Board invested 0.01% in EXACT Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS).

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Analysts await Honeywell International Inc. They expect $1.85 earnings per share, up 6.32% or $0.11 from last year's $1.74 per share. (NYSE:HON) shares with value of $15.28 million were sold by Adams Katherine L. It also upped Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) stake by 2,376 shares and now owns 108,521 shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.96 in 2017 Q2. D E Shaw And holds 0.22% or 3.80M shares. Airain invested in 4,633 shares. The Pennsylvania-based Glenmede Trust Co Na has invested 0.01% in the stock. Macquarie Group Incorporated Ltd invested in 0.06% or 901,049 shares.

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