Post-Market Activity Shows Agios Pharmaceuticals (AGIO) Down

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Trade-Ideas LLC identified Agios Pharmaceuticals ( AGIO) as a post-market laggard candidate. In addition to specific proprietary factors, Trade-Ideas identified Agios Pharmaceuticals as such a stock due to the following factors:

  • AGIO has an average dollar-volume (as measured by average daily share volume multiplied by share price) of $94.0 million.
  • AGIO is down 2.1% today from today's close.

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More details on AGIO:

Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development and commercialization of therapeutics in the field of cancer metabolism and inborn errors of metabolism (IEMs) in the United States. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Agios Pharmaceuticals a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

The average volume for Agios Pharmaceuticals has been 796,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Agios has a market cap of $3.6 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are up 327.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

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TheStreetRatings.com Analysis:

TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Agios Pharmaceuticals as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its weak operating cash flow and poor profit margins.

Highlights from the ratings report include:
  • Net operating cash flow has significantly decreased to -$23.47 million or 56.65% when compared to the same quarter last year. In addition, when comparing to the industry average, the firm's growth rate is much lower.
  • The gross profit margin for AGIOS PHARMACEUTICALS is currently extremely low, coming in at 10.48%. Despite the low profit margin, it has increased significantly from the same period last year. Despite the mixed results of the gross profit margin, AGIO's net profit margin of 10.92% is significantly lower than the industry average.
  • AGIOS PHARMACEUTICALS reported significant earnings per share improvement in the most recent quarter compared to the same quarter a year ago. For the next year, the market is expecting a contraction of 36.3% in earnings (-$1.45 versus -$1.06).
  • Compared to other companies in the Biotechnology industry and the overall market, AGIOS PHARMACEUTICALS's return on equity significantly trails that of both the industry average and the S&P 500.
  • The net income growth from the same quarter one year ago has significantly exceeded that of the S&P 500 and the Biotechnology industry. The net income increased by 133.1% when compared to the same quarter one year prior, rising from -$11.18 million to $3.70 million.

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