Equities research analysts expect Intec Pharma Ltd (NASDAQ:NTEC) to report earnings of ($0.05) per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zero analysts have made estimates for Intec Pharma’s earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at ($0.05) and the highest estimate coming in at ($0.04). Intec Pharma posted earnings per share of ($0.32) during the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year-over-year growth rate of 84.4%. The business is expected to issue its next quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 10th.

On average, analysts expect that Intec Pharma will report full-year earnings of ($0.21) per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from ($0.22) to ($0.20). For the next financial year, analysts expect that the company will report earnings of ($0.13) per share, with EPS estimates ranging from ($0.15) to ($0.12). Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share calculations are an average based on a survey of sell-side analysts that that provide coverage for Intec Pharma.

Intec Pharma (NASDAQ:NTEC) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 5th. The biotechnology company reported ($0.05) EPS for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.05).

NTEC has been the subject of several research reports. HC Wainwright reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Intec Pharma in a research report on Friday, October 9th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Intec Pharma from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 13th. ValuEngine lowered shares of Intec Pharma from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 1st. Finally, Maxim Group reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Intec Pharma in a research report on Thursday, August 6th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $0.25.

Shares of NASDAQ NTEC traded up $0.01 during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $0.25. 2,100,954 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 5,671,154. Intec Pharma has a 1 year low of $0.13 and a 1 year high of $0.79. The stock has a market capitalization of $18.03 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of -0.27 and a beta of 0.85. The firm has a fifty day moving average of $0.27 and a 200 day moving average of $0.30.

Large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Two Sigma Advisers LP grew its stake in shares of Intec Pharma by 326.1% during the 2nd quarter. Two Sigma Advisers LP now owns 88,200 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock valued at $25,000 after acquiring an additional 67,500 shares during the period. Russell Investments Group Ltd. bought a new position in shares of Intec Pharma during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $29,000. Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. grew its stake in shares of Intec Pharma by 61,948.1% during the 2nd quarter. Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. now owns 367,325 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock valued at $104,000 after acquiring an additional 366,733 shares during the period. Phoenix Holdings Ltd. grew its stake in shares of Intec Pharma by 315.9% during the 1st quarter. Phoenix Holdings Ltd. now owns 600,706 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock valued at $112,000 after acquiring an additional 456,255 shares during the period. Finally, Integrated Wealth Concepts LLC bought a new position in shares of Intec Pharma during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $117,000. Institutional investors own 10.00% of the company’s stock.

About Intec Pharma

Intec Pharma Ltd., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on developing drugs based on its proprietary Accordion Pill platform technology in Israel. Its Accordion Pill is an oral drug delivery system that is designed to enhance the efficacy and safety of existing drugs and drugs in development by utilizing a gastric retention and specific release mechanism.

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