Unveiling the Potential of Exact Sciences (EXAS)

Join us for a quick overview of Exact Sciences, a Medical Specialities company whose shares moved -2.0% today. Here are some facts about the stock that should help you see the bigger picture:

  • Exact Sciences has moved -55.6% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of 23.8%

  • EXAS has an average analyst rating of buy and is -50.85% away from its mean target price of $85.21 per share

  • Its trailing earnings per share (EPS) is $-1.31

  • Exact Sciences has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of -32.0 while the S&P 500 average is 27.65

  • Its forward earnings per share (EPS) is $-0.15 and its forward P/E ratio is -279.2

  • The company has a Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 2.46 in contrast to the S&P 500's average ratio of 4.59

  • Exact Sciences is part of the Health Care sector, which has an average P/E ratio of 27.53 and an average P/B of 3.61

  • The company has a free cash flow of $51.23 Million, which refers to the total sum of all its inflows and outflows of cash over the last quarter

  • Exact Sciences Corporation provides cancer screening and diagnostic test products in the United States and internationally. The company offers Cologuard, a non-invasive stool-based DNA screening test to detect DNA and hemoglobin biomarkers associated with colorectal cancer and pre-cancer. It also provides Oncotype DX Breast Recurrence Score Test; Oncotype DX Breast DCIS Score Test; Oncotype DX Colon Recurrence Score Test; OncoExTra Test for tumor profiling for patients with advanced, metastatic, refractory, relapsed, or recurrent cancer; and Covid-19 testing services. The company's pipeline products focus on enhancing the Cologuard test's performance characteristics and developing blood and other fluid-based tests. It has license agreements with MAYO Foundation for Medical Education and Research, and Johns Hopkins University. Exact Sciences Corporation was incorporated in 1995 and is headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin.

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