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MediciNova, Inc. (NASDAQ:MNOV) Expected to Post Earnings of -$0.08 Per Share

Equities analysts predict that MediciNova, Inc. (NASDAQ:MNOV) will announce earnings per share (EPS) of ($0.08) for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Zero analysts have issued estimates for MediciNova’s earnings. The company is expected to report its next earnings report on Wednesday, February 12th.

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According to Zacks, analysts expect that MediciNova will report full-year earnings of ($0.41) per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from ($0.48) to ($0.34). For the next fiscal year, analysts forecast that the firm will report earnings of ($0.62) per share, with EPS estimates ranging from ($0.68) to ($0.56). Zacks’ earnings per share averages are a mean average based on a survey of research analysts that cover MediciNova.

A number of research firms recently issued reports on MNOV. BidaskClub upgraded MediciNova from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 22nd. ValuEngine upgraded MediciNova from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 2nd.

Shares of NASDAQ MNOV traded down $0.53 during midday trading on Monday, hitting $6.88. 9,359 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 82,370. The firm’s fifty day simple moving average is $7.69 and its 200-day simple moving average is $9.10. The company has a market cap of $334.95 million, a PE ratio of -19.11 and a beta of 1.22. MediciNova has a twelve month low of $6.68 and a twelve month high of $13.37.

Hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Bank of Montreal Can purchased a new position in shares of MediciNova in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $33,000. Marshall Wace LLP acquired a new position in MediciNova during the first quarter worth $54,000. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC raised its holdings in MediciNova by 72.1% during the second quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 9,037 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock worth $87,000 after purchasing an additional 3,785 shares during the last quarter. Susquehanna International Group LLP acquired a new position in MediciNova during the second quarter worth $167,000. Finally, Jane Street Group LLC acquired a new position in MediciNova during the second quarter worth $212,000. Institutional investors own 22.38% of the company’s stock.

MediciNova Company Profile

MediciNova, Inc, a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on developing novel and small molecule therapeutics for the treatment of serious diseases with unmet medical needs in the United States. The company is developing MN-166 (ibudilast), an oral anti-inflammatory and neuroprotective agent for treating neurological disorders, such as primary and secondary progressive multiple sclerosis, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy, degenerative cervical myelopathy, glioblastoma, and substance dependence and addiction.

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