EXAS stock spikes after exact science gives guidance on quarterly big span
Exact science (EXAS) beat third-quarter expectations on Thursday and raised its full-year outlook — and EXAS stock jumped.
In the September quarter, Exact Sciences brought in $523.1 million in revenue. According to FactSet. On a year-over-year basis, sales were up about 15%.
But excluding the impact of Covid tests – which have already fallen amid falling demand – revenue jumped more than 20%, Exact Sciences said in a press release. Exact also lost 84 cents per share, down from a loss of 97% per share in the same period last year. That beat estimates for another 97 cents loss.
In regular trading, EXAS stock fell 2% to 32.34. But the stock jumped 4.5% higher, near 33.80, in after-hours trading on stock market today.
EXAS Stock: Guide to Raise $33 Million
The results spurred Exact Sciences to increase full-year revenue to $33 million. Now, the medtech company is expected to reach sales of between $2.025 billion and $2.042 billion. EXAS stock analysts forecast full-year revenue of $2.01 billion.
That outlook includes $1.375 billion to $1,382 billion from the cancer screening business. Exact also calls for its precision oncology division to bring in $595 million to $600 million in revenue, and for Covid trials to generate $55 to $60 million.
The company also said it expects adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization to be profitable in the third quarter of 2023, ahead of expectations in 2024.
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