Aduro Biotech (ADRO) closed at $3.33 in the latest trading session, marking a -0.6% move from the prior day. This move was narrower than the S&P 500's daily loss of 3.39%. At the same time, the Dow lost 3.58%, and the tech-heavy Nasdaq lost 3.1%.
Prior to today's trading, shares of the drug developer had gained 21.82% over the past month. This has outpaced the Medical sector's loss of 1.65% and the S&P 500's loss of 4.8% in that time.
Investors will be hoping for strength from ADRO as it approaches its next earnings release. In that report, analysts expect ADRO to post earnings of -$0.21 per share. This would mark year-over-year growth of 25%. Meanwhile, the Zacks Consensus Estimate for revenue is projecting net sales of $4.95 million, up 79.35% from the year-ago period.
It is also important to note the recent changes to analyst estimates for ADRO. These recent revisions tend to reflect the evolving nature of short-term business trends. As a result, we can interpret positive estimate revisions as a good sign for the company's business outlook.
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The Medical - Biomedical and Genetics industry is part of the Medical sector. This industry currently has a Zacks Industry Rank of 101, which puts it in the top 40% of all 250+ industries.
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