Notable Runner: Could ZIOPHARM Oncology Inc. Rise Even More? The Stock Had Another Big Increase Today

Notable Runner: Could ZIOPHARM Oncology Inc. Rise Even More? The Stock Had Another Big Increase Today

The stock of ZIOPHARM Oncology Inc. (NASDAQ:ZIOP) is a huge mover today! About 670,021 shares traded hands. ZIOPHARM Oncology Inc. (NASDAQ:ZIOP) has declined 34.22% since April 4, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 35.31% the S&P500.
The move comes after 9 months positive chart setup for the $705.37 million company. It was reported on Nov, 4 by Barchart.com. We have $7.25 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ:ZIOP worth $225.72M more.

Analysts await ZIOPHARM Oncology Inc. (NASDAQ:ZIOP) to report earnings on November, 7. They expect $-0.10 EPS, up 28.57% or $0.04 from last year’s $-0.14 per share. After $-0.10 actual EPS reported by ZIOPHARM Oncology Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth.

ZIOPHARM Oncology Inc. (NASDAQ:ZIOP) Ratings Coverage

Out of 3 analysts covering Ziopharm Oncology (NASDAQ:ZIOP), 0 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 3 “Hold”. This means 0 are positive. Ziopharm Oncology has been the topic of 5 analyst reports since December 4, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The stock has “Market Perform” rating given by Raymond James on Thursday, June 2. As per Friday, December 4, the company rating was initiated by Wells Fargo. On Wednesday, May 11 the stock rating was maintained by Mizuho with “Neutral”. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Wednesday, August 10 by Wells Fargo. The stock has “Neutral” rating given by Mizuho on Monday, January 25.

According to Zacks Investment Research, “ZIOPHARM Oncology, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the development and commercialization of a diverse, risk-sensitive portfolio of in-licensed cancer drugs to address unmet medical needs. The Company applies new insights from molecular and cancer biology to understand the efficacy and safety limitations of approved and developmental cancer therapies and identifies proprietary and related molecules for better patient treatment.”

More recent ZIOPHARM Oncology Inc. (NASDAQ:ZIOP) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Better Buy: Ziopharm Oncology, Inc. vs. Juno Therapeutics” on November 03, 2016. Also Fool.com published the news titled: “Better Buy: Ziopharm Oncology, Inc. vs. Intrexon Corporation” on October 14, 2016. Streetinsider.com‘s news article titled: “Form 4 ZIOPHARM ONCOLOGY INC For: Oct 31 Filed by: KIRK RANDAL J” with publication date: November 02, 2016 was also an interesting one.

ZIOP Company Profile

ZIOPHARM Oncology, Inc., incorporated on May 16, 2005, is a biopharmaceutical company. The Firm is seeking to acquire, develop and commercialize, on its own or with partners, a portfolio of cancer therapies through synthetic immuno-oncology. The Company’s clinical-stage product candidate, Ad-RTS-IL-12, is used with the oral activator veledimex. The Company’s Ad-RTS-IL-12 + veledimex uses gene delivery system to produce interleukin-12 (IL-12), a potent, naturally occurring anti-cancer protein. The Company’s initial drug candidate being developed using the synthetic immuno-oncology platform is Ad-RTS-IL-12 + veledimex.

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