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Geron Corp

Geron Corporation, a late-stage clinical biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development and commercialization of therapeutics for hematologic myeloid malignancies.

Geron stock last closed at $2.31, down 6.48% from the previous day, and has increased 67.39% in one year. It has overperformed other stocks in the Biotechnology industry by 1.11 percentage points. Geron stock is currently +133.33% from its 52-week low of $0.99, and -24.51% from its 52-week high of $3.06.

At the moment, there are 377.82M GERN shares outstanding. The market cap of GERN is $872.76M. In the past 24 hours, 2.19M GERN shares were traded.

How to Buy Geron Stock

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  1. Choose where to buy Geron stock: You need to choose an online brokerage, but don't worry - we've tried dozens of online brokerages and apps to help you figure out where to buy Geron stock.
  2. Sign up for a brokerage account: Sign up for 0% commission trading with the highest-rated brokerage we've found. It's the best place to buy GERN stock.
  3. Deposit funds into your investment account: Select your method of payment and add your details.
  4. Evaluate Geron stock: The Geron ticker symbol is GERN. Is Geron stock a good investment? Should you buy shares of GERN? How do GERN's underlying business fundamentals look? Do top analysts think Geron is a good buy? Why has GERN's stock price moved recently? (Hint: Our stock research tools can help you decide if GERN is a good stock to buy).
  5. Place your GERN trade: Decide if you will purchase GERN shares at the current market price or use a limit order to purchase GERN shares at a particular price.
  6. Get the latest scoop on your investment in GERN: Create a watchlist to keep tabs on your investment in Geron shares.

Step 1: Choose where to buy Geron stock

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Step 2: Sign up for a brokerage account

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Step 4: Evaluate Geron stock

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Geron shares at a glance

GERN Price
$2.31
1w %
-6.1%
1y %
67.39%
5y %
5.96%
P/E
-7x
P/B
6.14x
P/S
770x
PEG
N/A
Revenue
$1.35M
Earnings
-$116.93M
Fore. Rev. Growth
272.67%
Fore. Earn. Growth
N/A
Market Cap
$872.76M
Next Earnings
Nov 7, 2022
Next Dividend
N/A

Fundamentals of Geron

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You can view all of the due diligence checks on GERN's stock page.

Is GERN stock properly valued?

Analysts use a variety of different financial metrics, analyses, models, and charts to gauge GERN's intrinsic value.

Using relative valuations ratios:

  • GERN could be overvalued based on its P/B ratio of 6.14x, relative to Biotechnology industry P/B ratio of 4.39x

You can do additional valuation analysis on GERN's stock here.

GERN Financial Summary

Signs that GERN is financially healthy:

  • GERN has cash burn of 107941000. It has enough cash and short-term investments to cover this for at least one year.
  • There are more short-term assets than long-term liabilities on the GERN balance sheet.
  • There are more short-term assets than short-term liabilities on the GERN balance sheet.

Signs that GERN is not financially healthy:

  • GERN profit margin has gone up by 163.9 percentage points in the past year, but the company is still unprofitable.
  • GERN has a relatively high debt to equity ratio of 0.68.
  • GERN has $219.65M in cash and short term investments. This is not sufficient to cover its annual cash burn of $107.94M.
  • Total GERN debt is higher than 5 years ago, relative to shareholder equity.

Do analysts think it's a good time to buy Geron stock

Out of 3 Wall Street analysts who give forecasts on GERN, the consensus analyst rating on Geron is a Strong Buy

Should I buy or sell GERN stock?

Based on 3 analysts offering ratings for Geron Corp.
Strong Buy
Strong Buy
1 analysts 33.33%
Buy
2 analysts 66.67%
Hold
0 analysts 0%
Sell
0 analysts 0%
Strong Sell
0 analysts 0%

Most Recent GERN Analyst Recommendations

Gil Blum, a bottom 13% analyst from Needham maintains GERN with a buy rating and raises their GERN price target from $2.00 to $3.00, on Aug 12, 2022.

Kalpit Patel, a bottom 2% analyst from B. Riley Securities reinstates GERN with a strong buy rating and announces their GERN price target of $4.00, on Jul 28, 2022.

Joel Beatty, a top 16% analyst from Baird initiates coverage on GERN with a buy rating and announces their GERN price target of $4.00, on Nov 2, 2021.

You can dive deeper into what analysts are projecting on the Geron stock forecast page.

GERN Technicals

SMA10
2.46
SMA20
2.61
SMA50
2.34
SMA100
1.91
SMA200
1.57
MACD
-0.01
MACD Signal
0.06
MACD Histogram
-0.07
RSI
44.1
Stochastic %K
19.16
Stochastic %D
15.1
StochRSI %K
16.11
StochRSI %D
9.94

Is GERN Growing Revenue?

Last year, GERN revenue was $1.35M. During the last 5 year, GERN's revenue has grown by -25.63% per year. This was slower than the Biotechnology industry average of 107.86%.

Find out more about GERN's earnings and revenue performance here.

What are GERN executives and large shareholders up to?

Over the past 12 months, insiders at GERN have bought more shares than they have sold.

Andrew J. Grethlein, EVP Chief Operating Officer of GERN, was the latest GERN insider to buy. They bought $3,400.00 worth of GERN stock on Sep 12, 2022.

Dig into more about who owns GERN shares here.

Can I rely on GERN as an income stream?

No, Geron doesn't provide an income stream by paying out dividends.

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Step 6: Get the latest scoop on your investment in GERN

Now that you own some GERN shares, you'll want to stay up-to-date on your investment.

Make a watchlist to get alerted to the latest events about your GERN stock.

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How to Buy Stock in Geron

To summarize, here are the 6 steps to buy Geron stock:

  1. Choose where to buy Geron stock
  2. Sign up for a brokerage account
  3. Deposit funds into your investment account
  4. Evaluate Geron stock
  5. Place your GERN trade
  6. Get the latest scoop on your investment in GERN

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NASDAQ: GERN
$2.31-0.16 (-6.48%)
Updated Sep 29, 2022
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NASDAQ: GERN
$2.31-0.16 (-6.48%)
Updated Sep 29, 2022
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FAQ

How much does it cost to buy one Geron share?

As of Sep 29, 2022, it costs $2.31 to buy one share of Geron stock.

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Is now a good time to buy Geron stock?

According to 3 Wall Street analysts who monitor Geron, their consensus recommendation is to buy Geron stock.

What is the best way to buy Geron stock?

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