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How to buy Cerus Corporation stock

Learn how to easily invest in Cerus Corporation stock.

Cerus Corporation is a medical devices business based in the US. Cerus Corporation shares (CERS) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Cerus Corporation employs 631 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Cerus Corporation stock price (NASDAQ: CERS)

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Cerus Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-07-01.
Latest market close$5.29
52-week range$4.35 - $8.06
50-day moving average $4.95
200-day moving average $5.80
Wall St. target price$9.40
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.29

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Cerus Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $5.29 from 2022-06-30

1 week (2022-06-24) -4.68%
1 month (2022-06-01) 9.30%
3 months (2022-03-31) -3.64%
6 months (2021-12-30) -23.99%
1 year (2021-07-02) -5.70%
2 years (2020-07-02) -21.75%
3 years (2019-07-02) 1.34%
5 years (2017-06-30) 110.76%

Cerus Corporation financials

Revenue TTM $144.9 million
Gross profit TTM $67.4 million
Return on assets TTM -11.96%
Return on equity TTM -56.87%
Profit margin -33.95%
Book value $0.45
Market capitalisation $935.8 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Cerus Corporation share dividends

We're not expecting Cerus Corporation to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Cerus Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Cerus Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $4.35 up to $8.06. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CERS.US volatility(beta: 1.21)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Cerus Corporation's is 1.2123. This would suggest that Cerus Corporation's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Cerus Corporation overview

Cerus Corporation operates as a biomedical products company. The company focuses on developing and commercializing the INTERCEPT Blood System to enhance blood safety. Its INTERCEPT Blood System, a proprietary technology for controlling biological replication that is designed to reduce blood-borne pathogens in donated blood components intended for transfusion. The company offers INTERCEPT Blood Systems for platelets and plasma, which is designed to inactivate blood-borne pathogens in platelets and plasma donated for transfusion; INTERCEPT Blood System for red blood cells to inactivate blood-borne pathogens in red blood cells donated for transfusion; and INTERCEPT Blood System for Cryoprecipitation that uses its plasma system to produce pathogen reduced cryoprecipitated fibrinogen complex for the treatment and control of bleeding, including massive hemorrhage associated with fibrinogen deficiency, as well as pathogen reduced plasma, cryoprecipitate reduced. It sells platelet and plasma systems through its direct sales force and distributors in the United States, Europe, the Commonwealth of Independent States, the Middle East, Latin America, and internationally. The company was incorporated in 1991 and is headquartered in Concord, California. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Cerus Corporation is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 3.192% of Cerus Corporation shares are held by insiders and 80.859% by institutions.
How many people work for Cerus Corporation?
Latest data suggests 631 work at Cerus Corporation.
When does the fiscal year end for Cerus Corporation?
Cerus Corporation's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Cerus Corporation based?
Cerus Corporation's address is: 1220 Concord Avenue, Concord, CA, United States, 94520
What is Cerus Corporation's ISIN number?
Cerus Corporation's international securities identification number is: US1570851014
What is Cerus Corporation's CUSIP number?
Cerus Corporation's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 157085101

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