Jounce Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:JNCE) is Holding Steady

Jounce Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:JNCE) is Holding Steady


The Jounce Therapeutics Inc. (JNCE) shares are trading at higher $7.40 and the avg recommendation for the stock is Moderate Buy. The current analyst price target stands at $9.88.

To add more color to this target, the company’s high over the last year is $10.00 and the low is $2.79. Over the last 52 weeks, JNCE is down -26.00% while the S&P 500 is up 1.07%. The catalyst for this interesting swing was the company’s recent earnings report.

A Notable Earnings Report

In the last quarter, JNCE reported a profit of $27.18 million. In addition, JNCE has free cash flow of -$23.6 million as of 03-2020 The company’s EBITDA came in at -$26.33 million which compares well with its peers.

JNCE booked profit margins of 31.20%, its Return on Equity (ROE) is 28.10%, and its Return on Assets is 21.30%. All told, it is clear that, JNCE needs to be on your watchlist.

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Of course, we must look beyond the financials and question how well those numbers represent the sustainable earnings power of the business. Investors need to know how sustainable this current run. JNCE has a short ratio of 5.26 and outstanding shares of 34.03M.

Company Outlook

JNCE has seen increased volume after this news and investors are putting their support behind the value proposition. Furthermore, 10-day volume stands at 0.3 million and more growth is possible in the weeks ahead. Traders will also note the company’s earnings per share came in at 1.23. Jounce Therapeutics Inc. JNCE also noted assets of $182.95 million at the end of the last quarter. Investors should also keep an eye on sector updates as JNCE has historically followed its peers on positive news.

All told, Jounce Therapeutics Inc. JNCE has strung together solid data and demonstrated underlying fundamentals. At its current valuation, JNCE represents an interesting risk/reward case. Traders should stay tuned to see if this recent report will push the stock to test recent resistance levels.

Jounce Therapeutics Inc. JNCE is now commanding a market cap of 244.35M and a float of 29.79M. JNCE is increasing its credibility in this sector and that could lead to more upside down the line. Sign-up for continuing coverage on shares of JNCE stock, as well as other hot stock picks, get our free newsletter today and get our next breakout pick!

Disclosure: we hold no position in JNCE, either long or short, and we have not been compensated for this article.