why Exact Sciences Corp. [EXAS] is a Good Choice for Investors After New Price Target of $89.17

Exact Sciences Corp. [NASDAQ: EXAS] stock went on a downward path that fall over -6.00% on Thursday, amounting to a one-week price decrease of less than -4.19%. The company report on February 21, 2024 at 4:05 PM that Exact Sciences Announces Fourth Quarter 2023 Results.

Reports record revenue, generates positive free cash flow, expects 2024 revenue of $2.810-2.850 billion.

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Over the last 12 months, EXAS stock dropped by -2.89%. The one-year Exact Sciences Corp. stock forecast points to a potential upside of 33.28. The average equity rating for EXAS stock is currently 1.38, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.

The market cap for the stock reached $10.76 billion, with 181.36 million shares outstanding and 179.07 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 1.76M shares, EXAS stock reached a trading volume of 4615352 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

Guru’s Opinion on Exact Sciences Corp. [EXAS]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for EXAS shares is $89.17 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on EXAS stock is a recommendation set at 1.38. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.

The Benchmark Company have made an estimate for Exact Sciences Corp. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on January 02, 2024. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Guggenheim raised their target price to Buy. The new note on the price target was released on December 14, 2023, representing the official price target for Exact Sciences Corp. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $95, while Wolfe Research analysts kept a Outperform rating on EXAS stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Exact Sciences Corp. is set at 2.81, with the Price to Sales ratio for EXAS stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 4.30. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 3.43, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 4.30. Price to Free Cash Flow for EXAS in the course of the last twelve months was 336.95 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 2.07.

EXAS Stock Performance Analysis:

Exact Sciences Corp. [EXAS] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -4.19. With this latest performance, EXAS shares dropped by -9.40% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -27.33% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -2.89% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for EXAS stock in for the last two-week period is set at 39.54, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 38.01, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 41.09 for Exact Sciences Corp. [EXAS]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 66.52, while it was recorded at 61.52 for the last single week of trading, and 75.43 for the last 200 days.

Insight into Exact Sciences Corp. Fundamentals:

Exact Sciences Corp.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 2.07 and a Current Ratio set at 2.32.


With the latest financial reports released by the company, Exact Sciences Corp. posted -0.42/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at -0.75/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 44.00%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for EXAS.

Exact Sciences Corp. [EXAS] Institutonal Ownership Details

The top three institutional holders of EXAS stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 1.3 billion shares, which is approximately 8.2815%. BLACKROCK INC., holding 1.03 billion shares of the stock with an approximate value of $176.59 billion in EXAS stocks shares; and BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC, currently with $156.75 billion in EXAS stock with ownership which is approximately 5.8325%.