Auris Medical Holding Ltd. (NASDAQ:EARS) announced positive top-line data from the interim analysis of its Phase 2 “TRAVERS” trial with intranasal betahistine in vertigo

Auris Medical Holding Ltd. (NASDAQ: EARS), a clinical-stage company dedicated to developing therapeutics that address important unmet medical needs in neurotology and central nervous system disorders, announced positive top-line data from the interim analysis of its Phase 2 “TRAVERS” trial with intranasal betahistine in vertigo (AM-125).

The interim analysis was based on Part A of the trial, which enrolled 33 patients suffering from vertigo following neurosurgery who were treated with AM-125 1, 10 or 20 mg or placebo (3 x daily) for four weeks. It demonstrated a dose-dependent improvement in balance as well as good safety and tolerability of ascending doses of AM-125. At the highest dose of 20 mg (3 x daily), AM-125-treated patients improved their performance of the “Tandem Romberg” and the “Standing on Foam” balance tests from baseline to 14 days post-surgery (primary endpoint) on average 1.9 to 2.4 times more than placebo-treated patients (6.0 vs. 3.1 and 10.5 vs. 4.3 seconds, respectively). In contrast to placebo, the improvement from baseline was statistically significant for AM-125 20 mg and for all active dose groups, respectively (p<0.02 and p<0.01 to p<0.05, respectively). These positive results were supported by similar improvements in additional efficacy measures, including additional objective as well as clinician- and patient-reported outcomes.

“We are very excited and encouraged by the good safety and tolerability as well as the strong and consistent signals of AM-125’s clinical efficacy observed in this first part of the TRAVERS trial,” commented Thomas Meyer, Auris Medical’s founder, Chairman and CEO. “For patients suffering from vertigo, regaining balance as quickly as possible is of utmost importance. Unlike other vertigo drugs that suppress the vestibular function to treat just short-term symptoms such as nausea, AM-125 acts as a vestibular stimulant to enhance and accelerate vestibular compensation and help patients to ‘get back on their feet’. There is a strong medical need for a novel drug in this area, with e.g. 35.4% of the US population aged 40 years and older suffering from vestibular dysfunction (i.e. failing the “Standing on Foam” test).1 We look forward to advancing the AM-125 program further in order to bring this innovative nasal spray to patients.”

Based on the results from the interim analysis, the two highest doses, 10 and 20 mg, were selected by the Company to be tested against placebo in 72 patients in Part B of the trial. As the Company remained blinded to treatment allocation during the interim analysis, the corresponding data from Part A will be pooled with those from Part B. The improvement in the “Standing on Foam” test will become the sole primary efficacy endpoint. This test measures how long patients are able to maintain balance on a foam mat (to obscure proprioceptive input) with their eyes closed (to eliminate visual input), relying primarily on vestibular input from their inner ears. The improvement in the more challenging “Tandem Romberg” test, which is performed with eyes closed and the two feet to aligned one after the other, will become the key secondary efficacy endpoint. Prior to starting Part B of the trial, open label testing of oral betahistine for reference purposes will be completed (n=16).

On 09-03-2k20 (Thursday) Shareholders tracking shares of Auris Medical Holding Ltd. (EARS) belongs to Healthcare sector and Biotechnology industry. EARS flaunted 28.35% to reach at $1.07 during previous trading session. EARS Inc. has a total market value of 3.92M at the time of writing – representing $6.55M outstanding shares. Turning to other widely-considered trading data, this company’s half yearly performance is observed at -21.70%.

Volume Evaluation

The Bermuda listed company saw a recent price trade of $1.07 and 38,880,707 shares have traded hands in the session. There are 296.41K shares which are traded as an average over the last three months period.

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Trading volume, or volume, is the number of shares or contracts that indicates the overall activity of a security or market for a given period. Trading volume is an important technical indicator an investor uses to confirm a trend or trend reversal. Volume gives an investor an idea of the price action of a security and whether they should buy or sell the security.

Performance Levels

Looking performance record on shares of Auris Medical Holding Ltd. (EARS) we observed that the stock has seen a move -69.37% over the last 52-week trading period. The stock generated performance of -11.25% tracking last 3 months. Investors will be anxiously watching to see if things will turn around and the stock will start gaining or losing momentum over the next few months. If we look back year-to-date, the stock has performed -48.77%. Shares are at -12.23% over the previous week and -27.83% over the past month.

Analyst Views:

Fluctuating the focus to what the Wall Street analysts are projecting, we can see that the current consensus target price on shares is $N/A. Analysts often put in a lot of work to study stocks that they cover. Wall Street analysts have a consensus recommendation of N/Aon this stock. This number falls on a one to five scale where a 1 would be considered a strong buy and 5 means a strong sell, 2 shows Buy, 3 Hold, 4 reveals Sell recommendation.

Volatility Insights

Watching some historical volatility numbers on shares of Auris Medical Holding Ltd. (EARS) we can see that the 30 days volatility is presently 11.92%. The 7 days volatility is 7.22%. Following volatility data can help measure how much the stock price has fluctuated over the specified time period. Although past volatility action may help project future stock volatility, it may also be vastly different when taking into account other factors that may be driving price action during the measured time period.

The company has a beta of 0.57. 1.00 indicates that its price is correlated with the market. Less than 1.00 shows less volatility than the market. Beta greater than 1.00 indicates that the security’s price is theoretically more volatile than the market.

The Average True Range (ATR) value reported at 0.11. The average true range (ATR) is a technical analysis indicator that measures volatility by decomposing the entire range of an asset price for that period. A stock experiencing a high level of volatility has a higher ATR, and a low volatility stock has a lower ATR. The ATR may be used by market technicians to enter and exit trades, and it is a useful tool to add to a trading system. It was created to allow traders to more accurately measure the daily volatility of an asset by using simple calculations. The indicator does not indicate the price direction; rather it is used primarily to measure volatility caused by gaps and limit up or down moves. The ATR is fairly simple to calculate and only needs historical price data.

Technical Considerations

Auris Medical Holding Ltd. (EARS) stock positioned -4.41% distance from the 200-day MA and stock price situated 8.54% away from the 50-day MA while located 5.19% off of the 20-day MA.

RSI value sited with reading of 54.55. Relative Strength Index (RSI) is an extremely useful and popular momentum oscillator. The RSI compares the magnitude of a stock’s recent gains to the magnitude of its recent losses and turns that information into a number that ranges from 0 to 100. It takes a single parameter, the number of time periods to use in the calculation. In his book, Wilder recommends using 14 periods.

Observing the Technical Indicators:

Auris Medical Holding Ltd. institutional ownership is held at 3.40% while insider ownership was 8.70%. As of now, EARS has a P/S, P/E and P/B values of N/A, N/A and 0.36 respectively. Its P/Cash is valued at 2.61. The Company’s net profit margin for the 12 months at 0. Comparatively, the gazes have a Gross margin N/A.

Profitability ratios:

Looking into the profitability ratios of EARS stock, an investor will find its ROE, ROA, ROI standing at -148.20%, -68.20% and N/A, respectively.

Earnings per Share Details of Auris Medical Holding Ltd.:

The EPS of EARS is strolling at -2.51, measuring its EPS growth this year at 84.20%. As a result, the company has an EPS growth of N/A for the approaching year.

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The payout ratio shows the proportion of earnings paid out as dividends to shareholders, typically expressed as a percentage of the company’s earnings. The payout ratio can also be expressed as dividends paid out as a proportion of cash flow. The payout ratio is also known as the dividend payout ratio. The Company’s payout ratio was N/A and Price to free cash flow remained $N/A.

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