Shares of S&W Seed Co. (NASDAQ:SANW) shot up 3% during mid-day trading on Thursday . The company traded as high as $4.65 and last traded at $4.51, with a volume of 57,341 shares. The stock had previously closed at $4.38.

The company’s market cap is $76.77 million. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $4.39 and a 200 day moving average price of $4.33.

S&W Seed Co. (NASDAQ:SANW) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 12th. The company reported $0.04 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.01) by $0.05. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.16 EPS. The company had revenue of $25.01 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $20.25 million. The firm’s quarterly revenue was down 18.1% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts expect that S&W Seed Co. will post ($0.01) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In related news, major shareholder Wynnefield Partners Small Cap acquired 18,038 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, June 27th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $4.25 per share, for a total transaction of $76,661.50. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink.

S&W Seed Company is a producer and distributor of alfalfa seed around the world. The Company’s alfalfa seed business encompasses the production, breeding and sale of non-dormant and dormant conventional varieties, and the potential for production and sale of genetically modified organism (GMO) varieties.

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