S&W Seed Co. (NASDAQ:SANW) shot up 5.7% during trading on Friday . The company traded as high as $5.00 and last traded at $5.00, with a volume of 68,819 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $4.73.

The firm’s market cap is $84.18 million. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $4.45 and a 200-day moving average price of $4.36.

S&W Seed Co. (NASDAQ:SANW) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 12th. The company reported $0.04 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.01) by $0.05. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.16 EPS. The firm had revenue of $25.01 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $20.25 million. The company’s revenue was down 18.1% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts forecast that S&W Seed Co. will post ($0.01) EPS for the current year.

In other news, major shareholder Wynnefield Partners Small Cap acquired 9,617 shares of S&W Seed Co. stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, June 17th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $4.25 per share, for a total transaction of $40,872.25. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through 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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