Medical Transcription Billing Corp (NASDAQ:MTBC) Stock Price Jumps ahead of Earnings

The movement in MTBC stock price is likely due to an upward revision in the company’s revenue guidance for the year coupled with their Q2 financial release scheduled for tomorrow before the market opens.

Medical Transcription Billing Corp (NASDAQ:MTBC)

Medical Transcription Billing Corp (NASDAQ:MTBC)

Medical Transcription Billing Corp (NASDAQ:MTBC) shareholders are enjoying a jump in their stock price of over 30% for the week. The movement in the stock price is likely due to an upward revision in the company’s revenue guidance for the year coupled with their Q2 financial release scheduled for tomorrow before the market opens. Volume for MTBC shares are on pace to exceed seven times their daily average. MTBC stock price chart:

Medical Transcription Billing Corp (NASDAQ:MTBC)
Candlebar stock price chart for MTBC

Before the July 27th announcement, management of Medical Transcription Billing Corp (NASDAQ:MTBC) provided revenue guidance for FY 2017 between $30 – $31 million. That guidance was revised on the 27th and is now pegged between $31 – $32 million. Those revised figures represent a 27% – 31% increase over FY 2016 figures.

Mahmud Haq, MTBC’s Chairman and CEO stated in the press release “We’re very pleased to see our revenue growth outpace our initial full year revenue guidance. Having also achieved our highest adjusted EBITDA as a public company during the second quarter of 2017, we anticipate a remarkable year of achievement for MTBC.”

Medical Transcription Billing Corp (NASDAQ:MTBC) shareholders have had a stellar run with the company. Over the past year, the stock price is up over 53% and is up over 120% YTD. Currently MTBC stock is trading just below $2 or over 500% its 52-week low of $0.29. Importantly, the stock has reached a Relative Strength Index figure of over 72. That level is normally associated with a stock that is overbought.

Medical Transcription Billing Corp (NASDAQ:MTBC) management will host a conference call at 8:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, August 3, 2017, to discuss the first half 2017 results. The live webcast of the conference call can be accessed under Events & Presentations at ir.mtbc.com or by dialing 412-317-5131 and referencing “MTBC Second Quarter 2017 Earnings Call.” A replay of the conference call will be available approximately one hour after conclusion of the call at the same link. An audio replay can also be accessed by dialing 412-317-0088 and providing access code 10110213.

I have no positions in any of the stocks mentioned, and have no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours. All information, including any data, is provided without any guarantees of accuracy.

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About the author: Marc has a degree in economics and a MSc. in Finance. Over his 20-year career, Marc has worked for global investment firms in Europe and the United States as an analyst, fund manager, and consultant.

Author: Marcus Anderson

Marc has a degree in economics and a MSc. in Finance. Marc worked for global investment firms in Europe and the United States as an analyst, fund manager, and consultant.

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