AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AMAG) Receives “Hold” Rating from Janney Montgomery Scott

AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAG)‘s stock had its “hold” rating restated by analysts at Janney Montgomery Scott in a note issued to investors on Tuesday, October 17th.

Other analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. BidaskClub raised shares of AMAG Pharmaceuticals from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 6th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of AMAG Pharmaceuticals from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $22.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Tuesday, July 11th. Deutsche Bank AG set a $24.00 target price on shares of AMAG Pharmaceuticals and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, July 7th. Citigroup Inc. cut their price objective on shares of AMAG Pharmaceuticals to $24.00 and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a report on Friday, July 7th. Finally, Cantor Fitzgerald reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $23.00 target price on shares of AMAG Pharmaceuticals in a research report on Monday, June 26th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have issued a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $25.83.

AMAG Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ AMAG) opened at 15.35 on Tuesday. AMAG Pharmaceuticals has a 1-year low of $14.90 and a 1-year high of $36.83. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $18.22 and its 200-day moving average price is $18.88. The firm’s market capitalization is $541.67 million.

AMAG Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:AMAG) last released its earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The specialty pharmaceutical company reported ($0.40) EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.58) by $0.18. AMAG Pharmaceuticals had a negative net margin of 7.58% and a negative return on equity of 4.81%. The firm had revenue of $158.39 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $158.83 million. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $1.45 EPS. AMAG Pharmaceuticals’s revenue for the quarter was up 24.3% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts predict that AMAG Pharmaceuticals will post ($1.39) EPS for the current fiscal year.

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A number of hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in AMAG. State of Alaska Department of Revenue lifted its stake in AMAG Pharmaceuticals by 81.3% during the second quarter. State of Alaska Department of Revenue now owns 6,871 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $126,000 after purchasing an additional 3,081 shares during the last quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan lifted its stake in AMAG Pharmaceuticals by 6.6% during the second quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan now owns 8,280 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $152,000 after purchasing an additional 510 shares during the last quarter. Mason Street Advisors LLC lifted its stake in AMAG Pharmaceuticals by 7.4% during the first quarter. Mason Street Advisors LLC now owns 8,030 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $181,000 after purchasing an additional 554 shares during the last quarter. Sei Investments Co. lifted its stake in AMAG Pharmaceuticals by 0.7% during the first quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 8,342 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $188,000 after purchasing an additional 54 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Aperio Group LLC acquired a new stake in AMAG Pharmaceuticals during the third quarter valued at approximately $198,000.

AMAG Pharmaceuticals Company Profile

AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc is a pharmaceutical company. The Company’s segment is the manufacture, development and commercialization of products and services for use in treating various conditions, with a focus on maternal health, anemia management and cancer supportive care. Its offerings focus on maternal health, anemia management and cancer supportive care, including its product, Makena (hydroxyprogesterone caproate injection); services related to the collection, processing and storage of umbilical cord blood stem cell and cord tissue units operated through Cord Blood Registry (CBR); its product, Feraheme (ferumoxytol), for intravenous (IV) use, and MuGard Mucoadhesive Oral Wound Rinse.

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