BidaskClub Upgrades Radius Health (RDUS) to “Sell”

Radius Health (NASDAQ:RDUS) was upgraded by stock analysts at BidaskClub from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note issued on Wednesday, December 27th.

Several other analysts also recently weighed in on RDUS. Maxim Group reaffirmed a “positive” rating on shares of Radius Health in a research note on Friday, September 29th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Radius Health from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 4th. Goldman Sachs Group reissued a “neutral” rating and set a $45.00 price objective on shares of Radius Health in a report on Friday, October 6th. Jefferies Group cut their price objective on shares of Radius Health from $38.00 to $31.00 and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a report on Friday, November 3rd. Finally, Cantor Fitzgerald reissued a “buy” rating and set a $58.00 price objective on shares of Radius Health in a report on Friday, November 3rd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $48.00.

Shares of Radius Health (NASDAQ:RDUS) opened at $35.37 on Wednesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.53, a current ratio of 12.87 and a quick ratio of 12.79. Radius Health has a 12 month low of $24.66 and a 12 month high of $49.16. The stock has a market cap of $1,580.00, a PE ratio of -6.51 and a beta of 1.10.

Radius Health (NASDAQ:RDUS) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($1.31) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($1.28) by ($0.03). The firm had revenue of $13.50 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $6.90 million. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned ($1.07) earnings per share. equities analysts forecast that Radius Health will post -5.57 EPS for the current year.

In related news, insider Jesper Hoiland acquired 6,800 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 7th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $29.04 per share, with a total value of $197,472.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the insider now directly owns 12,900 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $374,616. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Also, major shareholder Growth N. V. Biotech bought 50,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 14th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $26.25 per share, with a total value of $1,312,500.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 5,698,799 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $149,593,473.75. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders acquired 158,578 shares of company stock worth $4,659,916 over the last ninety days. Corporate insiders own 15.00% of the company’s stock.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of RDUS. TimesSquare Capital Management LLC lifted its position in Radius Health by 184.6% during the third quarter. TimesSquare Capital Management LLC now owns 1,610,365 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $62,080,000 after purchasing an additional 1,044,615 shares during the period. Farallon Capital Management LLC lifted its position in Radius Health by 18.3% during the second quarter. Farallon Capital Management LLC now owns 3,686,300 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $166,731,000 after purchasing an additional 569,300 shares during the period. BB Biotech AG lifted its position in Radius Health by 11.0% during the second quarter. BB Biotech AG now owns 5,038,799 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $227,905,000 after purchasing an additional 498,400 shares during the period. RA Capital Management LLC acquired a new position in Radius Health during the second quarter valued at $22,486,000. Finally, Point72 Asset Management L.P. acquired a new position in shares of Radius Health in the third quarter worth about $17,236,000.

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About Radius Health

Radius Health, Inc is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company is focused on the developing therapeutics in the areas of osteoporosis, oncology and endocrine diseases. The Company’s lead investigational product candidate, TYMLOS (abaloparatide-SC) injection is developed for the treatment of postmenopausal women with osteoporosis at high risk for fracture.

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