Cowen Reaffirms Buy Rating for Amicus Therapeutics (FOLD)

Cowen reiterated their buy rating on shares of Amicus Therapeutics (NASDAQ:FOLD) in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. Cowen currently has a $22.00 price target on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock.

Other equities analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. Leerink Swann reiterated a buy rating and set a $20.00 price objective (up previously from $17.00) on shares of Amicus Therapeutics in a research report on Wednesday, October 4th. Bank of America raised their target price on shares of Amicus Therapeutics from $15.00 to $20.00 and gave the stock a buy rating in a report on Wednesday, October 4th. Chardan Capital restated a buy rating and issued a $18.50 target price (up previously from $16.50) on shares of Amicus Therapeutics in a report on Thursday, October 5th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Amicus Therapeutics from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $16.00 target price for the company in a report on Tuesday, October 10th. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded shares of Amicus Therapeutics from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report on Wednesday, December 27th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus price target of $18.31.

Amicus Therapeutics (FOLD) opened at $15.72 on Wednesday. Amicus Therapeutics has a 12-month low of $5.07 and a 12-month high of $16.60. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.39, a quick ratio of 6.22 and a current ratio of 6.32. The company has a market cap of $2,610.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of -8.59 and a beta of 1.72.

Amicus Therapeutics (NASDAQ:FOLD) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 8th. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($0.41) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.31) by ($0.10). Amicus Therapeutics had a negative net margin of 1,092.37% and a negative return on equity of 63.54%. The business had revenue of $10.90 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $9.02 million. During the same quarter last year, the business earned ($0.33) EPS. Amicus Therapeutics’s revenue for the quarter was up 419.0% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts forecast that Amicus Therapeutics will post -1.56 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In related news, insider Jay Barth sold 5,000 shares of Amicus Therapeutics stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, January 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $14.71, for a total transaction of $73,550.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 69,184 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,017,696.64. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Also, SVP Daphne Quimi sold 8,000 shares of Amicus Therapeutics stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, January 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $14.72, for a total transaction of $117,760.00. Following the sale, the senior vice president now owns 62,676 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $922,590.72. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 718,920 shares of company stock valued at $10,263,669 in the last 90 days. Company insiders own 3.40% of the company’s stock.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Strs Ohio bought a new stake in Amicus Therapeutics during the 3rd quarter valued at about $102,000. Birchview Capital LP bought a new stake in Amicus Therapeutics during the 3rd quarter valued at about $151,000. Sage Capital Advisors llc bought a new stake in Amicus Therapeutics during the 3rd quarter valued at about $154,000. Engineers Gate Manager LP bought a new stake in Amicus Therapeutics during the 3rd quarter valued at about $155,000. Finally, Tudor Investment Corp ET AL bought a new stake in Amicus Therapeutics during the 2nd quarter valued at about $124,000.

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About Amicus Therapeutics

Amicus Therapeutics, Inc is a biotechnology company. The Company is engaged in the discovery, development and commercialization of a set of treatments for patients living with devastating rare and orphan diseases. Its lead product, migalastat HCl is a small molecule that can be used as a monotherapy and in combination with enzyme replacement therapy (ERT) for Fabry disease.

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