Insys Therapeutics (INSY) Stock Rating Upgraded by ValuEngine

ValuEngine upgraded shares of Insys Therapeutics (NASDAQ:INSY) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report sent to investors on Friday, December 29th.

INSY has been the topic of several other research reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Insys Therapeutics from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $8.50 price target on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, October 24th. Royal Bank of Canada set a $8.00 target price on Insys Therapeutics and gave the company a buy rating in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Oppenheimer reissued a hold rating on shares of Insys Therapeutics in a report on Sunday, November 12th. Finally, Jefferies Group lowered their price target on Insys Therapeutics from $14.00 to $11.00 and set a buy rating for the company in a report on Friday, November 3rd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus price target of $9.38.

Insys Therapeutics (INSY) opened at $8.84 on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of $648.12, a price-to-earnings ratio of -3.47 and a beta of 0.76. Insys Therapeutics has a 52 week low of $4.10 and a 52 week high of $15.02.

A number of hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in INSY. Alliancebernstein L.P. raised its position in Insys Therapeutics by 128.6% during the second quarter. Alliancebernstein L.P. now owns 140,840 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $1,782,000 after acquiring an additional 79,220 shares in the last quarter. Quantitative Investment Management LLC purchased a new position in Insys Therapeutics during the second quarter valued at approximately $879,000. Schneider Capital Management Corp increased its position in shares of Insys Therapeutics by 100.0% in the second quarter. Schneider Capital Management Corp now owns 119,973 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $1,518,000 after buying an additional 60,000 shares in the last quarter. Marshall Wace North America L.P. purchased a new stake in shares of Insys Therapeutics in the second quarter valued at approximately $612,000. Finally, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. increased its position in shares of Insys Therapeutics by 31.1% in the third quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 104,812 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $931,000 after buying an additional 24,869 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 25.60% of the company’s stock.

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Insys Therapeutics Company Profile

Insys Therapeutics, Inc is a commercial-stage specialty pharmaceutical company. The Company develops and commercializes supportive care products. The Company’s product Subsys, is a sublingual fentanyl spray for breakthrough cancer pain (BTCP) in opioid-tolerant patients and a single-use product that delivers fentanyl, an opioid analgesic, for transmucosal absorption underneath the tongue.

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