Catabasis Pharmaceuticals (CATB) Downgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Catabasis Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:CATB) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report issued on Thursday morning.

According to Zacks, “Catabasis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of therapeutics for treatment of inflammatory, immunological and metabolic diseases. Its product development pipeline includes CAT-1004, CAT-2000 series including CAT-2054 and CAT-2003, CAT-4001 as well as various programs which are in different clinical-stage. Catabasis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. “

Other analysts also recently issued research reports about the company. Citigroup set a $3.50 price target on Catabasis Pharmaceuticals and gave the company a hold rating in a research note on Thursday, October 5th. CIBC reissued an outperform rating and issued a $7.00 price target (up previously from $4.00) on shares of Catabasis Pharmaceuticals in a research note on Thursday, October 5th. Oppenheimer raised their price objective on Catabasis Pharmaceuticals from $4.00 to $7.00 and gave the company an outperform rating in a report on Thursday, October 5th. Wedbush restated an outperform rating and issued a $4.00 price objective on shares of Catabasis Pharmaceuticals in a report on Friday, December 15th. Finally, Cowen restated a market perform rating and issued a $2.00 price objective on shares of Catabasis Pharmaceuticals in a report on Friday, October 6th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus target price of $4.82.

Catabasis Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ CATB) remained flat at $$1.53 on Thursday. 104,065 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 219,109. Catabasis Pharmaceuticals has a 1 year low of $1.08 and a 1 year high of $5.51. The stock has a market cap of $35.32, a price-to-earnings ratio of -1.01 and a beta of 1.26.

Catabasis Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:CATB) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 9th. The biotechnology company reported ($0.31) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.33) by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $0.25 million during the quarter. equities research analysts anticipate that Catabasis Pharmaceuticals will post -1.38 earnings per share for the current year.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in CATB. Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Catabasis Pharmaceuticals by 33.3% in the 2nd quarter. Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. now owns 120,000 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock valued at $169,000 after acquiring an additional 30,000 shares in the last quarter. Virtu KCG Holdings LLC bought a new position in shares of Catabasis Pharmaceuticals in the 2nd quarter valued at about $271,000. Finally, Wedbush Securities Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Catabasis Pharmaceuticals by 2,368.6% in the 3rd quarter. Wedbush Securities Inc. now owns 251,802 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock valued at $534,000 after acquiring an additional 241,602 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 32.31% of the company’s stock.

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About Catabasis Pharmaceuticals

Catabasis Pharmaceuticals, Inc is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. The Company is focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of therapeutics based on its Safely Metabolized And Rationally Targeted (SMART), a linker drug discovery platform. The SMART linker drug discovery platform enables to engineer product candidates that can modulate multiple targets in a disease.

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