AnaptysBio (ANAB) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Robert W. Baird

AnaptysBio (NASDAQ:ANAB)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by stock analysts at Robert W. Baird in a research note issued to investors on Friday. They currently have a $144.00 target price on the biotechnology company’s stock, up from their prior target price of $81.00. Robert W. Baird’s price objective suggests a potential upside of 25.32% from the stock’s current price.

Several other brokerages also recently weighed in on ANAB. Zacks Investment Research downgraded AnaptysBio from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 2nd. Royal Bank of Canada lifted their target price on AnaptysBio to $108.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Monday, December 18th. SunTrust Banks began coverage on AnaptysBio in a research note on Wednesday, November 15th. They set a “buy” rating and a $115.00 target price on the stock. Credit Suisse Group lifted their target price on AnaptysBio from $38.00 to $85.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 10th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $76.00 target price (up previously from $35.00) on shares of AnaptysBio in a research note on Friday, October 13th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $96.33.

Shares of AnaptysBio (NASDAQ ANAB) opened at $114.91 on Friday. AnaptysBio has a 1-year low of $15.17 and a 1-year high of $116.67. The company has a current ratio of 10.77, a quick ratio of 10.77 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.09.

AnaptysBio (NASDAQ:ANAB) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The biotechnology company reported ($0.45) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.47) by $0.02. analysts predict that AnaptysBio will post -1.72 EPS for the current year.

Institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Evercore Wealth Management LLC bought a new stake in AnaptysBio during the 3rd quarter valued at $100,000. Legal & General Group Plc raised its stake in shares of AnaptysBio by 160.8% in the 3rd quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 3,164 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock worth $110,000 after buying an additional 1,951 shares in the last quarter. DAFNA Capital Management LLC raised its stake in shares of AnaptysBio by 22.2% in the 2nd quarter. DAFNA Capital Management LLC now owns 5,500 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock worth $132,000 after buying an additional 1,000 shares in the last quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors raised its stake in shares of AnaptysBio by 89.5% in the 3rd quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 5,878 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock worth $205,000 after buying an additional 2,776 shares in the last quarter. Finally, New York State Common Retirement Fund bought a new stake in shares of AnaptysBio in the 2nd quarter worth $168,000. 75.48% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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About AnaptysBio

AnaptysBio, Inc is a United States-based biotechnology company. The Company is engaged in developing antibody product candidates focused on unmet medical needs in inflammation and immuno-oncology. The Company develops its product candidates using its antibody discovery technology platform, which is designed to replicate, in vitro, the natural process of antibody generation.

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