BidaskClub Lowers Inogen (INGN) to Sell

BidaskClub downgraded shares of Inogen (NASDAQ:INGN) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report issued on Saturday, January 6th.

A number of other equities analysts also recently issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Inogen from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $131.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Thursday, November 9th. Leerink Swann reaffirmed an outperform rating and set a $120.00 price objective (up from $115.00) on shares of Inogen in a report on Wednesday, November 8th. Needham & Company LLC lifted their price objective on shares of Inogen from $108.00 to $125.00 and gave the stock a strong-buy rating in a report on Wednesday, November 8th. Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies reaffirmed a hold rating and set a $90.00 price objective on shares of Inogen in a report on Tuesday, September 12th. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, two have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus price target of $102.71.

Inogen (NASDAQ INGN) traded down $4.40 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $121.84. 96,598 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 141,272. Inogen has a twelve month low of $63.24 and a twelve month high of $130.05. The firm has a market cap of $2,530.00, a P/E ratio of 85.20, a P/E/G ratio of 4.27 and a beta of 1.13.

Inogen (NASDAQ:INGN) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 7th. The medical technology company reported $0.33 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.29 by $0.04. The firm had revenue of $69.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $63.55 million. Inogen had a net margin of 11.36% and a return on equity of 13.37%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 26.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.25 EPS. analysts forecast that Inogen will post 1.19 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In related news, EVP Matt Scribner sold 2,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, January 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $116.17, for a total value of $290,425.00. Following the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 7,297 shares in the company, valued at approximately $847,692.49. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, insider Scott Wilkinson sold 30,651 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, January 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $115.75, for a total value of $3,547,853.25. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 38,107 shares in the company, valued at $4,410,885.25. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 113,651 shares of company stock worth $13,299,463 over the last quarter. Company insiders own 5.31% of the company’s stock.

Institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Lenox Wealth Advisors Inc. bought a new stake in Inogen in the 4th quarter valued at about $100,000. Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC raised its stake in Inogen by 1,000.0% in the 4th quarter. Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC now owns 1,100 shares of the medical technology company’s stock valued at $130,000 after acquiring an additional 1,000 shares during the period. Schroder Investment Management Group bought a new stake in Inogen in the 2nd quarter valued at about $132,000. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. raised its stake in Inogen by 6.1% in the 2nd quarter. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. now owns 1,495 shares of the medical technology company’s stock valued at $143,000 after acquiring an additional 86 shares during the period. Finally, Sei Investments Co. raised its stake in Inogen by 38.1% in the 2nd quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 1,606 shares of the medical technology company’s stock valued at $153,000 after acquiring an additional 443 shares during the period.

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Inogen Company Profile

Inogen, Inc is a medical technology company. The Company develops, manufactures and markets portable oxygen concentrators used to deliver supplemental long-term oxygen therapy to patients suffering from chronic respiratory conditions. The Company’s Inogen One systems concentrate the air around the patient to offer a single source of supplemental oxygen anytime, anywhere with a portable device.

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