BidaskClub Lowers Stemline Therapeutics (STML) to Hold

Stemline Therapeutics (NASDAQ:STML) was downgraded by equities researchers at BidaskClub from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a note issued to investors on Wednesday, January 10th.

Several other research analysts have also commented on STML. HC Wainwright restated a “buy” rating and set a $34.00 price target on shares of Stemline Therapeutics in a research report on Tuesday, September 12th. Cowen restated a “buy” rating on shares of Stemline Therapeutics in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st. ValuEngine upgraded Stemline Therapeutics from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Sunday, December 31st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Stemline Therapeutics from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, January 5th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $33.75.

Stemline Therapeutics (STML) opened at $15.27 on Wednesday. Stemline Therapeutics has a 52-week low of $6.00 and a 52-week high of $17.40.

Stemline Therapeutics (NASDAQ:STML) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 9th. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($0.68) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.57) by ($0.11). Stemline Therapeutics had a negative return on equity of 75.50% and a negative net margin of 4,689.63%. The firm had revenue of $0.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $0.30 million. analysts predict that Stemline Therapeutics will post -2.68 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In other Stemline Therapeutics news, COO Kenneth Hoberman sold 11,943 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, December 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $14.18, for a total value of $169,351.74. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Also, insider David Gionco sold 4,250 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, January 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $13.43, for a total value of $57,077.50. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders sold 42,216 shares of company stock valued at $591,925. 15.70% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Voya Investment Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Stemline Therapeutics during the second quarter worth about $102,000. Nationwide Fund Advisors increased its position in shares of Stemline Therapeutics by 7.2% during the second quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 12,755 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock worth $117,000 after purchasing an additional 855 shares in the last quarter. State of Wisconsin Investment Board acquired a new stake in shares of Stemline Therapeutics during the second quarter worth about $147,000. Alliancebernstein L.P. acquired a new stake in shares of Stemline Therapeutics during the second quarter worth about $178,000. Finally, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company increased its position in shares of Stemline Therapeutics by 40.1% during the second quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 19,279 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock worth $178,000 after purchasing an additional 5,522 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 43.87% of the company’s stock.

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Stemline Therapeutics Company Profile

Stemline Therapeutics, Inc is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, acquiring, developing and commercializing oncology therapeutics. The Company is developing approximately three clinical stage product candidates, including SL-401, SL-701 and SL-801. SL-401 is a targeted therapy directed to the interleukin-3 receptor (IL-3R) (CD123), present on a range of hematologic cancers.

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