Insulet (PODD) Rating Increased to Hold at BidaskClub

BidaskClub upgraded shares of Insulet (NASDAQ:PODD) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report released on Friday, January 26th.

PODD has been the subject of a number of other reports. Morgan Stanley boosted their price objective on Insulet from $55.00 to $63.00 and gave the stock an equal weight rating in a report on Friday, November 3rd. Leerink Swann reaffirmed an outperform rating and issued a $74.00 target price (up from $65.00) on shares of Insulet in a report on Thursday, October 12th. Zacks Investment Research raised Insulet from a sell rating to a hold rating and set a $68.00 target price for the company in a report on Thursday, October 12th. Canaccord Genuity raised Insulet from a hold rating to a buy rating and increased their price objective for the company from $50.00 to $65.00 in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. Finally, Barclays increased their price objective on Insulet from $70.00 to $75.00 and gave the company an overweight rating in a report on Monday, November 20th. Eight research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of Buy and a consensus target price of $62.53.

Insulet (PODD) opened at $73.47 on Friday. Insulet has a 52 week low of $38.43 and a 52 week high of $78.65. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 4.65, a quick ratio of 4.42 and a current ratio of 4.88. The firm has a market capitalization of $4,230.00, a P/E ratio of -146.94 and a beta of 1.59.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Northern Trust Corp raised its holdings in Insulet by 3.2% in the 2nd quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 777,986 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock worth $39,919,000 after acquiring an additional 24,188 shares during the last quarter. Paulson & CO. Inc. purchased a new position in Insulet in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $1,283,000. Fox Run Management L.L.C. purchased a new position in Insulet in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $435,000. Point72 Asset Management L.P. purchased a new position in Insulet in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $33,373,000. Finally, Bank of New York Mellon Corp raised its holdings in Insulet by 6.7% in the 3rd quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 289,027 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock worth $15,919,000 after acquiring an additional 18,111 shares during the last quarter.

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About Insulet

Insulet Corporation is engaged in the development, manufacturing and sale of the OmniPod Insulin Management System (the OmniPod System), an insulin delivery system for people with insulin-dependent diabetes. The Omnipod System features a self-adhesive disposable tubeless Omnipod device, which is worn on the body for approximately three days at a time and its wireless companion, the handheld Personal Diabetes Manager (PDM).

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