Dermira (DERM) Rating Lowered to Hold at BidaskClub

Dermira (NASDAQ:DERM) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued on Monday, February 5th.

Other analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. Leerink Swann reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and set a $41.00 price target (down previously from $47.00) on shares of Dermira in a report on Tuesday, November 7th. Guggenheim assumed coverage on shares of Dermira in a research report on Tuesday, December 5th. They set a “buy” rating for the company. Mizuho lowered their price objective on shares of Dermira from $43.00 to $39.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Tuesday, December 12th. Needham & Company LLC reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $43.00 price objective (down from $46.00) on shares of Dermira in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th. Finally, Cantor Fitzgerald reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $45.00 price objective on shares of Dermira in a research report on Monday, November 6th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $42.17.

Shares of Dermira (NASDAQ DERM) opened at $28.62 on Monday. Dermira has a twelve month low of $21.35 and a twelve month high of $38.75. The company has a current ratio of 4.68, a quick ratio of 4.68 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.40.

In other Dermira news, SVP Christopher M. Griffith sold 18,458 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, January 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $27.05, for a total value of $499,288.90. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, insider Eugene A. Bauer sold 3,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, February 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $28.55, for a total transaction of $85,650.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 5,802 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $165,647.10. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders have sold 34,258 shares of company stock valued at $935,153. 13.30% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in DERM. Point72 Asset Management L.P. increased its position in Dermira by 621.8% in the 3rd quarter. Point72 Asset Management L.P. now owns 712,904 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $19,248,000 after acquiring an additional 614,138 shares during the period. Emerald Advisers Inc. PA acquired a new stake in shares of Dermira during the fourth quarter worth $14,918,000. BlackRock Inc. increased its position in shares of Dermira by 15.6% during the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 3,922,253 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock worth $114,294,000 after buying an additional 529,405 shares during the period. State Street Corp increased its position in shares of Dermira by 38.4% during the second quarter. State Street Corp now owns 821,748 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock worth $23,946,000 after buying an additional 228,093 shares during the period. Finally, Vanguard Group Inc. increased its position in shares of Dermira by 9.8% during the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 1,397,857 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock worth $40,735,000 after buying an additional 125,157 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 97.84% of the company’s stock.

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About Dermira

Dermira, Inc is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company is focused on the development of therapeutic solutions in medical dermatology to treat skin conditions, such as hyperhidrosis, psoriasis and acne. Its portfolio includes three late-stage product candidates: Cimzia (certolizumab pegol), glycopyrronium tosylate and olumacostat glasaretil.

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