Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (TEVA) Upgraded to “Strong-Buy” at Vetr

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (NYSE:TEVA) was upgraded by Vetr from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note issued on Tuesday, January 30th. The brokerage currently has a $23.57 target price on the stock. Vetr‘s price objective points to a potential upside of 21.93% from the company’s previous close.

Other equities research analysts have also issued reports about the stock. BTIG Research raised their price objective on shares of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries to $20.00 in a report on Friday, December 15th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, October 2nd. Evercore ISI set a $38.00 target price on shares of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 25th. Goldman Sachs Group raised shares of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Friday, December 15th. Finally, Citigroup raised shares of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $24.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Thursday, January 4th. Ten analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, sixteen have given a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $21.26.

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (TEVA) opened at $19.33 on Tuesday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.66, a current ratio of 0.96 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.20. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries has a fifty-two week low of $10.85 and a fifty-two week high of $37.94. The company has a market cap of $19,890.00, a P/E ratio of -1.12, a PEG ratio of 1.43 and a beta of 0.59.

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (NYSE:TEVA) last released its earnings results on Thursday, February 8th. The company reported $0.91 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.77 by $0.14. The company had revenue of $5.46 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.29 billion. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries had a negative net margin of 72.66% and a positive return on equity of 14.52%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was down 15.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $1.38 EPS. research analysts anticipate that Teva Pharmaceutical Industries will post 2.69 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in TEVA. Two Sigma Advisers LP acquired a new position in Teva Pharmaceutical Industries during the fourth quarter worth about $118,487,000. Franklin Resources Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries by 8.2% during the fourth quarter. Franklin Resources Inc. now owns 79,488,139 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,506,309,000 after buying an additional 6,009,897 shares in the last quarter. OppenheimerFunds Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries during the fourth quarter worth about $69,418,000. Macquarie Group Ltd. grew its holdings in shares of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries by 350.3% during the third quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. now owns 4,408,331 shares of the company’s stock worth $77,587,000 after buying an additional 3,429,448 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Capital World Investors grew its holdings in shares of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries by 41.9% during the second quarter. Capital World Investors now owns 11,068,200 shares of the company’s stock worth $367,686,000 after buying an additional 3,268,200 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 51.93% of the company’s stock.

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Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Company Profile

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited is a pharmaceutical company. The Company is engaged in developing, producing and marketing generic medicines and a portfolio of specialty medicines. The Company operates through two segments: Generic medicines and Specialty medicines. The Company develops, manufactures and sells generic medicines in a range of dosage forms, including tablets, capsules, injectables, inhalants, liquids, ointments and creams.

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