Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank Purchases New Stake in Obseva SA (OBSV)

Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank purchased a new position in shares of Obseva SA (NASDAQ:OBSV) during the third quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm purchased 48,911 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $882,000.

Other large investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. US Bancorp DE acquired a new stake in Obseva during the second quarter worth approximately $197,000. Tiverton Asset Management LLC acquired a new stake in Obseva during the second quarter worth approximately $224,000. Jane Street Group LLC acquired a new stake in Obseva during the second quarter worth approximately $349,000. DRW Securities LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Obseva by 55.0% in the 2nd quarter. DRW Securities LLC now owns 33,812 shares of the company’s stock valued at $512,000 after purchasing an additional 12,000 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Renaissance Technologies LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Obseva in the 2nd quarter valued at $519,000. 72.19% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

NASDAQ OBSV opened at $14.83 on Thursday. Obseva SA has a twelve month low of $9.05 and a twelve month high of $20.35. The firm has a market cap of $540.35 million, a P/E ratio of -6.59 and a beta of 1.65.

Obseva (NASDAQ:OBSV) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 8th. The company reported ($0.42) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.46) by $0.04. Research analysts forecast that Obseva SA will post -1.86 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Obseva from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 10th. Leerink Swann started coverage on Obseva in a report on Wednesday, August 15th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $25.00 target price on the stock. HC Wainwright set a $44.00 price objective on Obseva and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 8th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. started coverage on Obseva in a report on Thursday, September 13th. They set an “overweight” rating and a $29.00 price objective on the stock. Finally, TheStreet raised Obseva from a “d+” rating to a “c-” rating in a report on Thursday, October 11th. Eight research analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, Obseva has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $29.43.

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Obseva Profile

ObsEva SA, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development and commercialization of novel therapeutics for women suffering from reproductive health and pregnancy disorders. It is developing OBE2109, an oral gonadotropin-releasing hormone receptor antagonist for the treatment of pain associated with endometriosis and heavy menstrual bleeding associated with uterine fibroids in pre-menopausal women; nolasiban, an oral oxytocin receptor antagonist to enhance clinical pregnancy and live birth rates in women undergoing in vitro fertilization; and OBE022, an oral and selective prostaglandin F2a, or PGF2a receptor antagonist, as a once daily treatment for preterm labor in weeks 24 to 34 of gestational age.

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