Evotec (EVTCY) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Evotec (OTCMKTS:EVTCY) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report published on Tuesday. They currently have $52.00 price objective on the stock.

According to Zacks, “EVOTEC is a leader in the discovery and development of novel small molecule drugs. They have established a powerful platform that is applicable to targets across all therapeutic areas and has specific expertise in the area of Central Nervous System related diseases where it is building a pipeline of drug candidates for partnering. Through research collaborations and proprietary projects They are providing the highest quality research results to its partners in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries “

Shares of EVTCY stock opened at $40.30 on Tuesday. The company has a current ratio of 0.93, a quick ratio of 0.90 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.07. The firm has a market capitalization of $3.43 billion, a P/E ratio of 111.94 and a beta of 0.76. Evotec has a one year low of $29.48 and a one year high of $52.50.

Evotec (OTCMKTS:EVTCY) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 13th. The company reported $0.34 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.20. The business had revenue of $111.94 million for the quarter. Evotec had a return on equity of 14.85% and a net margin of 17.48%. Research analysts expect that Evotec will post 1 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

About Evotec

Evotec AG provides drug discovery and development solutions to pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, academic institutions, foundations, and not-for-profit organizations worldwide. The company operates through two segments, EVT Execute and EVT Innovate. It offers drug discovery services, such as integrated services, target identification and validation, hit identification, compound management, chemistry, drug metabolism and pharmacokinetics, research informatics and in silico drug discovery, proteomics and metabolomics, cell and protein production, and in vivo and in vitro pharmacology services, as well as absorption, distribution, metabolism, excretion, and toxicity services.

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