Avedro (NASDAQ:AVDR)‘s stock had its “market perform” rating reissued by equities research analysts at Svb Leerink in a research note issued on Tuesday, Marketbeat Ratings reports. They currently have a $22.00 price objective on the stock, down from their previous price objective of $25.00. Svb Leerink’s target price suggests a potential upside of 0.55% from the company’s previous close. Svb Leerink also issued estimates for Avedro’s Q3 2019 earnings at ($0.51) EPS, Q4 2019 earnings at ($0.43) EPS, FY2019 earnings at ($2.13) EPS, Q1 2020 earnings at ($0.51) EPS, FY2020 earnings at ($1.74) EPS and FY2022 earnings at ($0.05) EPS.
A number of other research analysts have also weighed in on AVDR. Leerink Swann lowered shares of Avedro from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating and set a $22.00 target price on the stock. in a research note on Monday. Cowen lowered shares of Avedro from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating and raised their target price for the stock from $25.00 to $27.00 in a research note on Thursday, August 8th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Avedro from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $26.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Monday. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $24.00.
AVDR opened at $21.88 on Tuesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.36, a current ratio of 9.60 and a quick ratio of 9.09. The business has a 50 day simple moving average of $19.57. Avedro has a 1-year low of $10.75 and a 1-year high of $24.74. The stock has a market cap of $373.72 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of -1.22.
Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Strs Ohio purchased a new position in Avedro in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $25,000. Catalyst Capital Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Avedro during the 1st quarter valued at approximately $31,000. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC raised its position in shares of Avedro by 444.7% during the 2nd quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 2,304 shares of the company’s stock valued at $45,000 after buying an additional 1,881 shares during the period. FNY Investment Advisers LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Avedro during the 1st quarter valued at approximately $91,000. Finally, Spark Investment Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Avedro during the 1st quarter valued at approximately $192,000. 60.35% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
Avedro Company Profile
Avedro, Inc, an ophthalmic pharmaceutical and medical device company, develops and commercializes products to treat ophthalmic disorders and conditions, primarily associated with corneal weakness. The company's Avedro Corneal Remodeling platform comprises KXL and Mosaic systems, which deliver ultraviolet A or UVA light, and a suite of single-use riboflavin drug formulations.
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