Patheon NV (NASDAQ:PTHN) Director Paul S. Levy purchased 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 30th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $29.55 per share, for a total transaction of $295,500.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.

Patheon NV (NASDAQ:PTHN) opened at 29.53 on Wednesday. Patheon NV has a 52 week low of $24.11 and a 52 week high of $31.02. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $28.40 and its 200 day moving average is $27.46. The company has a market capitalization of $4.28 billion and a PE ratio of 31.79.

Patheon NV (NASDAQ:PTHN) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, September 8th. The company reported $0.07 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.36 by $0.29. The firm earned $482 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $472.50 million. Analysts predict that Patheon NV will post $0.97 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of research firms recently issued reports on PTHN. JPMorgan Chase & Co. began coverage on Patheon NV in a research note on Monday, August 15th. They set an “overweight” rating and a $30.00 target price for the company. KeyCorp began coverage on Patheon NV in a research note on Monday, August 15th. They set an “overweight” rating and a $33.00 target price for the company. Morgan Stanley began coverage on Patheon NV in a research note on Monday, August 15th. They set an “overweight” rating and a $31.00 target price for the company. Piper Jaffray Cos. began coverage on Patheon NV in a research note on Monday, August 15th. They set an “overweight” rating and a $32.50 target price for the company. Finally, Robert W. Baird began coverage on Patheon NV in a research note on Monday, August 15th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $32.00 target price for the company. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $31.89.

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