Roth Capital restated their buy rating on shares of Lion Biotechnologies Inc. (NASDAQ:LBIO) in a research note released on Monday morning. The firm currently has a $15.00 price objective on the biotechnology company’s stock.

Other equities research analysts also recently issued reports about the company. Chardan Capital set a $20.00 target price on Lion Biotechnologies and gave the company a buy rating in a report on Sunday, August 21st. Jefferies Group reiterated a buy rating and set a $13.00 target price on shares of Lion Biotechnologies in a report on Monday, November 7th. Cowen and Company reiterated a buy rating on shares of Lion Biotechnologies in a report on Friday, November 4th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Lion Biotechnologies from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report on Wednesday, October 26th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus price target of $18.29.

Analyst Recommendations for Lion Biotechnologies (NASDAQ:LBIO)

Shares of Lion Biotechnologies (NASDAQ:LBIO) opened at 6.95 on Monday. Lion Biotechnologies has a 1-year low of $4.24 and a 1-year high of $9.58. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $6.74 and its 200 day moving average price is $7.62. The stock’s market cap is $431.50 million.

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A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in LBIO. KCG Holdings Inc. bought a new position in Lion Biotechnologies during the third quarter worth about $101,000. Stevens Capital Management LP bought a new position in Lion Biotechnologies during the third quarter worth about $118,000. Quantitative Investment Management LLC bought a new position in Lion Biotechnologies during the second quarter worth about $117,000. TD Asset Management Inc. bought a new position in Lion Biotechnologies during the third quarter worth about $123,000. Finally, Geduld E E raised its position in Lion Biotechnologies by 50.0% in the third quarter. Geduld E E now owns 15,000 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock worth $123,000 after buying an additional 5,000 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 79.62% of the company’s stock.

Lion Biotechnologies Company Profile

Lion Biotechnologies, Inc is a clinical-stage biotechnology company. The Company is focused on developing and commercializing cancer immunotherapy products designed to harness the power of a patient’s own immune system to eradicate cancer cells. The Company’s lead pipeline candidate, LN-144, is an adoptive cell therapy using tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes (TIL) to treat patients with refractory metastatic melanoma.

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