Insulet Corporation (NASDAQ:PODD) has been assigned a consensus rating of “Buy” from the eighteen analysts that are covering the stock, MarketBeat reports. Eight research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation, eight have given a buy recommendation and one has issued a strong buy recommendation on the company. The average twelve-month target price among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is $50.20.

Several equities analysts have weighed in on PODD shares. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $58.00 target price (up previously from $48.00) on shares of Insulet Corporation in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. BidaskClub raised Insulet Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 27th. Canaccord Genuity reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $42.00 target price on shares of Insulet Corporation in a research note on Friday, May 26th. Cowen and Company reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $52.00 target price on shares of Insulet Corporation in a research note on Friday, July 14th. Finally, ValuEngine raised Insulet Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, June 2nd.

Insulet Corporation (NASDAQ PODD) traded down 1.49% during trading on Tuesday, hitting $57.00. 61,524 shares of the stock traded hands. Insulet Corporation has a 52-week low of $30.69 and a 52-week high of $58.48. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $52.55 and its 200-day moving average price is $46.04. The stock’s market cap is $3.31 billion.

Insulet Corporation (NASDAQ:PODD) last released its earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The medical instruments supplier reported ($0.13) earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.13). Insulet Corporation had a negative return on equity of 46.74% and a negative net margin of 7.30%. The company had revenue of $110 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $106.23 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted ($0.08) EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 26.0% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts forecast that Insulet Corporation will post ($0.50) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of large investors have recently bought and sold shares of PODD. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank raised its stake in Insulet Corporation by 11.4% in the second quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 2,302 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock valued at $118,000 after buying an additional 235 shares during the period. Strs Ohio raised its stake in Insulet Corporation by 73.9% in the first quarter. Strs Ohio now owns 4,000 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock valued at $172,000 after buying an additional 1,700 shares during the period. SG Americas Securities LLC bought a new stake in Insulet Corporation during the second quarter valued at $180,000. Teacher Retirement System of Texas bought a new stake in Insulet Corporation during the first quarter valued at $201,000. Finally, Diversified Trust Co bought a new stake in Insulet Corporation during the second quarter valued at $205,000.

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About Insulet Corporation

Insulet Corporation is engaged in the development, manufacturing and sale of the OmniPod Insulin Management System (the OmniPod System), an insulin delivery system for people with insulin-dependent diabetes. The Omnipod System features a self-adhesive disposable tubeless Omnipod device, which is worn on the body for approximately three days at a time and its wireless companion, the handheld Personal Diabetes Manager (PDM).

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