JMP Securities reissued their outperform rating on shares of Adamas Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADMS) in a research note released on Friday, Marketbeat Ratings reports. JMP Securities currently has a $33.00 price target on the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock, up from their previous price target of $29.00.

Several other research firms have also recently weighed in on ADMS. BidaskClub cut Adamas Pharmaceuticals from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 19th. Mizuho reissued a buy rating and issued a $26.00 price target on shares of Adamas Pharmaceuticals in a research note on Tuesday, June 6th. Zacks Investment Research cut Adamas Pharmaceuticals from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 3rd. Cowen and Company set a $45.00 target price on Adamas Pharmaceuticals and gave the stock a buy rating in a report on Wednesday, August 9th. Finally, Noble Financial restated a buy rating on shares of Adamas Pharmaceuticals in a report on Wednesday, August 9th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Adamas Pharmaceuticals presently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus target price of $32.50.

Shares of Adamas Pharmaceuticals (ADMS) opened at 20.27 on Friday. Adamas Pharmaceuticals has a 52-week low of $12.10 and a 52-week high of $21.44. The firm’s market cap is $456.36 million. The company’s 50-day moving average is $16.54 and its 200 day moving average is $16.78.

Adamas Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ADMS) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. The specialty pharmaceutical company reported ($0.93) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.81) by $0.12. Adamas Pharmaceuticals had a negative return on equity of 52.91% and a negative net margin of 10,499.65%. The business had revenue of $0.02 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $0.03 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted ($0.78) earnings per share. Adamas Pharmaceuticals’s revenue was down 90.9% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts expect that Adamas Pharmaceuticals will post ($3.79) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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In other news, major shareholder Great Point Partners Llc sold 350,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, June 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of $17.05, for a total transaction of $5,967,500.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Over the last quarter, insiders have sold 731,041 shares of company stock valued at $12,476,149. Corporate insiders own 29.00% of the company’s stock.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC acquired a new position in shares of Adamas Pharmaceuticals during the second quarter worth approximately $109,000. American International Group Inc. raised its position in shares of Adamas Pharmaceuticals by 7.1% in the first quarter. American International Group Inc. now owns 10,284 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock worth $180,000 after buying an additional 682 shares during the period. Virtu KCG Holdings LLC acquired a new position in shares of Adamas Pharmaceuticals during the second quarter worth approximately $184,000. Wells Fargo & Company MN raised its position in shares of Adamas Pharmaceuticals by 28.4% in the first quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 15,166 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock worth $266,000 after buying an additional 3,358 shares during the period. Finally, Trexquant Investment LP acquired a new position in shares of Adamas Pharmaceuticals during the first quarter worth approximately $287,000. Institutional investors own 69.24% of the company’s stock.

Adamas Pharmaceuticals Company Profile

Adamas Pharmaceuticals, Inc is a pharmaceutical company. The Company is engaged in developing medicines to manage the daily lives of those affected by chronic neurologic disorders. It offers a platform based on an understanding of time dependent biologic effects of disease activity and drug response to achieve relief without tolerability issues.

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