Adaptimmune Therapeutics PLC (NASDAQ:ADAP)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating reiterated by investment analysts at Leerink Swann in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday. They currently have a $15.00 price objective on the biotechnology company’s stock. Leerink Swann’s price target suggests a potential upside of 67.97% from the stock’s current price.

A number of other equities analysts have also recently weighed in on the company. BidaskClub raised Adaptimmune Therapeutics PLC from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, August 25th. ValuEngine raised Adaptimmune Therapeutics PLC from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, July 20th. Zacks Investment Research cut Adaptimmune Therapeutics PLC from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, July 17th. Finally, Cowen and Company reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Adaptimmune Therapeutics PLC in a report on Tuesday, June 6th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $12.08.

Adaptimmune Therapeutics PLC (NASDAQ ADAP) traded up 18.28% during trading on Friday, reaching $8.93. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,710,060 shares. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $5.62 and a 200 day moving average of $5.16. The firm’s market capitalization is $835.12 million. Adaptimmune Therapeutics PLC has a one year low of $3.76 and a one year high of $8.95.

Adaptimmune Therapeutics PLC (NASDAQ:ADAP) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The biotechnology company reported ($0.24) earnings per share for the quarter, hitting analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.24). The company had revenue of $3.52 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $5.43 million. Adaptimmune Therapeutics PLC had a negative return on equity of 38.73% and a negative net margin of 438.00%. On average, equities research analysts predict that Adaptimmune Therapeutics PLC will post ($0.99) EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Several institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in ADAP. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Adaptimmune Therapeutics PLC during the first quarter valued at approximately $120,000. KCG Holdings Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Adaptimmune Therapeutics PLC during the first quarter valued at approximately $133,000. Monashee Investment Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of Adaptimmune Therapeutics PLC during the first quarter valued at approximately $138,000. OxFORD Asset Management LLP acquired a new position in shares of Adaptimmune Therapeutics PLC during the second quarter valued at approximately $156,000. Finally, Paloma Partners Management Co acquired a new position in shares of Adaptimmune Therapeutics PLC during the first quarter valued at approximately $165,000. 68.01% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

About Adaptimmune Therapeutics PLC

Adaptimmune Therapeutics plc is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. The Company is focused on cancer immunotherapy products based on its Specific Peptide Enhanced Affinity Receptor (SPEAR) T-cell platform. The Company has developed a platform that enables it to identify cancer targets, find and genetically engineer TCR, and produce TCR therapeutic candidates for administration to patients.

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