News stories about Ritter Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:RTTR) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Ritter Pharmaceuticals earned a coverage optimism score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the biotechnology company an impact score of 46.2295261779095 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

Shares of Ritter Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:RTTR) traded up 3.1714% during midday trading on Monday, reaching $0.3611. 1,674,380 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Ritter Pharmaceuticals has a 52-week low of $0.34 and a 52-week high of $3.75. The firm’s market cap is $5.33 million. The company has a 50 day moving average of $0.55 and a 200 day moving average of $0.55.

Ritter Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:RTTR) last released its earnings results on Monday, August 7th. The biotechnology company reported ($0.14) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of ($0.14). On average, equities analysts predict that Ritter Pharmaceuticals will post ($0.42) EPS for the current fiscal year.

RTTR has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered Ritter Pharmaceuticals from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday. Chardan Capital cut their target price on Ritter Pharmaceuticals from $3.50 to $1.50 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, August 8th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $4.83.

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Ritter Pharmaceuticals Company Profile

Ritter Pharmaceuticals, Inc develops therapeutic products that modulate the human gut microbiome to treat gastrointestinal diseases. The Company’s segment is focusing on the development and commercialization of RP-G28. The Company conducts human gut health research by exploring metabolic capacity of the gut microbiota and translating the functionality of prebiotic-based therapeutics into applications intended to have impact on a patient’s health.

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