Shares of Ra Pharmctl Inc (NASDAQ:RARX) have earned an average recommendation of “Buy” from the six research firms that are presently covering the company, Marketbeat Ratings reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation and five have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1 year price target among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $25.60.

Several research firms have recently commented on RARX. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Ra Pharmctl from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 12th. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a “buy” rating and set a $25.00 price target on shares of Ra Pharmctl in a research note on Friday, July 14th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada began coverage on shares of Ra Pharmctl in a research note on Thursday, September 14th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $21.00 price target on the stock.

Shares of Ra Pharmctl (RARX) opened at 14.44 on Monday. The firm’s market capitalization is $326.47 million. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $14.68 and a 200-day moving average price of $14.68. Ra Pharmctl has a 52-week low of $12.05 and a 52-week high of $27.84.

Ra Pharmctl (NASDAQ:RARX) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 9th. The company reported ($0.56) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.50) by ($0.06). On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Ra Pharmctl will post ($2.31) EPS for the current year.

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A number of hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the business. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company boosted its stake in Ra Pharmctl by 30.6% in the second quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 10,860 shares of the company’s stock valued at $204,000 after acquiring an additional 2,543 shares during the last quarter. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC boosted its stake in Ra Pharmctl by 97.0% in the first quarter. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC now owns 7,837 shares of the company’s stock valued at $167,000 after acquiring an additional 3,859 shares during the last quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System boosted its stake in Ra Pharmctl by 26.1% in the second quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System now owns 20,800 shares of the company’s stock valued at $390,000 after acquiring an additional 4,300 shares during the last quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. boosted its stake in Ra Pharmctl by 7.0% in the second quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. now owns 73,103 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,370,000 after acquiring an additional 4,751 shares during the last quarter. Finally, American International Group Inc. bought a new position in Ra Pharmctl in the first quarter valued at approximately $102,000. 66.26% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Ra Pharmctl Company Profile

Ra Pharmaceuticals, Inc is a United States-based clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. The Company focuses on the development of therapeutics for diseases of complement dysregulation and a range of orphan indications. It utilizes small molecules and peptide approaches to address pathological targets in the complement cascade.

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