Oramed Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ORMP)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by B. Riley in a research note issued to investors on Monday, MarketBeat.com reports. They currently have a $20.00 price target on the biotechnology company’s stock. B. Riley’s price objective indicates a potential upside of 134.19% from the stock’s current price.

Several other equities research analysts have also commented on ORMP. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Oramed Pharmaceuticals from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 6th. HC Wainwright reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $25.00 price objective on shares of Oramed Pharmaceuticals in a research note on Thursday, October 5th.

Oramed Pharmaceuticals (ORMP) traded down $0.28 during trading hours on Monday, reaching $8.54. 51,900 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 43,298. Oramed Pharmaceuticals has a 52-week low of $5.82 and a 52-week high of $11.34.

Large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Wells Fargo & Company MN increased its stake in Oramed Pharmaceuticals by 4.4% in the 2nd quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 14,725 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock valued at $114,000 after buying an additional 625 shares during the last quarter. Virtu KCG Holdings LLC purchased a new stake in Oramed Pharmaceuticals in the 2nd quarter valued at about $125,000. Finally, Susquehanna International Group LLP purchased a new stake in Oramed Pharmaceuticals in the 3rd quarter valued at about $185,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 2.03% of the company’s stock.

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About Oramed Pharmaceuticals

Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc (Oramed) is engaged in the field of oral delivery solutions for drugs and vaccines presently delivered via injection. Oramed’s flagship product, an orally ingestible insulin capsule in phase II clinical trials, is focused on the treatment of diabetes. The Company is developing orally ingestible protein oral delivery (POD) technology for the delivery of drugs presently administered by way of injection.

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