Abeona Therapeutics Inc (ABEO) Receives Average Rating of “Buy” from Analysts
Shares of Abeona Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:ABEO) have been given a consensus recommendation of “Buy” by the twelve brokerages that are presently covering the company, MarketBeat.com reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, two have assigned a hold recommendation and nine have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month price objective among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $28.50.
A number of analysts have commented on the company. Cantor Fitzgerald lifted their price target on Abeona Therapeutics from $21.00 to $34.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 11th. HC Wainwright reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $30.00 price target (up previously from $20.00) on shares of Abeona Therapeutics in a research report on Monday, October 9th. Citigroup assumed coverage on Abeona Therapeutics in a research report on Tuesday, October 10th. They set a “buy” rating and a $32.00 price target for the company. ValuEngine cut Abeona Therapeutics from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, December 1st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut Abeona Therapeutics from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 23rd.
Shares of Abeona Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ABEO) traded up $0.05 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $14.60. The company had a trading volume of 422,169 shares, compared to its average volume of 468,649. Abeona Therapeutics has a 1 year low of $4.50 and a 1 year high of $22.75. The stock has a market cap of $682.92, a P/E ratio of -22.12 and a beta of 2.21.
Hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the company. Rhumbline Advisers acquired a new position in shares of Abeona Therapeutics in the 2nd quarter valued at about $190,000. Wells Fargo & Company MN lifted its holdings in shares of Abeona Therapeutics by 3,421.8% in the 3rd quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 35,218 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $600,000 after buying an additional 34,218 shares during the period. Family Management Corp lifted its holdings in shares of Abeona Therapeutics by 50.0% in the 3rd quarter. Family Management Corp now owns 36,000 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $614,000 after buying an additional 12,000 shares during the period. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Abeona Therapeutics in the 2nd quarter valued at about $264,000. Finally, California State Teachers Retirement System acquired a new position in shares of Abeona Therapeutics in the 2nd quarter valued at about $275,000. 41.95% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
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About Abeona Therapeutics
Abeona Therapeutics Inc is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel gene therapies for life-threatening rare genetic diseases. The Company’s lead programs include ABO-102 (AAV-SGSH), an adeno-associated virus (AAV) based gene therapy for Sanfilippo syndrome type A (MPS IIIA) and EB-101 (gene-corrected skin grafts) for recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (RDEB).
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