News coverage about Miragen Therapeutics (NASDAQ:MGEN) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Miragen Therapeutics earned a coverage optimism score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the medical research company an impact score of 44.109865573083 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

Miragen Therapeutics (MGEN) traded up $0.09 during trading on Tuesday, hitting $8.13. 79,800 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 175,714. The stock has a market cap of $181.38, a PE ratio of 54.20 and a beta of 1.91. Miragen Therapeutics has a 1-year low of $6.02 and a 1-year high of $18.00. The company has a current ratio of 7.11, a quick ratio of 7.11 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.04.

Miragen Therapeutics (NASDAQ:MGEN) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 8th. The medical research company reported ($0.27) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.39) by $0.12. The business had revenue of $1.63 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $0.72 million. Miragen Therapeutics had a negative net margin of 720.38% and a negative return on equity of 80.31%. sell-side analysts expect that Miragen Therapeutics will post -1.35 earnings per share for the current year.

Several equities analysts have commented on MGEN shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Miragen Therapeutics from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 24th. Chardan Capital restated a “buy” rating and issued a $29.00 price target on shares of Miragen Therapeutics in a research note on Monday, October 16th. Wedbush restated a “buy” rating and issued a $19.00 price target on shares of Miragen Therapeutics in a research note on Friday, December 1st. Oppenheimer started coverage on shares of Miragen Therapeutics in a research note on Friday, January 12th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $13.00 price target for the company. Finally, Cann started coverage on shares of Miragen Therapeutics in a research note on Friday, January 12th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $13.00 price target for the company. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $16.46.

In other news, Director Thomas E. Hughes sold 12,000 shares of Miragen Therapeutics stock in a transaction on Wednesday, December 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $8.00, for a total transaction of $96,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. 44.40% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

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About Miragen Therapeutics

Signal Genetics, Inc is a commercial stage, molecular genetic diagnostic company. The Company is focused on providing diagnostic services that help physicians to make decisions concerning the care of cancer patients. The Company’s diagnostic service is the Myeloma Prognostic Risk Signature (MyPRS) test.

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