Media coverage about Insys Therapeutics (NASDAQ:INSY) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Insys Therapeutics earned a media sentiment score of 0.02 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the specialty pharmaceutical company an impact score of 44.6080825293915 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern’s rankings:

A number of research firms have recently weighed in on INSY. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Insys Therapeutics from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $8.50 price target on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, October 24th. Royal Bank of Canada set a $8.00 price target on shares of Insys Therapeutics and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, October 27th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Insys Therapeutics from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, December 7th. Oppenheimer restated a “hold” rating on shares of Insys Therapeutics in a research note on Sunday, November 12th. Finally, Jefferies Group reduced their price target on shares of Insys Therapeutics from $14.00 to $11.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $9.38.

Shares of Insys Therapeutics (NASDAQ:INSY) opened at $8.38 on Tuesday. Insys Therapeutics has a one year low of $4.10 and a one year high of $15.02. The firm has a market cap of $645.19, a P/E ratio of -3.29 and a beta of 0.78.

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Insys Therapeutics Company Profile

Insys Therapeutics, Inc is a commercial-stage specialty pharmaceutical company. The Company develops and commercializes supportive care products. The Company’s product Subsys, is a sublingual fentanyl spray for breakthrough cancer pain (BTCP) in opioid-tolerant patients and a single-use product that delivers fentanyl, an opioid analgesic, for transmucosal absorption underneath the tongue.

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