Shares of Neovasc Inc (NASDAQ:NVCN) (TSE:NVC) traded up 5% during trading on Wednesday . The stock traded as high as $0.64 and last traded at $0.63. 971,101 shares changed hands during trading, a decline of 16% from the average session volume of 1,152,250 shares. The stock had previously closed at $0.60.

Several analysts have recently commented on the company. ValuEngine upgraded Neovasc from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 2nd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Neovasc from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $1.50 price target on the stock in a report on Wednesday, November 21st.

The firm has a market cap of $14.84 million, a PE ratio of -0.02 and a beta of 1.59.

Neovasc (NASDAQ:NVCN) (TSE:NVC) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 14th. The medical equipment provider reported ($0.61) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The company had revenue of $0.48 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $0.47 million. As a group, equities analysts expect that Neovasc Inc will post -1.4 earnings per share for the current year.

An institutional investor recently bought a new position in Neovasc stock. Capital Research Global Investors purchased a new position in shares of Neovasc Inc (NASDAQ:NVCN) (TSE:NVC) during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor purchased 704,769 shares of the medical equipment provider’s stock, valued at approximately $1,917,000. Capital Research Global Investors owned 3.62% of Neovasc as of its most recent filing with the SEC. 16.49% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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Neovasc Company Profile (NASDAQ:NVCN)

Neovasc Inc, a specialty medical device company, develops, manufactures, and markets cardiovascular devices worldwide. Its products include the Tiara technology for the transcatheter treatment of mitral valve disease; and the Neovasc Reducer for the treatment of refractory angina. The company also provides Peripatch tissue products.

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