Wells Fargo & Company MN purchased a new position in shares of Vistagen Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:VTGN) during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm purchased 43,300 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $31,000.

Separately, Sphera Funds Management LTD. increased its position in Vistagen Therapeutics by 37.2% during the first quarter. Sphera Funds Management LTD. now owns 2,022,066 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,588,000 after acquiring an additional 548,148 shares during the period. 7.54% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

VTGN has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Maxim Group set a $4.00 price target on shares of Vistagen Therapeutics and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 8th. Chardan Capital reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Vistagen Therapeutics in a research note on Monday, July 29th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Vistagen Therapeutics from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 1st. Finally, William Blair reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Vistagen Therapeutics in a research note on Wednesday, October 9th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $3.57.

Vistagen Therapeutics stock traded down $0.03 during trading hours on Wednesday, reaching $1.16. 1,300 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 270,033. The company has a market cap of $49.59 million, a P/E ratio of -1.29 and a beta of -0.30. The company has a current ratio of 2.65, a quick ratio of 2.65 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.44. Vistagen Therapeutics Inc has a twelve month low of $0.38 and a twelve month high of $2.32. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $1.00 and a two-hundred day moving average of $0.84.

Vistagen Therapeutics (NASDAQ:VTGN) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, August 16th. The company reported ($0.15) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. On average, analysts expect that Vistagen Therapeutics Inc will post -1.26 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Vistagen Therapeutics Company Profile

VistaGen Therapeutics, Inc, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, engages in developing and commercializing medicines for depression and other central nervous system (CNS) disorders. The company's lead product candidate is AV-101, which is in Phase II development stage, an adjunctive treatment used for major depressive disorder.

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