JMP Securities Boosts AnaptysBio, Inc. (ANAB) Price Target to $82.00

AnaptysBio, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANAB) had its target price upped by JMP Securities from $45.00 to $82.00 in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, The Fly reports. The brokerage currently has an outperform rating on the biotechnology company’s stock.

A number of other research analysts have also recently commented on the company. Royal Bank Of Canada began coverage on AnaptysBio in a research note on Thursday, September 14th. They set an outperform rating and a $40.00 price objective on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded AnaptysBio from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $36.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, September 13th. Stifel Nicolaus restated a buy rating and set a $35.00 price objective on shares of AnaptysBio in a research note on Tuesday, September 12th. Credit Suisse Group boosted their price objective on AnaptysBio from $34.00 to $38.00 and gave the stock an outperform rating in a research note on Friday, August 25th. Finally, Robert W. Baird began coverage on AnaptysBio in a research note on Monday, July 10th. They set an outperform rating and a $36.00 price objective on the stock. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. AnaptysBio presently has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus price target of $59.14.

AnaptysBio (ANAB) traded down 3.21% during trading on Tuesday, reaching $68.53. The company had a trading volume of 1,018,301 shares. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $38.75 and its 200-day moving average is $38.75. The company’s market capitalization is $1.39 billion. AnaptysBio has a 12 month low of $15.17 and a 12 month high of $74.00.

AnaptysBio (NASDAQ:ANAB) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 10th. The biotechnology company reported ($0.13) EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.42) by $0.29. The company had revenue of $7.00 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.45 million. On average, equities analysts expect that AnaptysBio will post ($1.99) earnings per share for the current year.

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In related news, major shareholder Holdings A/S Novo sold 356,300 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $21.10, for a total value of $7,517,930.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 1,936,604 shares in the company, valued at $40,862,344.40. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, major shareholder Ventures Vii L. P. Avalon sold 37,040 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, July 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $24.35, for a total value of $901,924.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders sold 1,133,940 shares of company stock worth $24,223,316.

Several large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Perceptive Advisors LLC acquired a new position in shares of AnaptysBio in the first quarter worth about $24,474,000. Artal Group S.A. lifted its stake in shares of AnaptysBio by 459.4% in the second quarter. Artal Group S.A. now owns 250,000 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock worth $5,983,000 after acquiring an additional 205,310 shares in the last quarter. Marshall Wace North America L.P. acquired a new position in shares of AnaptysBio in the first quarter worth about $6,924,000. MARSHALL WACE ASIA Ltd acquired a new position in shares of AnaptysBio in the first quarter worth about $6,924,000. Finally, Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its stake in shares of AnaptysBio by 22.6% in the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 206,031 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock worth $4,931,000 after acquiring an additional 37,932 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 71.35% of the company’s stock.

About AnaptysBio

AnaptysBio, Inc is a United States-based biotechnology company. The Company is engaged in developing antibody product candidates focused on unmet medical needs in inflammation and immuno-oncology. The Company develops its product candidates using its antibody discovery technology platform, which is designed to replicate, in vitro, the natural process of antibody generation.

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