Radius Health, Inc. (RDUS) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts

Shares of Radius Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:RDUS) have been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the eleven research firms that are presently covering the stock, MarketBeat reports. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, four have issued a hold recommendation and five have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1 year target price among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $56.40.

RDUS has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Cantor Fitzgerald reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $58.00 price target on shares of Radius Health in a research note on Friday. Jefferies Group LLC cut their price target on Radius Health from $38.00 to $31.00 and set a “hold” rating for the company in a research note on Friday. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a $45.00 price target on shares of Radius Health in a research note on Friday, October 6th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Radius Health from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 4th. Finally, Maxim Group reaffirmed a “positive” rating on shares of Radius Health in a research note on Friday, September 29th. They noted that the move was a valuation call.

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In related news, CFO Jose Carmona acquired 3,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, September 14th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $32.83 per share, with a total value of $98,490.00. Following the purchase, the chief financial officer now owns 3,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $98,490. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, major shareholder Growth N. V. Biotech acquired 150,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 10th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $34.97 per share, for a total transaction of $5,245,500.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the insider now directly owns 5,113,799 shares in the company, valued at approximately $178,829,551.03. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders purchased a total of 519,100 shares of company stock worth $17,970,882 over the last three months. 15.00% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

Several hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the stock. BlackRock Inc. grew its holdings in Radius Health by 98,245.6% in the 1st quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 2,630,745 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $101,679,000 after buying an additional 2,628,070 shares during the last quarter. Farallon Capital Management LLC grew its holdings in Radius Health by 18.3% in the 2nd quarter. Farallon Capital Management LLC now owns 3,686,300 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $166,731,000 after buying an additional 569,300 shares during the last quarter. TimesSquare Capital Management LLC acquired a new stake in Radius Health in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $25,589,000. BB Biotech AG grew its holdings in Radius Health by 11.0% in the 2nd quarter. BB Biotech AG now owns 5,038,799 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $227,905,000 after buying an additional 498,400 shares during the last quarter. Finally, RA Capital Management LLC acquired a new stake in Radius Health in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $22,486,000.

Shares of Radius Health (NASDAQ RDUS) opened at $29.56 on Friday. Radius Health has a one year low of $27.16 and a one year high of $55.97.

Radius Health (NASDAQ:RDUS) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 2nd. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($1.31) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($1.28) by ($0.03). The company had revenue of $13.50 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $6.90 million. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted ($1.07) earnings per share. research analysts anticipate that Radius Health will post -5.28 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Radius Health Company Profile

Radius Health, Inc is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company is focused on the developing therapeutics in the areas of osteoporosis, oncology and endocrine diseases. The Company’s lead investigational product candidate, TYMLOS (abaloparatide-SC) injection is developed for the treatment of postmenopausal women with osteoporosis at high risk for fracture.

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