Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. (VNDA) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.

Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:VNDA)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by investment analysts at Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. in a research note issued to investors on Sunday. They currently have a $25.00 price objective on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.’s price objective suggests a potential upside of 93.05% from the stock’s previous close.

Several other brokerages have also recently commented on VNDA. Zacks Investment Research cut Vanda Pharmaceuticals from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 26th. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $21.00 target price on shares of Vanda Pharmaceuticals in a research report on Tuesday, August 29th. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $26.00 target price on Vanda Pharmaceuticals and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 19th. ValuEngine lowered Vanda Pharmaceuticals from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, October 26th. Finally, HC Wainwright set a $18.00 price objective on Vanda Pharmaceuticals and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, August 3rd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. Vanda Pharmaceuticals has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $21.50.

Shares of Vanda Pharmaceuticals (VNDA) opened at $12.95 on Friday. Vanda Pharmaceuticals has a 12-month low of $11.90 and a 12-month high of $18.99.

Vanda Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:VNDA) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($0.10) EPS for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.10). The business had revenue of $41.30 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $43.90 million. Vanda Pharmaceuticals had a negative return on equity of 10.99% and a negative net margin of 9.01%. Vanda Pharmaceuticals’s revenue was up 7.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted ($0.01) earnings per share. equities research analysts predict that Vanda Pharmaceuticals will post -0.39 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd raised its holdings in shares of Vanda Pharmaceuticals by 46.3% during the second quarter. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd now owns 20,510 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock worth $335,000 after acquiring an additional 6,487 shares in the last quarter. Birchview Capital LP raised its holdings in shares of Vanda Pharmaceuticals by 25.9% during the second quarter. Birchview Capital LP now owns 68,000 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock worth $1,108,000 after acquiring an additional 14,000 shares in the last quarter. State of Wisconsin Investment Board purchased a new stake in shares of Vanda Pharmaceuticals during the second quarter worth $538,000. American International Group Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Vanda Pharmaceuticals by 7.1% during the first quarter. American International Group Inc. now owns 22,563 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock worth $316,000 after acquiring an additional 1,491 shares in the last quarter. Finally, AJO LP raised its holdings in shares of Vanda Pharmaceuticals by 94.2% during the second quarter. AJO LP now owns 541,927 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock worth $8,833,000 after acquiring an additional 262,833 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 87.28% of the company’s stock.

About Vanda Pharmaceuticals

Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company is focused on the development and commercialization of therapies to address unmet medical needs. Its product portfolio includes HETLIOZ (tasimelteon), Fanapt (iloperidone), Tradipitant (VLY-686), Trichostatin A and AQW051. It offers HETLIOZ for the treatment of Non-24-Hour Sleep-Wake Disorder (Non-24).

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