Cara Therapeutics Inc (CARA) Price Target Cut to $25.00 by Analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald

Cara Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:CARA) had its price target reduced by Cantor Fitzgerald from $26.00 to $25.00 in a report published on Friday. They currently have an overweight rating on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock.

Other equities analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. HC Wainwright set a $22.00 target price on shares of Cara Therapeutics and gave the company a buy rating in a report on Wednesday, February 22nd. Janney Montgomery Scott set a $20.00 target price on shares of Cara Therapeutics and gave the company a buy rating in a report on Saturday, March 11th. Canaccord Genuity reaffirmed a buy rating and set a $25.00 target price on shares of Cara Therapeutics in a report on Friday, March 10th. Laidlaw increased their target price on shares of Cara Therapeutics from $17.00 to $20.00 and gave the company a buy rating in a report on Friday, March 10th. Finally, Vetr raised shares of Cara Therapeutics from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $18.44 target price on the stock in a report on Wednesday, April 5th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, ten have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. Cara Therapeutics has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus target price of $25.89.

Cara Therapeutics (NASDAQ:CARA) opened at 15.59 on Friday. Cara Therapeutics has a one year low of $4.35 and a one year high of $20.90. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $16.84 and its 200-day moving average is $13.53. The firm’s market cap is $506.78 million.

Cara Therapeutics (NASDAQ:CARA) last released its earnings results on Thursday, May 4th. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($0.81) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.73) by $0.08. The company had revenue of $0.91 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $0.11 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted ($0.39) earnings per share. The business’s revenue was up 12900.0% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts expect that Cara Therapeutics will post ($2.35) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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In related news, major shareholder Ventures Vi Lp Rho bought 500,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, March 31st. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $18.19 per share, with a total value of $9,095,000.00. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Company insiders own 7.70% of the company’s stock.

Large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Teachers Advisors LLC boosted its stake in Cara Therapeutics by 8.3% in the fourth quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 33,390 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $310,000 after buying an additional 2,552 shares in the last quarter. Chescapmanager LLC bought a new stake in Cara Therapeutics during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $6,365,000. Flinton Capital Management LLC bought a new stake in Cara Therapeutics during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $139,000. Disciplined Growth Investors Inc. MN bought a new stake in Cara Therapeutics during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $8,251,000. Finally, Elkfork Partners LLC bought a new stake in Cara Therapeutics during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $296,000. 43.29% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Cara Therapeutics Company Profile

Cara Therapeutics, Inc is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. The Company is focused on developing and commercializing chemical entities designed to alleviate pain and pruritus by focusing on kappa opioid receptors. It is developing a class of product candidates that target the body’s peripheral nervous system.

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