Amicus Therapeutics (NASDAQ:FOLD) was upgraded by investment analysts at BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday.
Other research analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. Leerink Swann reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 price objective (up from $17.00) on shares of Amicus Therapeutics in a research report on Wednesday, October 4th. Bank of America upped their price objective on Amicus Therapeutics from $15.00 to $20.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 4th. Chardan Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $18.50 price objective (up from $16.50) on shares of Amicus Therapeutics in a research report on Thursday, October 5th. Zacks Investment Research raised Amicus Therapeutics from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $16.00 target price for the company in a report on Tuesday, October 10th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group reissued a “neutral” rating and issued a $17.00 target price on shares of Amicus Therapeutics in a report on Friday, October 6th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $17.81.
Amicus Therapeutics (NASDAQ FOLD) opened at $14.16 on Thursday. Amicus Therapeutics has a 1 year low of $4.59 and a 1 year high of $16.60. The company has a current ratio of 6.32, a quick ratio of 6.22 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.39.
In other news, insider Jay Barth sold 5,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $13.59, for a total value of $67,950.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 69,184 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $940,210.56. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, CEO John F. Crowley sold 65,581 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, December 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $13.51, for a total value of $885,999.31. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 393,076 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $5,310,456.76. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 758,224 shares of company stock valued at $10,785,546 over the last three months. Company insiders own 3.40% of the company’s stock.
Several institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Strs Ohio purchased a new stake in Amicus Therapeutics during the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $102,000. Teacher Retirement System of Texas raised its stake in Amicus Therapeutics by 1.7% during the 2nd quarter. Teacher Retirement System of Texas now owns 10,243 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $103,000 after acquiring an additional 169 shares during the last quarter. Tudor Investment Corp ET AL purchased a new stake in Amicus Therapeutics during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $124,000. Aperio Group LLC raised its stake in shares of Amicus Therapeutics by 13.5% during the 2nd quarter. Aperio Group LLC now owns 13,986 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock worth $141,000 after buying an additional 1,663 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Zacks Investment Management purchased a new position in shares of Amicus Therapeutics during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $145,000.
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About Amicus Therapeutics
Amicus Therapeutics, Inc is a biotechnology company. The Company is engaged in the discovery, development and commercialization of a set of treatments for patients living with devastating rare and orphan diseases. Its lead product, migalastat HCl is a small molecule that can be used as a monotherapy and in combination with enzyme replacement therapy (ERT) for Fabry disease.
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