Bio-Path Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPTH)’s share price traded up 5% on Wednesday . The company traded as high as $0.23 and last traded at $0.21. 660,607 shares changed hands during mid-day trading, an increase of 50% from the average session volume of 440,947 shares. The stock had previously closed at $0.20.
Several equities analysts have recently commented on BPTH shares. HC Wainwright reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $1.50 price objective (down from $4.50) on shares of Bio-Path in a research report on Monday, November 13th. reduced their price objective on Bio-Path from $4.50 to $1.50 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, November 15th. Finally, ValuEngine lowered Bio-Path from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Friday, September 1st. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $1.67.
The firm has a market cap of $22.68, a price-to-earnings ratio of -3.00 and a beta of 2.92.
Large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Sabby Management LLC raised its stake in Bio-Path by 73.2% during the second quarter. Sabby Management LLC now owns 1,190,886 shares of the company’s stock valued at $462,000 after buying an additional 503,488 shares during the last quarter. HighTower Advisors LLC raised its stake in Bio-Path by 0.3% during the second quarter. HighTower Advisors LLC now owns 1,267,070 shares of the company’s stock valued at $492,000 after buying an additional 4,000 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Legal & General Group Plc raised its stake in Bio-Path by 5,474.3% during the second quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 1,773,799 shares of the company’s stock valued at $681,000 after buying an additional 1,741,978 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 9.36% of the company’s stock.
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Bio-Path Company Profile
Bio-Path Holdings, Inc is a clinical and preclinical stage oncology focused antisense drug development company. The Company utilizes a technology that achieves systemic delivery for target specific protein inhibition for any gene product that is over-expressed in disease. Its drug delivery and antisense technology, DNAbilize, is a platform that uses P-ethoxy, a deoxyribonucleic acid backbone modification.
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