AnaptysBio Inc (NASDAQ:ANAB) shares hit a new 52-week high during trading on Wednesday . The stock traded as high as $111.42 and last traded at $103.52, with a volume of 284100 shares. The stock had previously closed at $102.57.
Several research analysts recently commented on ANAB shares. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $35.00 target price on shares of AnaptysBio in a research report on Tuesday, September 12th. Zacks Investment Research raised AnaptysBio from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $36.00 target price for the company in a research report on Wednesday, September 13th. Royal Bank of Canada initiated coverage on AnaptysBio in a research report on Thursday, September 14th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $40.00 target price for the company. JMP Securities lifted their price objective on AnaptysBio from $45.00 to $82.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 10th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group lifted their price objective on AnaptysBio from $38.00 to $85.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 10th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $88.00.
The firm has a market capitalization of $2,530.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of -68.56. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.09, a quick ratio of 10.77 and a current ratio of 10.77.
Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the business. Citadel Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in shares of AnaptysBio in the third quarter valued at $20,406,000. Artal Group S.A. increased its stake in shares of AnaptysBio by 459.4% in the second quarter. Artal Group S.A. now owns 250,000 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock valued at $5,983,000 after buying an additional 205,310 shares in the last quarter. VHCP Management II LLC acquired a new stake in shares of AnaptysBio in the third quarter valued at $5,856,000. JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased its stake in shares of AnaptysBio by 210.2% in the third quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 183,319 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock valued at $6,363,000 after buying an additional 124,219 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Sphera Funds Management LTD. acquired a new stake in shares of AnaptysBio in the third quarter valued at $2,796,000. 75.48% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.
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AnaptysBio, Inc is a United States-based biotechnology company. The Company is engaged in developing antibody product candidates focused on unmet medical needs in inflammation and immuno-oncology. The Company develops its product candidates using its antibody discovery technology platform, which is designed to replicate, in vitro, the natural process of antibody generation.
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