G1 Therapeutics Inc (GTHX) Receives Consensus Rating of “Buy” from Brokerages

Shares of G1 Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:GTHX) have earned a consensus rating of “Buy” from the seven research firms that are currently covering the firm, Marketbeat reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, one has given a hold recommendation and five have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1 year price objective among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $31.50.

Several brokerages recently weighed in on GTHX. BTIG Research began coverage on G1 Therapeutics in a research note on Tuesday, December 19th. They set a “buy” rating and a $38.00 target price for the company. BidaskClub raised G1 Therapeutics from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 3rd. Cowen reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of G1 Therapeutics in a research report on Wednesday, November 8th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered G1 Therapeutics from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 11th.

G1 Therapeutics (NASDAQ:GTHX) opened at $23.04 on Friday. G1 Therapeutics has a 52 week low of $12.04 and a 52 week high of $28.67. The firm has a market capitalization of $585.33 and a PE ratio of -10.72.

In related news, insider Mark A. Velleca sold 7,500 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, December 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $20.01, for a total value of $150,075.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, Director Fredric N. Eshelman purchased 250,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 13th. The stock was bought at an average price of $19.73 per share, with a total value of $4,932,500.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 542,156 shares of company stock valued at $10,761,689 in the last quarter.

Several large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in GTHX. RA Capital Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of G1 Therapeutics in the 2nd quarter valued at $46,813,000. FMR LLC purchased a new stake in G1 Therapeutics in the 2nd quarter worth about $34,093,000. Franklin Resources Inc. purchased a new stake in G1 Therapeutics in the 2nd quarter worth about $10,651,000. Hillhouse Capital Management Ltd. purchased a new stake in G1 Therapeutics in the 2nd quarter worth about $7,848,000. Finally, Laurion Capital Management LP purchased a new stake in G1 Therapeutics in the 2nd quarter worth about $3,488,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 43.25% of the company’s stock.

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G1 Therapeutics Company Profile

G1 Therapeutics, Inc is a United States-based clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. The Company is engaged in developing small-molecule therapies for the treatment of cancer. Its two clinical-stage candidates are trilaciclib (G1T28) and G1T38, which are potent, selective inhibitors of the validated kinase targets CDK4/6.

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