News coverage about Antares Pharma (NASDAQ:ATRS) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Antares Pharma earned a news sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the specialty pharmaceutical company an impact score of 44.5181565843955 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
A number of research firms have recently commented on ATRS. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $3.00 price target on Antares Pharma and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, October 23rd. HC Wainwright cut their price target on Antares Pharma from $5.00 to $3.50 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a report on Monday, October 23rd. ValuEngine lowered Antares Pharma from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, October 16th. Finally, BidaskClub raised Antares Pharma from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, December 22nd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a buy rating and two have assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $3.84.
Antares Pharma (NASDAQ:ATRS) opened at $2.23 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.69, a current ratio of 3.34 and a quick ratio of 2.89. Antares Pharma has a twelve month low of $1.58 and a twelve month high of $4.09. The company has a market capitalization of $347.82, a price-to-earnings ratio of -20.27 and a beta of 0.25.
About Antares Pharma
Antares Pharma, Inc (Antares) is a specialty pharmaceutical company that focuses on developing and commercializing self-administered parenteral pharmaceutical products and technologies. The Company develops and manufactures pressure-assisted injector devices, with and without needles, which allow patients to self-inject drugs.
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