Cantor Fitzgerald Trims GW Pharmaceuticals PLC- (GWPH) Target Price to $193.00

GW Pharmaceuticals PLC- (NASDAQ:GWPH) had its price target trimmed by Cantor Fitzgerald from $211.00 to $193.00 in a research note released on Monday, MarketBeat reports. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock.

Several other analysts also recently issued reports on the stock. Bank of America reissued a buy rating and set a $197.00 target price (up from $181.00) on shares of GW Pharmaceuticals PLC- in a research note on Friday, September 28th. Morgan Stanley boosted their target price on shares of GW Pharmaceuticals PLC- from $197.00 to $240.00 and gave the company an overweight rating in a research note on Friday, September 28th. BidaskClub raised shares of GW Pharmaceuticals PLC- from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note on Saturday, September 22nd. ValuEngine raised shares of GW Pharmaceuticals PLC- from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating in a research note on Thursday, November 1st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of GW Pharmaceuticals PLC- from a hold rating to a strong-buy rating and set a $168.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, October 10th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating, eight have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus price target of $185.38.

NASDAQ GWPH opened at $126.25 on Monday. The firm has a market capitalization of $3.71 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of -11.96 and a beta of 2.17. GW Pharmaceuticals PLC- has a 1 year low of $105.12 and a 1 year high of $179.65. The company has a current ratio of 6.66, a quick ratio of 6.34 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.01.

GW Pharmaceuticals PLC- (NASDAQ:GWPH) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 27th. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($2.76) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($2.48) by ($0.28). The company had revenue of $2.40 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.62 million. GW Pharmaceuticals PLC- had a negative net margin of 1,574.21% and a negative return on equity of 50.93%. GW Pharmaceuticals PLC-‘s quarterly revenue was down 4.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted ($0.14) EPS. As a group, analysts anticipate that GW Pharmaceuticals PLC- will post -7.93 EPS for the current year.

Large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Belpointe Asset Management LLC bought a new stake in GW Pharmaceuticals PLC- in the third quarter worth $237,000. Morgan Stanley boosted its holdings in GW Pharmaceuticals PLC- by 14.1% in the third quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 432,144 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock worth $74,649,000 after purchasing an additional 53,368 shares in the last quarter. B. Riley Wealth Management Inc. bought a new stake in GW Pharmaceuticals PLC- in the third quarter worth $656,000. Koshinski Asset Management Inc. bought a new stake in GW Pharmaceuticals PLC- in the third quarter worth $353,000. Finally, Macquarie Group Ltd. bought a new stake in GW Pharmaceuticals PLC- in the third quarter worth $68,339,000. 69.38% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

GW Pharmaceuticals PLC- Company Profile

GW Pharmaceuticals plc, a biopharmaceutical company, engages in discovering, developing, and commercializing cannabinoid prescription medicines using botanical extracts derived from the Cannabis plant. The company operates through three segments: Commercial, Sativex Research and Development, and Pipeline Research and Development.

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