Seres Therapeutics Inc (MCRB) Given a $20.00 Price Target at Canaccord Genuity

Seres Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:MCRB) has been assigned a $20.00 price objective by Canaccord Genuity in a report released on Thursday, May 4th. The brokerage currently has a “buy” rating on the biotechnology company’s stock. Canaccord Genuity’s price objective would suggest a potential upside of 105.13% from the stock’s current price.

MCRB has been the topic of a number of other reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Seres Therapeutics from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 17th. Cantor Fitzgerald reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of Seres Therapeutics in a research note on Tuesday, March 21st. FBR & Co lowered their price target on shares of Seres Therapeutics from $23.00 to $18.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, February 1st. Finally, Cowen and Company reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Seres Therapeutics in a report on Wednesday, February 1st. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $23.20.

Analyst Recommendations for Seres Therapeutics (NASDAQ:MCRB)

Seres Therapeutics (NASDAQ:MCRB) traded down 1.02% on Thursday, reaching $9.75. 134,517 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The company’s market cap is $393.80 million. Seres Therapeutics has a 12-month low of $8.05 and a 12-month high of $35.98. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $10.18 and a 200-day moving average of $10.26.

Seres Therapeutics (NASDAQ:MCRB) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 4th. The biotechnology company reported ($0.63) EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.65) by $0.02. The company had revenue of $3.02 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $3 million. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted ($0.50) earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 11.9% on a year-over-year basis. Equities analysts expect that Seres Therapeutics will post ($2.63) EPS for the current fiscal year.

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A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its position in Seres Therapeutics by 7.1% in the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 1,565,663 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock worth $17,645,000 after buying an additional 103,456 shares during the last quarter. Capital World Investors increased its stake in shares of Seres Therapeutics by 279.3% in the third quarter. Capital World Investors now owns 1,337,000 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock worth $16,432,000 after buying an additional 984,500 shares in the last quarter. Artal Group S.A. increased its stake in shares of Seres Therapeutics by 40.0% in the fourth quarter. Artal Group S.A. now owns 700,000 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock worth $6,930,000 after buying an additional 200,000 shares in the last quarter. ARK Investment Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Seres Therapeutics during the fourth quarter worth $4,871,000. Finally, Renaissance Technologies LLC boosted its stake in Seres Therapeutics by 35.0% in the fourth quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 400,300 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock worth $3,963,000 after buying an additional 103,800 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 77.62% of the company’s stock.

About Seres Therapeutics

Seres Therapeutics, Inc is a microbiome therapeutics platform company. The Company is engaged in developing a class of biological drugs, which is referred as Ecobiotic microbiome therapeutics. The Company’s drugs are designed to restore health by repairing the function of a dysbiotic microbiome. The Company is focused on implementing its microbiome therapeutics platform to develop Ecobiotic microbiome therapeutics that treats dysbiosis in the colonic microbiome.

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