KemPharm (KMPH) Upgraded to “Sell” by ValuEngine

KemPharm (NASDAQ:KMPH) was upgraded by investment analysts at ValuEngine from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report released on Sunday.

A number of other equities analysts also recently commented on KMPH. Canaccord Genuity reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $7.00 target price on shares of KemPharm in a research note on Monday, September 11th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of KemPharm from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 16th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $8.05.

KemPharm (NASDAQ:KMPH) opened at $4.05 on Friday. KemPharm has a one year low of $2.45 and a one year high of $5.40. The company has a quick ratio of 7.56, a current ratio of 7.56 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -1.92. The company has a market cap of $59.36, a price-to-earnings ratio of -1.53 and a beta of -1.10.

In other news, EVP Daniel L. Cohen purchased 7,500 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 27th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $3.79 per share, with a total value of $28,425.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link. 22.80% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

An institutional investor recently raised its position in KemPharm stock. Alyeska Investment Group L.P. boosted its position in shares of KemPharm, Inc. (NASDAQ:KMPH) by 1.8% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 992,338 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock after purchasing an additional 17,721 shares during the period. Alyeska Investment Group L.P. owned approximately 6.77% of KemPharm worth $3,672,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. 36.04% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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KemPharm Company Profile

KemPharm, Inc is a clinical-stage specialty pharmaceutical company. The Company is engaged in the discovery and development of prodrugs. The Company uses its Ligand Activated Therapy (LAT) platform technology to create prodrugs. The Company’s product candidate, KP201/APAP, consists of KP201, its prodrug of hydrocodone, which is combined with acetaminophen (APAP).

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