Stifel Nicolaus initiated coverage on shares of Urogen Pharma (NASDAQ:URGN) in a report issued on Thursday, The Fly reports. The firm issued a buy rating and a $70.00 target price on the stock.
A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on the stock. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Urogen Pharma from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note on Saturday, June 2nd. Oppenheimer set a $75.00 price target on shares of Urogen Pharma and gave the stock a buy rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 22nd. Finally, Cowen reiterated a buy rating on shares of Urogen Pharma in a research note on Tuesday, August 14th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus target price of $59.60.
Shares of NASDAQ:URGN opened at $46.16 on Thursday. Urogen Pharma has a 1-year low of $25.56 and a 1-year high of $69.57.
A number of large investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. UBS Group AG boosted its stake in Urogen Pharma by 31.5% during the 1st quarter. UBS Group AG now owns 3,611 shares of the company’s stock worth $180,000 after purchasing an additional 865 shares during the period. Royal Bank of Canada lifted its stake in shares of Urogen Pharma by 34.5% in the 1st quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 5,052 shares of the company’s stock worth $251,000 after acquiring an additional 1,297 shares during the period. ETF Managers Group LLC lifted its stake in shares of Urogen Pharma by 19.2% in the 1st quarter. ETF Managers Group LLC now owns 8,161 shares of the company’s stock worth $395,000 after acquiring an additional 1,316 shares during the period. Alps Advisors Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Urogen Pharma by 10.0% in the 2nd quarter. Alps Advisors Inc. now owns 22,451 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,117,000 after acquiring an additional 2,045 shares during the period. Finally, Shikiar Asset Management Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Urogen Pharma by 5.6% in the 2nd quarter. Shikiar Asset Management Inc. now owns 48,125 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,395,000 after acquiring an additional 2,550 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 71.11% of the company’s stock.
About Urogen Pharma
UroGen Pharma Ltd., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on developing novel therapies for urological pathologies. Its lead product candidates, MitoGel and VesiGel are proprietary formulations of the chemotherapy drug Mitomycin C, a generic drug, which is currently used off-label for urothelial cancer treatment in a water-based formulation as an adjuvant or supplemental in post-surgery therapy.
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