Y-mAbs Therapeutics (NASDAQ:YMAB) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday, Zacks.com reports.
According to Zacks, "Y-mAbs Therapeutics Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company. It focused on the development and commercialization of novel, antibody-based therapeutic products for the treatment of cancer. The company's product pipeline consists of naxitamab and omburtamab which are in clinical stage. Y-mAbs Therapeutics Inc. is based in NEW YORK, USA. "
Other research analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. Morgan Stanley raised their target price on Y-mAbs Therapeutics from $42.00 to $45.00 and gave the stock an "equal weight" rating in a research report on Thursday, November 12th. Barclays raised their target price on Y-mAbs Therapeutics from $55.00 to $65.00 and gave the stock an "overweight" rating in a research report on Thursday, December 17th. Wedbush raised their target price on Y-mAbs Therapeutics from $52.00 to $71.00 and gave the stock an "outperform" rating in a research report on Thursday, December 17th. Bank of America cut Y-mAbs Therapeutics from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating and set a $56.00 target price on the stock. in a research report on Friday, January 15th. Finally, HC Wainwright raised their price objective on Y-mAbs Therapeutics from $52.00 to $65.00 and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research note on Monday, November 9th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $56.71.
Shares of NASDAQ:YMAB opened at $38.05 on Wednesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.54 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of -12.81 and a beta of 1.36. The stock's 50-day simple moving average is $46.35 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $44.64. Y-mAbs Therapeutics has a 52-week low of $14.16 and a 52-week high of $55.22.
In related news, CEO Pedro Claus Juan Moller-San sold 40,734 shares of Y-mAbs Therapeutics stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, December 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $51.27, for a total transaction of $2,088,432.18. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 15,625 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $801,093.75. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, insider Thomas Gad sold 50,000 shares of Y-mAbs Therapeutics stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, December 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $50.75, for a total value of $2,537,500.00. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 50,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,537,500. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 128,734 shares of company stock worth $6,542,232 in the last ninety days. Corporate insiders own 38.40% of the company's stock.
A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of YMAB. Pacer Advisors Inc. bought a new stake in Y-mAbs Therapeutics in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $30,000. Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ purchased a new position in shares of Y-mAbs Therapeutics in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $38,000. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC purchased a new position in shares of Y-mAbs Therapeutics in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $44,000. Penserra Capital Management LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Y-mAbs Therapeutics by 171.9% in the 4th quarter. Penserra Capital Management LLC now owns 930 shares of the company's stock worth $46,000 after purchasing an additional 588 shares during the period. Finally, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank boosted its holdings in shares of Y-mAbs Therapeutics by 178.4% in the 3rd quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 1,868 shares of the company's stock worth $72,000 after purchasing an additional 1,197 shares during the period. 53.20% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.
About Y-mAbs Therapeutics
Y-mAbs Therapeutics, Inc, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development and commercialization of novel antibody-based therapeutic products for the treatment cancer in the United States. The company develops naxitamab that is in Phase 2 clinical trial for the treatment of pediatric patients with relapsed steosarcoma or refractory, and high-risk neuroblastoma, as well as other GD2 positive tumors; and GD2-GD3 Vaccine which is in Phase 2 clinical trial for the treatment of high-risk neuroblastoma.
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