Ameriprise Financial Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Dova Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:DOVA) in the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm acquired 29,969 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $668,000. Ameriprise Financial Inc. owned about 0.12% of Dova Pharmaceuticals at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other large investors have also modified their holdings of the company. JPMorgan Chase & Co. acquired a new stake in shares of Dova Pharmaceuticals during the 2nd quarter worth about $382,000. Conning Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Dova Pharmaceuticals during the 2nd quarter worth about $1,115,000. Pier Capital LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Dova Pharmaceuticals during the 2nd quarter worth about $1,191,000. Sphera Funds Management LTD. acquired a new stake in shares of Dova Pharmaceuticals during the 2nd quarter worth about $2,118,000. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company MN acquired a new stake in shares of Dova Pharmaceuticals during the 2nd quarter worth about $4,458,000. 23.53% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Dova Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ DOVA) opened at $23.13 on Friday. Dova Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has a 52-week low of $16.98 and a 52-week high of $29.99.

Dova Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:DOVA) last released its earnings results on Thursday, November 9th. The company reported ($0.38) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.30) by ($0.08). During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned ($0.41) earnings per share. sell-side analysts forecast that Dova Pharmaceuticals, Inc. will post -1.4 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In related news, Director Paul B. Manning acquired 25,870 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 16th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $22.30 per share, for a total transaction of $576,901.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, Director Steven M. Goldman acquired 20,169 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 15th. The stock was bought at an average price of $22.23 per share, with a total value of $448,356.87. Following the purchase, the director now directly owns 81,158 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,804,142.34. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here.

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A number of analysts recently issued reports on the company. J P Morgan Chase & Co started coverage on Dova Pharmaceuticals in a research report on Monday, July 24th. They set an “overweight” rating and a $35.00 price objective for the company. Leerink Swann raised Dova Pharmaceuticals from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $32.00 target price for the company in a research report on Tuesday, September 26th. Jefferies Group LLC started coverage on Dova Pharmaceuticals in a research report on Monday, July 24th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $30.00 target price for the company. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised Dova Pharmaceuticals from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $31.00 target price for the company in a research report on Wednesday, October 11th.

Dova Pharmaceuticals Company Profile

Dova Pharmaceuticals, Inc is a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company. The Company is focused on acquiring, developing and commercializing drug candidates. The Company’s initial focus is on thrombocytopenia, a disorder characterized by a low blood platelet count. The Company is developing avatrombopag for treatment of thrombocytopenia in patients with chronic liver disease (CLD).

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Dova Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:DOVA)

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