Theravance Biopharma (NASDAQ:TBPH) was upgraded by equities researchers at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report issued on Thursday.

Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Theravance Biopharma from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $29.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Monday, February 11th. Cantor Fitzgerald initiated coverage on shares of Theravance Biopharma in a research report on Monday, January 28th. They set a “buy” rating and a $55.00 price objective for the company. ValuEngine cut shares of Theravance Biopharma from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 22nd. Leerink Swann set a $38.00 price objective on shares of Theravance Biopharma and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 7th. Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies restated a “buy” rating on shares of Theravance Biopharma in a research report on Tuesday, October 23rd. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. Theravance Biopharma currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $43.40.

NASDAQ:TBPH opened at $27.56 on Thursday. The company has a current ratio of 3.26, a quick ratio of 3.08 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 6.52. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.53 billion, a PE ratio of -5.06 and a beta of 1.74. Theravance Biopharma has a twelve month low of $21.27 and a twelve month high of $35.48.

Institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Man Group plc acquired a new stake in Theravance Biopharma during the third quarter worth about $292,000. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its position in Theravance Biopharma by 3.6% during the third quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 3,672,030 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock worth $119,965,000 after purchasing an additional 126,135 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc increased its position in Theravance Biopharma by 3.6% during the third quarter. Vanguard Group Inc now owns 3,672,030 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock worth $119,965,000 after purchasing an additional 126,135 shares during the last quarter. Northern Trust Corp increased its position in Theravance Biopharma by 3.6% during the second quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 535,284 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock worth $12,140,000 after purchasing an additional 18,733 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Engineers Gate Manager LP acquired a new stake in Theravance Biopharma during the third quarter worth about $662,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 83.87% of the company’s stock.

About Theravance Biopharma

Theravance Biopharma, Inc, a diversified biopharmaceutical company, discovers, develops, and commercializes human therapeutics. The company offers VIBATIV (telavancin), a bactericidal, once-daily injectable antibiotic to treat patients with infections due to staphylococcus aureus and other gram-positive bacteria.

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