Headlines about Calyxt (NASDAQ:CLXT) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Calyxt earned a news impact score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the company an impact score of 47.1305349148561 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Calyxt (NASDAQ:CLXT) traded down $0.58 during midday trading on Monday, hitting $21.23. The stock had a trading volume of 32,500 shares, compared to its average volume of 88,632. Calyxt has a 52-week low of $9.26 and a 52-week high of $31.89.

A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on CLXT shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Calyxt from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, October 16th. Jefferies Group LLC lifted their target price on Calyxt to $27.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. BMO Capital Markets started coverage on Calyxt in a report on Monday, October 30th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $32.00 target price for the company. Wells Fargo & Company lifted their target price on Calyxt from $17.00 to $30.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a report on Friday, September 29th. Finally, Citigroup Inc. downgraded Calyxt from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 27th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $26.25.

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Calyxt Company Profile

Calyxt, Inc is a food and agriculture company. The Company is focused on delivering healthier specialty food ingredients, such as healthier oils and high fiber wheat, for consumers and agriculturally advantageous crop traits, such as herbicide tolerance to farmers. The Company also combines gene-editing technology and technical that enables to edit a plant genome to elicit the desired traits and characteristics.

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