Northland Securities reissued their buy rating on shares of Flexion Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLXN) in a research note published on Friday morning. They currently have a $40.00 price objective on the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock.

A number of other equities analysts have also weighed in on FLXN. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Flexion Therapeutics from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report on Thursday, July 13th. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued an outperform rating and issued a $44.00 price objective on shares of Flexion Therapeutics in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. Needham & Company LLC reissued a buy rating and issued a $36.00 price objective (up previously from $34.00) on shares of Flexion Therapeutics in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. BMO Capital Markets reissued a buy rating on shares of Flexion Therapeutics in a research report on Friday, August 11th. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of Flexion Therapeutics from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report on Friday, September 1st. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating, seven have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. Flexion Therapeutics currently has an average rating of Buy and a consensus price target of $98.33.

Flexion Therapeutics (NASDAQ:FLXN) opened at $23.48 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.87, a quick ratio of 12.93 and a current ratio of 12.93. Flexion Therapeutics has a 52-week low of $15.96 and a 52-week high of $32.25.

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In other Flexion Therapeutics news, insider Michael D. Clayman acquired 5,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 8th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $23.60 per share, for a total transaction of $118,000.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the insider now directly owns 35,395 shares in the company, valued at $835,322. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, insider Yamo Deniz acquired 1,375 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 31st. The shares were acquired at an average price of $25.40 per share, with a total value of $34,925.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the insider now owns 5,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $127,000. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders have purchased 10,375 shares of company stock valued at $249,575 in the last ninety days. 15.98% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Fiduciary Trust Co. purchased a new stake in Flexion Therapeutics during the second quarter worth approximately $101,000. IFP Advisors Inc grew its stake in Flexion Therapeutics by 24.5% during the second quarter. IFP Advisors Inc now owns 5,080 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock worth $103,000 after buying an additional 1,000 shares during the period. Advisor Group Inc. grew its stake in Flexion Therapeutics by 205.9% during the second quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 5,200 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock worth $105,000 after buying an additional 3,500 shares during the period. SG Americas Securities LLC purchased a new stake in Flexion Therapeutics during the third quarter worth approximately $135,000. Finally, State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System purchased a new stake in Flexion Therapeutics during the third quarter worth approximately $235,000. Institutional investors own 69.17% of the company’s stock.

Flexion Therapeutics Company Profile

Flexion Therapeutics, Inc is a United States-based specialty pharmaceutical company. The Company is focused on the development and commercialization of local therapies for the treatment of patients with musculoskeletal conditions, beginning with osteoarthritis (OA), a type of degenerative arthritis. The Company’s lead product candidate, Zilretta, is a late-stage, injectable, extended-release, intra-articular (IA) investigational steroid.

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