Intellia Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTLA) was downgraded by research analysts at Chardan Capital from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report issued on Tuesday. They currently have a $20.00 price objective on the stock. Chardan Capital’s target price would indicate a potential upside of 0.65% from the stock’s previous close.

Several other analysts have also recently issued reports on the company. Cann restated a “hold” rating on shares of Intellia Therapeutics in a report on Tuesday, August 1st. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “buy” rating and issued a $36.00 target price on shares of Intellia Therapeutics in a report on Saturday, July 22nd. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. began coverage on Intellia Therapeutics in a report on Tuesday, July 18th. They issued a “market perform” rating for the company. TheStreet upgraded Intellia Therapeutics from a “d+” rating to a “c-” rating in a report on Thursday, July 6th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group set a $24.00 price target on Intellia Therapeutics and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Saturday, June 3rd. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $24.83.

Shares of Intellia Therapeutics (NTLA) opened at 19.87 on Tuesday. The company’s market capitalization is $717.55 million. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $16.56 and its 200 day moving average is $14.58. Intellia Therapeutics has a 12 month low of $10.83 and a 12 month high of $22.28.

Intellia Therapeutics (NASDAQ:NTLA) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The company reported ($0.45) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.42) by $0.03. The company had revenue of $5.90 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $5.83 million. Intellia Therapeutics had a negative net margin of 204.48% and a negative return on equity of 22.70%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 40.5% on a year-over-year basis. Equities analysts expect that Intellia Therapeutics will post ($1.74) EPS for the current year.

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In related news, major shareholder Venture Fund Ix L.P. Atlas sold 150,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, July 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $16.24, for a total transaction of $2,436,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. 12.80% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

Large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Airain ltd bought a new stake in Intellia Therapeutics during the first quarter worth about $381,000. M&T Bank Corp bought a new stake in Intellia Therapeutics during the first quarter worth about $162,000. Paulson & CO. Inc. bought a new stake in Intellia Therapeutics during the first quarter worth about $1,107,000. UBS Group AG raised its stake in Intellia Therapeutics by 432.0% in the first quarter. UBS Group AG now owns 60,935 shares of the company’s stock worth $859,000 after buying an additional 49,480 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Norges Bank acquired a new position in Intellia Therapeutics during the fourth quarter worth approximately $886,000. 46.52% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

About Intellia Therapeutics

Intellia Therapeutics, Inc is a genome editing company. The Company is focused on developing therapeutics utilizing a biological tool known as CRISPR/Cas9. The CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing system includes two components: the Cas9 protein and the guide RNA sequence. The Cas9 protein acts like a pair of molecular scissors that initiates the natural cellular repair process to knockout, repair or insert a gene.

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