Intellia Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTLA)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by Jefferies Group LLC in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday. They presently have a $36.00 target price on the stock. Jefferies Group LLC’s target price points to a potential upside of 21.13% from the company’s current price.

Several other equities research analysts also recently weighed in on the stock. Wedbush reaffirmed an “ourperform” rating and issued a $25.00 price objective (down previously from $29.00) on shares of Intellia Therapeutics in a report on Wednesday, September 27th. ValuEngine raised shares of Intellia Therapeutics from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, September 22nd. Barclays PLC assumed coverage on shares of Intellia Therapeutics in a report on Wednesday, September 6th. They issued an “overweight” rating and a $29.00 price objective for the company. Chardan Capital downgraded shares of Intellia Therapeutics from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $20.00 price objective for the company. in a report on Tuesday, August 29th. Finally, Cann reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Intellia Therapeutics in a report on Tuesday, August 1st. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $26.80.

Intellia Therapeutics (NASDAQ NTLA) traded down 3.5017% during trading on Tuesday, reaching $28.6793. 254,320 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The stock’s market capitalization is $1.04 billion. The company has a 50-day moving average of $24.33 and a 200 day moving average of $24.33. Intellia Therapeutics has a 12 month low of $10.83 and a 12 month high of $31.90.

Intellia Therapeutics (NASDAQ:NTLA) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 3rd. The company reported ($0.45) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.42) by ($0.03). The company had revenue of $5.90 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.83 million. Intellia Therapeutics had a negative return on equity of 22.70% and a negative net margin of 204.48%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 40.5% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts expect that Intellia Therapeutics will post ($1.78) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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In other Intellia Therapeutics news, major shareholder Venture Fund Ix L.P. Atlas sold 150,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, July 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $16.24, for a total value of $2,436,000.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. 12.80% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

Hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the business. SG Americas Securities LLC purchased a new stake in Intellia Therapeutics during the second quarter valued at about $101,000. IHT Wealth Management LLC purchased a new stake in Intellia Therapeutics during the first quarter valued at about $117,000. Bank of Montreal Can lifted its stake in Intellia Therapeutics by 1,031.7% during the second quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 7,922 shares of the company’s stock valued at $127,000 after buying an additional 7,222 shares in the last quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors lifted its stake in Intellia Therapeutics by 117.7% during the second quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 8,048 shares of the company’s stock valued at $129,000 after buying an additional 4,351 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in Intellia Therapeutics during the second quarter valued at about $134,000. 46.52% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Intellia Therapeutics Company Profile

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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