Intercept Pharmaceuticals (ICPT) Receives Coverage Optimism Score of 0.26
Media headlines about Intercept Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ICPT) have trended positive this week, according to Accern. Accern ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Intercept Pharmaceuticals earned a coverage optimism score of 0.26 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the biopharmaceutical company an impact score of 46.0195889738483 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
These are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- Optimistic Trending Companies: Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ICPT), Gentex Corporation (GNTX) – Market Movers (financialqz.com)
- Hot Stock to Track – Intercept Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: ICPT) – Alpha Beta Stock (alphabetastock.com)
- Intercept Pharma (ICPT) Confirms US Prescribing Information for Ocaliva to Reinforce Appropriate Dosing in PBC … – StreetInsider.com (streetinsider.com)
- Healthcare Industry Trends And Its Impact On Intercept Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:ICPT) (finance.yahoo.com)
- FY2017 EPS Estimates for Intercept Pharmaceuticals Inc (ICPT) Lifted by Oppenheimer (americanbankingnews.com)
Shares of Intercept Pharmaceuticals (ICPT) opened at $62.87 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $1,600.00, a P/E ratio of -4.25 and a beta of -2.13. Intercept Pharmaceuticals has a one year low of $51.53 and a one year high of $135.59. The company has a quick ratio of 5.95, a current ratio of 5.95 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.15.
A number of equities analysts have recently issued reports on ICPT shares. Seaport Global Securities reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $136.00 price objective on shares of Intercept Pharmaceuticals in a research note on Friday, October 6th. Goldman Sachs Group reiterated a “neutral” rating and set a $79.00 price objective on shares of Intercept Pharmaceuticals in a research note on Friday, October 6th. Bank of America dropped their price objective on shares of Intercept Pharmaceuticals from $102.00 to $73.00 and set an “underperform” rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, October 13th. Oppenheimer reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Intercept Pharmaceuticals in a research note on Tuesday, October 24th. Finally, Laidlaw upgraded shares of Intercept Pharmaceuticals from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $90.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have issued a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Intercept Pharmaceuticals currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $134.86.
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Intercept Pharmaceuticals Company Profile
Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company is focused on the development and commercialization of therapeutics to treat non-viral, progressive liver diseases. The Company’s product candidates have the potential to treat orphan and more prevalent diseases for which there are limited therapeutic solutions.
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