Merus N.V. (NASDAQ:MRUS) has received an average recommendation of “Hold” from the six ratings firms that are currently covering the firm, Marketbeat.com reports. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, one has given a hold recommendation and three have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 12-month price objective among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $30.25.

MRUS has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $31.00 target price on shares of Merus N.V. in a research report on Friday, July 14th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Merus N.V. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, July 15th. Royal Bank Of Canada initiated coverage on shares of Merus N.V. in a research report on Thursday, September 14th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $28.00 target price for the company. Finally, ValuEngine cut shares of Merus N.V. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, October 2nd.

A hedge fund recently bought a new stake in Merus N.V. stock. Renaissance Technologies LLC bought a new position in shares of Merus N.V. (NASDAQ:MRUS) in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm bought 22,500 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock, valued at approximately $549,000. Renaissance Technologies LLC owned approximately 0.14% of Merus N.V. as of its most recent SEC filing. Institutional investors own 31.52% of the company’s stock.

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Shares of Merus N.V. (NASDAQ MRUS) opened at $15.42 on Friday.

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