Myovant Sciences (MYOV) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment Research
Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Myovant Sciences (NYSE:MYOV) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report released on Wednesday morning.
According to Zacks, “Myovant Sciences Ltd. is a biopharmaceutical company. It focused on developing and commercializing therapies for women’s health diseases and other endocrine-related disorders, including advanced prostate cancer. The company’s product candidate consists of relugolix which are in clinical trial, an oral once-daily small molecule that acts as a gonadotropin-releasing hormone receptor antagonist. Myovant Sciences Ltd. is based in Hamilton, Bermuda. “
Several other research firms have also recently issued reports on MYOV. JMP Securities reiterated an outperform rating and set a $25.00 price objective (up previously from $23.00) on shares of Myovant Sciences in a research report on Wednesday, October 4th. Robert W. Baird reiterated a buy rating and set a $20.00 price objective on shares of Myovant Sciences in a research report on Wednesday, October 4th. Finally, Cowen reiterated a buy rating on shares of Myovant Sciences in a research report on Tuesday, October 3rd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of Buy and an average price target of $22.50.
Myovant Sciences (NYSE:MYOV) last released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, November 13th. The company reported ($0.50) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.38) by ($0.12). sell-side analysts expect that Myovant Sciences will post -1.74 earnings per share for the current year.
Hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Myovant Sciences in the second quarter valued at $174,000. Swiss National Bank purchased a new position in shares of Myovant Sciences in the second quarter valued at $294,000. OxFORD Asset Management LLP grew its holdings in shares of Myovant Sciences by 15.4% in the second quarter. OxFORD Asset Management LLP now owns 29,745 shares of the company’s stock valued at $348,000 after purchasing an additional 3,971 shares in the last quarter. Susquehanna International Group LLP purchased a new position in shares of Myovant Sciences in the second quarter valued at $648,000. Finally, Point72 Asset Management L.P. purchased a new position in shares of Myovant Sciences in the third quarter valued at $1,255,000. 79.21% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
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About Myovant Sciences
Myovant Sciences Ltd. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing therapies for women’s health diseases and other endocrine-related disorders. Its main product candidate is Relugolix. Relugolix is an oral, once-daily, small molecule that acts as a gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) receptor antagonist that binds to and inhibits receptors in the anterior pituitary gland.
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