NxStage Medical (NASDAQ:NXTM) was downgraded by stock analysts at BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note issued on Tuesday.

Several other research firms also recently weighed in on NXTM. ValuEngine raised shares of NxStage Medical from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Saturday, June 2nd. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of NxStage Medical from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, August 11th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and three have given a hold rating to the company. NxStage Medical has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $30.00.

NXTM opened at $28.19 on Tuesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.85 billion, a PE ratio of -128.14 and a beta of -0.05. NxStage Medical has a 1-year low of $22.70 and a 1-year high of $28.75.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in NXTM. NumerixS Investment Technologies Inc bought a new stake in shares of NxStage Medical in the 2nd quarter worth about $122,000. Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC increased its position in shares of NxStage Medical by 714.3% in the 2nd quarter. Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC now owns 5,700 shares of the medical device company’s stock worth $159,000 after purchasing an additional 5,000 shares during the last quarter. Keybank National Association OH bought a new stake in shares of NxStage Medical in the 2nd quarter worth about $212,000. Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC bought a new stake in shares of NxStage Medical in the 2nd quarter worth about $216,000. Finally, Janus Henderson Group PLC bought a new stake in shares of NxStage Medical in the 2nd quarter worth about $234,000. 83.12% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

NxStage Medical Company Profile

NxStage Medical, Inc, a medical technology company, develops, manufactures, and markets products and services for patients suffering from chronic or acute kidney failure. Its primary product includes the System One, a portable hemodialysis system, which is used primarily for home hemodialysis and a range of dialysis therapies to deliver in the home setting.

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