RA Capital Management LLC maintained its position in Ra Pharmctl Inc (NASDAQ:RARX) during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 1,351,808 shares of the company’s stock at the close of the 2nd quarter. Ra Pharmctl comprises about 2.9% of RA Capital Management LLC’s holdings, making the stock its 11th largest holding. RA Capital Management LLC owned 5.98% of Ra Pharmctl worth $25,333,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in RARX. Tekla Capital Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Ra Pharmctl in the second quarter valued at about $7,418,000. VHCP Management II LLC increased its position in shares of Ra Pharmctl by 33.6% in the first quarter. VHCP Management II LLC now owns 725,029 shares of the company’s stock valued at $15,436,000 after acquiring an additional 182,529 shares during the last quarter. Numeric Investors LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Ra Pharmctl in the second quarter valued at about $2,484,000. Nexthera Capital LP acquired a new stake in shares of Ra Pharmctl in the second quarter valued at about $1,912,000. Finally, Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. acquired a new stake in shares of Ra Pharmctl in the second quarter valued at about $1,518,000. 66.26% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Shares of Ra Pharmctl Inc (NASDAQ:RARX) traded up 2.84% during trading on Friday, reaching $14.49. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 27,125 shares. Ra Pharmctl Inc has a 12 month low of $12.05 and a 12 month high of $24.12. The firm’s market cap is $327.60 million. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $14.69 and its 200-day moving average price is $14.69.

Ra Pharmctl (NASDAQ:RARX) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 9th. The company reported ($0.56) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.50) by ($0.06). Equities analysts predict that Ra Pharmctl Inc will post ($2.31) EPS for the current year.

A number of brokerages have weighed in on RARX. Zacks Investment Research raised Ra Pharmctl from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, September 26th. Jefferies Group LLC set a $25.00 price target on Ra Pharmctl and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, August 25th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada began coverage on Ra Pharmctl in a research report on Thursday, September 14th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $21.00 price target on the stock. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $25.60.

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About Ra Pharmctl

Ra Pharmaceuticals, Inc is a United States-based clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. The Company focuses on the development of therapeutics for diseases of complement dysregulation and a range of orphan indications. It utilizes small molecules and peptide approaches to address pathological targets in the complement cascade.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Ra Pharmctl (NASDAQ:RARX)

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