Seres Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:MCRB)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday.

A number of other research firms have also weighed in on MCRB. BidaskClub lowered Seres Therapeutics from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, August 11th. ValuEngine raised Seres Therapeutics from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 1st. Canaccord Genuity set a $20.00 price objective on Seres Therapeutics and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, June 12th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Seres Therapeutics from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 8th. Finally, Cowen and Company reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Seres Therapeutics in a research note on Friday, May 19th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $17.00.

Shares of Seres Therapeutics (MCRB) opened at 14.03 on Wednesday. Seres Therapeutics has a 12 month low of $8.85 and a 12 month high of $15.09. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $13.28 and a 200-day moving average price of $11.05. The company’s market capitalization is $568.38 million.

Seres Therapeutics (NASDAQ:MCRB) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The biotechnology company reported ($0.69) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.59) by $0.10. The firm had revenue of $3 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $3 million. Seres Therapeutics had a negative return on equity of 80.21% and a negative net margin of 441.38%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up .0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted ($0.70) earnings per share. On average, analysts forecast that Seres Therapeutics will post ($2.48) EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its position in shares of Seres Therapeutics by 1.2% in the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 1,585,026 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock valued at $17,911,000 after buying an additional 19,363 shares during the period. ARK Investment Management LLC raised its position in shares of Seres Therapeutics by 21.5% in the second quarter. ARK Investment Management LLC now owns 765,191 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock valued at $8,647,000 after buying an additional 135,276 shares during the period. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised its position in shares of Seres Therapeutics by 15.9% in the first quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 370,225 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock valued at $4,172,000 after buying an additional 50,860 shares during the period. State Street Corp raised its position in shares of Seres Therapeutics by 12.0% in the second quarter. State Street Corp now owns 321,699 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock valued at $3,637,000 after buying an additional 34,393 shares during the period. Finally, Northern Trust Corp raised its position in shares of Seres Therapeutics by 16.2% in the second quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 235,766 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock valued at $2,664,000 after buying an additional 32,875 shares during the period. 74.76% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Seres Therapeutics Company Profile

Seres Therapeutics, Inc is a microbiome therapeutics platform company. The Company is engaged in developing a class of biological drugs, which is referred as Ecobiotic microbiome therapeutics. The Company’s drugs are designed to restore health by repairing the function of a dysbiotic microbiome. The Company is focused on implementing its microbiome therapeutics platform to develop Ecobiotic microbiome therapeutics that treats dysbiosis in the colonic microbiome.

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