News articles about Aquinox Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:AQXP) have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Aquinox Pharmaceuticals earned a news impact score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the company an impact score of 46.7687538675701 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

Shares of Aquinox Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ AQXP) traded up $0.20 on Thursday, reaching $10.47. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 110,400 shares, compared to its average volume of 85,981. Aquinox Pharmaceuticals has a 1 year low of $10.02 and a 1 year high of $19.97.

AQXP has been the topic of a number of research reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Aquinox Pharmaceuticals from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 10th. Canaccord Genuity reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $22.00 price target on shares of Aquinox Pharmaceuticals in a research note on Tuesday, November 21st. ValuEngine downgraded Aquinox Pharmaceuticals from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, September 15th. Needham & Company LLC reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $25.00 price target on shares of Aquinox Pharmaceuticals in a research note on Thursday, November 9th. Finally, Cantor Fitzgerald reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $28.00 price target on shares of Aquinox Pharmaceuticals in a research note on Thursday, November 9th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $22.50.

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About Aquinox Pharmaceuticals

Aquinox Pharmaceuticals, Inc is a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company discovering and developing targeted therapeutics in disease areas of inflammation and immuno-oncology. The Company’s primary focus is anti-inflammatory product candidates targeting the Src Homology 2 (SH2)-containing inositol-5-phosphatase 1 (SHIP1) enzyme, which is a regulator of a cellular signaling pathway in immune cells, known as the phosphatidylinositol-4,5-bisphosphate 3-kinase (PI3K) pathway.

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