Needham & Company LLC reaffirmed their hold rating on shares of Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTPH) in a research note issued to investors on Thursday.

Several other equities analysts have also weighed in on the company. BMO Capital Markets restated an outperform rating and issued a $13.00 price target (up previously from $12.00) on shares of Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals in a research note on Wednesday, July 26th. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals from a hold rating to a buy rating and lifted their price target for the company from $8.00 to $15.00 in a research note on Wednesday, July 26th. HC Wainwright assumed coverage on Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals in a research note on Tuesday, July 11th. They issued a buy rating and a $15.00 price target for the company. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note on Thursday, July 6th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus price target of $10.25.

Shares of Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals (TTPH) opened at 6.48 on Thursday. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $7.45 and its 200 day moving average price is $6.85. The stock’s market cap is $245.95 million. Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals has a 52-week low of $3.11 and a 52-week high of $9.93.

Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:TTPH) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 2nd. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($0.79) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.60) by $0.19. Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals had a negative net margin of 1,932.24% and a negative return on equity of 60.55%. The business had revenue of $1.48 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.46 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned ($0.46) EPS. Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals’s revenue for the quarter was down 24.5% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts anticipate that Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals will post ($2.65) earnings per share for the current year.

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A number of large investors have recently bought and sold shares of TTPH. Trexquant Investment LP purchased a new stake in Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals during the first quarter valued at approximately $265,000. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC raised its stake in Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals by 22.5% in the first quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 62,423 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $574,000 after buying an additional 11,458 shares during the period. Wade G W & Inc. purchased a new stake in Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals during the first quarter valued at approximately $138,000. Teza Capital Management LLC raised its stake in Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals by 8.9% in the first quarter. Teza Capital Management LLC now owns 15,650 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $144,000 after buying an additional 1,281 shares during the period. Finally, Bank of New York Mellon Corp raised its stake in Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals by 3.4% in the first quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 187,897 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $1,726,000 after buying an additional 6,114 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 45.48% of the company’s stock.

Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals Company Profile

Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals, Inc is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. The Company uses its chemistry technology to create antibiotics for multidrug-resistant infections. The Company is developing its lead product candidate, eravacycline, a fully synthetic tetracycline derivative, as a spectrum intravenous (IV) and oral antibiotic for use as a first-line empiric monotherapy for the treatment of multidrug-resistant infections, including multidrug-resistant gram-negative infections.

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