Miragen Therapeutics (MGEN) Given Hold Rating at Cowen

Cowen restated their hold rating on shares of Miragen Therapeutics (NASDAQ:MGEN) in a research note released on Monday.

A number of other research analysts also recently commented on MGEN. Wedbush reiterated an outperform rating on shares of Miragen Therapeutics in a research report on Tuesday, March 20th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Miragen Therapeutics from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $10.00 target price for the company in a research report on Tuesday, January 9th. Oppenheimer assumed coverage on Miragen Therapeutics in a research report on Friday, January 12th. They set an outperform rating and a $13.00 target price for the company. Deutsche Bank assumed coverage on Miragen Therapeutics in a research report on Thursday, March 22nd. They set a buy rating and a $15.00 target price for the company. Finally, B. Riley assumed coverage on Miragen Therapeutics in a research report on Friday, January 5th. They set a buy rating and a $15.50 target price for the company. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus price target of $16.31.

MGEN stock opened at $7.07 on Monday. Miragen Therapeutics has a 1-year low of $5.01 and a 1-year high of $15.91. The company has a quick ratio of 13.33, a current ratio of 13.33 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.26. The company has a market capitalization of $206.07, a price-to-earnings ratio of -5.12 and a beta of 1.33.



Miragen Therapeutics (NASDAQ:MGEN) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, March 14th. The medical research company reported ($0.29) EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.33) by $0.04. The firm had revenue of $1.19 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.22 million. Miragen Therapeutics had a negative return on equity of 63.57% and a negative net margin of 662.30%. sell-side analysts expect that Miragen Therapeutics will post -1.17 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In other Miragen Therapeutics news, insider Adam Scott Levy bought 9,090 shares of Miragen Therapeutics stock in a transaction on Tuesday, February 13th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $5.50 per share, for a total transaction of $49,995.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the insider now directly owns 10,540 shares in the company, valued at approximately $57,970. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Also, Director Bruce Booth bought 545,454 shares of Miragen Therapeutics stock in a transaction on Tuesday, February 13th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $5.50 per share, for a total transaction of $2,999,997.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Company insiders own 44.40% of the company’s stock.

A number of hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in MGEN. Russell Investments Group Ltd. purchased a new stake in Miragen Therapeutics in the third quarter worth $147,000. SG Americas Securities LLC purchased a new position in shares of Miragen Therapeutics during the third quarter valued at $250,000. Aveo Capital Partners LLC purchased a new position in shares of Miragen Therapeutics during the fourth quarter valued at $279,000. Wells Fargo & Company MN increased its stake in shares of Miragen Therapeutics by 203.8% during the fourth quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 17,804 shares of the medical research company’s stock valued at $185,000 after buying an additional 11,943 shares during the period. Finally, Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased its stake in shares of Miragen Therapeutics by 67.1% during the fourth quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 45,775 shares of the medical research company’s stock valued at $478,000 after buying an additional 18,374 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 18.98% of the company’s stock.

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