HUTCHISON CHINA/S (NASDAQ:HCM) Trading 2.1% Higher

HUTCHISON CHINA/S (NASDAQ:HCM)’s share price traded up 2.1% on Tuesday . The company traded as high as $18.25 and last traded at $18.59, 2,044 shares traded hands during mid-day trading. A decline of 99% from the average session volume of 136,892 shares. The stock had previously closed at $18.20.

A number of research firms have recently commented on HCM. BidaskClub downgraded shares of HUTCHISON CHINA/S from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of HUTCHISON CHINA/S from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday. ValuEngine raised shares of HUTCHISON CHINA/S from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, August 1st. Finally, Macquarie began coverage on shares of HUTCHISON CHINA/S in a report on Friday, July 5th. They set an “outperform” rating for the company. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $25.41.

The business’s fifty day moving average price is $19.80 and its 200 day moving average price is $24.19. The company has a market capitalization of $2.40 billion, a P/E ratio of -33.18 and a beta of 0.64. The company has a current ratio of 2.80, a quick ratio of 2.67 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.01.

Hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC bought a new position in HUTCHISON CHINA/S during the 2nd quarter valued at about $40,000. Aperio Group LLC bought a new position in HUTCHISON CHINA/S during the 2nd quarter valued at about $50,000. Quantamental Technologies LLC lifted its holdings in HUTCHISON CHINA/S by 607.9% during the 2nd quarter. Quantamental Technologies LLC now owns 2,782 shares of the company’s stock valued at $61,000 after purchasing an additional 2,389 shares during the last quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. bought a new position in HUTCHISON CHINA/S during the 2nd quarter valued at about $91,000. Finally, Tower Research Capital LLC TRC lifted its holdings in HUTCHISON CHINA/S by 1,454.2% during the 2nd quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 4,787 shares of the company’s stock valued at $106,000 after purchasing an additional 4,479 shares during the last quarter. 26.50% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

About HUTCHISON CHINA/S (NASDAQ:HCM)

Hutchison China MediTech Limited, a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company, engages in discovery, development, and commercialization of targeted therapeutics and immunotherapies for oncology and immunological diseases in the People's Republic of China and Hong Kong. The company operates through Innovation Platform and Commercial Platform segments.

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