Laidlaw initiated coverage on shares of Curis (NASDAQ:CRIS) in a research note released on Wednesday, The Fly reports. The firm issued a buy rating and a $5.00 price target on the biotechnology company’s stock.
Separately, Cantor Fitzgerald began coverage on shares of Curis in a report on Thursday, July 16th. They set an overweight rating and a $4.00 price objective on the stock.
CRIS stock opened at $1.17 on Wednesday. Curis has a one year low of $0.62 and a one year high of $3.59. The firm’s fifty day moving average is $1.25 and its 200 day moving average is $1.12.
A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Renaissance Technologies LLC lifted its stake in shares of Curis by 12.0% in the fourth quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 1,538,404 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock worth $2,615,000 after buying an additional 164,879 shares in the last quarter. Arnhold LLC lifted its stake in shares of Curis by 72.7% in the first quarter. Arnhold LLC now owns 718,267 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock worth $506,000 after buying an additional 302,253 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Curis in the second quarter worth about $27,000. 21.97% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
Curis, Inc, a biotechnology company, focuses on the development and commercialization of drug candidates for the treatment of human cancers in the United States. Its clinical stage drug candidates include CUDC-907, an oral dual inhibitor of HDAC and PI3K enzymes, which is in Phase II clinical trial for the treatment of patients with MYC-altered diffuse large B-cell lymphoma and solid tumors; CA-170, an oral small molecule drug candidate that is in Phase I clinical trial for treating patients with advanced solid tumors and lymphomas; CA-4948, an oral small molecule drug candidate, which is in Phase I clinical trial for the treatment of non-hodgkin lymphomas; and CA-327, an oral small molecule drug candidate that is in preclinical stage for the treatment of cancers.
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