What Do Analysts Say About Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Inc. (KERX)

If you are investing like Buffett, the report can assist in finding the company with the durable competitive advantage, and if Peter Lynch is your hero, you might find a low P/E ratio, share buyback or future earnings growth in the depths of the report. The consensus recommendation by Thomson Reuters analysts is Outperform and their mean rating for the stock is 1.77 on scale of 1-5.

While looking at the Stock's Performance, Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Inc. now shows a Weekly Performance of 13.13%, where Monthly Performance is 23.82%, Quarterly performance is 8.45%, 6 Months performance is 33.83% and yearly performance percentage is 33.83%. (KERX) for the current quarter. 9 analysts projected on average Earnings.

For the next year first quarter, analysts predicted EPS estimates trend of $0.58 which would leave an impact on the stock performance in coming months. The firm earned $9.53 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $9.65 million. The High end of the Estimate is $10.7 Million, while the Low end of the Estimate is $9.75 Million. The company had Year Ago Sales of $15.2 Million. Price targets frequently change, depending on the outlook for a company's earnings.

The 8 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Inc have a median target of 6.50, with a high estimate of 10.00 and a low estimate of 4.00. Over the last 90 days, insiders sold 38,208 shares of company stock valued at $183,508.

The Stock now has the market capitalization of $611.57 Million, P/E (price to earnings ttm) of 0 and Weekly volatility of 7.89% and monthly volatility of 6.36% respectively. Rice Hall James & Associates LLC now owns 1,325,917 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock worth $7,041,000 after buying an additional 413,087 shares during the period. The company has a 50-day moving average of $5.29 and a 200 day moving average of $5.36.

Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Inc. (KERX) topped its 52-week high price target of 7.8 on Jul 20, 2016. Corporate insiders own 3.08% of the company's stock.

The firm has noticeable returns on equity ratio of -141.70%, which shows how much profit each dollar of ordinary stockholders' equity generates.

Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.'s (KERX) witnessed a gain of 7.89% in recent trading period with closing price of $ 6.29. The company's Relative strength index is 54.79. The stock got a shaky start early morning on analyst's remarks. (IMMU) as "STRONG BUY", 0 rated as "BUY" and 1 issued a "HOLD" rating. Here, 1 indicates a Strong Buy and 5 indicates a Strong Sell. The highest and lowest price target given by the brokerage firms to the equity are $7.5 and $7.5, respectively.

Separately, Citigroup Inc raised Keryx Biopharmaceuticals from a sell rating to a neutral rating and set a $7.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, January 11th.

The stock is now trading at a distance of 14.81% from SMA-20. Maxim Group's target price suggests a potential upside of 23.24% from the stock's current price. Marco Investment Management LLC now owns 49,350 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock worth $262,000 after buying an additional 3,000 shares in the last quarter. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($0.32) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.25) by $0.07. The stock stands almost -25.46% off versus the 52-week high and 90.28% away from the 52-week low.

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