Adaptimmune Therapeutics PLC (ADAP) Given Average Rating of “Hold” by Analysts

Shares of Adaptimmune Therapeutics PLC (NASDAQ:ADAP) have received an average rating of “Hold” from the eight ratings firms that are covering the stock, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month target price among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $15.50.

A number of equities research analysts have issued reports on the stock. Leerink Swann reissued an “outperform” rating and issued a $15.00 price target on shares of Adaptimmune Therapeutics PLC in a report on Friday. BidaskClub raised shares of Adaptimmune Therapeutics PLC from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Sunday, July 16th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Adaptimmune Therapeutics PLC from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, July 17th. Cowen and Company reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Adaptimmune Therapeutics PLC in a report on Tuesday, June 6th. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of Adaptimmune Therapeutics PLC from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, July 20th.

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Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Adaptimmune Therapeutics PLC during the 1st quarter valued at about $120,000. KCG Holdings Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Adaptimmune Therapeutics PLC during the 1st quarter valued at about $133,000. Monashee Investment Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of Adaptimmune Therapeutics PLC during the 1st quarter valued at about $138,000. Paloma Partners Management Co bought a new stake in shares of Adaptimmune Therapeutics PLC during the 1st quarter valued at about $165,000. Finally, OxFORD Asset Management LLP bought a new stake in shares of Adaptimmune Therapeutics PLC during the 2nd quarter valued at about $156,000. 68.01% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Shares of Adaptimmune Therapeutics PLC (ADAP) traded down 3.95% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $8.50. 375,484 shares of the company traded hands. The stock’s market capitalization is $794.91 million. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $5.70 and its 200-day moving average price is $5.18. Adaptimmune Therapeutics PLC has a 1-year low of $3.76 and a 1-year high of $8.95.

Adaptimmune Therapeutics PLC (NASDAQ:ADAP) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The biotechnology company reported ($0.24) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.24). The business had revenue of $3.52 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.43 million. Adaptimmune Therapeutics PLC had a negative net margin of 438.00% and a negative return on equity of 38.73%. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Adaptimmune Therapeutics PLC will post ($0.99) EPS for the current year.

About Adaptimmune Therapeutics PLC

Adaptimmune Therapeutics plc is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. The Company is focused on cancer immunotherapy products based on its Specific Peptide Enhanced Affinity Receptor (SPEAR) T-cell platform. The Company has developed a platform that enables it to identify cancer targets, find and genetically engineer TCR, and produce TCR therapeutic candidates for administration to patients.

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