Catabasis Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:CATB) Upgraded by Citigroup to “Buy”

Citigroup upgraded shares of Catabasis Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:CATB) from a neutral rating to a buy rating in a report issued on Monday, November 20th. Citigroup currently has $3.00 target price on the biotechnology company’s stock.

A number of other equities research analysts also recently commented on CATB. Oppenheimer cut their price objective on Catabasis Pharmaceuticals from $9.00 to $4.00 and set an outperform rating for the company in a research report on Tuesday, August 15th. HC Wainwright increased their price objective on Catabasis Pharmaceuticals from $8.00 to $9.00 and gave the company a buy rating in a research report on Monday, August 14th. Cowen restated a market perform rating and issued a $2.00 target price on shares of Catabasis Pharmaceuticals in a report on Friday, October 6th. CIBC restated an outperform rating and issued a $7.00 target price (up previously from $4.00) on shares of Catabasis Pharmaceuticals in a report on Thursday, October 5th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Catabasis Pharmaceuticals from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $1.75 target price for the company in a report on Thursday, November 16th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of Buy and a consensus price target of $4.82.

Shares of Catabasis Pharmaceuticals (CATB) traded up $0.03 during trading hours on Monday, hitting $1.79. The stock had a trading volume of 93,786 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,015,286. Catabasis Pharmaceuticals has a one year low of $1.08 and a one year high of $5.51.

Catabasis Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:CATB) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 9th. The biotechnology company reported ($0.31) EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.33) by $0.02. The company had revenue of $0.25 million for the quarter. sell-side analysts forecast that Catabasis Pharmaceuticals will post -1.39 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Renaissance Technologies LLC acquired a new position in shares of Catabasis Pharmaceuticals in the first quarter worth $106,000. Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. increased its stake in shares of Catabasis Pharmaceuticals by 33.3% in the second quarter. Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. now owns 120,000 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock worth $169,000 after acquiring an additional 30,000 shares during the last quarter. Virtu KCG Holdings LLC acquired a new position in shares of Catabasis Pharmaceuticals in the second quarter worth $271,000. Finally, Wedbush Securities Inc. increased its stake in shares of Catabasis Pharmaceuticals by 2,368.6% in the third quarter. Wedbush Securities Inc. now owns 251,802 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock worth $534,000 after acquiring an additional 241,602 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 33.14% of the company’s stock.

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Catabasis Pharmaceuticals Company Profile

Catabasis Pharmaceuticals, Inc is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. The Company is focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of therapeutics based on its Safely Metabolized And Rationally Targeted (SMART), a linker drug discovery platform. The SMART linker drug discovery platform enables to engineer product candidates that can modulate multiple targets in a disease.

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