Kindred Biosciences (KIN) Stock Rating Lowered by ValuEngine

ValuEngine downgraded shares of Kindred Biosciences (NASDAQ:KIN) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report report published on Wednesday, January 3rd.

KIN has been the subject of several other research reports. B. Riley set a $11.00 price objective on shares of Kindred Biosciences and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Tuesday, December 5th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Kindred Biosciences from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $8.25 target price for the company in a report on Wednesday, September 27th. CL King assumed coverage on shares of Kindred Biosciences in a report on Wednesday, December 27th. They set a neutral rating for the company. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a hold rating on shares of Kindred Biosciences in a report on Friday, December 22nd. Finally, Aegis reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of Kindred Biosciences in a report on Friday, December 15th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of Hold and an average target price of $9.63.

Kindred Biosciences (NASDAQ:KIN) traded up $0.05 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $8.95. The company had a trading volume of 97,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 67,637. Kindred Biosciences has a fifty-two week low of $5.00 and a fifty-two week high of $9.80. The firm has a market capitalization of $249.15, a P/E ratio of -7.65 and a beta of 0.18.

Kindred Biosciences (NASDAQ:KIN) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($0.29) EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.33) by $0.04. equities analysts predict that Kindred Biosciences will post -1.19 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In other Kindred Biosciences news, Director Raymond Townsend sold 6,419 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, January 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $9.45, for a total transaction of $60,659.55. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 18,419 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $174,059.55. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Insiders own 19.10% of the company’s stock.

Hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the company. General American Investors Co. Inc. acquired a new position in Kindred Biosciences in the 3rd quarter valued at about $5,232,000. AJO LP acquired a new position in Kindred Biosciences in the 2nd quarter valued at about $2,407,000. Vanguard Group Inc. grew its stake in Kindred Biosciences by 57.7% in the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 745,322 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $6,410,000 after buying an additional 272,612 shares during the last quarter. State Street Corp acquired a new position in Kindred Biosciences in the 2nd quarter valued at about $2,209,000. Finally, Pacific Grove Capital LP acquired a new position in Kindred Biosciences in the 3rd quarter valued at about $1,475,000. 66.79% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

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Kindred Biosciences Company Profile

Kindred Biosciences, Inc is a development-stage biopharmaceutical company. The Company is focused on developing therapies for pets. The Company’s product pipeline consists of small molecules and biologics for a range of indications in dogs, cats and horses. The Company is developing product candidates for over 20 indications and focused on small molecule products and canine and feline biologics products.

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