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Equities researchers at Canaccord Genuity upped their price objective on shares of STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ:STAA) from $20.00 to $21.00 in a research report issued on Tuesday, Analyst RN reports. The firm currently has a “buy” rating on the stock. Canaccord Genuity’s price objective would indicate a potential upside of 11.82% from the stock’s previous close.

STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ:STAA) traded up 1.12% on Tuesday, hitting $18.99. The stock had a trading volume of 455,086 shares. STAAR Surgical Company has a 52-week low of $6.45 and a 52-week high of $19.74. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $17.56 and a 200-day moving average of $15.28. The company has a market cap of $721.0 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 1878.00.

STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ:STAA) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, April 28th. The company reported $0.04 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.01 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $20.20 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $19.44 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.08 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 12.1% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that STAAR Surgical Company will post $0.17 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on STAA. Analysts at William Blair upgraded shares of STAAR Surgical Company from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Monday, March 24th. Analysts at Benchmark Co. raised their price target on shares of STAAR Surgical Company from $15.00 to $21.00 in a research note on Monday, March 17th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $17.83.

STAAR Surgical Company designs, develops, manufactures and sells implantable lenses for the eye. The Company is the maker of lenses used worldwide in corrective or refractive surgery.

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