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NewLink Genetics Corp (NASDAQ:NLNK)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by equities research analysts at Stifel Nicolaus in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday, Analyst Ratings Network reports. They currently have a $51.00 price target on the stock, down from their previous price target of $53.00. Stifel Nicolaus’ price target points to a potential upside of 135.24% from the company’s current price.

A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on NLNK. Analysts at Robert W. Baird cut their price target on shares of NewLink Genetics Corp from $40.00 to $29.00 in a research note on Wednesday, April 9th. Separately, analysts at MLV & Co
raised their price target on shares of NewLink Genetics Corp from $29.00 to $45.00 in a research note on Monday, March 31st. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Jefferies Group raised their price target on shares of NewLink Genetics Corp from $29.00 to $36.00 in a research note on Wednesday, March 12th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, NewLink Genetics Corp presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $39.00.

NewLink Genetics Corp (NASDAQ:NLNK) traded up 0.09% on Wednesday, hitting $21.68. 314,222 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. NewLink Genetics Corp has a 52 week low of $14.41 and a 52 week high of $53.48. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $24.20 and a 200-day moving average of $26.67. The company’s market cap is $604.0 million.

NewLink Genetics Corp (NASDAQ:NLNK) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May 6th. The company reported ($0.33) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.37) by $0.04. On average, analysts predict that NewLink Genetics Corp will post $-1.71 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

NewLink Genetics Corporation operates as a biopharmaceutical company. The Company, based in the United States, is focused on discovering, developing, and commercializing immunotherapeutic products to improve cancer treatment options for patients and physicians.

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