Abeona Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:ABEO)’s share price reached a new 52-week high during trading on Tuesday . The stock traded as high as $5.72 and last traded at $5.62, with a volume of 377,929 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $5.11.

Several equities analysts recently commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered Abeona Therapeutics from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, September 12th. Cantor Fitzgerald assumed coverage on Abeona Therapeutics in a research note on Wednesday, September 7th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $21.00 target price for the company. Maxim Group set a $6.00 target price on Abeona Therapeutics and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 18th. FBR & Co set a $15.00 target price on Abeona Therapeutics and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 18th. Finally, Rodman & Renshaw reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $17.00 target price on shares of Abeona Therapeutics in a research note on Sunday, August 21st. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $12.40.

The stock’s market capitalization is $189.86 million. The company has a 50 day moving average of $4.20 and a 200 day moving average of $3.07.

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Abeona Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ABEO) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 16th. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($0.20) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.14) by $0.06. Abeona Therapeutics had a negative net margin of 2,177.03% and a negative return on equity of 30.84%. Equities research analysts anticipate that Abeona Therapeutics Inc. will post ($0.73) EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of ABEO. Royce & Associates LP raised its stake in Abeona Therapeutics by 25.6% in the first quarter. Royce & Associates LP now owns 376,321 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $963,000 after buying an additional 76,678 shares in the last quarter. Sabby Management LLC raised its stake in Abeona Therapeutics by 11.4% in the first quarter. Sabby Management LLC now owns 334,108 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $855,000 after buying an additional 34,108 shares in the last quarter. BlackRock Fund Advisors raised its stake in Abeona Therapeutics by 8.5% in the first quarter. BlackRock Fund Advisors now owns 302,262 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $774,000 after buying an additional 23,734 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Geode Capital Management LLC raised its stake in Abeona Therapeutics by 16.7% in the first quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 70,496 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $180,000 after buying an additional 10,082 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 19.95% of the company’s stock.

Abeona Therapeutics Company Profile

Abeona Therapeutics, Inc (Abeona), formerly PlasmaTech Biopharmaceuticals, Inc, is focused on developing and delivering gene therapy and plasma-based products for rare diseases. The Company’s lead programs are ABO-101 (AA9 NAGLU) and ABO-102 (scAAV9 SGHG), adeno-associated virus (AAV)-based gene therapies for Sanfilippo syndrome (Mucopolysaccharidosis (MPS) IIIA and IIIB) in collaboration with patient advocate groups, researchers and clinicians.

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