Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:REGN)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by equities research analysts at UBS AG in a note issued to investors on Friday, 99wallstreet.com reports. They presently have a $535.00 price target on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock, up from their prior price target of $489.00. UBS AG’s price target would suggest a potential upside of 14.13% from the stock’s previous close.

A number of other analysts also recently commented on REGN. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “hold” rating and issued a $357.00 target price on shares of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals in a research note on Wednesday, April 12th. Vetr cut Regeneron Pharmaceuticals from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $408.86 price target for the company. in a report on Monday, April 24th. Zacks Investment Research raised Regeneron Pharmaceuticals from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $416.00 price target for the company in a report on Thursday, April 27th. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $421.00 price target (up previously from $412.00) on shares of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals in a report on Friday, May 5th. Finally, Cowen and Company reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $380.00 price target on shares of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals in a report on Friday, May 5th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have issued a hold rating and twelve have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $477.91.

Shares of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ REGN) traded up 0.35% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $468.76. The company had a trading volume of 771,168 shares. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $499.60 and a 200-day moving average of $421.63. Regeneron Pharmaceuticals has a 52 week low of $325.35 and a 52 week high of $543.55. The company has a market capitalization of $49.49 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 56.74 and a beta of 1.66.

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:REGN) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The biopharmaceutical company reported $4.17 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $2.67 by $1.50. Regeneron Pharmaceuticals had a return on equity of 25.58% and a net margin of 22.05%. The firm had revenue of $1.47 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.36 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $2.82 earnings per share. The company’s revenue was up 21.2% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts expect that Regeneron Pharmaceuticals will post $13.63 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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In other Regeneron Pharmaceuticals news, SVP Michael S. Aberman sold 2,269 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, June 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $532.42, for a total transaction of $1,208,060.98. Following the completion of the transaction, the senior vice president now owns 9,193 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $4,894,537.06. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, Director Michael S. Brown sold 3,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, May 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $450.00, for a total value of $1,350,000.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 3,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,350,000. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 59,396 shares of company stock valued at $28,484,734 in the last three months. Insiders own 10.40% of the company’s stock.

Large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Alpha Windward LLC boosted its stake in Regeneron Pharmaceuticals by 0.3% in the second quarter. Alpha Windward LLC now owns 384 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $189,000 after buying an additional 1 shares in the last quarter. Concert Wealth Management Inc. boosted its stake in Regeneron Pharmaceuticals by 0.4% in the first quarter. Concert Wealth Management Inc. now owns 723 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $269,000 after buying an additional 3 shares in the last quarter. Cleararc Capital Inc. boosted its stake in Regeneron Pharmaceuticals by 0.3% in the first quarter. Cleararc Capital Inc. now owns 1,850 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $717,000 after buying an additional 5 shares in the last quarter. Regentatlantic Capital LLC boosted its stake in Regeneron Pharmaceuticals by 0.9% in the second quarter. Regentatlantic Capital LLC now owns 537 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $264,000 after buying an additional 5 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Sheaff Brock Investment Advisors LLC boosted its stake in Regeneron Pharmaceuticals by 1.4% in the first quarter. Sheaff Brock Investment Advisors LLC now owns 750 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $291,000 after buying an additional 10 shares in the last quarter. 66.79% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Company Profile

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. The Company commercializes medicines for eye diseases, high low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, and an inflammatory condition and have product candidates in development in other areas, including rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, atopic dermatitis, pain, cancer, and infectious diseases.

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