Agile Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AGRX) has been assigned an average recommendation of “Buy” from the eight brokerages that are presently covering the company, MarketBeat reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month price target among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is $10.40.

Several brokerages have issued reports on AGRX. Noble Financial reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Agile Therapeutics in a research report on Sunday, July 30th. Janney Montgomery Scott reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $15.00 target price on shares of Agile Therapeutics in a research report on Friday, July 21st. HC Wainwright began coverage on shares of Agile Therapeutics in a research report on Wednesday, July 19th. They set a “buy” rating and a $10.00 target price for the company. Royal Bank Of Canada set a $8.00 target price on shares of Agile Therapeutics and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Sunday, July 16th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded shares of Agile Therapeutics from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, July 8th.

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Several large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Franklin Resources Inc. raised its stake in shares of Agile Therapeutics by 39.2% in the second quarter. Franklin Resources Inc. now owns 2,772,200 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock worth $10,396,000 after buying an additional 780,578 shares during the last quarter. Royce & Associates LP raised its stake in shares of Agile Therapeutics by 1.1% in the second quarter. Royce & Associates LP now owns 998,582 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock worth $3,745,000 after buying an additional 11,000 shares during the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its stake in shares of Agile Therapeutics by 604.2% in the second quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 95,820 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock worth $359,000 after buying an additional 82,213 shares during the last quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC raised its stake in shares of Agile Therapeutics by 209.2% in the fourth quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 64,000 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock worth $365,000 after buying an additional 43,300 shares during the last quarter. Finally, LMR Partners LLP acquired a new stake in shares of Agile Therapeutics during the second quarter worth $211,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 79.89% of the company’s stock.

Agile Therapeutics (NASDAQ AGRX) opened at 3.30 on Friday. The company’s market cap is $95.06 million. The company has a 50-day moving average of $4.07 and a 200 day moving average of $3.25. Agile Therapeutics has a 52 week low of $1.82 and a 52 week high of $8.15.

Agile Therapeutics (NASDAQ:AGRX) last announced its earnings results on Friday, July 28th. The specialty pharmaceutical company reported ($0.26) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.28) by $0.02. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned ($0.29) EPS. On average, equities analysts forecast that Agile Therapeutics will post ($1.05) EPS for the current fiscal year.

About Agile Therapeutics

Agile Therapeutics, Inc is a women’s health specialty pharmaceutical company. The Company is focused in the development and commercialization of prescription contraceptive products. The Company has developed a transdermal patch technology, called Skinfusion. The Company’s lead product candidate is Twirla, also known as AG200-15, is a combined hormonal contraceptive (CHC) patch.

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