Intellia Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTLA) has received an average rating of “Buy” from the ten brokerages that are covering the stock, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and six have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year price objective among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is $26.80.

Several equities analysts have recently commented on the company. Chardan Capital restated a “buy” rating and issued a $20.00 price objective (up from $19.00) on shares of Intellia Therapeutics in a research report on Wednesday, August 2nd. Cann restated a “hold” rating on shares of Intellia Therapeutics in a research report on Tuesday, August 1st. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “buy” rating and issued a $36.00 price objective on shares of Intellia Therapeutics in a research report on Saturday, July 22nd. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. assumed coverage on Intellia Therapeutics in a research report on Tuesday, July 18th. They issued a “market perform” rating on the stock. Finally, TheStreet upgraded Intellia Therapeutics from a “d+” rating to a “c-” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 6th.

In other news, major shareholder Venture Fund Ix L.P. Atlas sold 150,000 shares of Intellia Therapeutics stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, July 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $16.24, for a total value of $2,436,000.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Insiders own 12.80% of the company’s stock.

Several large investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. SG Americas Securities LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Intellia Therapeutics during the second quarter valued at about $101,000. IHT Wealth Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of Intellia Therapeutics during the first quarter valued at $117,000. Bank of Montreal Can boosted its stake in shares of Intellia Therapeutics by 1,031.7% in the second quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 7,922 shares of the company’s stock valued at $127,000 after buying an additional 7,222 shares during the last quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors boosted its stake in shares of Intellia Therapeutics by 117.7% in the second quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 8,048 shares of the company’s stock valued at $129,000 after buying an additional 4,351 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC bought a new stake in shares of Intellia Therapeutics during the second quarter valued at $134,000. 47.20% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Intellia Therapeutics (NASDAQ NTLA) opened at 17.10 on Tuesday. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $16.51 and its 200 day moving average price is $14.36. The company’s market capitalization is $617.52 million. Intellia Therapeutics has a 12 month low of $10.83 and a 12 month high of $24.90.

Intellia Therapeutics (NASDAQ:NTLA) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 3rd. The company reported ($0.45) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.42) by $0.03. Intellia Therapeutics had a negative net margin of 204.48% and a negative return on equity of 22.70%. The business had revenue of $5.90 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $5.83 million. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 40.5% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities research analysts anticipate that Intellia Therapeutics will post ($1.74) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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About Intellia Therapeutics

Intellia Therapeutics, Inc is a genome editing company. The Company is focused on developing therapeutics utilizing a biological tool known as CRISPR/Cas9. The CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing system includes two components: the Cas9 protein and the guide RNA sequence. The Cas9 protein acts like a pair of molecular scissors that initiates the natural cellular repair process to knockout, repair or insert a gene.

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