Analysts at Barclays PLC started coverage on shares of Intellia Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTLA) in a research report issued on Wednesday, Marketbeat.com reports. The brokerage set an “overweight” rating and a $29.00 price target on the stock. Barclays PLC’s target price indicates a potential upside of 30.63% from the stock’s previous close.

Several other research firms also recently weighed in on NTLA. Chardan Capital downgraded shares of Intellia Therapeutics from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $20.00 price target for the company. in a research report on Tuesday, August 29th. Cann restated a “hold” rating on shares of Intellia Therapeutics in a research report on Tuesday, August 1st. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. began coverage on shares of Intellia Therapeutics in a research report on Tuesday, July 18th. They set a “market perform” rating for the company. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “buy” rating and set a $36.00 price target on shares of Intellia Therapeutics in a research report on Saturday, July 22nd. Finally, TheStreet upgraded shares of Intellia Therapeutics from a “d+” rating to a “c-” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 6th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. Intellia Therapeutics presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $25.43.

Shares of Intellia Therapeutics (NASDAQ NTLA) traded up 3.02% during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $22.20. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 204,598 shares. Intellia Therapeutics has a 12-month low of $10.83 and a 12-month high of $22.49. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $17.76 and a 200 day moving average of $15.09. The firm’s market capitalization is $801.69 million.

Intellia Therapeutics (NASDAQ:NTLA) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 3rd. The company reported ($0.45) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.42) by $0.03. Intellia Therapeutics had a negative return on equity of 22.70% and a negative net margin of 204.48%. The firm had revenue of $5.90 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.83 million. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 40.5% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities research analysts predict that Intellia Therapeutics will post ($1.78) EPS for the current fiscal year.

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In related news, major shareholder Venture Fund Ix L.P. Atlas sold 150,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, July 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $16.24, for a total transaction of $2,436,000.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. 12.80% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. SG Americas Securities LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Intellia Therapeutics in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $101,000. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Intellia Therapeutics in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $134,000. Bank of Montreal Can grew its stake in shares of Intellia Therapeutics by 1,031.7% in the 2nd 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 period. Nationwide Fund Advisors grew its stake in shares of Intellia Therapeutics by 117.7% in the 2nd 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 period. Finally, IHT Wealth Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Intellia Therapeutics in the 1st quarter valued at approximately $117,000. 46.52% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

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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