CytomX Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTMX)‘s stock had its “hold” rating restated by equities researchers at Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. in a research note issued on Wednesday.

Several other research analysts also recently commented on the stock. Bank of America Corporation lifted their target price on shares of CytomX Therapeutics from $30.00 to $34.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday. Nomura lifted their price target on shares of CytomX Therapeutics to $44.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday. Wedbush reiterated an “outperform” rating and issued a $37.00 price target (up previously from $26.00) on shares of CytomX Therapeutics in a report on Wednesday. ValuEngine cut shares of CytomX Therapeutics from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, September 15th. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC set a $25.00 price target on shares of CytomX Therapeutics and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, August 25th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $32.67.

Shares of CytomX Therapeutics (CTMX) traded up 21.53% on Wednesday, reaching $23.09. 3,353,455 shares of the company traded hands. CytomX Therapeutics has a one year low of $9.85 and a one year high of $24.67. The stock’s market capitalization is $851.26 million. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $16.92 and its 200-day moving average price is $15.62.

CytomX Therapeutics (NASDAQ:CTMX) last issued its earnings results on Monday, August 7th. The biotechnology company reported ($0.69) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.39) by ($0.30). CytomX Therapeutics had a negative return on equity of 84.61% and a negative net margin of 206.33%. The firm had revenue of $8.75 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $4.95 million. Equities analysts forecast that CytomX Therapeutics will post ($1.49) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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In related news, CFO Debanjan Ray sold 2,500 shares of CytomX Therapeutics stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $15.00, for a total value of $37,500.00. Following the sale, the chief financial officer now owns 19,626 shares in the company, valued at $294,390. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, insider Sean A. Mccarthy sold 4,781 shares of CytomX Therapeutics stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $15.00, for a total transaction of $71,715.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 9,026 shares in the company, valued at approximately $135,390. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders sold 100,306 shares of company stock worth $1,924,746. 8.00% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Legal & General Group Plc boosted its holdings in CytomX Therapeutics by 28.6% in the second quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 6,448 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock valued at $101,000 after acquiring an additional 1,434 shares in the last quarter. First Quadrant L P CA bought a new stake in shares of CytomX Therapeutics during the 2nd quarter valued at $160,000. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. bought a new stake in shares of CytomX Therapeutics during the 1st quarter valued at $190,000. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC bought a new stake in shares of CytomX Therapeutics during the 2nd quarter valued at $174,000. Finally, Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd bought a new stake in shares of CytomX Therapeutics during the 1st quarter valued at $206,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 59.97% of the company’s stock.

CytomX Therapeutics Company Profile

CytomX Therapeutics, Inc is a clinical-stage, oncology-focused biopharmaceutical company. The Company uses its Probody technology platform to create cancer immunotherapies against clinically validated targets, as well as to develop cancer therapeutics against difficult-to-drug targets. Its pipeline is focused on the development of therapies in a set of modalities: Probody cancer immunotherapies, Probody drug conjugates, T-cell engaging Probody bispecifics and ProCAR-NK cell therapies.

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