Sage Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAGE) has been assigned a $82.00 target price by investment analysts at SunTrust Banks, Inc. in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. The firm currently has a “buy” rating on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock. SunTrust Banks, Inc.’s price target would indicate a potential upside of 29.13% from the stock’s current price.

Other research analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a “buy” rating and set a $117.00 price objective on shares of Sage Therapeutics in a report on Wednesday. Needham & Company LLC set a $95.00 price objective on Sage Therapeutics and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, August 4th. HC Wainwright lifted their price objective on Sage Therapeutics to $86.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Friday, August 4th. Cowen and Company reissued a “buy” rating and set a $100.00 price objective on shares of Sage Therapeutics in a report on Friday, August 4th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus began coverage on Sage Therapeutics in a report on Wednesday, August 9th. They set a “buy” rating and a $104.00 price objective for the company. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, eleven have assigned a buy rating and two have assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $86.79.

Sage Therapeutics (SAGE) traded up 0.92% during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $63.50. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 348,033 shares. The stock’s market cap is $2.38 billion. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $67.78 and its 200-day moving average price is $74.13. Sage Therapeutics has a one year low of $38.30 and a one year high of $90.80.

Sage Therapeutics (NASDAQ:SAGE) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($1.88) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($1.63) by ($0.25). During the same period in the previous year, the company earned ($1.08) earnings per share. On average, analysts forecast that Sage Therapeutics will post ($7.40) EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank raised its holdings in shares of Sage Therapeutics by 11.1% in the second quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 1,378 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $110,000 after buying an additional 138 shares during the last quarter. Turner Investments LLC bought a new position in shares of Sage Therapeutics in the second quarter valued at about $159,000. Dubuque Bank & Trust Co. bought a new position in shares of Sage Therapeutics in the second quarter valued at about $167,000. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board bought a new position in shares of Sage Therapeutics in the second quarter valued at about $175,000. Finally, Teacher Retirement System of Texas bought a new position in shares of Sage Therapeutics in the second quarter valued at about $202,000.

About Sage Therapeutics

SAGE Therapeutics, Inc is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. The Company is engaged in developing and commercializing medicines to treat central nervous system (CNS) disorders. The Company’s lead product candidate, SAGE-547 is an intravenous formulation of allopregnanolone, a neurosteroid that acts as a synaptic and extrasynaptic modulator of the Gamma-Amino Butyric Acid-A (GABAA) receptor.

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