Investment analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies initiated coverage on shares of Deciphera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:DCPH) in a report released on Monday, MarketBeat.com reports. The firm set an “overweight” rating and a $35.00 price target on the stock. Piper Jaffray Companies’ price objective indicates a potential upside of 68.35% from the company’s current price.

A number of other research firms have also recently issued reports on DCPH. Instinet assumed coverage on Deciphera Pharmaceuticals in a research note on Monday. They set a “buy” rating and a $57.00 target price for the company. JMP Securities assumed coverage on shares of Deciphera Pharmaceuticals in a research note on Monday. They set an “outperform” rating and a $38.00 price target for the company. Finally, J P Morgan Chase & Co assumed coverage on shares of Deciphera Pharmaceuticals in a research note on Monday. They set an “overweight” rating and a $30.00 price target for the company. Five analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $43.40.

Deciphera Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:DCPH) traded up 3.18% during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $20.79. 282,570 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The company’s market cap is $663.72 million. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $21.29 and a 200 day moving average price of $21.29. Deciphera Pharmaceuticals has a 52-week low of $16.11 and a 52-week high of $24.50.

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In other Deciphera Pharmaceuticals news, major shareholder New Leaf Venture Management Ii purchased 375,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, October 2nd. The stock was bought at an average cost of $17.00 per share, with a total value of $6,375,000.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.

Deciphera Pharmaceuticals Company Profile

Deciphera Pharmaceuticals, LLC is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. The Company is developing drugs to improve the lives of cancer patients. Its drug candidate includes DCC-2618, DCC-3014 and Rebastinib. Its proprietary kinase switch control inhibitor platform, inhibit the activation of kinases.

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