Agile Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AGRX) has been assigned a consensus rating of “Buy” from the seven research firms that are currently covering the stock, Marketbeat Ratings reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year price target among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $10.20.

Several equities research analysts have weighed in on the stock. HC Wainwright reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $10.00 target price on shares of Agile Therapeutics in a report on Monday, October 2nd. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $10.00 target price on shares of Agile Therapeutics in a report on Wednesday, October 18th. Noble Financial reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Agile Therapeutics in a report on Sunday, July 30th. ValuEngine lowered shares of Agile Therapeutics from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Friday, September 1st. Finally, Janney Montgomery Scott reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $13.00 target price (down from $15.00) on shares of Agile Therapeutics in a report on Thursday, August 24th.

Agile Therapeutics (AGRX) opened at 4.88 on Thursday. The company’s market cap is $140.57 million. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $4.40 and a 200 day moving average price of $3.85. Agile Therapeutics has a 12-month low of $1.82 and a 12-month high of $7.80.

Agile Therapeutics (NASDAQ:AGRX) last posted its earnings results on Friday, July 28th. The specialty pharmaceutical company reported ($0.26) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.28) by $0.02. During the same quarter last year, the business earned ($0.29) earnings per share. On average, analysts anticipate that Agile Therapeutics will post ($1.02) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In related news, Chairman Alfred Altomari acquired 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 25th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $3.34 per share, for a total transaction of $33,400.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the chairman now directly owns 161,587 shares in the company, valued at approximately $539,700.58. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Company insiders own 3.50% of the company’s stock.

Large investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Royal Bank of Canada raised its holdings in shares of Agile Therapeutics by 608.0% during the second quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 32,497 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock worth $122,000 after acquiring an additional 27,907 shares during the period. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Agile Therapeutics during the second quarter worth $122,000. Susquehanna International Group LLP acquired a new stake in shares of Agile Therapeutics during the second quarter worth $205,000. LMR Partners LLP acquired a new stake in shares of Agile Therapeutics during the second quarter worth $211,000. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Agile Therapeutics during the second quarter worth $309,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 67.51% of the company’s stock.

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Agile Therapeutics Company Profile

Agile Therapeutics, Inc is a women’s health specialty pharmaceutical company. The Company is focused in the development and commercialization of prescription contraceptive products. The Company has developed a transdermal patch technology, called Skinfusion. The Company’s lead product candidate is Twirla, also known as AG200-15, is a combined hormonal contraceptive (CHC) patch.

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