Intellia Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTLA) has been given a $42.00 price objective by equities researchers at Jefferies Group LLC in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday. The firm currently has a “buy” rating on the stock. Jefferies Group LLC’s price target suggests a potential upside of 34.96% from the stock’s previous close.

Several other research analysts have also commented on NTLA. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Intellia Therapeutics from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 4th. Cann reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Intellia Therapeutics in a report on Tuesday, August 1st. Chardan Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $20.00 price target (up from $19.00) on shares of Intellia Therapeutics in a report on Wednesday, August 2nd. Leerink Swann lifted their price target on shares of Intellia Therapeutics from $29.00 to $37.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Tuesday. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Finally, TheStreet raised shares of Intellia Therapeutics from a “d+” rating to a “c-” rating in a report on Thursday, July 6th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $29.50.

Shares of Intellia Therapeutics (NASDAQ NTLA) traded up 8.89% during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $31.12. 771,012 shares of the stock traded hands. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $26.31 and a 200 day moving average price of $26.31. The stock’s market cap is $1.12 billion. Intellia Therapeutics has a one year low of $10.83 and a one year high of $33.34.

Intellia Therapeutics (NASDAQ:NTLA) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 31st. The company reported ($0.44) EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.50) by $0.06. Intellia Therapeutics had a negative net margin of 204.48% and a negative return on equity of 22.70%. The business had revenue of $7.30 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.83 million. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted ($0.22) EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 49.0% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts anticipate that Intellia Therapeutics will post ($1.78) earnings per share for the current year.

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A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Moloney Securities Asset Management LLC acquired a new position in Intellia Therapeutics during the 3rd quarter valued at about $306,000. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd acquired a new position in Intellia Therapeutics during the 2nd quarter valued at about $167,000. California State Teachers Retirement System boosted its stake in Intellia Therapeutics by 79.0% during the 2nd quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System now owns 25,143 shares of the company’s stock valued at $402,000 after purchasing an additional 11,100 shares during the period. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company boosted its stake in Intellia Therapeutics by 451.2% during the 2nd quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 13,224 shares of the company’s stock valued at $212,000 after purchasing an additional 10,825 shares during the period. Finally, State Street Corp boosted its stake in Intellia Therapeutics by 52.0% during the 2nd quarter. State Street Corp now owns 164,798 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,638,000 after purchasing an additional 56,363 shares during the period. 47.77% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Intellia Therapeutics Company Profile

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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