Dova Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:DOVA) has received a consensus broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the three brokers that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a strong buy rating. Dova Pharmaceuticals’ rating score has improved by 40.1% in the last three months as a result of various analysts’ upgrades and downgrades.

Brokerages have set a twelve-month consensus price objective of $34.00 for the company, according to Zacks. Zacks has also given Dova Pharmaceuticals an industry rank of 103 out of 265 based on the ratings given to related companies.

Several research firms have recently commented on DOVA. Leerink Swann raised Dova Pharmaceuticals from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $32.00 target price for the company in a report on Tuesday, September 26th. Jefferies Group upped their target price on Dova Pharmaceuticals to $33.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered Dova Pharmaceuticals from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 14th.

Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of DOVA. Conning Inc. bought a new position in shares of Dova Pharmaceuticals during the second quarter valued at approximately $1,115,000. JPMorgan Chase & Co. bought a new position in shares of Dova Pharmaceuticals during the second quarter valued at approximately $382,000. Sphera Funds Management LTD. bought a new position in shares of Dova Pharmaceuticals during the second quarter valued at approximately $2,118,000. Pier Capital LLC bought a new position in shares of Dova Pharmaceuticals during the second quarter valued at approximately $1,191,000. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company MN bought a new position in shares of Dova Pharmaceuticals during the second quarter valued at approximately $4,458,000. 26.20% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Shares of Dova Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ DOVA) opened at $30.09 on Friday. Dova Pharmaceuticals has a one year low of $16.98 and a one year high of $30.48.

Dova Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:DOVA) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 9th. The company reported ($0.38) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.30) by ($0.08). During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted ($0.41) earnings per share. equities analysts expect that Dova Pharmaceuticals will post -1.51 EPS for the current year.

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Dova Pharmaceuticals Company Profile

Dova Pharmaceuticals, Inc is a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company. The Company is focused on acquiring, developing and commercializing drug candidates. The Company’s initial focus is on thrombocytopenia, a disorder characterized by a low blood platelet count. The Company is developing avatrombopag for treatment of thrombocytopenia in patients with chronic liver disease (CLD).

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