Bio-Path (NASDAQ:BPTH)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reiterated by analysts at HC Wainwright in a report issued on Monday, November 13th, MarketBeat reports. They currently have a $1.50 target price on the stock, down from their prior target price of $4.50.

Separately, ValuEngine downgraded Bio-Path from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Friday, September 1st. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $1.67.

Bio-Path (NASDAQ BPTH) traded down $0.01 during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $0.20. 751,900 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 970,453. Bio-Path has a 52 week low of $0.18 and a 52 week high of $1.37.

Bio-Path (NASDAQ:BPTH) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 9th. The company reported ($0.02) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.02). sell-side analysts anticipate that Bio-Path will post -0.08 earnings per share for the current year.

Several institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Bank of New York Mellon Corp raised its holdings in Bio-Path by 1.7% in the 1st quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 311,645 shares of the company’s stock valued at $257,000 after acquiring an additional 5,172 shares during the last quarter. Sabby Management LLC raised its holdings in Bio-Path by 73.2% in the 2nd quarter. Sabby Management LLC now owns 1,190,886 shares of the company’s stock valued at $462,000 after acquiring an additional 503,488 shares during the last quarter. HighTower Advisors LLC raised its holdings in Bio-Path by 0.3% in the 2nd quarter. HighTower Advisors LLC now owns 1,267,070 shares of the company’s stock valued at $492,000 after acquiring an additional 4,000 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Legal & General Group Plc raised its holdings in Bio-Path by 5,474.3% in the 2nd quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 1,773,799 shares of the company’s stock valued at $681,000 after acquiring an additional 1,741,978 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 9.36% of the company’s stock.

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Bio-Path Company Profile

Bio-Path Holdings, Inc is a clinical and preclinical stage oncology focused antisense drug development company. The Company utilizes a technology that achieves systemic delivery for target specific protein inhibition for any gene product that is over-expressed in disease. Its drug delivery and antisense technology, DNAbilize, is a platform that uses P-ethoxy, a deoxyribonucleic acid backbone modification.

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