BioCryst Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:BCRX) was downgraded by equities research analysts at ValuEngine from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report issued on Wednesday.
A number of other brokerages also recently weighed in on BCRX. BidaskClub raised shares of BioCryst Pharmaceuticals from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, February 8th. Royal Bank of Canada raised shares of BioCryst Pharmaceuticals from a “sector perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $6.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Tuesday, January 2nd. HC Wainwright reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $10.00 price objective on shares of BioCryst Pharmaceuticals in a research report on Tuesday, January 23rd. Finally, Barclays initiated coverage on shares of BioCryst Pharmaceuticals in a research report on Wednesday, December 20th. They set an “equal weight” rating and a $6.00 price objective for the company. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $8.63.
BioCryst Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:BCRX) traded up $0.12 on Wednesday, hitting $5.11. 1,360,983 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,520,000. The company has a market cap of $502.85, a P/E ratio of -7.98 and a beta of 2.80. BioCryst Pharmaceuticals has a one year low of $3.95 and a one year high of $9.25. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.21, a current ratio of 2.53 and a quick ratio of 2.53.
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About BioCryst Pharmaceuticals
BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc is a biotechnology company. The Company designs, optimizes and develops small molecule drugs that block enzymes involved in the pathogenesis of diseases. The Company focuses on the treatment of rare diseases. It uses X-ray crystallography, computer modeling of molecular structures and chemistry techniques to focus on the three-dimensional molecular structure and active site characteristics of the enzymes that control cellular biology.
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