Intellia Therapeutics (NASDAQ:NTLA) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday. The company reported ($0.61) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.45) by ($0.16), Briefing.com reports. The business had revenue of $6.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $8.84 million. Intellia Therapeutics had a negative return on equity of 28.01% and a negative net margin of 215.92%. The business’s revenue was up 19.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned ($0.31) EPS.
Shares of Intellia Therapeutics (NASDAQ NTLA) opened at $32.43 on Wednesday. Intellia Therapeutics has a 1 year low of $11.15 and a 1 year high of $35.99. The firm has a market cap of $1,200.21, a price-to-earnings ratio of -21.29 and a beta of 2.42.
Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Barclays lifted their price objective on shares of Intellia Therapeutics from $33.00 to $46.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 7th. JMP Securities assumed coverage on shares of Intellia Therapeutics in a research report on Thursday, March 8th. They set an “outperform” rating for the company. Oppenheimer reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Intellia Therapeutics in a research report on Monday, December 18th. BidaskClub raised shares of Intellia Therapeutics from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, December 29th. Finally, ValuEngine cut shares of Intellia Therapeutics from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 15th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating, five have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $33.00.
A hedge fund recently raised its stake in Intellia Therapeutics stock. State Street Corp boosted its stake in Intellia Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:NTLA) by 52.0% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 164,798 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 56,363 shares during the period. State Street Corp owned about 0.46% of Intellia Therapeutics worth $2,638,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. 68.14% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
About Intellia Therapeutics
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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