Scholar Rock (NASDAQ:SRRK) now covered by HC Wainwright
HC Wainwright equity research analysts have begun covering the shares of Scholar Rock (NASDAQ:SRRK – Get a Grade) in a research report released Wednesday, reports The Fly. The brokerage has set a “buy” rating on the stock.
SRRK has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Scholar Rock from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a Friday, March 11 research note. Wedbush reissued an “outperform” rating and published a target price of $50.00 on Scholar Rock shares in a research note on Monday, March 7. Finally, Jefferies Financial Group downgraded Scholar Rock from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and reduced its target price for the company from $52.00 to $28.00 in a Wednesday 22 research note. December. Two equity research analysts gave the stock a hold rating and three gave the company a buy rating. According to data from MarketBeat, the stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $44.67.
Scholar Rock shares opened at $12.99 on Wednesday. The company has a market capitalization of $458.51 million, a PE ratio of -3.62 and a beta of 0.30. Scholar Rock has a fifty-two week low of $11.35 and a fifty-two week high of $60.08. The stock has a fifty-day moving average price of $16.60. The company has a current ratio of 4.13, a quick ratio of 4.13 and a debt ratio of 0.28.
Scholar Rock (NASDAQ:SRRK – Get Rating) last released its quarterly results on Monday, March 7. The company reported ($0.97) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($1.05) by $0.08. The company posted revenue of $4.05 million for the quarter, versus $4.33 million expected by analysts. Scholar Rock had a negative net margin of 700.46% and a negative return on equity of 64.57%. In the same quarter a year earlier, the company posted ($2.81) earnings per share. As a group, equity research analysts expect Scholar Rock to post year-to-date EPS of -4.35.
A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of SRRK. Wellington Management Group LLP increased its position in Scholar Rock by 124.9% during the third quarter. Wellington Management Group LLP now owns 1,276,488 shares of the company valued at $42,150,000 after purchasing an additional 708,831 shares during the period. Norges Bank purchased a new stake in Scholar Rock during the fourth quarter worth approximately $14,267,000. Morgan Stanley increased its position in Scholar Rock by 312.4% during the second quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 352,251 shares of the company valued at $10,180,000 after purchasing an additional 266,841 shares during the period. Victory Capital Management Inc. increased its position in Scholar Rock by 25.9% during the fourth quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 1,273,193 shares of the company valued at $31,626,000 after purchasing an additional 262,130 shares during the period. Finally, Millennium Management LLC increased its position in Scholar Rock by 325.2% during the second quarter. Millennium Management LLC now owns 173,839 shares of the company valued at $5,024,000 after purchasing an additional 132,956 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds hold 82.42% of the company’s shares.
Scholar Rock Company Profile (Get a rating)
Scholar Rock Holding Corp. is a biopharmaceutical company. It engages in the development and discovery of innovative drugs. The Company offers a proprietary platform designed to discover and develop monoclonal antibodies that have a high degree of specificity to achieve selective modulation of growth factor signaling.
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