Spark Therap Cmn (NASDAQ:ONCE).
Baker Bros. Advisors Lp bought 65,789 shares in quarter ending 09/30/2017 increasing its holdings in Spark Therap Cmn by 5.0%. Its stake was worth $123,409,000 an increase of 56.7% as of quarter end.
Here are a few institutional investors who have updated their positions. Ubs Asset Management Americas Inc trimmed its investment by selling 3,110 shares a decrease of 88.9% in the quarter. Ubs Asset Management Americas Inc now controls 388 shares valued at $34,594,000. The total value of its holdings decreased 83.4%. AXA downsized its holdings by shedding 19,198 shares a decrease of 15.5% as of 09/30/2017. AXA now holds 104,528 shares with a value of $9,320,000. The value of the position overall is up by 26.1%.
As of the end of the quarter Alliancebernstein L.P. had acquired 6,310 shares growing its holdings by 10.4%. The value of the company’s investment in Spark Therap Cmn went from $3,614,000 to $5,957,000 increasing 64.8% quarter over quarter.
Equity analyst Royal Bank Of Canada raised the price target on November 8 changing the price objective from $98.00 to $100.00 with a “Outperform” recommendation. On October 25, 2017 Royal Bank Of Canada kept a “Buy” rating on the company.
Equity analyst SunTrust Banks updated coverage of ONCE with a rating of “Buy” and establishing a price target of $101.00. Barclays PLC raised the price target of the stock on October 13 boosting the projection from $104.00 to $107.00 and stated a “Overweight” rating.
On October 13 Chardan Capital held the stock rating at “Buy” projecting a price of $100.00. October 13 investment analysts at BMO Capital Markets left the company rating at “Outperform” targeting a price of $101.00.
In the market the company is trading up by 0.78% since yesterday’s close of 68.25. The P/E ratio is N/A and market capitalization is 2.55B. As of the latest earnings report the EPS was $-7.20 with 37.01M shares presently outstanding.
Traders are a little more bullish on Spark Therap Cmn if you look at the fall in short interest. The firm had a fall in short interest of -1.93% between September 29, 2017 and October 13, 2017. Short interest decreased from 2,255,175 to 2,211,661 over that period. With short interest at 2,211,661 and short average daily volume at 571,098, the short-interest ratio is 4.0 and the percentage of shorted shares was 0.06% on October 13.