Adamas Pharmaceuticals (ADMS) Given “Buy” Rating at Mizuho

Adamas Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ADMS)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by research analysts at Mizuho in a note issued to investors on Friday. They presently have a $49.00 target price on the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock. Mizuho’s price target indicates a potential upside of 77.09% from the company’s previous close.

The analysts wrote, “We believe Adamas is building a solid case for the importance of Gocovri within the Parkinson’s treatment paradigm, thereby increasing the company’s attractiveness as a takeout candidate longer-term. We reiterate our Buy rating and $49 PT.””

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Other analysts have also issued reports about the company. Needham & Company LLC set a $40.00 price objective on Adamas Pharmaceuticals and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Sunday, February 25th. Noble Financial reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Adamas Pharmaceuticals in a research report on Friday, February 23rd. BidaskClub upgraded Adamas Pharmaceuticals from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, January 25th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Adamas Pharmaceuticals from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $40.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Wednesday, January 3rd. Finally, Bank of America initiated coverage on Adamas Pharmaceuticals in a research report on Tuesday, March 27th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $39.00 price objective for the company. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and twelve have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Adamas Pharmaceuticals has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $43.00.

Shares of ADMS stock opened at $27.67 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.55, a current ratio of 10.79 and a quick ratio of 10.69. The stock has a market capitalization of $670.45, a P/E ratio of -6.97 and a beta of 1.59. Adamas Pharmaceuticals has a 12 month low of $13.50 and a 12 month high of $44.00.

Adamas Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ADMS) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 22nd. The specialty pharmaceutical company reported ($1.27) EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($1.18) by ($0.09). The company had revenue of $0.57 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $0.84 million. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 1435.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm posted ($0.68) EPS. equities analysts anticipate that Adamas Pharmaceuticals will post -5.87 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other Adamas Pharmaceuticals news, insider Rajiv Patni sold 1,252 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, March 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $25.94, for a total transaction of $32,476.88. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 21,515 shares in the company, valued at $558,099.10. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, CEO Gregory T. Went sold 4,541 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, March 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $25.75, for a total value of $116,930.75. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 182,610 shares in the company, valued at approximately $4,702,207.50. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders have sold 6,360 shares of company stock worth $164,138. Company insiders own 29.00% of the company’s stock.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of ADMS. SG Americas Securities LLC bought a new position in Adamas Pharmaceuticals during the third quarter worth about $110,000. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted its holdings in shares of Adamas Pharmaceuticals by 13,028.4% during the 3rd quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 136,273 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $2,839,000 after purchasing an additional 135,235 shares in the last quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Adamas Pharmaceuticals by 11.7% during the 4th quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 30,690 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $1,041,000 after purchasing an additional 3,218 shares in the last quarter. Hartwell J M Limited Partnership lifted its holdings in shares of Adamas Pharmaceuticals by 65.0% during the 4th quarter. Hartwell J M Limited Partnership now owns 16,500 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $559,000 after purchasing an additional 6,500 shares in the last quarter. Finally, American Century Companies Inc. bought a new position in shares of Adamas Pharmaceuticals during the 4th quarter valued at about $2,110,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 77.33% of the company’s stock.

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Adamas Pharmaceuticals Company Profile

Adamas Pharmaceuticals, Inc discovers, develops, and sells therapies for chronic neurologic disorders. The company's approved/commercial product is GOCOVRI, an amantadine therapy for the treatment of levodopa-induced dyskinesia in patients with Parkinson's disease. Its partnered approved/commercial products include Namzaric (memantine hydrochloride extended-release and donepezil hydrochloride) capsules; and Namenda XR (memantine hydrochloride) extended release capsules for the treatment of moderate to severe Alzheimer's disease.

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