Sucampo Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:SCMP) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Leerink Swann

Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (SCMP) analysts on average have given a price target of $25.15 on SCMP stock. SCMP has diverse figures for different time frames; starting from week's performance it going forward toward positive percentage of 3.06% in last five regular trading sessions.

Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Maxim Group restated a "buy" rating and issued a $23.00 price objective on shares of Sucampo Pharmaceuticals in a research report on Thursday, November 2nd. (NASDAQ:SCMP) has "Neutral" rating given on Tuesday, December 26 by B. Riley & Co. The stock was trading at a distance of -11.99% from its 52-week highs and stands 29.32% away from its 52-week lows.

Among 10 analysts covering Coherus Biosciences (NASDAQ:CHRS), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Sucampo Pharmaceuticals now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $17.33. Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (SCMP) has made its way to a 12-month gain of 36.8%. (NASDAQ:SCMP) has an average volume of 2.05 Million. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 7.37, a quick ratio of 4.46 and a current ratio of 5.11. Stocks with a beta above 1 are more volatile than the market as a whole. Leerink Swann also issued estimates for Sucampo Pharmaceuticals' FY2019 earnings at $1.79 EPS, FY2020 earnings at $2.02 EPS and FY2021 earnings at $2.19 EPS. The biopharmaceutical company reported $0.28 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.26 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $61.27 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $58.05 million. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 5.9% on a year-over-year basis.

Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (SCMP) have shown a high EPS growth of 24.80% in the last 5 years and has earnings decline of -42.20% yoy. The Stock has YTD (year to date) performance of 2.51 percent. To cut down amount of noise on price chart, shares of firm has 20 days moving average price of 6.66% from last close price of 18.55 and act as support or resistance of price limit. Outstanding shares refer to a company's stock presently held by all its shareholders, counting share blocks held by institutional shareholders and restricted shares owned by the company's officers and insiders. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System now owns 64,269 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock worth $758,000 after purchasing an additional 15,944 shares during the last quarter. Raymond James & Associates increased its stake in shares of Sucampo Pharmaceuticals by 12.0% in the second quarter. The overall volume in the last trading session was 4.35 million shares. Systematic Financial Management LP acquired a new position in shares of Sucampo Pharmaceuticals in the second quarter worth $1,648,000. The firm is having analyst recommendation of 2.70 on scale of 1 to 5. Trexquant Investment LP purchased a new stake in shares of Sucampo Pharmaceuticals in the third quarter valued at $122,000.


Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company.

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Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on developing, identifying, acquiring, and marketing medicines that meet unmet medical needs, primarily in gastroenterology, ophthalmology, and oncology-related disorders in the United States, Japan, Switzerland, and internationally. Sucampo has two marketed products - AMITIZA, its lead product, and RESCULA - and a late-stage pipeline of product candidates in clinical development for orphan disease areas.

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