Turning Point Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:TPTX – Get Rating) shares saw unusually-high trading volume on Tuesday . Approximately 50,472 shares were traded during trading, a decline of 94% from the previous session's volume of 866,046 shares.The stock last traded at $75.99 and had previously closed at $75.49.
Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth
A number of equities analysts recently weighed in on the stock. HC Wainwright downgraded shares of Turning Point Therapeutics from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating and lowered their target price for the stock from $161.00 to $76.00 in a research note on Monday, June 6th. The Goldman Sachs Group lowered their target price on shares of Turning Point Therapeutics from $143.00 to $116.00 and set a "buy" rating for the company in a research note on Tuesday, May 24th. Wedbush downgraded shares of Turning Point Therapeutics from an "outperform" rating to a "neutral" rating and lifted their target price for the stock from $61.00 to $76.00 in a research note on Friday, June 3rd. Guggenheim set a $76.00 target price on shares of Turning Point Therapeutics in a research note on Monday, June 20th. Finally, Bank of America assumed coverage on shares of Turning Point Therapeutics in a research note on Friday, May 20th. They set a "buy" rating and a $58.00 target price for the company. Nine analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. According to MarketBeat.com, the company presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $78.22.Get Turning Point Therapeutics alerts:
Turning Point Therapeutics Stock Up 0.7 %
The firm's 50-day moving average price is $75.01 and its 200 day moving average price is $47.54. The company has a market capitalization of $3.81 billion, a P/E ratio of -11.02 and a beta of -0.18.Turning Point Therapeutics (NASDAQ:TPTX – Get Rating) last posted its earnings results on Monday, August 8th. The company reported ($2.48) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($1.78) by ($0.70). The firm had revenue of $0.12 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.27 million. Turning Point Therapeutics's quarterly revenue was down 97.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted ($1.14) earnings per share. As a group, equities research analysts expect that Turning Point Therapeutics, Inc. will post -7.69 EPS for the current year.
Insider Buying and Selling
In related news, CFO Paolo Tombesi sold 1,183 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, July 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of $74.94, for a total transaction of $88,654.02. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 28,700 shares in the company, valued at $2,150,778. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. 8.60% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
Institutional Inflows and Outflows
Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Congress Asset Management Co. MA boosted its stake in Turning Point Therapeutics by 0.4% in the second quarter. Congress Asset Management Co. MA now owns 70,100 shares of the company's stock valued at $5,275,000 after acquiring an additional 308 shares during the last quarter. Teacher Retirement System of Texas increased its holdings in Turning Point Therapeutics by 5.7% during the 1st quarter. Teacher Retirement System of Texas now owns 8,498 shares of the company's stock worth $228,000 after acquiring an additional 461 shares during the period. DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale increased its holdings in Turning Point Therapeutics by 2.8% during the 1st quarter. DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale now owns 17,350 shares of the company's stock worth $468,000 after acquiring an additional 480 shares during the period. Guggenheim Capital LLC increased its holdings in Turning Point Therapeutics by 4.3% during the 1st quarter. Guggenheim Capital LLC now owns 12,307 shares of the company's stock worth $330,000 after acquiring an additional 504 shares during the period. Finally, US Bancorp DE increased its holdings in Turning Point Therapeutics by 44.2% during the 2nd quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 1,648 shares of the company's stock worth $124,000 after acquiring an additional 505 shares during the period. 90.33% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
Turning Point Therapeutics Company Profile
Turning Point Therapeutics, Inc, a clinical-stage precision oncology biopharmaceutical company, engages in designing and developing therapies that target genetic drivers of cancer. It develops a pipeline of tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs) that targets genetic drivers of cancer in TKI-naïve and TKI-pretreated patients.
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