ContraVir Pharmaceuticals (CTRV) Receiving Somewhat Negative News Coverage, Report Shows

News articles about ContraVir Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:CTRV) have been trending somewhat negative this week, Alpha One reports. Alpha One, a service of Accern, rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Alpha One ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. ContraVir Pharmaceuticals earned a media sentiment score of -0.08 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also assigned news articles about the biopharmaceutical company an impact score of 0 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the news articles that may have effected Alpha One’s analysis:

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for ContraVir Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:CTRV)

Shares of ContraVir Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:CTRV) opened at 0.6271 on Friday. ContraVir Pharmaceuticals has a 1-year low of $0.60 and a 1-year high of $2.65. The stock’s market capitalization is $39.95 million. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $0.68 and a 200-day moving average of $1.32.

A number of research firms have recently issued reports on CTRV. Maxim Group set a $4.00 price target on shares of ContraVir Pharmaceuticals and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 11th. Noble Financial reissued a “buy” rating on shares of ContraVir Pharmaceuticals in a research note on Friday, April 21st.

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ContraVir Pharmaceuticals Company Profile

ContraVir Pharmaceuticals, Inc is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company focuses on the development of antiviral drugs for the treatment of Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infections. The Company develops a range of compounds to treat HBV infection, which include CMX157 and CRV431. The Company is also developing an antiviral asset, FV-100.

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