Sage Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAGE) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Stifel Nicolaus

Sage Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAGE)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by Stifel Nicolaus in a research report issued on Friday. They presently have a $90.00 price target on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock. Stifel Nicolaus’ price objective points to a potential upside of 8.72% from the company’s previous close.

A number of other brokerages also recently issued reports on SAGE. Leerink Swann reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and set a $97.00 price target (up previously from $90.00) on shares of Sage Therapeutics in a report on Tuesday, June 20th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Sage Therapeutics from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, June 2nd. Needham & Company LLC reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $82.00 price objective on shares of Sage Therapeutics in a research note on Tuesday, June 13th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Sage Therapeutics from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 13th. Finally, Canaccord Genuity reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $110.00 price objective on shares of Sage Therapeutics in a research note on Wednesday, May 10th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, nine have given a buy rating and two have issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $85.82.

Shares of Sage Therapeutics (NASDAQ SAGE) opened at 82.78 on Friday. The company’s market cap is $3.09 billion. Sage Therapeutics has a 12 month low of $35.02 and a 12 month high of $88.93. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $73.34 and a 200 day moving average of $63.65.

Sage Therapeutics (NASDAQ:SAGE) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 9th. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($1.52) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of ($1.61) by $0.09. On average, analysts expect that Sage Therapeutics will post ($6.76) earnings per share for the current year.

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A number of large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in SAGE. Fox Run Management L.L.C. purchased a new stake in Sage Therapeutics during the second quarter worth approximately $271,000. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. boosted its stake in Sage Therapeutics by 5.2% in the first quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. now owns 161,867 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock worth $11,504,000 after buying an additional 7,940 shares during the last quarter. Point72 Asset Management L.P. boosted its stake in Sage Therapeutics by 512.9% in the first quarter. Point72 Asset Management L.P. now owns 395,300 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock worth $28,094,000 after buying an additional 330,800 shares during the last quarter. Palo Alto Investors LLC boosted its stake in Sage Therapeutics by 9.1% in the first quarter. Palo Alto Investors LLC now owns 1,101,951 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock worth $78,316,000 after buying an additional 92,021 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Fiduciary Trust Co. boosted its stake in Sage Therapeutics by 32.8% in the first quarter. Fiduciary Trust Co. now owns 10,884 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock worth $774,000 after buying an additional 2,687 shares during the last quarter.

Sage Therapeutics Company Profile

SAGE Therapeutics, Inc is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. The Company is engaged in developing and commercializing medicines to treat central nervous system (CNS) disorders. The Company’s lead product candidate, SAGE-547 is an intravenous formulation of allopregnanolone, a neurosteroid that acts as a synaptic and extrasynaptic modulator of the Gamma-Amino Butyric Acid-A (GABAA) receptor.

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