Catabasis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (CATB) Raised to “Buy” at Citigroup Inc.

Citigroup Inc. upgraded shares of Catabasis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:CATB) from a neutral rating to a buy rating in a report released on Monday. They currently have $3.00 price objective on the biotechnology company’s stock.

A number of other equities analysts have also issued reports on CATB. HC Wainwright boosted their target price on shares of Catabasis Pharmaceuticals from $8.00 to $9.00 and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Monday, August 14th. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. lowered their price target on shares of Catabasis Pharmaceuticals from $9.00 to $4.00 and set an outperform rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, August 15th. CIBC reissued an outperform rating and issued a $7.00 price target (up previously from $4.00) on shares of Catabasis Pharmaceuticals in a report on Thursday, October 5th. Cowen and Company reissued a market perform rating and issued a $2.00 price target on shares of Catabasis Pharmaceuticals in a report on Friday, October 6th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Catabasis Pharmaceuticals from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating in a report on Monday, October 16th. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. Catabasis Pharmaceuticals presently has an average rating of Buy and a consensus target price of $4.82.

Shares of Catabasis Pharmaceuticals (CATB) opened at $1.79 on Monday. Catabasis Pharmaceuticals has a one year low of $1.08 and a one year high of $5.51.

Catabasis Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:CATB) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, November 9th. The biotechnology company reported ($0.31) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.33) by $0.02. The company had revenue of $0.25 million for the quarter. research analysts anticipate that Catabasis Pharmaceuticals will post -1.42 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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A number of institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in CATB. Renaissance Technologies LLC acquired a new position in Catabasis Pharmaceuticals during the 1st quarter valued at about $106,000. Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. increased its stake in shares of Catabasis Pharmaceuticals by 33.3% in the 2nd quarter. Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. now owns 120,000 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock valued at $169,000 after acquiring an additional 30,000 shares during the last quarter. Virtu KCG Holdings LLC bought a new stake in shares of Catabasis Pharmaceuticals in the 2nd quarter valued at about $271,000. Finally, Wedbush Securities Inc. increased its stake in shares of Catabasis Pharmaceuticals by 2,368.6% in the 3rd quarter. Wedbush Securities Inc. now owns 251,802 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock valued at $534,000 after acquiring an additional 241,602 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 32.23% of the company’s stock.

Catabasis Pharmaceuticals Company Profile

Catabasis Pharmaceuticals, Inc is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. The Company is focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of therapeutics based on its Safely Metabolized And Rationally Targeted (SMART), a linker drug discovery platform. The SMART linker drug discovery platform enables to engineer product candidates that can modulate multiple targets in a disease.

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