Maxim Reiterates Buy On Agenus Following 3Q14 Update; Sees 183% Upside For The Stock


In a research report released today, Maxim Group analyst Jason Kolbert reiterated a Buy rating on Agenus (NASDAQ:AGEN) with a price target of $9.00, which represents a potential upside of 183% from where the stock is currently trading. The report follows the company’s third-quarter results. 

Kolbert noted, “Agenus spent $8.1M in 3Q14 ($0.13 loss per share) and ended the quarter with $53M on the balance sheet. As we have previously discussed we see a paradigm shift taking hold in immune-based therapeutics and believe that Agenus is ideally positioned to create value in this emerging field. Evidence among the other companies we are following, such as Inovio (INO-Buy), Immunocellular, and Oncosec is building around the utility of immunotherapy.”

According to TipRanks.com, which measures analysts’ and bloggers’ success rate based on how their calls perform, analyst Jason Kolbert has a total average return of 5.4% and a 42.9% success rate. Kolbert has a 1.4% average return when recommending AGEN, and is ranked #658 out of 3354 analysts.

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