Athenex (ATNX) Gets a Buy Rating from Oppenheimer

Oppenheimer analyst Kevin DeGeeter assigned a Buy rating to Athenex (ATNX) today and set a price target of $23.00. The company’s shares closed last Tuesday at $14.65.

According to, DeGeeter is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 20.1% and a 45.7% success rate. DeGeeter covers the Healthcare sector, focusing on stocks such as Interpace Diagnostics Group, Rocket Pharmaceuticals, and Ionis Pharmaceuticals.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Athenex is a Strong Buy with an average price target of $28.67, implying a 97.7% upside from current levels. In a report issued on September 1, Needham also reiterated a Buy rating on the stock with a $30.00 price target.

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The company has a one-year high of $18.35 and a one-year low of $5.63. Currently, Athenex has an average volume of 569.4K.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 44 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is positive on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders buying their shares of ATNX in relation to earlier this year.

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Athenex, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company, which engages in the discovery, development and commercialization of novel therapies for the treatment of cancer.It operates through the following segments: Oncology Innovation Platform, Global Supply Chain Platform, and Commercial Platform. The Oncology Innovation Platform segment involves in discovery and development of cancer supportive therapies. The Global Supply Chain Platform segment consists of manufacturing and marketing of API, medical devices, and clinical products. The Commercial Platform segment engages in manufacturing and selling of commercial pharmaceutical products. The company was founded by Lyn M. Dyster and David G. Hangauer in November 2003 and is headquartered in Buffalo, NY.

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