Cytokinetics (CYTK) Gets a Buy Rating from Raymond James

Raymond James analyst Dane Leone maintained a Buy rating on Cytokinetics (CYTK) yesterday. The company’s shares closed last Monday at $25.57.

According to, Leone is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 14.1% and a 62.1% success rate. Leone covers the Healthcare sector, focusing on stocks such as Lineage Cell Therapeutics, Adverum Biotechnologies, and Tarsus Pharmaceuticals.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Strong Buy analyst consensus rating for Cytokinetics with a $36.83 average price target, a 43.3% upside from current levels. In a report issued on May 7, JMP Securities also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $26.00 price target.

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The company has a one-year high of $30.14 and a one-year low of $14.71. Currently, Cytokinetics has an average volume of 917.5K.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 110 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders selling their shares of CYTK in relation to earlier this year. Most recently, in March 2021, Patrick Gage, a Director at CYTK sold 10,000 shares for a total of $244,400.

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Cytokinetics, Inc. operates as a biopharmaceutical company, which focuses on the discovery and development of muscle activators as potential treatment for debilitating diseases. It conducts a Phase 2 clinical trials program for tirasemtiv, including a Phase 2b clinical trial in patients with ALS, known as BENEFIT-ALS (Blinded Evaluation of Neuromuscular Effects and Functional Improvement with Tirasemtiv in ALS). The company was founded on August 5, 1997 and is headquartered in South San Francisco, CA.

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