H.C. Wainwright analyst Andrew Fein reiterated a Buy rating on Matinas BioPharma (MTNB) today and set a price target of $4.00. The company’s shares closed last Friday at $0.85.
According to TipRanks.com, Fein is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 4.8% and a 42.9% success rate. Fein covers the Healthcare sector, focusing on stocks such as Proteostasis Therapeutics, Deciphera Pharmaceuticals, and Phasebio Pharmaceuticals.
The word on The Street in general, suggests a Strong Buy analyst consensus rating for Matinas BioPharma with a $3.08 average price target, implying a 262.4% upside from current levels. In a report issued on November 6, Maxim Group also initiated coverage with a Buy rating on the stock with a $3.00 price target.
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Based on Matinas BioPharma’s latest earnings release for the quarter ending June 30, the company reported a quarterly GAAP net loss of $5.61 million. In comparison, last year the company earned revenue of $89.81K and had a GAAP net loss of $3.34 million.
Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 25 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 MTNB in relation to earlier this year.
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Matinas BioPharma Holdings, Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, which focuses on enabling the delivery of life-changing medicines using its LNC platform technology. The company’s proprietary, disruptive technology utilizes lipid nano-crystals which can encapsulate small molecule drugs, oligonucleotides, vaccines, peptides, proteins, and other medicines potentially making them safer, more tolerable, less toxic, and orally bioavailable. Its anti-fungal product candidate, MAT2203, delivers broad-spectrum fungicidal agent, amphotericin B; and is being developed to prevent invasive fungal infections in patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. The company was founded in May 2013 and is headquartered in Bedminster, NJ.