Stifel Nicolaus Reaffirms Their Hold Rating on Galapagos (GLPG)

In a report released today, Derek Archila from Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a Hold rating on Galapagos (GLPG). The company’s shares closed last Tuesday at $128.02, close to its 52-week low of $112.00.

According to, Archila is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 9.7% and a 46.4% success rate. Archila covers the Healthcare sector, focusing on stocks such as DBV Technologies SA – American, Madrigal Pharmaceuticals, and Phasebio Pharmaceuticals.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Galapagos is a Hold with an average price target of $141.96, which is a 10.0% upside from current levels. In a report issued on October 13, Barclays also maintained a Hold rating on the stock with a EUR125.00 price target.

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Galapagos’ market cap is currently $8.32B and has a P/E ratio of 87.00. The company has a Price to Book ratio of 2.80.

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Galapagos NV is a biotechnology company, which engages in the identification and development of small molecule and antibody therapies. It operates through the Research and Development and Fee-for-Services segment. The company was founded by Onno van de Stolpe, Rudi Pauwels, and Helmuth van Es on June 30, 1999 and is headquartered in Mechelen, Belgium.

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