Jefferies Group Reiterates Hold Rating for Enzymotec Ltd. (ENZY)
Enzymotec Ltd. (NASDAQ:ENZY)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by stock analysts at Jefferies Group in a research report issued on Monday. They currently have a $7.00 target price on the stock, down from their prior target price of $8.00. Jefferies Group’s price objective suggests a potential upside of 11.11% from the company’s current price.
ENZY has been the subject of a number of other reports. Wells Fargo & Co. downgraded Enzymotec from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 17th. Zacks Investment Research raised Enzymotec from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 11th.
Shares of Enzymotec (NASDAQ:ENZY) opened at 6.30 on Monday. The stock has a market cap of $143.38 million, a PE ratio of 58.88 and a beta of 1.26. Enzymotec has a 52-week low of $5.20 and a 52-week high of $10.32. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $6.65 and its 200-day moving average price is $7.66.
Enzymotec (NASDAQ:ENZY) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 16th. The company reported $0.03 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.07 by $0.04. The company had revenue of $11.40 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $13.29 million. Enzymotec had a return on equity of 1.95% and a net margin of 4.82%. Enzymotec’s quarterly revenue was down 8.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.08 earnings per share. Analysts expect that Enzymotec will post $0.18 earnings per share for the current year.
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Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in ENZY. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio boosted its position in Enzymotec by 48.6% in the second quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio now owns 35,187 shares of the company’s stock valued at $294,000 after buying an additional 11,501 shares during the last quarter. Algert Global LLC raised its stake in shares of Enzymotec by 32.9% in the third quarter. Algert Global LLC now owns 50,566 shares of the company’s stock valued at $354,000 after buying an additional 12,520 shares during the period. Menta Capital LLC raised its stake in shares of Enzymotec by 12.4% in the second quarter. Menta Capital LLC now owns 48,488 shares of the company’s stock valued at $405,000 after buying an additional 5,362 shares during the period. Janus Capital Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Enzymotec by 79.3% in the second quarter. Janus Capital Management LLC now owns 248,485 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,077,000 after buying an additional 109,933 shares during the period. Finally, Van ECK Associates Corp raised its stake in shares of Enzymotec by 5.9% in the second quarter. Van ECK Associates Corp now owns 12,659 shares of the company’s stock valued at $106,000 after buying an additional 706 shares during the period. 35.93% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.
Enzymotec Ltd. is a nutritional ingredients and medical foods company. The Company’s technologies, research expertise and clinical validation process enables it to develop solutions across a range of products. The Company operates in two segments: Nutrition segment and VAYA Pharma segment. Both of the Company’s segments offer a range of products that leverage its lipid-related offerings.
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