Media stories about Abeona Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ABEO) have trended somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Abeona Therapeutics earned a media sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the biopharmaceutical company an impact score of 47.883936106746 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.
A number of research analysts recently weighed in on ABEO shares. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Abeona Therapeutics from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, November 23rd. SunTrust Banks started coverage on shares of Abeona Therapeutics in a report on Wednesday, November 8th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $26.00 price objective for the company. Cantor Fitzgerald restated a “buy” rating and issued a $21.00 price objective on shares of Abeona Therapeutics in a report on Friday, October 6th. Citigroup started coverage on shares of Abeona Therapeutics in a report on Tuesday, October 10th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $32.00 price objective for the company. Finally, Jefferies Group restated a “buy” rating and issued a $28.00 price objective on shares of Abeona Therapeutics in a report on Wednesday, November 22nd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Abeona Therapeutics currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $26.10.
Abeona Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ABEO) opened at $15.85 on Friday. Abeona Therapeutics has a 12 month low of $4.50 and a 12 month high of $22.75. The stock has a market cap of $741.39, a P/E ratio of -24.38 and a beta of 2.34.
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About Abeona Therapeutics
Abeona Therapeutics Inc is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel gene therapies for life-threatening rare genetic diseases. The Company’s lead programs include ABO-102 (AAV-SGSH), an adeno-associated virus (AAV) based gene therapy for Sanfilippo syndrome type A (MPS IIIA) and EB-101 (gene-corrected skin grafts) for recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (RDEB).
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