Juno Therapeutics Inc (JUNO) was Reiterated by Maxim Group to “Buy” according to the research note released today. The brokerage firm has raised the Price Target to $ 80 from a previous price target of $78 . Maxim Group advised their investors in a research report released on Apr 11, 2016.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Juno Therapeutics Inc. Citigroup Initiated Juno Therapeutics Inc on Feb 25, 2016 to “Buy”, Price Target of the shares are set at $45.Juno Therapeutics Inc was Upgraded by Guggenheim to ” Buy” on Feb 17, 2016. Sun Trust Rbsn Humphrey Initiated Juno Therapeutics Inc on Jan 29, 2016 to “Buy”, Price Target of the shares are set at $50.
On the company’s financial health, Juno Therapeutics Inc reported $-0.53 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.09 based on the information available during the earnings call on Feb 29, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $-0.44. The company had revenue of $4.20 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $6.26 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $-1.61 EPS.
Juno Therapeutics Inc closed down -1.58 points or -3.77% at $40.31 with 12,02,956 shares getting traded on Monday. Post opening the session at $42.6, the shares hit an intraday low of $40.23 and an intraday high of $42.986 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Monday session in Red.
In a different news, on Mar 30, 2016, Anthony B Evnin (director) purchased 8,000 shares at $36.58 per share price. According to the SEC, on Mar 22, 2016, Richard Klausner (director) sold 12,000 shares at $40.00 per share price. On Mar 4, 2016, Steve Harr (officer ) sold 5,000 shares at $45.00 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.
Juno Therapeutics Inc. (Juno) is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company is developing cell-based cancer immunotherapies based on its chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) and T cell receptor (TCR) technologies to genetically engineer T cells to recognize and kill cancer cells. Juno’s product candidates JCAR015 JCAR017 and JCAR014 utilize CAR technology to target CD19 a protein expressed on the surface of various B cell leukemias and lymphomas. Juno’s other product candidates include JCAR018: CD22 JCAR023: L1CAM (CD171) JCAR020: MUC-16 / IL-12 ROR-1 and JTCR016: WT-1. JCAR015 is in Phase I open label clinical trial stage for patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (r/r ALL). JCAR017 is in Phase I/II trial for patients with pediatric r/r ALL. JCAR014 is in Phase I/II trial as a treatment for various B cell malignancies in patients. JTRC016 is in Phase I/II clinical trial for the treatment of AML myelodysplasic syndrome and chronic myeloid leukemia.