Relypsa Inc (RLYP) is Downgraded by Stifel to Hold

Relypsa Inc (RLYP) was Downgraded by Stifel to ” Hold”. Earlier the firm had a rating of “Buy ” on the company shares. Stifel advised their investors in a research report released on Aug 22, 2016.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Relypsa Inc. Relypsa Inc was Downgraded by Cantor Fitzgerald to ” Hold” on Jul 26, 2016. Relypsa Inc was Downgraded by Guggenheim to ” Neutral” on Jul 26, 2016. H.C. Wainwright Downgraded Relypsa Inc on Jul 22, 2016 to ” Neutral”, Price Target of the shares are set at $32.

On the company’s financial health, Relypsa Inc reported $-1.26 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.18 according to the earnings call on May 4, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $-1.44. The company had revenue of $12.40 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $7.10 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $-0.78 EPS.

Relypsa Inc opened for trading at $31.92 and hit $31.96 on the upside on Friday, eventually ending the session at $31.96, with a gain of 0.13% or 0.04 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 12,37,520 shares. Company has a market cap of $1,434 M.

In a different news, on Aug 18, 2016, Monte Montgomery (Chief Accounting Officer) sold 510 shares at $31.92 per share price. According to the SEC, on Jun 8, 2016, Helen Torley (director) sold 1,013 shares at $19.32 per share price. On Jun 8, 2016, Daniel K Spiegelman (director) sold 1,013 shares at $19.31 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.

Relypsa Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of non-absorbed polymeric drugs to treat disorders in the areas of renal cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. The Company’s lead product candidate Patiromer for Oral Suspension (Patiromer FOS) is for the treatment of hyperkalemia a life-threatening condition defined as abnormally elevated levels of potassium in the blood. Its New Drug Application (NDA) for Patiromer FOS was accepted for filing by the United States Food and Drug Administration or FDA. The Company’s NDA is supported by a clinical development program consisting of eight clinical trials: three Phase I trials four Phase II trials and one two-part Phase III trial conducted under a Special Protocol Assessment or SPA. The active ingredient is a cross-linked polymeric bead with a calcium containing counterion. The Company has the global royalty-free commercialization rights to Patiromer FOS.

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