OncoCyte Corp (NYSEMKT:OCX) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a note issued to investors on Friday.

According to Zacks, “OncoCyte Corporation is primarily focused on the development of novel, non-invasive blood and urine diagnostic tests for detection of cancer. OncoCyte Corporation is based in Alameda, California. “

Separately, Chardan Capital initiated coverage on OncoCyte Corp in a research report on Thursday, February 23rd. They issued a “buy” rating and a $6.50 price target for the company. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $6.81.

Shares of OncoCyte Corp (NYSEMKT:OCX) opened at 5.80 on Friday. OncoCyte Corp has a 12-month low of $3.10 and a 12-month high of $7.95. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $5.41 and its 200-day moving average price is $5.39. The firm’s market cap is $170.29 million.

OncoCyte Corp (NYSEMKT:OCX) last issued its earnings results on Monday, February 27th. The company reported ($0.11) earnings per share for the quarter, hitting analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.11). On average, analysts predict that OncoCyte Corp will post ($0.49) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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About OncoCyte Corp

OncoCyte Corporation is a development-stage biotechnology company focused in the field of regenerative medicine. The Company is developing molecular cancer diagnostics utilizing a discovery platform that focuses on identifying genetic markers expressed in various types of cancer. It operates through the research and development of diagnostic tests for the detection of cancer segment.

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