Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:VNDA) – Analysts at Jefferies Group issued their Q3 2017 earnings per share estimates for Vanda Pharmaceuticals in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday. Jefferies Group analyst M. Andrews expects that the biopharmaceutical company will earn ($0.13) per share for the quarter. Jefferies Group currently has a “Buy” rating and a $21.00 target price on the stock. Jefferies Group also issued estimates for Vanda Pharmaceuticals’ Q4 2017 earnings at ($0.18) EPS, FY2017 earnings at ($0.51) EPS, FY2018 earnings at ($0.32) EPS, FY2019 earnings at $1.38 EPS, FY2020 earnings at $1.30 EPS and FY2021 earnings at $1.71 EPS.

Vanda Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:VNDA) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($0.03) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.21) by $0.18. Vanda Pharmaceuticals had a negative return on equity of 7.88% and a negative net margin of 6.54%. The business had revenue of $42.06 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $40.31 million. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.01 EPS. Vanda Pharmaceuticals’s revenue for the quarter was up 16.7% compared to the same quarter last year.

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A number of other research analysts have also recently commented on the company. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $23.00 target price on Vanda Pharmaceuticals and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. HC Wainwright set a $18.00 target price on Vanda Pharmaceuticals and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. set a $21.00 price objective on Vanda Pharmaceuticals and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. TheStreet raised Vanda Pharmaceuticals from a “d+” rating to a “c-” rating in a research note on Friday, May 12th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised Vanda Pharmaceuticals from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 14th. Eight analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $21.33.

Vanda Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:VNDA) opened at 15.50 on Monday. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $16.07 and its 200 day moving average price is $14.63. Vanda Pharmaceuticals has a 52-week low of $11.58 and a 52-week high of $18.00. The company’s market capitalization is $693.13 million.

Several hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of VNDA. Legal & General Group Plc raised its stake in shares of Vanda Pharmaceuticals by 37.4% in the second quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 11,105 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $181,000 after buying an additional 3,022 shares in the last quarter. Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL purchased a new position in shares of Vanda Pharmaceuticals during the first quarter worth about $193,000. Capital Fund Management S.A. purchased a new position in shares of Vanda Pharmaceuticals during the first quarter worth about $195,000. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd purchased a new position in shares of Vanda Pharmaceuticals during the first quarter worth about $196,000. Finally, AQR Capital Management LLC purchased a new position in shares of Vanda Pharmaceuticals during the fourth quarter worth about $223,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 91.42% of the company’s stock.

Vanda Pharmaceuticals Company Profile

Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company is focused on the development and commercialization of therapies to address unmet medical needs. Its product portfolio includes HETLIOZ (tasimelteon), Fanapt (iloperidone), Tradipitant (VLY-686), Trichostatin A and AQW051. It offers HETLIOZ for the treatment of Non-24-Hour Sleep-Wake Disorder (Non-24).

Earnings History and Estimates for Vanda Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:VNDA)

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