AVEO Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVEO)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by equities researchers at Piper Jaffray Companies in a research report issued on Thursday. They presently have a $3.50 target price on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock. Piper Jaffray Companies’ price objective would suggest a potential upside of 22.38% from the stock’s current price.

Other analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded AVEO Pharmaceuticals from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $2.75 price target on the stock in a research report on Monday, July 24th. FBR & Co reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $3.00 price target on shares of AVEO Pharmaceuticals in a research report on Friday, June 30th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded AVEO Pharmaceuticals from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, June 24th.

Shares of AVEO Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:AVEO) opened at 2.85 on Thursday. The company’s 50 day moving average is $2.38 and its 200-day moving average is $1.12. AVEO Pharmaceuticals has a 52 week low of $0.50 and a 52 week high of $3.19. The company’s market capitalization is $314.53 million.

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Institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Clear Harbor Asset Management LLC acquired a new position in AVEO Pharmaceuticals during the second quarter worth approximately $289,000. Paloma Partners Management Co acquired a new position in AVEO Pharmaceuticals during the first quarter worth approximately $184,000. UBS Oconnor LLC acquired a new position in AVEO Pharmaceuticals during the first quarter worth approximately $291,000. Perceptive Advisors LLC raised its position in AVEO Pharmaceuticals by 64.3% in the first quarter. Perceptive Advisors LLC now owns 5,108,808 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock worth $3,014,000 after buying an additional 2,000,000 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Renaissance Technologies LLC raised its position in AVEO Pharmaceuticals by 5.7% in the fourth quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 2,743,900 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock worth $1,482,000 after buying an additional 148,500 shares in the last quarter. 51.04% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

About AVEO Pharmaceuticals

AVEO Pharmaceuticals, Inc is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company’s platform delivers insights into cancer and related disease. The Company’s product candidates include Tivozanib, Ficlatuzumab, AV-203 and AV-380. Tivozanib is a selective long half-life vascular endothelial growth factor tyrosine kinase inhibitor (VEGF TKI) that inhibits over three VEGF receptors.

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