Agile Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AGRX) has been given a consensus rating of “Buy” by the eight analysts that are presently covering the company, MarketBeat.com reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year price target among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $10.40.

Several analysts have recently weighed in on AGRX shares. ValuEngine downgraded Agile Therapeutics from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Friday, June 2nd. Royal Bank Of Canada set a $8.00 target price on Agile Therapeutics and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Sunday, July 16th. Cantor Fitzgerald reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $9.00 target price on shares of Agile Therapeutics in a research report on Monday, May 8th. Janney Montgomery Scott reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $15.00 target price on shares of Agile Therapeutics in a research report on Friday, July 21st. Finally, HC Wainwright started coverage on Agile Therapeutics in a research report on Wednesday, July 19th. They set a “buy” rating and a $10.00 target price for the company.

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Several institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC purchased a new position in shares of Agile Therapeutics during the second quarter valued at approximately $122,000. LMR Partners LLP purchased a new position in shares of Agile Therapeutics during the second quarter valued at approximately $211,000. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its position in shares of Agile Therapeutics by 604.2% in the second quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 95,820 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $359,000 after buying an additional 82,213 shares in the last quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC raised its position in shares of Agile Therapeutics by 209.2% in the fourth quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 64,000 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $365,000 after buying an additional 43,300 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Royce & Associates LP raised its position in shares of Agile Therapeutics by 206.1% in the first quarter. Royce & Associates LP now owns 987,582 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $3,165,000 after buying an additional 665,000 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 79.89% of the company’s stock.

Agile Therapeutics (NASDAQ:AGRX) opened at 3.30 on Friday. Agile Therapeutics has a 12 month low of $1.82 and a 12 month high of $8.15. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $4.07 and its 200-day moving average is $3.25. The stock’s market capitalization is $95.06 million.

Agile Therapeutics (NASDAQ:AGRX) last released its earnings results on Friday, July 28th. The specialty pharmaceutical company reported ($0.26) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.28) by $0.02. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned ($0.29) EPS. On average, equities analysts expect that Agile Therapeutics will post ($1.05) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

About Agile Therapeutics

Agile Therapeutics, Inc is a women’s health specialty pharmaceutical company. The Company is focused in the development and commercialization of prescription contraceptive products. The Company has developed a transdermal patch technology, called Skinfusion. The Company’s lead product candidate is Twirla, also known as AG200-15, is a combined hormonal contraceptive (CHC) patch.

Analyst Recommendations for Agile Therapeutics (NASDAQ:AGRX)

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