Maxim Group reissued their buy rating on shares of Biopharmx Corp (NASDAQ:BPMX) in a research note published on Wednesday, MarketBeat.com reports. Maxim Group currently has a $1.50 target price on the stock, down from their prior target price of $3.00.

A number of other brokerages also recently issued reports on BPMX. Roth Capital set a $3.00 price target on Biopharmx Corp and gave the company a buy rating in a report on Saturday, June 3rd. HC Wainwright set a $3.00 price target on Biopharmx Corp and gave the company a buy rating in a report on Thursday, June 15th.

Shares of Biopharmx Corp (NASDAQ:BPMX) traded up 6.087% during trading on Wednesday, hitting $0.305. 542,089 shares of the company traded hands. The stock’s market capitalization is $22.61 million. The company has a 50-day moving average of $0.31 and a 200-day moving average of $0.48. Biopharmx Corp has a 52-week low of $0.19 and a 52-week high of $0.90.

Biopharmx Corp (NASDAQ:BPMX) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, September 13th. The company reported ($0.06) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.06). The firm had revenue of $0.02 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $0.02 million. Biopharmx Corp had a negative return on equity of 1,847.04% and a negative net margin of 28,405.26%. Equities analysts expect that Biopharmx Corp will post ($0.25) EPS for the current year.

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In other Biopharmx Corp news, major shareholder Franklin Resources Inc purchased 250,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 1st. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $0.34 per share, with a total value of $85,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of BPMX. Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its stake in Biopharmx Corp by 324.6% in the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 1,933,747 shares of the company’s stock valued at $927,000 after buying an additional 1,478,338 shares during the last quarter. Vivo Capital LLC lifted its stake in Biopharmx Corp by 10.0% in the second quarter. Vivo Capital LLC now owns 14,096,338 shares of the company’s stock valued at $6,752,000 after buying an additional 1,282,052 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Virtu KCG Holdings LLC lifted its stake in Biopharmx Corp by 366.2% in the second quarter. Virtu KCG Holdings LLC now owns 503,418 shares of the company’s stock valued at $241,000 after buying an additional 395,424 shares during the last quarter.

Biopharmx Corp Company Profile

BioPharmX Corporation is a specialty pharmaceutical company. The Company is focused on utilizing its drug delivery technologies to develop and commercialize prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) products that address markets in women’s health and dermatology. Its portfolio of product candidates includes two clinical stage product candidates: BPX01, which is a topical antibiotic for the treatment of acne based on a formulation of minocycline, and BPX03, which is a molecular iodine (I2) tablet for the treatment of benign breast pain associated with fibrocystic breast condition (FBC) and cyclic mastalgia.

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