Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Collegium Pharmaceutical, Inc. (NASDAQ:COLL) in a research report sent to investors on Thursday morning. Jefferies Group LLC currently has a $15.00 price objective on the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock.

Several other analysts have also recently commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research cut Collegium Pharmaceutical from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 11th. BidaskClub downgraded Collegium Pharmaceutical from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report on Friday, August 4th. HC Wainwright assumed coverage on shares of Collegium Pharmaceutical in a research report on Monday, September 11th. They issued a buy rating and a $21.00 price objective for the company. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Collegium Pharmaceutical from a strong sell rating to a sell rating in a research report on Thursday, June 22nd. Finally, Needham & Company LLC restated a buy rating and issued a $25.00 price objective on shares of Collegium Pharmaceutical in a research report on Wednesday, May 31st. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Collegium Pharmaceutical presently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus price target of $19.50.

Shares of Collegium Pharmaceutical (NASDAQ COLL) traded up 2.78% during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $10.34. The stock had a trading volume of 154,214 shares. Collegium Pharmaceutical has a one year low of $9.68 and a one year high of $20.55. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $10.41 and a 200-day moving average of $10.41. The company’s market cap is $305.71 million.

Collegium Pharmaceutical (NASDAQ:COLL) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, August 9th. The specialty pharmaceutical company reported ($0.72) EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.81) by $0.09. Collegium Pharmaceutical had a negative return on equity of 93.73% and a negative net margin of 1,319.39%. The firm had revenue of $3.56 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $4.07 million. Analysts forecast that Collegium Pharmaceutical will post ($3.00) EPS for the current fiscal year.

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A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in COLL. American International Group Inc. boosted its stake in Collegium Pharmaceutical by 27.8% in the 1st quarter. American International Group Inc. now owns 9,948 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock worth $100,000 after purchasing an additional 2,163 shares during the period. Nationwide Fund Advisors boosted its stake in Collegium Pharmaceutical by 16.4% in the 1st quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 10,087 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock worth $101,000 after purchasing an additional 1,422 shares during the period. Voya Investment Management LLC acquired a new position in Collegium Pharmaceutical in the 2nd quarter worth $125,000. Credit Suisse AG boosted its stake in Collegium Pharmaceutical by 9.4% in the 1st quarter. Credit Suisse AG now owns 13,630 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock worth $137,000 after purchasing an additional 1,173 shares during the period. Finally, UBS Group AG boosted its stake in Collegium Pharmaceutical by 283.2% in the 1st quarter. UBS Group AG now owns 13,767 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock worth $139,000 after purchasing an additional 10,174 shares during the period. 83.04% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

About Collegium Pharmaceutical

Collegium Pharmaceutical, Inc is a specialty pharmaceutical company. The Company is engaged in developing and commercializing abuse-deterrent products that incorporate its DETERx platform technology for the treatment of chronic pain and other diseases. Its products include Xtampza ER and ONSOLIS. Its DETERx platform provides extended-release drug delivery, while safeguarding against common methods of abuse and tampering, including crushing, chewing, and heating and injecting.

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