Seres Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:MCRB) was downgraded by investment analysts at ValuEngine from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note issued on Thursday.

Other analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Seres Therapeutics from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, August 11th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Seres Therapeutics from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 8th. HC Wainwright reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $19.00 price objective (up previously from $15.00) on shares of Seres Therapeutics in a report on Friday, August 4th. Canaccord Genuity set a $20.00 price objective on shares of Seres Therapeutics and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, August 3rd. Finally, Cantor Fitzgerald reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Seres Therapeutics in a report on Wednesday, August 30th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $17.00.

Shares of Seres Therapeutics (NASDAQ:MCRB) opened at 16.75 on Thursday. The company has a 50 day moving average of $14.64 and a 200 day moving average of $14.64. The company’s market cap is $678.58 million. Seres Therapeutics has a 1-year low of $8.86 and a 1-year high of $17.42.

Seres Therapeutics (NASDAQ:MCRB) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 3rd. The biotechnology company reported ($0.69) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.59) by ($0.10). The business had revenue of $3.00 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.00 million. Seres Therapeutics had a negative net margin of 441.38% and a negative return on equity of 80.21%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up .0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned ($0.70) EPS. Equities analysts expect that Seres Therapeutics will post ($2.48) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Several institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of MCRB. Voya Investment Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of Seres Therapeutics during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $114,000. American International Group Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Seres Therapeutics by 7.1% during the 1st quarter. American International Group Inc. now owns 10,977 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock worth $124,000 after acquiring an additional 727 shares during the period. Advisor Group Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Seres Therapeutics by 100.7% during the 2nd quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 14,050 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock worth $160,000 after acquiring an additional 7,050 shares during the period. State of Wisconsin Investment Board bought a new stake in shares of Seres Therapeutics during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $169,000. Finally, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company lifted its holdings in shares of Seres Therapeutics by 15.2% during the 2nd quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 18,270 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock worth $206,000 after acquiring an additional 2,410 shares during the period. 74.76% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

About Seres Therapeutics

Seres Therapeutics, Inc is a microbiome therapeutics platform company. The Company is engaged in developing a class of biological drugs, which is referred as Ecobiotic microbiome therapeutics. The Company’s drugs are designed to restore health by repairing the function of a dysbiotic microbiome. The Company is focused on implementing its microbiome therapeutics platform to develop Ecobiotic microbiome therapeutics that treats dysbiosis in the colonic microbiome.

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