News stories about Anthera Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ANTH) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Anthera Pharmaceuticals earned a daily sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the biopharmaceutical company an impact score of 46.9469753547896 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

ANTH has been the topic of a number of research reports. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “hold” rating and issued a $1.75 price objective (down previously from $2.25) on shares of Anthera Pharmaceuticals in a report on Friday, August 11th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Anthera Pharmaceuticals from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 15th. ValuEngine upgraded Anthera Pharmaceuticals from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, September 1st. Finally, HC Wainwright restated a “buy” rating and issued a $3.00 price objective on shares of Anthera Pharmaceuticals in a report on Tuesday, September 19th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $5.11.

Shares of Anthera Pharmaceuticals (ANTH) traded down $0.03 during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $2.21. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 467,700 shares, compared to its average volume of 340,675. Anthera Pharmaceuticals has a 12 month low of $1.20 and a 12 month high of $20.24.

Anthera Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ANTH) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November 6th. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($0.58) EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.90) by $0.32. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted ($4.85) EPS. equities research analysts forecast that Anthera Pharmaceuticals will post -3.21 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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About Anthera Pharmaceuticals

Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc (Anthera) is a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing products to treat serious diseases associated with inflammation, including enzyme replacement therapies and autoimmune diseases. The Company has two Phase III product candidates, liprotamase also known as Sollpura and blisibimod.

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