Evoke Pharma (EVOK) Given a $9.00 Price Target by HC Wainwright Analysts
Evoke Pharma (NASDAQ:EVOK) has been assigned a $9.00 price objective by analysts at HC Wainwright in a report issued on Wednesday. The brokerage presently has a “buy” rating on the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock. HC Wainwright’s price objective would indicate a potential upside of 237.08% from the company’s previous close.
Several other equities research analysts also recently issued reports on EVOK. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Evoke Pharma from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 17th. ValuEngine raised shares of Evoke Pharma from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, August 26th. Seaport Global Securities reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $10.00 price objective on shares of Evoke Pharma in a research note on Friday, October 6th. Northland Securities reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $10.00 price objective on shares of Evoke Pharma in a research note on Wednesday, October 18th. Finally, FBR & Co reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $10.00 price objective on shares of Evoke Pharma in a research note on Thursday, October 19th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company. Evoke Pharma has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $9.00.
Shares of Evoke Pharma (NASDAQ EVOK) traded up $0.08 during trading on Wednesday, reaching $2.67. 102,800 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 412,050. Evoke Pharma has a 12 month low of $1.42 and a 12 month high of $4.55.
Evoke Pharma (NASDAQ:EVOK) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 14th. The specialty pharmaceutical company reported ($0.34) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.21) by ($0.13). During the same period last year, the firm earned ($0.29) EPS. equities research analysts anticipate that Evoke Pharma will post -0.75 EPS for the current year.
Institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the business. State Treasurer State of Michigan boosted its stake in shares of Evoke Pharma by 37.0% in the 2nd quarter. State Treasurer State of Michigan now owns 400,000 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $1,024,000 after purchasing an additional 108,034 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Evoke Pharma by 15.1% in the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 523,650 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $1,341,000 after purchasing an additional 68,544 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Sphera Funds Management LTD. boosted its stake in shares of Evoke Pharma by 14.2% in the 3rd quarter. Sphera Funds Management LTD. now owns 571,022 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $1,907,000 after purchasing an additional 71,022 shares during the last quarter. 13.64% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
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Evoke Pharma Company Profile
Evoke Pharma, Inc is a specialty pharmaceutical company. The Company is focused primarily on the development of drugs to treat gastrointestinal (GI) disorders and diseases. The Company is developing EVK-001, a metoclopramide nasal spray for the relief of symptoms associated with acute and recurrent diabetic gastroparesis in women.
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