Kadmon Holdings Inc (NYSE:KDMN) rose 7.5% during mid-day trading on Friday . The company traded as high as $4.90 and last traded at $4.88. Approximately 2,510,528 shares changed hands during mid-day trading, an increase of 50% from the average daily volume of 1,675,908 shares. The stock had previously closed at $4.54.

KDMN has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. WBB Securities lowered Kadmon from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating and set a $3.00 target price on the stock. in a research note on Monday, October 9th. Zacks Investment Research raised Kadmon from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $4.25 target price on the stock in a research note on Friday, January 12th. Finally, HC Wainwright reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $25.00 target price on shares of Kadmon in a research note on Friday, November 17th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. Kadmon presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $8.65.

Kadmon (NYSE:KDMN) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 9th. The company reported ($0.42) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.38) by ($0.04). The business had revenue of $2.28 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.69 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted ($4.24) earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 60.0% on a year-over-year basis. equities research analysts expect that Kadmon Holdings Inc will post -1.61 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the business. Susquehanna International Group LLP lifted its stake in shares of Kadmon by 3,211.2% during the 3rd quarter. Susquehanna International Group LLP now owns 443,135 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,485,000 after purchasing an additional 429,752 shares during the period. Crestline Management LP acquired a new stake in shares of Kadmon during the 3rd quarter worth $2,011,000. Old West Investment Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Kadmon during the 3rd quarter worth $169,000. Wells Fargo & Company MN increased its holdings in shares of Kadmon by 23.2% during the 3rd quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 73,956 shares of the company’s stock worth $247,000 after buying an additional 13,923 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Sphera Funds Management LTD. acquired a new stake in shares of Kadmon during the 3rd quarter worth $3,685,000. 51.90% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

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Kadmon Company Profile

Kadmon Holdings, Inc is an integrated biopharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery, development and commercialization of small molecules and biologics to address disease areas of various unmet medical needs. The Company is developing product candidates in a number of indications within autoimmune and fibrotic disease, oncology and genetic diseases.

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