Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALNY) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Leerink Swann

Leerink Swann restated their market perform rating on shares of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALNY) in a research note issued to investors on Friday. They currently have a $72.00 price objective on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock, down from their prior price objective of $83.00. The analysts noted that the move was a valuation call.

Several other equities research analysts have also weighed in on ALNY. Chardan Capital reissued a buy rating and set a $124.00 target price (down previously from $131.00) on shares of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. Stifel Nicolaus reissued a buy rating and set a $56.00 target price (up previously from $47.00) on shares of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. BMO Capital Markets reissued an outperform rating and set a $99.00 target price (down previously from $105.00) on shares of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals in a research report on Wednesday, September 6th. Morgan Stanley raised their target price on Alnylam Pharmaceuticals from $46.00 to $50.00 and gave the stock an equal weight rating in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. Finally, Barclays PLC raised their target price on Alnylam Pharmaceuticals from $50.00 to $70.00 and gave the stock an equal weight rating in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and fifteen have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of Buy and an average price target of $83.50.

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (ALNY) opened at 78.68 on Friday. The company’s market capitalization is $7.22 billion. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $81.97 and a 200-day moving average of $67.86. Alnylam Pharmaceuticals has a one year low of $31.38 and a one year high of $89.45.

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ALNY) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, August 9th. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($1.34) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($1.22) by $0.12. Alnylam Pharmaceuticals had a negative return on equity of 48.62% and a negative net margin of 743.28%. The business had revenue of $15.93 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $23.86 million. During the same period last year, the business posted ($1.05) EPS. Alnylam Pharmaceuticals’s revenue was up 82.9% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts anticipate that Alnylam Pharmaceuticals will post ($5.18) earnings per share for the current year.

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Hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Pacer Advisors Inc. grew its stake in shares of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals by 22.0% in the 2nd quarter. Pacer Advisors Inc. now owns 11,610 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $926,000 after purchasing an additional 2,093 shares during the last quarter. TLP Group LLC purchased a new position in shares of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals in the 1st quarter valued at approximately $380,000. Wellington Management Group LLP boosted its stake in shares of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals by 0.3% in the first quarter. Wellington Management Group LLP now owns 12,041,179 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $617,111,000 after buying an additional 31,208 shares in the last quarter. BB Biotech AG boosted its stake in shares of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals by 4.2% in the first quarter. BB Biotech AG now owns 1,241,338 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $63,619,000 after buying an additional 50,000 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Hemenway Trust Co LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals in the second quarter valued at approximately $235,000. Institutional investors own 94.27% of the company’s stock.

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Company Profile

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company is engaged in the discovery, development and commercialization of ribonucleic acid (RNA) interference (RNAi) therapeutics. The Company is focused on the use of its N-acetylgalactosamine (GalNAc)-conjugate platform for delivery of small interfering RNAs (siRNAs).

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