AMAG Pharmaceuticals (AMAG) Coverage Initiated at B. Riley

Equities research analysts at B. Riley began coverage on shares of AMAG Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:AMAG) in a research note issued on Thursday, December 7th, MarketBeat reports. The brokerage set a “neutral” rating and a $16.00 price target on the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock. B. Riley’s target price would indicate a potential upside of 20.75% from the stock’s previous close.

AMAG has been the subject of several other reports. Jefferies Group reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $16.00 price target on shares of AMAG Pharmaceuticals in a research report on Sunday, November 5th. Piper Jaffray Companies initiated coverage on AMAG Pharmaceuticals in a research report on Monday, October 23rd. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $18.00 price objective for the company. Zacks Investment Research cut AMAG Pharmaceuticals from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 24th. BidaskClub cut AMAG Pharmaceuticals from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. Finally, Deutsche Bank reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $24.00 price target on shares of AMAG Pharmaceuticals in a research note on Thursday, August 31st. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $23.38.

Shares of AMAG Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:AMAG) traded down $0.20 during trading hours on Thursday, hitting $13.25. The stock had a trading volume of 649,814 shares, compared to its average volume of 666,648. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.94, a quick ratio of 1.48 and a current ratio of 1.59. The stock has a market capitalization of $475.79, a PE ratio of -2.18 and a beta of 0.79. AMAG Pharmaceuticals has a 1 year low of $11.93 and a 1 year high of $36.60.

A number of large investors have recently bought and sold shares of AMAG. State of Alaska Department of Revenue raised its position in AMAG Pharmaceuticals by 81.3% in the second quarter. State of Alaska Department of Revenue now owns 6,871 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $126,000 after purchasing an additional 3,081 shares during the period. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan raised its position in AMAG Pharmaceuticals by 6.6% in the second quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan now owns 8,280 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $152,000 after purchasing an additional 510 shares during the period. Hartford Investment Management Co. purchased a new stake in AMAG Pharmaceuticals in the third quarter valued at $186,000. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC purchased a new stake in AMAG Pharmaceuticals in the third quarter valued at $197,000. Finally, 361 Capital LLC purchased a new stake in AMAG Pharmaceuticals in the third quarter valued at $197,000.

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About AMAG Pharmaceuticals

AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc is a pharmaceutical company. The Company’s segment is the manufacture, development and commercialization of products and services for use in treating various conditions, with a focus on maternal health, anemia management and cancer supportive care. Its offerings focus on maternal health, anemia management and cancer supportive care, including its product, Makena (hydroxyprogesterone caproate injection); services related to the collection, processing and storage of umbilical cord blood stem cell and cord tissue units operated through Cord Blood Registry (CBR); its product, Feraheme (ferumoxytol), for intravenous (IV) use, and MuGard Mucoadhesive Oral Wound Rinse.

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