The Exact Sciences Corporation (EXAS) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages

Leerink Swann set a $45.00 price objective on Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) in a report released on Thursday, August 24th. It has outperformed by 18.85% the S&P500. The medical research company reported ($0.27) EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.37) by $0.10.

A number of hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of EXAS. Blackrock Fund Advsr holds 0.01% of its portfolio in EXACT Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) for 3.18 million shares. Exact Sciences Corp now has $4.92B valuation.

The stock increased 1.51% or $0.64 during the last trading session, reaching $42.99. Volume is the basic fuel of the market since stocks move up or down in price only when shares are trading hands. Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) has risen 24.16% since September 8, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.51% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.01 in Q4 2016. Krilogy Financial LLC lifted its position in shares of Exact Sciences Corporation by 1,460.0% during the 2nd quarter.

In other Exact Sciences Corporation news, insider Graham Peter Lidgard sold 75,683 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, September 5th. Sold All: 35 Reduced: 56 Increased: 67 New Position: 31. Rathbone Brothers Public Limited Com holds 0.01% of its portfolio in EXACT Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) for 13,100 shares. Cornerstone Capital Management Holding Ltd Liability Company has invested 0% in EXACT Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS). Exact Sciences Corporation earned a coverage optimism score of 0.15 on Accern's scale. New York State Common Retirement Fund reported 2.58M shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems has 0% invested in EXACT Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS). M&T Commercial Bank invested 0% of its portfolio in EXACT Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS). Janney Montgomery Scott Ltd Company holds 0.01% or 27,178 shares. Old National National Bank & Trust In reported 11,330 shares. Russell Investments Group Ltd. lifted its position in Exact Sciences Corporation by 113.5% in the first quarter. 37,700 were reported by Axa. Princeton Alpha Mgmt Lp holds 0.05% or 18,767 shares in its portfolio. 105,000 were accumulated by Timucuan Asset Mngmt Fl. 164,870 are held by Artemis Invest Mngmt Llp. Therefore 60% are positive. Vetr raised Exact Sciences Corporation from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating and set a $36.55 price objective for the company in a report on Tuesday, July 25th. $41,960 worth of EXACT Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) shares were sold by COWARD D SCOTT. Finally, BTIG Research reissued a buy rating and issued a $45.00 price objective (up from $35.00) on shares of Exact Sciences Corporation in a research note on Monday, July 17th. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity on Thursday, September 7 with "Buy". The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 7 by Mizuho. Empire maintained the shares of EXAS in report on Friday, February 26 with "Sell" rating. The rating was maintained by Lake Street with "Hold" on Tuesday, November 1. Lake Street upgraded the shares of EXAS in report on Friday, July 24 to "Buy" rating. EXACT Sciences Co. has a 52 week low of $13.05 and a 52 week high of $43.29. Cowen & Co has "Buy" rating and $4500 target. Jennison Assoc Limited Liability Company has 0% invested in EXACT Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) for 21,099 shares. The stock's market cap is $4.96 billion. The Company focuses on the early detection and prevention of some forms of cancer. It now has negative earnings. It offers a non-invasive screening test called Cologuard for the early detection of colorectal cancer and pre-cancer.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 insider sales for $514,021 activity. The insider ARORA MANEESH sold 5,574 shares worth $117,946.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.27 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.06, from 0.94 in 2016Q3. The number of shares now owned by investors are 115.88 mln. 44 funds opened positions while 103 raised stakes. 797.06 million shares or 0.34% more from 794.39 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. The Nantahala Capital Management Llc holds 882,776 shares with $34.14M value, down from 1.19M last quarter. Amp Investors invested in 0.07% or 320,250 shares. Stoneridge Partners Lc reported 22,393 shares. The Orbimed Advisors Llc holds 950,000 shares with $12.69M value, down from 1.10M last quarter. Amalgamated Bancorp reported 12,970 shares. It was reported on Sep, 6 by Tiger Global Mgmt Ltd reported 1.05M shares or 1.35% of all its holdings. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 175,264 shares of the medical research company's stock valued at $2,342,000 after acquiring an additional 3,452 shares during the last quarter. Pacad Inv invested in 3,600 shares. Centers Of America invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA). Financial Architects Inc now owns 4,295 shares of the medical research company's stock worth $152,000 after buying an additional 2,035 shares during the period. It also upped Streamline Health Solutions (NASDAQ:STRM) stake by 777,955 shares and now owns 1.47M shares. Forward Air Corp (NASDAQ:FWRD) was raised too. Investors might also notice that three month ago the Buy recommendations (7) outnumbered Sell recommendations (2). Therefore 38% are positive. Telefonica Brasil S.A had 7 analyst reports since August 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The consensus rating is 2.6, suggesting the market has given up on the stock. The firm has "Equal-Weight" rating given on Thursday, February 25 by Stephens. On Friday, September 11 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with "Buy". The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $39.48 and a 200-day moving average price of $31.77. Craig Hallum upgraded it to "Buy" rating and $18 target in Thursday, June 16 report.

Like this


17 September 2017
Corning Incorporated (GLW) Shares Sold by Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Co
Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 64,129 shares of the company's stock, valued at $1,712,244.30. Year to date Corning Incorporated (NYSE:GLW) is 20.93%, -0.20% over the last quarter, and 7.75% for the past six months.

17 September 2017
6 dead FL nursing home that lost power during Irma
Federal law now requires that nursing homes be kept between 71 and 81 degrees and have a backup power source in case of emergency. According to state law, nursing homes must file emergency preparedness plans with local emergency management in order to operate.

17 September 2017
Mississippi State routs No. 12 LSU 37-7
Mississippi State: It's a huge win for the Bulldogs, who now have a very interesting road game against Georgia next weekend. LSU will have to regroup and prepare for a matchup in Death Valley when the Syracuse Orange make the trip to Baton Rouge.

17 September 2017
Technical Roundup On Two Stocks - BB&T Corporation (BBT), Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (ATI)
It last reported revenues of $2.9 billion and EPS of $0.77 for the June 2017, representing 4% top-line growth and 0.66 EPS growth. Ameriprise Financial Inc. owned approximately 0.60% of BB&T Corporation worth $218,841,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

17 September 2017
Congress to launch nationwide protest against high tax on Petrol
He also said that total contribution of petroleum to the central and state exchequers would touch Rs 5.24 lakh crore in 2016-17. Party spokesperson Ajay Maken said in every 100 rupees Rs 51.78 went in taxes for petrol and Rs 44.40 for diesel.

17 September 2017
GOP Congressman Backs Moore In Battle Against Trump-Backed Candidate
Emerson College conducted a telephone poll which puts Democrat Doug Jones in a statistical dead heat with either unusual or Moore. Brooks said Moore will "fight for America" and criticized "malicious" tactics of a PAC supporting unusual .

17 September 2017
U2 cancels concert due to lack of police protection
Louis FC, is offering fans who were hoping to attend the game a chance to come to tonight's game against Orlando City. The concert being cancelled upset fans on social media, but it was just one of multiple closings in St.

17 September 2017
Why are Juggalos marching in Washington?
The event benefiting cancer research celebrates survivors, and honors those who have lost their battles with cancer. The rally will begin at noon at the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool and then travel to the memorial's plaza.

17 September 2017
Police Release Surveillance Footage of Woman Found Dead in Hotel Freezer
Martin just wants to know what happened to her daughter", Larry Rogers, another lawyer for the Jenkins family, told CNN Saturday. The hotel has offered to pay for Jenkins' funeral expenses, but it was immediately unknown if the family has accepted the offer.

17 September 2017
Halliburton Company (HAL) Stake Increased by Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co
BidaskClub downgraded Halliburton from a "sell" rating to a "strong sell" rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 2nd. Of course, these surface-level price movements don't tell us much about the direction that HAL may be headed in the future.