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Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS)'s Stock Is Sell After More Market Selling

Shire plc (ADR) had 54 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has "Hold" rating by Lake Street on Tuesday, November 1. The rating was upgraded by TH Capital to "Buy" on Wednesday, February 22. Mizuho downgraded the stock to "Neutral" rating in Wednesday, May 4 report. Jefferies has "Buy" rating and $3500 target. Leerink Swann set a $45.00 target price on Exact Sciences Corporation and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Thursday, August 24th. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Buy" on Friday, September 1. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, eleven have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company's stock. It is now trading at $49.15 which is marginally over the 50 day moving average which is $45.56 and significantly higher than the 200 day moving average of $36.98. Exact Sciences Corporation has a one year low of $13.05 and a one year high of $50.65. October 3 investment analysts at Canaccord Genuity held the stock rating at "Buy" but raised the price target from $42.00 to $60.00. Financial Architects Inc lifted its position in Exact Sciences Corporation by 90.0% during the second quarter. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Monday, August 24 by Canaccord Genuity. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, June 16 by Craig Hallum. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Tuesday, October 6 by Goldman Sachs. The company was initiated on Thursday, October 1 by Craig Hallum. The stock of EXACT Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) earned "Buy" rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, July 27. The company was maintained on Wednesday, June 7 by Canaccord Genuity. Its up 0.28, from 0.99 in 2017Q1.

Chief Science Officer, Lidgard Graham Peter, sold 75,683 common shares of Exact Sciences Corporation (EXAS) in the open market. Following the transaction, the senior vice president now owns 64,991 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $3,064,975.56. With 1.15M avg volume, 16 days are for Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS)'s short sellers to cover EXAS's short positions.

Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) had an increase of 1.24% in short interest. Columbus Circle Investors reported 126,433 shares stake. Moreover, Alyeska Investment Grp Lp has 0.14% invested in EXACT Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) for 450,447 shares. Exact Sciences Corporation had a negative net margin of 216.45% and a negative return on equity of 55.44%. Thompson Davis & Comm Incorporated reported 0.1% stake. Florida-based Harvey Capital has invested 0.15% in EXACT Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS). Prudential Financial holds 12,159 shares. Ifc Inc Fl stated it has 28,813 shares or 0.08% of all its holdings. Driehaus Ltd Liability holds 98,207 shares or 0.13% of its portfolio. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Friday, October 20 with "Buy". The shares were sold at an average price of $47.16, for a total value of $1,373,063.40. Quantbot Technologies LP purchased a new stake in Exact Sciences Corporation during the third quarter valued at $122,000. It has outperformed by 441.54% the S&P500.

Several analysts recently weighed in on EXAS shares. The medical research company reported ($0.27) EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.37) by $0.10. On average, analysts expect Exact Sciences Corporation to post $-1.19 EPS for the current fiscal year and $-0.8 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Exact Sciences Corporation is a molecular diagnostics company. The Company focuses on the early detection and prevention of some forms of cancer. It now has negative earnings. The stock increased 1.26% or $0.29 on October 20, reaching $23.38. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Fossil Group, Inc.is a design, marketing and distribution firm that specializes in consumer fashion accessories. The Company's divisions include Americas, Europe and Asia.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.84 in Q2 2017. After $-0.26 actual earnings per share reported by CARDIOME PHARMA CORP for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -34.62% EPS growth. Pnc Gp Inc stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Fossil Group Inc (NASDAQ:FOSL). Bnp Paribas Arbitrage, New York-based fund reported 13,660 shares. Credit Suisse Ag accumulated 235,142 shares. United Services Automobile Association holds 0.03% or 242,200 shares. Rhumbline Advisers has invested 0% in Fossil Group Inc (NASDAQ:FOSL). 7,500 are held by Ardsley Advisory Prtn. Millennium stated it has 1.44M shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Pub Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio invested in 72,016 shares. KARTSOTIS KOSTA N sold $6.08 million worth of stock.

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