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Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:LGND) To Release Earnings

It is down 2.87% since November 8, 2016 and is downtrending. Acadian Asset Ltd Co owns 0.01% invested in Greenhill & Co., Inc. (NASDAQ:LGND) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: "Catalyst (CPRX) Posts Narrower-Than-Expected Loss in Q3" on November 09, 2017. 822.50 million shares or 0.21% more from 820.79 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. The SI to Ligand Pharmaceuticals's float is 18.2%. About 55,699 shares traded.

Analysts await Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:LGND) to report earnings on Nov, 09 for the fiscal quarter ending Sep 2017. It has underperformed by 19.57% the S&P500. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation, five have given a buy recommendation and one has issued a strong buy recommendation on the company. Therefore 100% are positive. AxoGen had 12 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Monday, September 21, the company rating was maintained by Roth Capital. The stock of Infinity Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:AXGN) has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, November 22 by Lake Street. As per Thursday, November 2, the company rating was maintained by Leerink Swann. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Friday, February 5 by Bernstein. On Monday, August 24 the stock rating was upgraded by Vetr to "Buy". Zacks Investment Research raised Ligand Pharmaceuticals from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 9th. Therefore 22% are positive. CJS Securities decreased their price objective on Ligand Pharmaceuticals from $130.00 to $125.00 and set an "outperform" rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, September 28th. The company was maintained on Thursday, November 19 by Roth Capital. H.C. Wainwright maintained Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc. Ligand Pharmaceuticals has a consensus rating of Buy and an average target price of $144.20. TH Capital maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Friday, December 18 report. (NASDAQ:LGND) rating on Friday, March 11. The rating was initiated by Stephens on Wednesday, April 13 with "Overweight". Roth Capital reaffirmed a buy rating and set a $158.00 price target (up previously from $135.00) on shares of Ligand Pharmaceuticals in a research note on Wednesday, October 11th. Eqis Capital Management Inc. raised its stake in Ligand Pharmaceuticals by 0.6% in the second quarter. (NASDAQ:LGND) earned "Hold" rating by Deutsche Bank on Monday, July 17. (NASDAQ:LGND) on Thursday, November 19 with "Buy" rating. The stock has "Buy" rating by Roth Capital on Monday, September 21.

Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated is a biopharmaceutical firm that focuses on developing and acquiring technologies that help pharmaceutical companies discover and develop medicines. The company has a market capitalization of $2,880.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 180.79, a P/E/G ratio of 2.27 and a beta of 0.93. Jw Asset Management Llc sold 4,000 shares as the company's stock rose 7.66% with the market. It has a 383.07 P/E ratio. The Firm employs research technologies, such as nuclear receptor assays, high throughput computer screening, formulation science, liver targeted pro-drug technologies and antibody discovery technologies to assist companies in their work toward obtaining prescription drug approvals.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $1.38 million activity.

More news for Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc. 37,247 shares were sold by Aryeh Jason, worth $4.13 million. FOEHR MATTHEW W also sold $630,650 worth of Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:LGND) for 43,217 shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.32 in Q2 2017. Voya Investment Management Llc who had been investing in Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $2.91B market cap company. Renaissance Techs Ltd Liability Corporation invested in 78,094 shares. King Luther Capital Management Corp stated it has 1.06M shares. (REIT) (NYSE:RHP). Fdx Advsr holds 12,608 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Moreover, Pnc Fin Serv Grp Inc Incorporated Inc has 0% invested in Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc. Prelude Cap Mgmt Ltd Llc owns 1,973 shares. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 372,465 shares of the biotechnology company's stock valued at $45,217,000 after purchasing an additional 102,892 shares during the last quarter. Loomis Sayles & Co L P stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Scopia Capital Management Lp increased Gw Pharmaceuticals Plc (NASDAQ:GWPH) stake by 506,421 shares to 2.49M valued at $250.10M in 2017Q2. Nordea invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc.



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