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Oppenheimer Reiterates "Buy" Rating for Vanda Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:VNDA)

It improved, as 12 investors sold Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. shares while 34 reduced holdings. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 2,680,895 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock valued at $43,698,000 after acquiring an additional 186,548 shares in the last quarter. Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc now has $705.36 million valuation. The stock decreased 0.97% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $15.35. About 403,569 shares traded. Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:VNDA) has risen 51.60% since January 24, 2017 and is uptrending. The Company's clinical development products include Tradipitant (VLY-686), a small molecule neurokinin-1 receptor antagonist that is under the clinical development for the treatment of chronic pruritus in atopic dermatitis and gastroparesis; Trichostatin A, a small molecule histone deacetylase inhibitor, which is in development for the treatment of hematologic malignancies; and AQW051, a Phase II alpha-7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor partial agonist. The company has market cap of $684.02 million. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 118,366 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $1,806,265.16. About 542,361 shares traded. Cosan Limited (NYSE:CZZ) has risen 35.16% since January 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.25% the S&P500. Its up 0.02, from 0.85 in 2017Q2. Also, CFO James Patrick Kelly sold 9,155 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, January 2nd.

Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale accumulated 0% or 11,100 shares. Moreover, Adirondack Trust has 0.44% invested in Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK). 200 were reported by Kistler. The Illinois-based Guggenheim Capital Llc has invested 0.01% in the stock. Legal And General Group Public Ltd Company reported 12,663 shares. (NASDAQ:VNDA). Principal Fincl Gp Inc holds 0% in Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc.

The stock has a market cap of $775.00, a P/E ratio of -53.91 and a beta of 1.29. Martin Currie Ltd acquired 161,441 shares as Cosan Ltd (CZZ)'s stock declined 18.27%. Sei Invests reported 267,671 shares stake. The insider now directly owns 1,183,838 shares worth $20,302,822. Ahl Partners Llp invested in 54,686 shares or 0.14% of the stock. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd now owns 20,510 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock valued at $335,000 after purchasing an additional 6,487 shares during the period. Axiom Investors Ltd Liability Corp De has 137,167 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio.

Large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Therefore 0 are positive. Piper Jaffray initiated it with "Buy" rating and $2300 target in Tuesday, June 27 report. As per Friday, July 28, the company rating was maintained by Needham. JMP Securities has "Market Outperform" rating and $18 target. On Friday, September 29 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with "Hold". Oppenheimer restated a "buy" rating on shares of Vanda Pharmaceuticals in a research note on Monday, January 8th.

Since August 4, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 insider sales for $896,215 activity. The stock was sold at an average price of $15.26, for a total transaction of $130,747.68. New York State Common Retirement Fund reported 0% in Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:VNDA) to report $-0.12 EPS on February, 21.They anticipate $0.16 EPS change or 400.00% from last quarter's $0.04 EPS. During the same period past year, the business posted ($0.01) earnings per share. Gulino Richard L. had sold 10,367 shares worth $157,565. The company's quarterly revenue was up 7.3% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts expect that Vanda Pharmaceuticals will post -0.44 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. (NASDAQ:VNDA) or 1.08M shares. $140,494 worth of Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:VNDA), with 5 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Therefore 100% are positive. H.C. Wainwright maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, August 3 report.

Shares of Vanda Pharmaceuticals (VNDA) opened at $17.25 on Monday. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, September 2 by Piper Jaffray. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Monday, June 26 by Jefferies. (NASDAQ:VNDA) rating on Wednesday, November 9. The total amount of shares outstanding is 44.15 million, giving the company a market capitalization of about 757.17 million. Zacks Investment Research cut Vanda Pharmaceuticals from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Thursday, October 26th. Aegis Capital initiated Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the stock. The firm has "Buy" rating by Piper Jaffray given on Thursday, August 3.

Armistice Capital Llc, which manages about $848.92M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Liberty Interactive Corp (NASDAQ:QVCA) by 232,000 shares to 700,000 shares, valued at $16.50 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

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