Mover inside Traders Limelight: Kite Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:KITE)

Posted March 04, 2017

They now have a Dollars 75 price target on the stock.

Shares of Kite Pharma (NASDAQ:KITE) traded down 1.93% during trading on Thursday, hitting $51.95.

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For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for Kite Pharma, -105.9%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is -87.8%.

Wednesday was a strong was a strong hump day for US equities, lead by financial stocks, which roared ahead by 2.8% after President Donald Trump's address to Congress. In order to determine directional movement, the 50-day and 200-day moving averages for Kite Pharma, Inc. The company's market capitalization is $2.59 billion.

Following the positive update, Kite Pharma's stock spiked more than 25%, to touch a 52-week high of $72.80 per share on Tuesday afternoon.

Kite Pharma (NASDAQ:KITE) last announced its earnings results on Monday, February 27th. Kite Pharma had a negative net margin of 994.89% and a negative return on equity of 39.26%.

The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 7.71 Million, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 4 Million. That is compared with the $-0.90 in EPS it reported during the same period a year ago. KITE has a beta of 0 and RSI is 77.67.

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Institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Capital International Investors increased its position in shares of Kite Pharma by 81.3% in the third quarter.

01/04/2017 - Roth Capital began new coverage on Kite Pharma, Inc. giving the company a " rating.

In other Kite Pharma news, COO Cynthia M. Butitta sold 2,482 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, December 20th. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 15,095 shares in the company, valued at $767,731.70. BlackRock Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Kite Pharma by 2.2% in the third quarter. Insiders have sold 170,862 shares of company stock worth $11,322,241 over the last 90 days.

Regarding whether there is possible "room for improvement", the analyst continues, "Management noted, and it is probable that the now reported 31% DLBCL complete response rate could improve with the conversion or follow up of several patients". Stifel Nicolaus reissued a "buy" rating and issued a $74.00 target price on shares of Kite Pharma in a research report on Monday, December 5th. Zacks Investment Research raised Kite Pharma from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Thursday.

Shares of Kite Pharma Inc (NASDAQ:KITE) have been assigned a consensus recommendation of "Buy" from the twenty-two research firms that are covering the stock. They set a "buy" rating and a $78.00 target price on the stock. Stock has got OUTPERFORM rating from 8 analysts of Thomson Reuters, 3 analysts given HOLD rating to the stock and 0 given UNDERPERFORM rating. FBR & Co's target price suggests a potential upside of 52.22% from the stock's current price.

Kite Pharma clinical development senior VP Jeff Wiezorek said: "These results with axicabtagene ciloleucel are exceptional and suggest that more than a third of patients with refractory aggressive National Hockey League could potentially be cured after a single infusion of axicabtagene ciloleucel".