Velanne Asset Management Ltd lifted its stake in shares of Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd (NYSE:TAK) by 5,270.9% during the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 281,972 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 276,722 shares during the period. Takeda Pharmaceutical accounts for approximately 4.0% of Velanne Asset Management Ltd’s portfolio, making the stock its 16th biggest position. Velanne Asset Management Ltd’s holdings in Takeda Pharmaceutical were worth $5,744,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Contravisory Investment Management Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Takeda Pharmaceutical during the 1st quarter worth $28,000. Shine Investment Advisory Services Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Takeda Pharmaceutical during the 1st quarter worth $28,000. First Hawaiian Bank purchased a new position in shares of Takeda Pharmaceutical during the 1st quarter worth $35,000. Dubuque Bank & Trust Co. purchased a new position in shares of Takeda Pharmaceutical during the 1st quarter worth $41,000. Finally, Edge Wealth Management LLC purchased a new position in shares of Takeda Pharmaceutical during the 1st quarter worth $55,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 3.63% of the company’s stock.
TAK has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Takeda Pharmaceutical from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $23.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Wednesday, March 13th. Goldman Sachs Group restated a “buy” rating on shares of Takeda Pharmaceutical in a report on Tuesday, March 19th.
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Takeda Pharmaceutical Profile
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the research, development, manufacturing, and marketing of pharmaceutical products, over-the-counter medicines and quasi-drug consumer products, and other healthcare products. The company provides medicines in various therapeutic areas comprising gastroenterology, oncology, and neuroscience; and vaccines.
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