TherapeuticsMD Inc (NASDAQ:TXMD) shares were up 6.2% during mid-day trading on Thursday . The stock traded as high as $3.58 and last traded at $3.45. Approximately 4,781,304 shares changed hands during mid-day trading, an increase of 57% from the average daily volume of 3,050,050 shares. The stock had previously closed at $3.25.
Several research analysts have recently issued reports on TXMD shares. Cantor Fitzgerald reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $27.00 price target on shares of TherapeuticsMD in a research note on Monday, January 21st. BidaskClub raised TherapeuticsMD from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, February 5th. reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $14.00 price target on shares of TherapeuticsMD in a research note on Tuesday, February 12th. ValuEngine raised TherapeuticsMD from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 28th. Finally, Oppenheimer reissued a “buy” rating on shares of TherapeuticsMD in a research note on Tuesday, March 19th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. TherapeuticsMD has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $12.75.
The company has a market cap of $832.22 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of -5.64 and a beta of 1.96. The company has a quick ratio of 3.28, a current ratio of 3.39 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.26.
In related news, Director Jules A. Musing sold 17,400 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, February 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $5.80, for a total transaction of $100,920.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 5,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $29,000. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Company insiders own 22.85% of the company’s stock.
Hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Vanguard Group Inc boosted its stake in TherapeuticsMD by 9.8% during the third quarter. Vanguard Group Inc now owns 12,894,027 shares of the company’s stock valued at $84,585,000 after buying an additional 1,153,716 shares in the last quarter. Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC bought a new position in TherapeuticsMD during the fourth quarter valued at about $5,700,000. Virtu Financial LLC bought a new position in TherapeuticsMD during the first quarter valued at about $249,000. Teachers Advisors LLC boosted its stake in TherapeuticsMD by 13.3% during the third quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 353,895 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,322,000 after buying an additional 41,607 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Dfpg Investments Inc. bought a new position in TherapeuticsMD during the fourth quarter valued at about $38,000. 80.03% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
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About TherapeuticsMD (NASDAQ:TXMD)
TherapeuticsMD, Inc operates as a women's health care product company in the United States. The company's hormone therapy drug candidate is the TX-002HR, a natural progesterone formulation for the treatment of secondary amenorrhea without the potentially allergenic component of peanut oil. Its preclinical projects include the development of TX-005HR, a topical progesterone cream; TX-006HR, an estradiol and progesterone topical cream to penetrate human skin; and TX-00THR and TX-0008HR, which are transdermal patch forms.
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