Analyst Explains Why They Downgraded Their Rating on Arcturus Therapeutics (ARCT)

In a report released yesterday, Ed Arce from H.C. Wainwright downgraded Arcturus Therapeutics (ARCTResearch Report) to Hold, with a price target of $50.00. The company’s shares closed last Tuesday at $54.30.

According to, Arce is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 17.1% and a 45.3% success rate. Arce covers the Healthcare sector, focusing on stocks such as Aurinia Pharmaceuticals, Paratek Pharmaceuticals, and Mirum Pharmaceuticals.

Arcturus Therapeutics has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $84.90.

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Arcturus Therapeutics’ market cap is currently $1.64B and has a P/E ratio of -21.90. The company has a Price to Book ratio of 6.06.

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Arcturus Therapeutics Holdings, Inc. engages in the development of RNA therapeutics for treatment. It focuses on liver and respiratory diseases. Its pipeline include LUNAR-OTC, and LUNAR CF. The company was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in San Diego, CA.