H.C. Wainwright Sticks to Their Buy Rating for Corbus Pharmaceuticals (CRBP)

H.C. Wainwright analyst Andrew Fein reiterated a Buy rating on Corbus Pharmaceuticals (CRBPResearch Report) today and set a price target of $24. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $5.75.

Fein commented:

“Our price target of $24/share is based on an equally weighted composite of: (a) $23.97/share, as a 35x multiple of taxed and diluted $5.63 discounted back to FY19 at 18% (in line with the expected P/E multiple and discount rate of an early development stage biotechnology company); and (b) an NPV of $23.84/share (discounted cash flow analysis using a 16% discount rate and 2% growth rate, in line with the expected discount and growth parameters of an early development-stage biotechnology company).”

According to TipRanks.com, Fein is a 3-star analyst with an average return of 1.1% and a 40.3% success rate. Fein covers the Healthcare sector, focusing on stocks such as Constellation Pharmaceuticals Inc, DBV Technologies SA – American, and ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Corbus Pharmaceuticals is a Moderate Buy with an average price target of $24.

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Based on Corbus Pharmaceuticals’ latest earnings release for the quarter ending March 31, the company reported a quarterly GAAP net loss of $26.23 million. In comparison, last year the company had a GAAP net loss of $12.07 million.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 11 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is positive on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders buying their shares of CRBP in relation to earlier this year.

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Corbus Pharmaceuticals Holdings, Inc. is a phase 3 clinical-stage pharmaceutical company, which focuses on the development and commercialization of novel therapeutics to treat rare, chronic, and serious inflammatory and fibrotic diseases.