Pacira Pharmaceuticals (PCRX) Receives a Buy from Wedbush

Wedbush analyst Liana Moussatos reiterated a Buy rating on Pacira Pharmaceuticals (PCRXResearch Report) today and set a price target of $85. The company’s shares opened today at $43.50.

According to, Moussatos ‘ ranking currently consits of no stars on a 0-5 ranking scale, with an average return of -9.6% and a 30.7% success rate. Moussatos covers the Healthcare sector, focusing on stocks such as BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc., Aquestive Therapeutics Inc, and Allena Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Pacira Pharmaceuticals is a Moderate Buy with an average price target of $54.56, implying a 25.4% upside from current levels. In a report released yesterday, Barclays also initiated coverage with a Buy rating on the stock with a $52 price target.

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The company has a one-year high of $55 and a one-year low of $30. Currently, Pacira Pharmaceuticals has an average volume of 569.7K.

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Pacira Biosciences, Inc. operates as a holding company, which engages in the development, commercialization, and manufacture of pharmaceutical products for use in postsurgical outcomes for acute care practitioners and their patients.