Shockwave Medical (SWAV) Receives a Sell from Oppenheimer

In a report released today, Suraj Kalia from Oppenheimer maintained a Sell rating on Shockwave Medical (SWAVResearch Report), with a price target of $23.00. The company’s shares closed last Friday at $29.49, close to its 52-week low of $22.02.

According to, Kalia is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 2.6% and a 51.3% success rate. Kalia covers the Healthcare sector, focusing on stocks such as Tactile Systems Technology, Inspire Medical Systems, and Edwards Lifesciences.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Moderate Buy analyst consensus rating for Shockwave Medical with a $45.33 average price target.

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The company has a one-year high of $68.39 and a one-year low of $22.02. Currently, Shockwave Medical has an average volume of 497.5K.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 33 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders selling their shares of SWAV in relation to earlier this year.

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Shockwave Medical, Inc. operates as a medical device company. It focuses on developing and commercializing products intended to transform the way calcified cardiovascular disease is treated. The firm offers M5 catheters for treating above-the-knee peripheral artery disease; C2 catheters for treating coronary artery disease; and S4 catheters or treating below-the-knee peripheral artery disease. The company was founded by Daniel Hawkins, John M. Adams, and Todd J. Brinton in 2009 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, CA.