William Blair Reiterates a Buy Rating on Seattle Genetics (SGEN)

In a report issued on February 11, Andy Hsieh from William Blair reiterated a Buy rating on Seattle Genetics (SGENResearch Report). The company’s shares closed last Monday at $117.98, close to its 52-week high of $124.32.

According to TipRanks.com, Hsieh is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 22.7% and a 73.7% success rate. Hsieh covers the Healthcare sector, focusing on stocks such as Actinium Pharmaceuticals, Beyondspring, and ImmunoGen.

Seattle Genetics has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $127.46, which is a 7.7% upside from current levels. In a report issued on January 27, BMO Capital also initiated coverage with a Buy rating on the stock with a $139.00 price target.

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The company has a one-year high of $124.32 and a one-year low of $62.90. Currently, Seattle Genetics has an average volume of 1.05M.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 70 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 SGEN in relation to earlier this year. Last month, Daniel G. Welch, a Director at SGEN bought 17,500 shares for a total of $223,300.

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Seattle Genetics, Inc. is a biotechnology company, which engages in the development and commercialization of antibody-based therapies for the treatment of cancer. Its products include Adcetris and Padcev. The firm is also advancing a pipeline of novel therapies for solid tumors and blood-related cancers.