Attractive Healthcare stock of Yesterday - Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (SCMP)

Analysts await Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:SCMP) or 15 shares. Ueno Ryuji sold $12.00 million worth of stock or 1.00 million shares. According to the latest data, the consensus recommendation for Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Bank of New York Mellon Corp boosted its holdings in shares of Sucampo Pharmaceuticals by 13.0% in the 3rd quarter. They presently have a $18.00 price target on the biopharmaceutical company's stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co. purchased a new stake in shares of Sucampo Pharmaceuticals in the second quarter valued at $117,000. In the most recent quarterly financial report, for the quarter ending Sep. Finally, Aperio Group LLC bought a new stake in Sucampo Pharmaceuticals in the third quarter valued at about $137,000. (NASDAQ:SCMP). Federated Pa owns 424 shares. (NASDAQ:SCMP). New York State Teachers Retirement System has 0% invested in Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. At the same time as, it has debt to equity ratio of 0.00 and similar long term debt to equity ratio was 7.37. Finally, SGYP's beta of 1.24 indicates that the stock has an above average level of market risk. Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:SCMP) has declined 5.30% since January 9, 2017 and is downtrending.

Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:SCMP) gross margin percentage stands at 72.8% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is -49.6 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is -60.2 Percent. They expect $-0.93 earnings per share, down 57.63% or $0.34 from last year's $-0.59 per share. For the past 5 years, the company's revenue has grown -14.7%, while the company's earnings per share has grown -51.2%.

Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (SCMP) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $0.27/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $0.25/share.

Several research analysts recently weighed in on SCMP shares.

The 7 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Sucampo Pharmaceuticals Inc have a median target of 16.00, with a high estimate of 43.00 and a low estimate of 11.00. BidaskClub raised Sucampo Pharmaceuticals from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research note on Tuesday, December 5th. The stock price of SCMP is moving up from its 20 days moving average with 6.94% and isolated positively from 50 days moving average with 35.31%. Maxim Group restated a "buy" rating and issued a $23.00 price objective on shares of Sucampo Pharmaceuticals in a research report on Thursday, November 2nd.

Among 13 analysts covering Sucampo Pharma (NASDAQ:SCMP), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. The stock has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $21.58.

In other news, insider Peter A. Kiener sold 50,000 shares of Sucampo Pharmaceuticals stock in a transaction dated Thursday, December 7th.

Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that the stock is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend. Outstanding shares refer to a company's stock presently held by all its shareholders, counting share blocks held by institutional shareholders and restricted shares owned by the company's officers and insiders. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this link.

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Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on developing, identifying, acquiring, and marketing medicines that meet unmet medical needs, primarily in gastroenterology, ophthalmology, and oncology-related disorders in the United States, Japan, Switzerland, and internationally. The Company is focused on the development and commercialization of pharmaceutical products.

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