Medpace (NASDAQ:MEDP)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating reissued by equities research analysts at Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group in a research note issued to investors on Friday. They currently have a $40.00 price objective on the stock. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group’s price objective suggests a potential upside of 6.87% from the stock’s current price.
A number of other brokerages have also weighed in on MEDP. Credit Suisse Group reissued an “outperform” rating and issued a $42.00 price target (up previously from $41.00) on shares of Medpace in a report on Tuesday, February 27th. Jefferies Group reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $35.00 price target on shares of Medpace in a report on Thursday, March 1st. Robert W. Baird set a $35.00 price target on shares of Medpace and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, April 10th. Wells Fargo lowered their price target on shares of Medpace from $38.00 to $35.00 and set a “market perform” rating for the company in a report on Wednesday, February 28th. Finally, BidaskClub raised shares of Medpace from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Friday, February 16th. Nine equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, one has assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $37.83.
Shares of Medpace stock opened at $37.43 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.46, a current ratio of 0.67 and a quick ratio of 0.67. The company has a market capitalization of $1,306.12, a P/E ratio of 24.41, a P/E/G ratio of 1.39 and a beta of 0.09. Medpace has a fifty-two week low of $21.76 and a fifty-two week high of $39.64.
A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in MEDP. MetLife Investment Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in Medpace during the 4th quarter worth $137,000. SG Americas Securities LLC acquired a new stake in Medpace during the 4th quarter worth $151,000. Atria Investments LLC acquired a new stake in Medpace during the 4th quarter worth $211,000. We Are One Seven LLC acquired a new stake in Medpace during the 4th quarter worth $211,000. Finally, Koch Industries Inc. acquired a new stake in Medpace during the 4th quarter worth $279,000. 24.63% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
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Medpace Holdings, Inc, a clinical contract research organization, provides scientifically-driven outsourced clinical development services to the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and medical device industries worldwide. The company offers a suite of services supporting the clinical development process from Phase I to Phase IV in a range of therapeutic areas.
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