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Flex Pharma, Inc. (FLKS) Touches $4.30 Formed H&S; H&Q Healthcare Investors (HQH) Sentiment Is 1.72

Tekla Healthcare Investors is a closed-ended equity mutual fund launched and managed by Tekla Capital Management LLC. The company has market cap of $841.46 million. The fund invests in public equity markets across the globe. It has a 7.73 P/E ratio. It seeks to invest in stocks of companies operating in the healthcare sector, including the biotechnology, medical devices, and pharmaceuticals industries.

Flex Pharma, Inc. (FLKS) formed inverse H&S with $4.56 target or 6.00% above today’s $4.30 share price. Flex Pharma, Inc. (FLKS) has $77.28M valuation. The stock increased 0.47% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $4.3. About 23,106 shares traded. Flex Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLKS) has declined 70.24% since February 20, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 86.94% the S&P500.

Among 6 analysts covering Flex Pharma (NASDAQ:FLKS), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Flex Pharma had 8 analyst reports since August 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by Cantor Fitzgerald on Friday, October 14 to “Hold”. The rating was maintained by H.C. Wainwright on Thursday, August 3 with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Tuesday, February 13. On Friday, August 21 the stock rating was downgraded by Zacks to “Hold”. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, September 2 by Zacks. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, July 25 by Cantor Fitzgerald. Roth Capital initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, September 7 report.

Analysts await Flex Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLKS) to report earnings on March, 14. They expect $-0.97 earnings per share, down 102.08% or $0.49 from last year’s $-0.48 per share. After $-0.54 actual earnings per share reported by Flex Pharma, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 79.63% negative EPS growth.

It closed at $23.06 lastly. It is down 1.51% since February 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 15.19% the S&P500.

Needham Investment Management Llc holds 2.5% of its portfolio in Tekla Healthcare Investors for 391,090 shares. Fiduciary Financial Services Of The Southwest Inc Tx owns 36,106 shares or 0.27% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Ing Groep Nv has 0.17% invested in the company for 341,134 shares. The Massachusetts-based New England Private Wealth Advisors Llc has invested 0.07% in the stock. North Star Asset Management Inc, a Wisconsin-based fund reported 22,362 shares.

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