Headlines about Ritter Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:RTTR) have been trending somewhat negative this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Ritter Pharmaceuticals earned a news impact score of -0.03 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the biotechnology company an impact score of 45.7047286219948 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
A number of research analysts have commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Ritter Pharmaceuticals from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $0.50 target price on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, September 26th. HC Wainwright lowered their target price on Ritter Pharmaceuticals from $7.00 to $1.50 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Monday, October 23rd. Finally, Roth Capital set a $2.00 target price on Ritter Pharmaceuticals and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, October 23rd. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $2.10.
Shares of Ritter Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:RTTR) traded up $0.02 during trading hours on Wednesday, hitting $0.37. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 841,400 shares, compared to its average volume of 398,330. Ritter Pharmaceuticals has a 12 month low of $0.28 and a 12 month high of $3.75. The firm has a market capitalization of $17.82 and a PE ratio of -0.32.
About Ritter Pharmaceuticals
Ritter Pharmaceuticals, Inc develops therapeutic products that modulate the human gut microbiome to treat gastrointestinal diseases. The Company’s segment is focusing on the development and commercialization of RP-G28. The Company conducts human gut health research by exploring metabolic capacity of the gut microbiota and translating the functionality of prebiotic-based therapeutics into applications intended to have impact on a patient’s health.
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