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SAGE Therapeutics Options Traders Don't Buy Depression Drug Breakout

SAGE Therapeutics Options Traders Don't Buy Depression Drug Breakout

Sage Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAGE) has risen 116.45% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending.

"There are now significant gaps in the disease management of depression and our development goal at Sage is to change patients' expectations by transforming the treatment landscape for MDD", said Steve Kanes, M.D., Ph.D., chief medical officer of Sage Therapeutics. (NASDAQ:SAGE) hit a new 52-week high and has $164.39 target or 5.00% above today's $156.56 share price. The 1-year high was reported on Dec, 7 by Barchart.com. They set a "buy" rating and a $104.00 target price for the company.

The stock increased 74.90% or $68.83 during the last trading session, reaching $160.73. About 3.06M shares traded or 259.64% up from the average.

Several brokerages have recently weighed in on SAGE. It has outperformed by 99.75% the S&P500. (NASDAQ:SAGE). Tiaa Cref Inv Mgmt Ltd Llc reported 122,554 shares. After $-1.97 actual earnings per share reported by Sage Therapeutics, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 1.52% negative EPS growth. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, thirteen have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. Therefore 88% are positive. Sage Therapeutics has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $105.14. $96.67's average target is -38.25% below currents $156.56 stock price.

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TheStreet lowered shares of Newell Brands from a "b-" rating to a "c+" rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 14th. The stock of Newell Brands Inc . (NASDAQ:COBZ) has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, October 3 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods.

SAGE has been the topic of several other research reports. Chardan Capital upgraded SAGE Therapeutics from a sell rating to a neutral rating and set a $60.00 price target on the stock in a report on Tuesday, February 14th. Northern Corp stated it has 0.01% in Sage Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAGE) earned "Buy" rating by H.C. Wainwright on Thursday, June 23. As per Wednesday, March 30, the company rating was initiated by Goldman Sachs. As per Tuesday, September 12, the company rating was maintained by Needham. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Sage Therapeutics, Inc. The stock presently has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus target price of $78.92. The Company is engaged in developing and commercializing medicines to treat central nervous system (CNS) disorders. The company's market cap is $2.58 billion. "There has been little innovation in the discovery and development of treatments for depression in the last two decades". It now has negative earnings.

Sage Therapeutics (NASDAQ:SAGE) is up 52% premarket on light volume in response to its announcement of positive results from a Phase 2 clinical trial assessing SAGE-217 for the treatment of adult patients with moderate-to-severe major depressive disorder (MDD), a Fast Track indication in the U.S. NasdaqGM:SAGE is -0.071077. Earnings Yield helps investors measure the return on investment for a given company. Its down 0.13, from 1.11 in 2017Q1.

In addition to ROA, there are a number of additional ratios and Quant signals available to investors in order to decipher if the shares are a good fit for their portfolio. Alps Advisors reported 0.02% stake.

Watching some historical volatility numbers on shares of Verastem, Inc. Sage Therapeutics earned a coverage optimism score of 0.12 on Accern's scale. (NASDAQ:SAGE). 125,000 are owned by Point72 Asset Mgmt Ltd Partnership. Bancorporation Of Montreal Can, Ontario - Canada-based fund reported 204 shares. (NasdaqGM:SAGE) is -0.026146. This percentage is calculated by adding the dividend yield plus the percentage of shares repurchased. (NASDAQ:SAGE). Raymond James Advsr has invested 0% in Sage Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAGE). State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System owns 12,742 shares for 0% of their portfolio.


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