Guggenheim lifts MyoKardia Inc. [MYOK] price estimate. Who else is bullish?

MyoKardia Inc. [NASDAQ: MYOK] price surged by 4.85 percent to reach at $6.32. The company report on September 9, 2020 that MyoKardia Doses First Patient in Phase 2 Clinical Trial of Danicamtiv in Genetic Dilated Cardiomyopathy.

MyoKardia, Inc. (Nasdaq: MYOK) today announced that the first patient has been dosed in the company’s Phase 2 clinical trial of danicamtiv (formerly MYK-491) in people with primary dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) thought to be caused by genetic mutations of the sarcomere. Danicamtiv is MyoKardia’s most advanced clinical candidate being developed for the treatment of genetic dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) and other targeted populations with conditions of reduced systolic function.

DCM is a disease of the myocardium characterized by left ventricular enlargement. The weakened and distended left ventricle lacks sufficient contractile force to adequately pump oxygenated blood out to meet the body’s needs. Danicamtiv binds directly to and activates myosin, the heart’s motor protein, to boost the power of each contraction without impacting the ability of the heart to relax and fill with oxygenated blood. In clinical studies, danicamtiv has been well tolerated and has been shown to activate myosin, resulting in enhanced left ventricular contractility, including meaningful improvements in stroke volume, and improved left atrial volume and function.1.

A sum of 1038226 shares traded at recent session while its average daily volume was at 407.43K shares. MyoKardia Inc. shares reached a high of $137.84 and dropped to a low of $129.145 until finishing in the latest session at $136.56.

The one-year MYOK stock forecast points to a potential upside of 0.65. The average equity rating for MYOK stock is currently 1.60, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.

Guru’s Opinion on MyoKardia Inc. [MYOK]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for MYOK shares is $137.45 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on MYOK stock is a recommendation set at 1.60. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.

Guggenheim have made an estimate for MyoKardia Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on September 20, 2019. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Cantor Fitzgerald raised their target price to Overweight. The new note on the price target was released on October 01, 2018, representing the official price target for MyoKardia Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $90, while Citigroup analysts kept a Buy rating on MYOK stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for MyoKardia Inc. is set at 5.42 The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 7.50, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 18.16.

MYOK Stock Performance Analysis:

MyoKardia Inc. [MYOK] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 18.23. With this latest performance, MYOK shares gained by 36.63% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 201.12% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 136.06% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for MYOK stock in for the last two-week period is set at 79.19, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 84.42, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 74.76 for MyoKardia Inc. [MYOK]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 103.73, while it was recorded at 129.63 for the last single week of trading, and 81.46 for the last 200 days.

Insight into MyoKardia Inc. Fundamentals:

Return on Total Capital for MYOK is now -53.48, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -71.11. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -71.11, with Return on Assets sitting at -63.99. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, MyoKardia Inc. [MYOK] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 0.09. Additionally, MYOK Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 0.09, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 0.08.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, MyoKardia Inc. [MYOK] managed to generate an average of -$1,175,374 per employee.MyoKardia Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 21.00 and a Current Ratio set at 21.00.


With the latest financial reports released by the company, MyoKardia Inc. posted -3.07/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at -1.91/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company fail the estimates by a Surprise Factor of -60.70%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for MYOK. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for MyoKardia Inc. go to 50.90%.

MyoKardia Inc. [MYOK] Insider Position Details

There are presently around $7,520 million, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of MYOK stocks are: FMR LLC with ownership of 7,919,327, which is approximately 13.357% of the company’s market cap and around 0.20% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 4,564,674 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $623.35 million in MYOK stocks shares; and BLACKROCK INC., currently with $611.76 million in MYOK stock with ownership of nearly 8.478% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in MyoKardia Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of August and at the time of the August reporting period, where 168 institutional holders increased their position in MyoKardia Inc. [NASDAQ:MYOK] by around 10,996,004 shares. Additionally, 78 investors decreased positions by around 4,604,402 shares, while 23 investors held positions by with 39,467,639 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 55,068,045 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. MYOK stock had 69 new institutional investments in for a total of 2,103,820 shares, while 28 institutional investors sold positions of 1,539,126 shares during the same period.

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