BidaskClub downgraded shares of Insulet (NASDAQ:PODD) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note released on Saturday morning.

Several other equities research analysts have also recently weighed in on the company. Barclays upped their price target on Insulet from $70.00 to $75.00 and gave the company an overweight rating in a research report on Monday, November 20th. Zacks Investment Research cut Insulet from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Saturday, November 11th. Morgan Stanley upped their price objective on shares of Insulet from $55.00 to $63.00 and gave the stock an equal weight rating in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. Jefferies Group upped their price objective on shares of Insulet from $58.00 to $67.00 and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. Finally, Robert W. Baird upped their price objective on shares of Insulet from $65.00 to $72.00 and gave the stock an outperform rating in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. Eight research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of Buy and a consensus price target of $61.07.

Shares of Insulet (PODD) opened at $69.49 on Friday. Insulet has a 52-week low of $35.12 and a 52-week high of $72.99. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 4.65, a quick ratio of 4.42 and a current ratio of 4.88.

Insulet (NASDAQ:PODD) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The medical instruments supplier reported ($0.04) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.10) by $0.06. Insulet had a negative return on equity of 43.85% and a negative net margin of 6.66%. The firm had revenue of $121.80 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $114.02 million. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted ($0.05) earnings per share. The company’s revenue was up 28.4% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts anticipate that Insulet will post -0.42 earnings per share for the current year.

In related news, Director James C. Mullen acquired 2,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 13th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $67.45 per share, for a total transaction of $168,625.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. 2.60% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the business. GSA Capital Partners LLP purchased a new stake in Insulet in the third quarter worth approximately $1,414,000. California Public Employees Retirement System boosted its stake in Insulet by 9.2% in the third quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 71,744 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock worth $3,952,000 after buying an additional 6,044 shares in the last quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC purchased a new stake in Insulet in the third quarter worth approximately $3,229,000. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC purchased a new stake in Insulet in the third quarter worth approximately $406,000. Finally, Point72 Asset Management L.P. purchased a new stake in Insulet in the third quarter worth approximately $33,373,000.

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Insulet Company Profile

Insulet Corporation is engaged in the development, manufacturing and sale of the OmniPod Insulin Management System (the OmniPod System), an insulin delivery system for people with insulin-dependent diabetes. The Omnipod System features a self-adhesive disposable tubeless Omnipod device, which is worn on the body for approximately three days at a time and its wireless companion, the handheld Personal Diabetes Manager (PDM).

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