Actinium Pharmaceuticals Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:ATNM) was the target of a large growth in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,722,835 shares, a growth of 8.0% from the January 12th total of 1,594,647 shares. Approximately 2.3% of the company’s shares are sold short. Based on an average trading volume of 605,591 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.8 days.

Actinium Pharmaceuticals (NYSEAMERICAN:ATNM) opened at $0.60 on Wednesday. Actinium Pharmaceuticals has a one year low of $0.53 and a one year high of $1.68. The firm has a market cap of $43.19, a P/E ratio of -1.28 and a beta of 40.77.

A number of research analysts have weighed in on ATNM shares. HC Wainwright reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $6.00 price target on shares of Actinium Pharmaceuticals in a research note on Monday, October 23rd. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Actinium Pharmaceuticals from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, January 8th. Roth Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $6.00 price target on shares of Actinium Pharmaceuticals in a research note on Monday, October 23rd. Finally, Maxim Group set a $3.00 price target on shares of Actinium Pharmaceuticals and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 30th. Five analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $3.75.

A hedge fund recently raised its stake in Actinium Pharmaceuticals stock. D.A. Davidson & CO. raised its stake in Actinium Pharmaceuticals Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:ATNM) by 227.1% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 157,000 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock after buying an additional 109,000 shares during the quarter. D.A. Davidson & CO. owned about 0.20% of Actinium Pharmaceuticals worth $104,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

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About Actinium Pharmaceuticals

Actinium Pharmaceuticals, Inc (Actinium) is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company engaged in developing cancer treatments. The Company is engaged in developing therapies for diseases using its alpha particle immunotherapy platform and other related technologies. The Company’s products include Actimab-A, an antibody-drug construct containing actinium 225 (Ac-225), and Iomab-B, an antibody-drug construct containing iodine 131 (I-131).

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