Shares of STRATA Skin Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:SSKN) have been given a consensus broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the one brokers that provide coverage for the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a strong buy rating.

Brokers have set a one year consensus price target of $7.00 for the company, according to Zacks. Zacks has also assigned STRATA Skin Sciences an industry rank of 72 out of 265 based on the ratings given to its competitors.

Separately, ValuEngine upgraded shares of STRATA Skin Sciences from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, March 1st.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of SSKN. Renaissance Technologies LLC increased its position in STRATA Skin Sciences by 80.0% in the 4th quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 95,620 shares of the medical device company’s stock valued at $118,000 after acquiring an additional 42,500 shares in the last quarter. Broadfin Capital LLC grew its position in shares of STRATA Skin Sciences by 325.2% during the 4th quarter. Broadfin Capital LLC now owns 203,346 shares of the medical device company’s stock worth $250,000 after buying an additional 155,521 shares during the period. Finally, Sabby Management LLC grew its position in shares of STRATA Skin Sciences by 58.3% during the 4th quarter. Sabby Management LLC now owns 335,105 shares of the medical device company’s stock worth $416,000 after buying an additional 123,410 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 20.49% of the company’s stock.

SSKN traded down $0.07 during midday trading on Monday, hitting $1.61. The company had a trading volume of 52,152 shares, compared to its average volume of 340,749. The company has a current ratio of 1.15, a quick ratio of 0.81 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.35. The stock has a market capitalization of $11.86 million, a PE ratio of 0.82 and a beta of 0.65. STRATA Skin Sciences has a twelve month low of $1.06 and a twelve month high of $3.00.

STRATA Skin Sciences (NASDAQ:SSKN) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, April 2nd. The medical device company reported ($0.10) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($1.27) by $1.17. The firm had revenue of $8.60 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $7.35 million. STRATA Skin Sciences had a negative net margin of 60.23% and a negative return on equity of 36.19%. research analysts predict that STRATA Skin Sciences will post -1.05 EPS for the current year.

About STRATA Skin Sciences

STRATA Skin Sciences, Inc, a medical technology company, engages in developing and commercializing products for the treatment of dermatological disorders. Its products include XTRAC and VTRAC devices used for the treatment of psoriasis, vitiligo, and other skin disorders; and MelaFind system, an instrument for aiding dermatologists in the evaluation of clinically atypical pigmented skin lesions, when a dermatologist chooses to obtain additional information before making a final decision to biopsy in order to rule out melanoma.

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