Shares of Vapotherm Inc (NYSE:VAPO) have been assigned a consensus broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the three brokers that provide coverage for the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a strong buy recommendation.

Brokerages have set a twelve-month consensus price objective of $25.50 for the company and are anticipating that the company will post ($0.82) earnings per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also assigned Vapotherm an industry rank of 99 out of 256 based on the ratings given to related companies.

A number of analysts recently commented on VAPO shares. Canaccord Genuity lifted their price objective on Vapotherm from $22.00 to $27.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 13th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Vapotherm from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, March 16th.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. American International Group Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Vapotherm during the 4th quarter valued at about $61,000. Advisor Group Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Vapotherm in the 1st quarter valued at $88,000. New York State Common Retirement Fund acquired a new stake in shares of Vapotherm in the 4th quarter valued at $118,000. Deutsche Bank AG bought a new position in shares of Vapotherm in the 4th quarter worth $121,000. Finally, Barclays PLC bought a new position in shares of Vapotherm in the 4th quarter worth $142,000. 45.69% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Shares of NYSE:VAPO traded down $0.10 during midday trading on Wednesday, hitting $16.25. 425 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 41,242. The company has a market capitalization of $282.54 million and a PE ratio of -1.17. The company has a quick ratio of 4.84, a current ratio of 6.35 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.01. Vapotherm has a twelve month low of $14.70 and a twelve month high of $22.29.

Vapotherm (NYSE:VAPO) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 7th. The company reported ($0.76) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.79) by $0.03. The firm had revenue of $12.30 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $11.90 million. As a group, equities analysts anticipate that Vapotherm will post -3.15 earnings per share for the current year.

Vapotherm Company Profile

Vapotherm, Inc, a medical technology company, focuses on the development and commercialization of proprietary Hi-VNI technology products used to treat patients of various ages suffering from respiratory distress worldwide. The company offers precision flow systems, such as Precision Flow Hi-VNI, Precision Flow Plus, Precision Flow Classic, and Precision Flow Heliox that use Hi-VNI technology to deliver heated, humidified, and oxygenated air at a high velocity to patients through a small-bore nasal interface.

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