Myriad Genetics Gets a Hold Rating from Cowen & Co.

By Carrie Williams

In a report issued on September 15, Doug Schenkel from Cowen & Co. reiterated a Hold rating on Myriad Genetics (NASDAQ: MYGN), with a price target of $25. The company’s shares closed on Friday at $32.87, close to its 52-week high of $33.42.

According to, Schenkel is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 8.3% and a 68.8% success rate. Schenkel covers the Healthcare sector, focusing on stocks such as Becton Dickinson, Oxford Immunotec, and NanoString Tech.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Myriad Genetics is Hold and the average price target is $22.83, representing a -30.5% downside.

In a report issued on September 12, Jefferies also reiterated a Hold rating on the stock with a $23 price target.

Myriad Genetics’ market cap is currently $2.25B and has a P/E ratio of 102.72. The company has a book value ratio of 2.8891.

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Myriad Genetics, Inc. engages in the discovery, development, and marketing of transformative molecular diagnostic test. It operates through two segments: Diagnostics and Other.