Marinus (MRNS) Received its Third Buy in a Row

By Austin Angelo

After Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. and Oppenheimer gave Marinus (NASDAQ: MRNS) a Buy rating last month, the company received another Buy, this time from H.C. Wainwright. Analyst Douglas Tsao reiterated a Buy rating on Marinus today and set a price target of $6.00. The company’s shares closed last Monday at $2.14.

According to, Tsao is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 6.7% and a 54.0% success rate. Tsao covers the Healthcare sector, focusing on stocks such as Crinetics Pharmaceuticals, Protagonist Therapeutics, and Minerva Neurosciences.

Marinus has an analyst consensus of Strong Buy, with a price target consensus of $6.00.

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Based on Marinus’ latest earnings release for the quarter ending September 30, the company reported a quarterly GAAP net loss of $13.81 million. In comparison, last year the company had a GAAP net loss of $10.11 million.

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Marinus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company, which engages in the identification and development of neuropsychiatric therapeutics. Its clinical stage drug product candidate, ganaxolone, is a positive allosteric modulator being developed in three different dose forms: intravenous, capsule, and liquid.