Maxim Group Maintains a Hold Rating on Cancer Genetics (CGIX)

By Austin Angelo

In a report released today, Jason McCarthy from Maxim Group maintained a Hold rating on Cancer Genetics (NASDAQ: CGIX). The company’s shares opened today at $0.98, close to its 52-week low of $0.82.

McCarthy observed:

“Cancer Genetics (CGI) announced a collaborative partnership with Cellaria, LLC (private) to enhance the company’s service offerings for discovery and preclinical development in both primary and metastatic solid tumors.”

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The word on The Street in general, suggests a Moderate Buy analyst consensus rating for Cancer Genetics with a $3 average price target.

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Based on Cancer Genetics’ latest earnings release for the quarter ending June 30, the company reported a quarterly GAAP net loss of $3.63 million. In comparison, last year the company had a GAAP net loss of $633K.

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Cancer Genetics, Inc. engages in the development, commercialization, and sale of molecular and biomarker-based tests and services. Through its Select One Clinical Trials program, the firm provides a range of clinical trial services for both oncology and non-oncology genetic testing such as bioinformatics, biomaker solutions, biorepository solutions, consulting, cytogenetics testing, nucleic acid extraction and purification, flow cytometry, Focus::NGS Panel, gene expression analyses, genotyping, and pharmacogenomics. The company was founded by Raju S. K. Chaganti on April 8, 1999 and is headquartered in Rutherford, NJ.