Pacira Pharmaceuticals Receives a Buy from RBC Capital

By Austin Angelo

In a report released yesterday, Randall Stanicky from RBC Capital reiterated a Buy rating on Pacira Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: PCRX), with a price target of $58. The company’s shares opened today at $40.15.

According to TipRanks.com, Stanicky is ranked 0 out of 5 stars with an average return of -8.2% and a 37.9% success rate. Stanicky covers the Healthcare sector, focusing on stocks such as Eagle Pharmaceuticals, Jazz Pharmaceuticals, and Flexion Therapeutics.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Pacira Pharmaceuticals is Moderate Buy and the average price target is $57, representing a 42.0% upside.

In a report issued on July 19, Wedbush also reiterated a Buy rating on the stock.

Based on Pacira Pharmaceuticals’ latest earnings report for the quarter ending March 31, the company posted quarterly revenue of $69.28 million and GAAP net loss of $19.87 million. In comparison, last year the company earned revenue of $69.64 million and had a GAAP net loss of $7.96 million.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 34 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. Earlier this month, David Stack, the CEO & Chairman of PCRX bought 15,000 shares for a total of $24,150.

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Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a specialty pharmaceutical company. It develops, commercializes, and manufactures pharmaceutical products for use in hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers. It develops pharmaceutical products based on its proprietary DepoFoam drug delivery technology.