Selecta Biosciences (SELB) Gets a Buy Rating from William Blair

By Jason Carr

William Blair analyst Raju Prasad maintained a Buy rating on Selecta Biosciences (SELBResearch Report) today. The company’s shares closed last Thursday at $3.00.

According to, Prasad is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 14.4% and a 55.0% success rate. Prasad covers the Healthcare sector, focusing on stocks such as Global Blood Therapeutics, Alexion Pharmaceuticals, and Rocket Pharmaceuticals.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Selecta Biosciences is a Strong Buy with an average price target of $7.83, a 152.6% upside from current levels. In a report issued on April 28, H.C. Wainwright also initiated coverage with a Buy rating on the stock with a $8.00 price target.

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The company has a one-year high of $4.83 and a one-year low of $1.28. Currently, Selecta Biosciences has an average volume of 778.9K.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 19 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is positive on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders buying their shares of SELB in relation to earlier this year.

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Selecta Biosciences, Inc. operates as a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, which engages in the research and development of nanoparticle immunomodulatory drugs for the treatment and prevention of human diseases. it produces the Synthetic Vaccine Particles (SVP) platform for immune tolerance and immune stimulation. The firm proprietary pipeline includes SVP-enabled enzyme, oncology and gene therapies. The company was founded by Omid C. Farokhzad, Robert S. Langer Jr., and Ulrich von Andrian in 2007 and is headquartered in Watertown, MA.