Prescott Group Capital Management L.L.C. acquired a new stake in Affimed NV (NASDAQ:AFMD) during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm acquired 164,200 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock, valued at approximately $714,000. Prescott Group Capital Management L.L.C. owned 0.26% of Affimed at the end of the most recent reporting period.
A number of other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in AFMD. FMR LLC purchased a new position in Affimed in the third quarter valued at about $5,552,000. EAM Global Investors LLC purchased a new position in Affimed in the third quarter valued at about $2,064,000. EAM Investors LLC purchased a new position in Affimed in the third quarter valued at about $656,000. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board purchased a new position in Affimed in the second quarter valued at about $165,000. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its position in Affimed by 28.8% in the first quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 319,871 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $592,000 after purchasing an additional 71,545 shares during the period. 44.27% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.
NASDAQ:AFMD opened at $4.60 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.06, a quick ratio of 3.63 and a current ratio of 3.66. Affimed NV has a 12 month low of $1.15 and a 12 month high of $7.35. The stock has a market capitalization of $275.14 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of -5.90 and a beta of 3.62.
AFMD has been the topic of several research reports. ValuEngine lowered Affimed from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, September 13th. Zacks Investment Research raised Affimed from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $5.25 price objective on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, October 9th. Jefferies Financial Group raised Affimed from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and raised their price objective for the company from $1.80 to $4.00 in a research report on Tuesday, August 28th. SunTrust Banks cut their price objective on Affimed to $5.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, October 11th. Finally, BidaskClub raised Affimed from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. Affimed currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $4.81.
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Affimed N.V., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on discovering and developing cancer immunotherapies in the United States, Europe, and Germany. Its lead candidate is AFM13, a natural killer cell (NK-cell) TandAb, which is in Phase 2a clinical study of relapsed CD30-positive lymphoma and Phase 1b clinical study of anti-PD-1 antibody Keytruda (pembrolizumab) in patients with relapsed Hodgkin lymphoma.
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