HC Wainwright raises the target on Dicerna Pharmaceuticals(DRNA:NSD) to $42 from $40, and maintains the Buy rating on the stock.

STA Research
by: STA Research

HC Wainwright analyst Ed Arce raised the target on Dicerna Pharmaceuticals  to $42 from $40, and maintains the Buy rating on the stock.

Stocktargetadvisor has a average target of $41 and a consensus Strong Buy rating on the stock.

STA Research’s analysis of the stock is Slightly Bullish with a score of 6.3 out of 10, where 0 is very bearish and 10 very bullish.


What to like

High market capitalization
This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.
Superior risk adjusted returns
This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.
Positive cash flow
The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.
Superior Revenue Growth
This stock has shown top quartile revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.
High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio
This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.


What to not like:

High volatility
The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.
Overpriced compared to book value
The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.
Overpriced on cash flow basis
The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.



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