Inogen, Inc (INGN) Given “Hold” Rating at Piper Jaffray Companies

Inogen, Inc (NASDAQ:INGN)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reiterated by Piper Jaffray Companies in a research report issued on Tuesday. They currently have a $90.00 price target on the medical technology company’s stock. Piper Jaffray Companies’ price objective would suggest a potential downside of 13.87% from the company’s previous close.

A number of other analysts also recently commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Inogen from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $94.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Monday, May 15th. Needham & Company LLC dropped their price target on shares of Inogen from $108.00 to $96.00 and set a “strong-buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, June 8th. J P Morgan Chase & Co boosted their price target on shares of Inogen to $102.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research report on Monday, June 26th. Finally, BidaskClub downgraded shares of Inogen from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, July 31st. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, two have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $91.33.

Shares of Inogen (NASDAQ:INGN) traded up 0.12% on Tuesday, reaching $104.49. 110,909 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $94.81 and a 200 day moving average price of $86.53. The firm has a market capitalization of $2.17 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 90.70 and a beta of 1.02. Inogen has a 52 week low of $50.24 and a 52 week high of $104.88.

Inogen (NASDAQ:INGN) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The medical technology company reported $0.38 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.28 by $0.10. Inogen had a net margin of 10.36% and a return on equity of 12.45%. The company had revenue of $64.10 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $59.99 million. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.25 EPS. Inogen’s revenue was up 17.4% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts predict that Inogen will post $1.21 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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In related news, Director Raymond Huggenberger sold 15,300 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, June 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $90.88, for a total transaction of $1,390,464.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 7,808 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $709,591.04. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, EVP Alison Bauerlein sold 6,667 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $92.64, for a total transaction of $617,630.88. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 15,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,389,600. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 59,967 shares of company stock worth $5,532,015 in the last ninety days. Corporate insiders own 5.31% of the company’s stock.

A number of hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. BlackRock Inc. increased its position in Inogen by 1.9% during the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 2,150,552 shares of the medical technology company’s stock worth $205,207,000 after acquiring an additional 39,752 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its holdings in Inogen by 24.9% in the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 1,515,342 shares of the medical technology company’s stock valued at $144,594,000 after buying an additional 301,737 shares during the period. Blair William & Co. IL increased its holdings in Inogen by 1.9% in the 1st quarter. Blair William & Co. IL now owns 921,693 shares of the medical technology company’s stock valued at $63,462,000 after buying an additional 17,377 shares during the period. Koch Industries Inc. increased its holdings in Inogen by 19,485.8% in the 2nd quarter. Koch Industries Inc. now owns 657,102 shares of the medical technology company’s stock valued at $650,000 after buying an additional 653,747 shares during the period. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its holdings in Inogen by 3.4% in the 2nd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 519,523 shares of the medical technology company’s stock valued at $49,572,000 after buying an additional 17,111 shares during the period.

About Inogen

Inogen, Inc is a medical technology company. The Company develops, manufactures and markets portable oxygen concentrators used to deliver supplemental long-term oxygen therapy to patients suffering from chronic respiratory conditions. The Company’s Inogen One systems concentrate the air around the patient to offer a single source of supplemental oxygen anytime, anywhere with a portable device.

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