William Blair analyst Raju Prasad maintained a Buy rating on Rocket Pharmaceuticals (RCKTResearch Report) today. The company’s shares closed last Thursday at $13.90.

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Rocket Pharmaceuticals has an analyst consensus of Strong Buy, with a price target consensus of $33.00, implying a 149.2% upside from current levels. In a report issued on March 18, Oppenheimer also maintained a Buy rating on the stock.

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Based on Rocket Pharmaceuticals’ latest earnings release for the quarter ending December 31, the company reported a quarterly GAAP net loss of $19.86 million. In comparison, last year the company had a GAAP net loss of $27.32 million.

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Rocket Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a clinical-stage biotechnology company, which engages in the development of first-in-class gene therapy treatment options for rare and devastating pediatric diseases. Its multi-platform development approach applies the lentiviral vector (LVV) and adeno-associated viral vector (AAV) gene therapy platforms. The firm’s clinical program is a LVV-based gene therapy for the treatment of Fanconi Anemia (FA), a difficult to treat genetic disease that leads to bone marrow failure and potentially cancer. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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