Endo International PLC (ENDP) Stock Price Up 6.4%

Endo International PLC (NASDAQ:ENDP) (TSE:ENL)’s share price rose 6.4% on Monday . The stock traded as high as $9.43 and last traded at $9.28. Approximately 5,669,640 shares traded hands during mid-day trading, a decline of 5% from the average daily volume of 5,957,790 shares. The stock had previously closed at $8.72.

ENDP has been the subject of several research analyst reports. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Endo International PLC in a research note on Sunday, July 23rd. Deutsche Bank AG dropped their price objective on Endo International PLC from $18.00 to $15.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Friday, July 7th. Mizuho reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $19.00 price objective (up from $18.00) on shares of Endo International PLC in a research note on Thursday, May 25th. Vetr raised Endo International PLC from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating and set a $11.34 price objective for the company in a research note on Wednesday, May 17th. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded Endo International PLC from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, sixteen have given a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. Endo International PLC currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $14.49.

The firm’s market cap is $2.11 billion. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $9.16 and a 200-day moving average of $10.98.

Endo International PLC (NASDAQ:ENDP) (TSE:ENL) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. The company reported $0.93 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.74 by $0.19. Endo International PLC had a negative net margin of 126.93% and a positive return on equity of 37.58%. The company had revenue of $875.73 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $832.66 million. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.86 EPS. The company’s revenue was down 4.9% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts expect that Endo International PLC will post $3.51 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In other news, COO Terrance J. Coughlin bought 20,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 10th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $7.70 per share, with a total value of $154,000.00. Following the purchase, the chief operating officer now directly owns 181,369 shares in the company, valued at $1,396,541.30. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, CEO Paul Campanelli bought 6,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, August 14th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $7.71 per share, for a total transaction of $50,115.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the chief executive officer now owns 213,620 shares in the company, valued at $1,647,010.20. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Over the last three months, insiders have acquired 36,000 shares of company stock worth $279,460. Company insiders own 0.50% of the company’s stock.

A number of large investors have recently made changes to their positions in ENDP. OppenheimerFunds Inc. raised its stake in Endo International PLC by 182.9% during the 1st quarter. OppenheimerFunds Inc. now owns 2,873,153 shares of the company’s stock valued at $32,065,000 after purchasing an additional 1,857,678 shares during the period. Bank of New York Mellon Corp raised its stake in Endo International PLC by 38.7% during the 1st quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 2,271,111 shares of the company’s stock valued at $25,345,000 after purchasing an additional 633,904 shares during the period. Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. acquired a new stake in Endo International PLC during the 2nd quarter valued at $5,454,000. Ameriprise Financial Inc. raised its stake in Endo International PLC by 685.0% during the 1st quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 554,138 shares of the company’s stock valued at $6,185,000 after purchasing an additional 483,545 shares during the period. Finally, American International Group Inc. raised its stake in Endo International PLC by 451.5% during the 1st quarter. American International Group Inc. now owns 396,887 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,429,000 after purchasing an additional 324,922 shares during the period. 90.74% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

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About Endo International PLC

Endo International PLC, formerly Endo Health Solutions Inc is a specialty healthcare solutions company focused on branded and generic pharmaceuticals, devices and services. The Company has a portfolio of branded pharmaceuticals that includes brands, such as Lidoderm, Opana ER, Voltaren Gel, Percocet, Frova, Supprelin LA, Vantas, Valstar and Fortesta Gel.

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