Madrigal Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (MDGL) Reaches $107.00 After 8.00% Up Move; Newstar Financial (NEWS) Sentiment Is 1.75

January 14, 2018 - By wolcottdaily

The stock of Madrigal Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDGL) is a huge mover today! The stock increased 8.26% or $8.16 during the last trading session, reaching $107. About 253,563 shares traded or 45.46% up from the average. Madrigal Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDGL) has 0.00% since January 14, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.The move comes after 7 months positive chart setup for the $1.50 billion company. It was reported on Jan, 14 by We have $115.56 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ:MDGL worth $119.84M more.

NewStar Financial, Inc. operates as a commercial finance firm in the United States. The company has market cap of $497.84 million. The firm operates through two divisions, Commercial Lending and Asset Management. It has a 25.01 P/E ratio. It provides senior secured cash flow loans, and second lien and unitranche loans to middle market companies for acquisitions, recapitalizations, and refinancing or other general corporate purposes; senior debt financing options, including revolving credit facilities, term loans, and other debt products secured by various business assets; and senior secured loans to larger middle market companies in healthcare, manufacturing and industrial, financial services, energy/chemical services, printing/publishing, consumer, retail and restaurants, and business and technology services industries.

Analysts await Madrigal Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDGL) to report earnings on April, 2. They expect $-0.69 EPS, down 2.99% or $0.02 from last year’s $-0.67 per share. After $-0.68 actual EPS reported by Madrigal Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 1.47% negative EPS growth.

Madrigal Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development and commercialization of therapeutic candidates for the treatment of cardiovascular, metabolic, and liver diseases. The company has market cap of $1.50 billion. The company’s lead candidate is MGL-3196, which is in Phase II clinical trials, a liver-directed thyroid hormone receptor-ß agonist used for the treatment of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, and familial hypercholesterolemia. It currently has negative earnings. It is also developing MGL-3745, which is in pre-clinical stage, a THR-ß agonist that is in preclinical trials.

Capital Z Partners Management Llc holds 100% of its portfolio in NewStar Financial, Inc. for 4.04 million shares. Corsair Capital Llc owns 4.26 million shares or 22.72% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Second Curve Capital Llc has 6.33% invested in the company for 1.35 million shares. The New Jersey-based Selkirk Management Llc has invested 5.47% in the stock. Oaktop Capital Management Ii L.P., a New Jersey-based fund reported 2.26 million shares.

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