Kepler Capital Keeps a Hold Rating on Qiagen (QGEN)

In a report issued on July 27, Maja Pataki from Kepler Capital maintained a Hold rating on Qiagen (QGENResearch Report), with a price target of EUR50.00. The company’s shares closed last Thursday at $49.45.

According to, Pataki is ranked #7849 out of 7966 analysts.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Qiagen is a Moderate Buy with an average price target of $47.63, implying a -1.8% downside from current levels. In a report issued on July 26, Jefferies also maintained a Hold rating on the stock with a EUR40.00 price target.

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The company has a one-year high of $58.00 and a one-year low of $41.32. Currently, Qiagen has an average volume of 953.6K.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 18 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders selling their shares of QGEN in relation to earlier this year.

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QIAGEN NV is a holding company, which engages in the provision of sample and assay technology to transform biological samples into valuable molecular insights. It offers bioinformatics, molecular diagnostics, next-gen sequencing, and genomic services. The company was founded by Detlev H. Riesner and Metin Colpan on April 29, 1996 and is headquartered in Venlo, the Netherlands.

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