Equities research analysts expect Lantheus Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:LNTH) to report earnings of $0.16 per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts have made estimates for Lantheus’ earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is $0.11 and the highest is $0.20. Lantheus reported earnings per share of $0.18 in the same quarter last year, which would indicate a negative year over year growth rate of 11.1%. The company is scheduled to report its next quarterly earnings results after the market closes on Monday, February 26th.

On average, analysts expect that Lantheus will report full-year earnings of $1.05 per share for the current fiscal year. For the next financial year, analysts expect that the firm will post earnings of $1.29 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.19 to $1.38. Zacks Investment Research’s EPS averages are an average based on a survey of research firms that cover Lantheus.

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Several equities research analysts recently issued reports on LNTH shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Lantheus from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $27.00 target price for the company in a report on Saturday, January 27th. BidaskClub lowered shares of Lantheus from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, December 19th. ValuEngine lowered shares of Lantheus from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, December 1st. Finally, Credit Suisse Group increased their target price on shares of Lantheus from $19.00 to $23.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Friday, November 3rd. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $24.75.

In other Lantheus news, CFO John W. Crowley sold 3,866 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, January 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $23.52, for a total value of $90,928.32. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, insider Michael P. Duffy sold 21,655 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, January 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $22.40, for a total value of $485,072.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 156,784 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $3,511,961.60. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Corporate insiders own 2.30% of the company’s stock.

Hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans bought a new position in Lantheus in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $321,000. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. bought a new position in Lantheus in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $770,000. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its stake in Lantheus by 87.5% in the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 1,478,350 shares of the medical equipment provider’s stock worth $26,093,000 after purchasing an additional 689,954 shares during the period. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA boosted its stake in Lantheus by 75.7% in the 3rd quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 14,565 shares of the medical equipment provider’s stock worth $259,000 after purchasing an additional 6,274 shares during the period. Finally, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company boosted its stake in Lantheus by 547.8% in the 2nd quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 23,761 shares of the medical equipment provider’s stock worth $419,000 after purchasing an additional 20,093 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 91.08% of the company’s stock.

Lantheus (NASDAQ:LNTH) traded up $0.20 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $20.55. 131,409 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 289,850. Lantheus has a 12-month low of $9.00 and a 12-month high of $24.45. The stock has a market cap of $763.25, a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.37, a P/E/G ratio of 1.32 and a beta of 0.95. The company has a quick ratio of 2.46, a current ratio of 2.96 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -3.41.

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About Lantheus

Lantheus Holdings, Inc is engaged in the development, manufacture and commercialization of diagnostic medical imaging agents and products that assist clinicians in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular and other diseases. Its imaging agents and products are used across a range of imaging modalities, including echocardiography and nuclear imaging.

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