Viveve Medical (VIVE) Research Coverage Started at Northland Securities

Research analysts at Northland Securities started coverage on shares of Viveve Medical (NASDAQ:VIVE) in a research note issued to investors on Friday, MarketBeat reports. The brokerage set an “outperform” rating and a $8.00 price target on the stock. Northland Securities’ price target would indicate a potential upside of 61.29% from the company’s previous close.

VIVE has been the topic of a number of other research reports. Mizuho started coverage on shares of Viveve Medical in a research report on Thursday, November 16th. They set a “buy” rating and a $10.00 price target on the stock. Cowen set a $11.00 price objective on shares of Viveve Medical and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, October 23rd. Finally, ValuEngine cut shares of Viveve Medical from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Sunday, December 31st. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $10.00.

Shares of Viveve Medical (NASDAQ VIVE) opened at $4.96 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 3.63, a current ratio of 3.89 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.72. Viveve Medical has a 1 year low of $3.75 and a 1 year high of $11.16.

Viveve Medical (NASDAQ:VIVE) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. The company reported ($0.50) EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.42) by ($0.08). The firm had revenue of $4.07 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.10 million. Viveve Medical had a negative net margin of 257.58% and a negative return on equity of 275.77%. The business’s revenue was up 120.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company posted ($0.46) EPS. equities research analysts forecast that Viveve Medical will post -2.04 earnings per share for the current year.

Several hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Neuberger Berman Group LLC bought a new position in shares of Viveve Medical during the 3rd quarter worth about $419,000. Granahan Investment Management Inc. MA boosted its position in shares of Viveve Medical by 32.6% during the 3rd quarter. Granahan Investment Management Inc. MA now owns 102,147 shares of the company’s stock worth $535,000 after purchasing an additional 25,097 shares in the last quarter. RTW Investments LP boosted its position in shares of Viveve Medical by 18.8% during the 3rd quarter. RTW Investments LP now owns 1,473,028 shares of the company’s stock worth $7,719,000 after purchasing an additional 233,585 shares in the last quarter. ING Groep NV boosted its position in shares of Viveve Medical by 93.7% during the 3rd quarter. ING Groep NV now owns 325,000 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,703,000 after purchasing an additional 157,200 shares in the last quarter. Finally, California State Teachers Retirement System bought a new position in shares of Viveve Medical during the 2nd quarter worth about $190,000. 66.90% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

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About Viveve Medical

Viveve Medical, Inc designs, develops, manufactures and markets a medical device, Geneveve, for the non-invasive treatment of vaginal laxity, for improved sexual function, and for vaginal rejuvenation. The Company’s, Geneveve, is a non-invasive solution for vaginal laxity, which includes three components: the Viveve System (a radio frequency (RF), generator housed in a table-top console), a reusable handpiece and a single-use treatment tip, as well as several other consumable accessories.

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