Sientra, Inc. (NASDAQ:SIEN) is now up 19.04% compared to a 12-month low of $7.74. We have seen the price to move 4.3% higher and get settled at $9.22 on 3/18/2019. At recent session, it appeared stuck in a range of $8.88 to $9.77. This company shares are 115.62% off its target price of $19.88 and the current market capitalization stands at $264.36M. The recent change has given its price a -20.2% deficit over SMA 50 and -65.58% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed -12.27% declines, -42.27% declines and -63.56% declines for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found SIEN’s volatility during a week at 12.09% and during a month it has been found around 6.56%.

Sientra, Inc. (SIEN) Top Holders

Institutional investors currently hold around $259 million or 93.9% in SIEN stock. Look at its top three institutional owners: Blackstone Group L.P. owns $24.14 million in Sientra, Inc., which represents roughly 9.13% of the company’s market cap and approximately 9.32% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Clarus Ventures, Llc, which owns 2,730,765 shares of the stock are valued at $24.14 million. The third largest holder is Waddell & Reed Financial Inc, which currently holds $20.25 million worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 7.66% of its market capitalization.

Sientra, Inc. 13F Filings

At the end of December reporting period, 60 institutional holders increased their position in Sientra, Inc. (NASDAQ:SIEN) by some 7,670,356 shares, 49 decreased positions by 3,864,707 and 17 held positions by 17,723,580. That puts total institutional holdings at 29,258,643 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 22 new institutional investments totaling 4,298,863 shares while 21 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 2,276,394 shares.

Sientra, Inc. (SIEN) Analyst Guide

Several analysts have released their opinion on Sientra, Inc. (NASDAQ:SIEN), with 4 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 2 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 3 buy, 0 sell and 0 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 1.78 average brokerage recommendation [T1].