Insider Selling: Crispr Therapeutics AG (CRSP) Director Sells $2,489,405.52 in Stock

Crispr Therapeutics AG (NASDAQ:CRSP) Director Kurt Von Emster sold 92,337 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, January 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $26.96, for a total value of $2,489,405.52. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

Kurt Von Emster also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Tuesday, January 2nd, Kurt Von Emster sold 37,754 shares of Crispr Therapeutics stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $26.76, for a total value of $1,010,297.04.

Shares of Crispr Therapeutics AG (NASDAQ CRSP) opened at $28.44 on Friday. Crispr Therapeutics AG has a 52 week low of $11.63 and a 52 week high of $28.97. The firm has a market capitalization of $1,170.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of -88.88.

Crispr Therapeutics (NASDAQ:CRSP) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. The company reported ($0.62) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.60) by ($0.02). Crispr Therapeutics had a negative return on equity of 38.42% and a negative net margin of 466.58%. The business had revenue of $2.39 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $3.61 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned ($2.77) EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 54.2% on a year-over-year basis. analysts expect that Crispr Therapeutics AG will post -2.46 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of analysts recently issued reports on CRSP shares. Cann restated a “hold” rating on shares of Crispr Therapeutics in a research report on Sunday, December 10th. BidaskClub lowered Crispr Therapeutics from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, December 2nd. SunTrust Banks reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $16.00 target price on shares of Crispr Therapeutics in a research note on Friday, November 10th. Piper Jaffray Companies started coverage on Crispr Therapeutics in a research note on Friday, December 22nd. They issued an “overweight” rating on the stock. Finally, Oppenheimer reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Crispr Therapeutics in a research note on Thursday, December 21st. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $22.81.

A number of hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Wells Fargo & Company MN increased its stake in Crispr Therapeutics by 459.7% in the second quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 7,987 shares of the company’s stock worth $128,000 after purchasing an additional 6,560 shares during the period. Capital Investment Advisory Services LLC purchased a new stake in Crispr Therapeutics in the third quarter worth $193,000. Ark Investment Management LLC purchased a new stake in Crispr Therapeutics in the second quarter worth $206,000. Moloney Securities Asset Management LLC purchased a new stake in Crispr Therapeutics in the third quarter worth $235,000. Finally, Bank of New York Mellon Corp purchased a new position in shares of Crispr Therapeutics during the third quarter valued at $288,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 24.52% of the company’s stock.

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About Crispr Therapeutics

Crispr Therapeutics AG is a Switzerland-based gene-editing company. The Company focuses on the development of transformative gene-based medicines for serious diseases using its Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats (CRISPR)/Cas9 gene-editing platform. CRISPR/Cas9 can be programmed to cut, edit and correct disease-associated deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) in a patient’s cell.

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