Scott Biller Sells 3,000 Shares of Agios Pharmaceuticals Inc (AGIO) Stock

Agios Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:AGIO) insider Scott Biller sold 3,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, January 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $65.00, for a total transaction of $195,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 56,059 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,643,835. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website.

Scott Biller also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Friday, December 1st, Scott Biller sold 2,146 shares of Agios Pharmaceuticals stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $60.79, for a total transaction of $130,455.34.
  • On Wednesday, November 1st, Scott Biller sold 2,146 shares of Agios Pharmaceuticals stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $62.69, for a total transaction of $134,532.74.

Shares of Agios Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:AGIO) opened at $75.11 on Friday. Agios Pharmaceuticals Inc has a 52 week low of $39.24 and a 52 week high of $76.02.

Agios Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:AGIO) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($1.59) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($1.78) by $0.19. Agios Pharmaceuticals had a negative net margin of 506.39% and a negative return on equity of 69.64%. The firm had revenue of $11.35 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $10.85 million. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted ($1.63) earnings per share. The business’s revenue was up 26.4% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts forecast that Agios Pharmaceuticals Inc will post -6.59 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of AGIO. QS Investors LLC bought a new stake in Agios Pharmaceuticals in the second quarter valued at $144,000. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC increased its stake in Agios Pharmaceuticals by 1,041.0% in the second quarter. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC now owns 3,423 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $176,000 after purchasing an additional 3,123 shares in the last quarter. Teacher Retirement System of Texas bought a new stake in Agios Pharmaceuticals in the third quarter valued at $225,000. S&CO Inc. bought a new stake in Agios Pharmaceuticals in the third quarter valued at $227,000. Finally, Macquarie Group Ltd. bought a new stake in Agios Pharmaceuticals in the third quarter valued at $245,000. 93.79% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Several equities analysts recently issued reports on the stock. SunTrust Banks restated a “buy” rating and issued a $80.00 target price on shares of Agios Pharmaceuticals in a report on Wednesday, October 4th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated a “buy” rating and issued a $76.00 target price on shares of Agios Pharmaceuticals in a report on Monday, September 18th. Credit Suisse Group boosted their target price on shares of Agios Pharmaceuticals from $61.00 to $66.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Thursday, November 2nd. Cann restated a “buy” rating on shares of Agios Pharmaceuticals in a report on Tuesday, December 5th. Finally, Oppenheimer restated a “buy” rating and issued a $83.00 target price on shares of Agios Pharmaceuticals in a report on Monday, December 11th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $75.00.

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About Agios Pharmaceuticals

Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. The Company’s therapeutic areas of focus are cancer and rare genetic metabolic disorders, which are a group of over 600 rare genetic diseases caused by mutations, or defects, of single metabolic genes. The Company’s cancer product candidates are enasidenib and ivosidenib (AG-120), which target mutated isocitrate dehydrogenase 2 (IDH2) and isocitrate dehydrogenase 1 (IDH1), respectively, and AG-881, which targets both mutated IDH1 and mutated IDH2.

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