Insider Selling: Uniqure NV (QURE) Director Sells 5,000 Shares of Stock

Uniqure NV (NASDAQ:QURE) Director Philip Astley-Sparke sold 5,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, December 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $30.39, for a total transaction of $151,950.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 23,252 shares in the company, valued at approximately $706,628.28. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website.

QURE opened at $29.95 on Friday. Uniqure NV has a 1-year low of $16.50 and a 1-year high of $43.23. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.05, a quick ratio of 7.56 and a current ratio of 7.56.

Uniqure (NASDAQ:QURE) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 6th. The biotechnology company reported ($0.59) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.62) by $0.03. Uniqure had a negative net margin of 725.04% and a negative return on equity of 58.49%. The firm had revenue of $3.15 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.37 million. Equities research analysts predict that Uniqure NV will post -2.57 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the business. FMR LLC increased its stake in Uniqure by 16.6% in the second quarter. FMR LLC now owns 3,694,681 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock valued at $139,659,000 after purchasing an additional 526,283 shares in the last quarter. OppenheimerFunds Inc. bought a new stake in Uniqure in the second quarter valued at $63,553,000. Redmile Group LLC increased its stake in Uniqure by 1.0% in the third quarter. Redmile Group LLC now owns 1,639,900 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock valued at $59,676,000 after purchasing an additional 15,500 shares in the last quarter. Federated Investors Inc. PA increased its stake in Uniqure by 18.9% in the second quarter. Federated Investors Inc. PA now owns 1,091,280 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock valued at $41,250,000 after purchasing an additional 173,281 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Baker BROS. Advisors LP increased its stake in Uniqure by 21.0% in the second quarter. Baker BROS. Advisors LP now owns 605,000 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock valued at $22,869,000 after purchasing an additional 105,000 shares in the last quarter. 60.62% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Several equities analysts recently issued reports on QURE shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Uniqure from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 17th. BidaskClub lowered shares of Uniqure from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 9th. HC Wainwright set a $48.00 target price on shares of Uniqure and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 7th. Chardan Capital boosted their target price on shares of Uniqure from $50.00 to $70.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 7th. Finally, B. Riley boosted their target price on shares of Uniqure from $50.00 to $72.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, November 16th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating, nine have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $55.67.

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Uniqure Company Profile

uniQure N.V., a gene therapy company, engages in the discovery, development, and commercialization of gene therapies in the Netherlands. The company develops AMT-060, which is in Phase I/II clinical trial to treat hemophilia B; AMT-061, a gene therapy that is in Phase III clinical trial for the treatment of hemophilia; and AMT-126, a gene therapy for the treatment of congestive heart failure and AMT-130 to treat huntington's disease.

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