Insider Buying: Flexion Therapeutics Inc (FLXN) Insider Purchases 4,046 Shares of Stock

Flexion Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:FLXN) insider Michael D. Clayman purchased 4,046 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, March 12th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $12.36 per share, with a total value of $50,008.56. Following the completion of the acquisition, the insider now owns 70,856 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $875,780.16. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link.

Michael D. Clayman also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Thursday, January 3rd, Michael D. Clayman sold 3,278 shares of Flexion Therapeutics stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.36, for a total value of $40,516.08.

Flexion Therapeutics stock traded down $0.09 during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $12.15. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 18,391 shares, compared to its average volume of 514,170. Flexion Therapeutics Inc has a fifty-two week low of $10.98 and a fifty-two week high of $29.10. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.35, a quick ratio of 7.58 and a current ratio of 7.78. The company has a market cap of $465.00 million, a P/E ratio of -2.73 and a beta of 1.70.

Several large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in FLXN. Point72 Asset Management L.P. purchased a new stake in Flexion Therapeutics in the 3rd quarter valued at about $23,768,000. Capital International Investors bought a new stake in shares of Flexion Therapeutics in the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $12,162,000. D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Flexion Therapeutics by 516.9% in the 4th quarter. D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc. now owns 250,402 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $2,835,000 after acquiring an additional 209,809 shares during the last quarter. Clearline Capital LP increased its holdings in shares of Flexion Therapeutics by 86.8% in the 3rd quarter. Clearline Capital LP now owns 391,076 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $7,317,000 after acquiring an additional 181,736 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Wasatch Advisors Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Flexion Therapeutics by 27.8% in the 3rd quarter. Wasatch Advisors Inc. now owns 828,224 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $15,496,000 after acquiring an additional 180,293 shares during the last quarter. 95.12% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Several equities research analysts recently weighed in on FLXN shares. Zacks Investment Research raised Flexion Therapeutics from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $18.00 price target for the company in a report on Thursday, December 6th. Wells Fargo & Co set a $39.00 price target on Flexion Therapeutics and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Sunday, December 2nd. Needham & Company LLC reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $36.00 price target (down from $42.00) on shares of Flexion Therapeutics in a report on Friday, January 4th. ValuEngine raised Flexion Therapeutics from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, November 16th. Finally, Northland Securities reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $20.00 target price on shares of Flexion Therapeutics in a report on Friday, March 1st. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $23.42.

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About Flexion Therapeutics

Flexion Therapeutics, Inc, a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development and commercialization of anti-inflammatory and analgesic therapies for the treatment of patients with musculoskeletal conditions. It lead product candidate includes Zilretta, an intra-articular injection for the management of osteoarthritis (OA) pain of the knee.

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