Editas Medicine Inc (EDIT) CEO Sells $301,487.94 in Stock

Editas Medicine Inc (NASDAQ:EDIT) CEO Katrine Bosley sold 8,333 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, February 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $36.18, for a total value of $301,487.94. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 1,338,898 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $48,441,329.64. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

Katrine Bosley also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Tuesday, January 30th, Katrine Bosley sold 20,000 shares of Editas Medicine stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $38.79, for a total value of $775,800.00.
  • On Tuesday, January 23rd, Katrine Bosley sold 3,338 shares of Editas Medicine stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $35.28, for a total value of $117,764.64.
  • On Wednesday, January 3rd, Katrine Bosley sold 14,995 shares of Editas Medicine stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $34.15, for a total value of $512,079.25.
  • On Friday, December 1st, Katrine Bosley sold 8,333 shares of Editas Medicine stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $29.58, for a total value of $246,490.14.

Shares of Editas Medicine Inc (EDIT) traded down $0.77 on Monday, reaching $33.98. The company had a trading volume of 1,535,825 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,924,251. The company has a market capitalization of $1,576.36, a P/E ratio of -10.49 and a beta of 4.79. Editas Medicine Inc has a 12 month low of $13.12 and a 12 month high of $41.60. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.19, a quick ratio of 10.12 and a current ratio of 10.12.

Editas Medicine (NASDAQ:EDIT) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The company reported ($0.64) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.60) by ($0.04). The company had revenue of $6.28 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.66 million. Editas Medicine had a negative return on equity of 70.19% and a negative net margin of 1,127.03%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 553.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned ($0.59) earnings per share. sell-side analysts anticipate that Editas Medicine Inc will post -2.92 EPS for the current year.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the stock. IHT Wealth Management LLC bought a new stake in Editas Medicine in the second quarter worth $107,000. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can increased its stake in Editas Medicine by 519.9% in the third quarter. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can now owns 4,959 shares of the company’s stock worth $114,000 after purchasing an additional 4,159 shares during the period. Legal & General Group Plc increased its stake in Editas Medicine by 308.4% in the second quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 8,654 shares of the company’s stock worth $145,000 after purchasing an additional 6,535 shares during the period. Royal Bank of Canada increased its stake in Editas Medicine by 4.1% in the second quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 9,364 shares of the company’s stock worth $157,000 after purchasing an additional 372 shares during the period. Finally, Plancorp LLC purchased a new stake in Editas Medicine in the fourth quarter worth $235,000. Institutional investors own 64.45% of the company’s stock.

A number of research firms have recently commented on EDIT. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Editas Medicine from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 10th. Cann restated a “hold” rating on shares of Editas Medicine in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th. Cowen restated a “buy” rating on shares of Editas Medicine in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th. SunTrust Banks upgraded Editas Medicine from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and raised their price target for the stock from $17.00 to $45.00 in a research report on Tuesday, January 23rd. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded Editas Medicine from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 30th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating, five have given a buy rating and two have assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $30.73.

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Editas Medicine Company Profile

Editas Medicine, Inc is a genome editing company. It is engaged in treating patients with genetically defined diseases by correcting their disease-causing genes. It operates through developing and commercializing genome editing technology segment. It is developing a genome editing platform based on clustered, regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats (CRISPR) technology.

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