Audentes Therapeutics Inc (BOLD) VP Suyash Prasad Sells 10,000 Shares

Audentes Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:BOLD) VP Suyash Prasad sold 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, May 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $36.98, for a total value of $369,800.00. Following the sale, the vice president now owns 28,236 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,044,167.28. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link.

Suyash Prasad also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Monday, February 25th, Suyash Prasad sold 10,000 shares of Audentes Therapeutics stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $30.06, for a total value of $300,600.00.

NASDAQ BOLD opened at $39.00 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $1.69 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of -11.47 and a beta of 1.85. Audentes Therapeutics Inc has a fifty-two week low of $17.95 and a fifty-two week high of $46.18.

Audentes Therapeutics (NASDAQ:BOLD) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May 7th. The biotechnology company reported ($1.13) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.90) by ($0.23). During the same period in the prior year, the business earned ($0.74) earnings per share. Equities analysts forecast that Audentes Therapeutics Inc will post -4.48 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in BOLD. Great Point Partners LLC acquired a new position in shares of Audentes Therapeutics in the 4th quarter valued at $35,346,000. Partner Fund Management L.P. lifted its stake in shares of Audentes Therapeutics by 94.4% in the 4th quarter. Partner Fund Management L.P. now owns 3,021,259 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock valued at $64,413,000 after purchasing an additional 1,467,120 shares during the last quarter. BB Biotech AG acquired a new position in shares of Audentes Therapeutics in the 4th quarter valued at $16,404,000. Millennium Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of Audentes Therapeutics in the 4th quarter valued at $12,600,000. Finally, BlackRock Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Audentes Therapeutics by 15.8% in the 4th quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 2,974,591 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock valued at $63,418,000 after purchasing an additional 406,605 shares during the last quarter. 97.81% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Several analysts recently commented on the company. HC Wainwright reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $44.00 price target (up from $33.00) on shares of Audentes Therapeutics in a research report on Monday, March 18th. William Blair reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Audentes Therapeutics in a research note on Wednesday, February 27th. ValuEngine raised Audentes Therapeutics from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Monday, April 1st. Piper Jaffray Companies boosted their price objective on Audentes Therapeutics from $45.00 to $55.00 and gave the stock a “positive” rating in a research note on Monday, April 8th. Finally, Citigroup lowered Audentes Therapeutics from a “neutral” rating to a “sell” rating and boosted their price objective for the stock from $28.00 to $32.00 in a research note on Friday, April 26th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating, eleven have assigned a buy rating and two have assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $39.92.

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About Audentes Therapeutics

Audentes Therapeutics, Inc, a clinical stage biotechnology company, focuses on developing and commercializing gene therapy products for patients living with serious, life-threatening rare diseases caused by single gene defects. The company is developing AT132, which is in Phase I/II clinical studies for the treatment of X-linked myotubular myopathy (XLMTM); AT342 that is in Phase I/II clinical studies to treat crigler-najjar syndrome; AT845, which is in preclinical studies for the treatment of pompe disease; and AT307 to treat CASQ2 subtype of catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia.

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