Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:KPTI) EVP Christopher Brett Primiano sold 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, September 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $18.90, for a total value of $189,000.00. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now owns 7,881 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $148,950.90. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link.

KPTI stock opened at $18.60 on Thursday. Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc has a fifty-two week low of $9.00 and a fifty-two week high of $21.71.

Karyopharm Therapeutics (NASDAQ:KPTI) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 7th. The company reported ($0.60) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.81) by $0.21. The firm had revenue of $19.89 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.97 million. analysts anticipate that Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc will post -3.17 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Several hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Voya Investment Management LLC boosted its position in shares of Karyopharm Therapeutics by 24.3% during the second quarter. Voya Investment Management LLC now owns 18,661 shares of the company’s stock worth $317,000 after buying an additional 3,653 shares during the period. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY boosted its position in shares of Karyopharm Therapeutics by 38.9% during the second quarter. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY now owns 16,275 shares of the company’s stock worth $277,000 after buying an additional 4,556 shares during the period. Wells Fargo & Company MN boosted its position in shares of Karyopharm Therapeutics by 16.3% during the first quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 36,036 shares of the company’s stock worth $483,000 after buying an additional 5,062 shares during the period. New York State Common Retirement Fund boosted its position in shares of Karyopharm Therapeutics by 23.6% during the first quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund now owns 37,700 shares of the company’s stock worth $506,000 after buying an additional 7,200 shares during the period. Finally, Swiss National Bank boosted its position in shares of Karyopharm Therapeutics by 12.8% during the first quarter. Swiss National Bank now owns 64,150 shares of the company’s stock worth $861,000 after buying an additional 7,300 shares during the period. 71.60% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Several equities research analysts have issued reports on KPTI shares. HC Wainwright restated a “buy” rating and issued a $30.00 price target on shares of Karyopharm Therapeutics in a report on Wednesday, August 29th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Karyopharm Therapeutics from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $21.00 price target for the company in a report on Wednesday, July 25th. Wedbush downgraded Karyopharm Therapeutics from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating and lowered their price target for the stock from $20.00 to $19.00 in a report on Thursday, May 24th. ValuEngine upgraded Karyopharm Therapeutics from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Saturday, June 2nd. Finally, Robert W. Baird restated a “buy” rating and issued a $25.00 price target on shares of Karyopharm Therapeutics in a report on Wednesday, August 8th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, ten have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $22.90.

About Karyopharm Therapeutics

Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc, a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company, focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of drugs directed against nuclear transport and related targets for the treatment of cancer and other diseases. Its lead drug candidate is Selinexor(KPT-330), which is in Phase 2b clinical study in treatments of refractory multiple myeloma; Phase 1b/2 clinical study in combination with backbone treatments for multiple myeloma patients; Phase 2b clinical study in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma; Phase 3 clinical trial in combination with Velcade (bortezomib) and dexamethasone for multiple myeloma patients; and Phase 2/3 clinical study in liposarcoma.

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