FibroGen (FGEN) Receives Media Sentiment Rating of 0.12
News stories about FibroGen (NASDAQ:FGEN) have trended somewhat positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. FibroGen earned a news sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the biopharmaceutical company an impact score of 45.4390809506574 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- K Peony Yu Sells 2,851 Shares of FibroGen Inc (FGEN) Stock (americanbankingnews.com)
- Thomas B. Neff Sells 18,900 Shares of FibroGen Inc (FGEN) Stock (americanbankingnews.com)
- ETFs with exposure to FibroGen, Inc. : December 15, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- -$0.28 Earnings Per Share Expected for FibroGen Inc (FGEN) This Quarter (americanbankingnews.com)
- FibroGen Inc (FGEN) VP Pat Cotroneo Sells 2,851 Shares (americanbankingnews.com)
Shares of FibroGen (NASDAQ FGEN) traded up $0.45 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $42.40. 2,686,872 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 628,497. FibroGen has a 12-month low of $19.25 and a 12-month high of $60.15. The company has a current ratio of 10.83, a quick ratio of 10.83 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.16.
In other FibroGen news, Director Gerald Lema acquired 3,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, December 4th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $46.70 per share, for a total transaction of $163,450.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now owns 3,500 shares in the company, valued at approximately $163,450. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Also, CEO Thomas B. Neff sold 18,900 shares of FibroGen stock in a transaction on Thursday, December 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $42.71, for a total transaction of $807,219.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 3,060,887 shares in the company, valued at $130,730,483.77. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 348,346 shares of company stock worth $18,296,630 over the last quarter. 13.60% of the stock is owned by company insiders.
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FibroGen, Inc is a science-based biopharmaceutical company discovering and developing a pipeline of first- in-class therapeutics. The Company is focused on fibrosis and hypoxia-inducible factor (HIF) biology and clinical development to advance innovative medicines for the treatment of anemia, fibrotic disease, and cancer.
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