Insider Buying: Beigene Ltd (BGNE) Director Purchases 1,980,198 Shares of Stock
Beigene Ltd (NASDAQ:BGNE) Director Bros. Advisors Lp Baker purchased 1,980,198 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, January 18th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $101.00 per share, for a total transaction of $199,999,998.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link.
Shares of Beigene Ltd (NASDAQ:BGNE) opened at $123.76 on Wednesday. The company has a market cap of $5,630.00 and a P/E ratio of -94.47. Beigene Ltd has a one year low of $32.34 and a one year high of $127.49. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.20, a quick ratio of 9.27 and a current ratio of 9.33.
Beigene (NASDAQ:BGNE) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, November 13th. The company reported $2.54 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.23 by $2.31. The firm had revenue of $220.21 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.55 million. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned ($1.08) EPS. research analysts forecast that Beigene Ltd will post -2.04 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Several equities analysts recently weighed in on BGNE shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Beigene from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $115.00 price target on the stock in a report on Tuesday, October 3rd. Maxim Group reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $120.00 price target (up previously from $77.00) on shares of Beigene in a report on Thursday, September 28th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Beigene from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, January 5th. Finally, Cowen reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Beigene in a report on Monday, December 11th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. Beigene has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $96.67.
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BeiGene, Ltd. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. The Company is focused in the discovery and development of molecularly targeted and immuno-oncology drugs for the treatment of cancer. The Company had used its cancer biology platform to develop four clinical-stage drug candidates, such as BGB-3111, BGB-A317, BGB-290 and BGB-283, as of December 31, 2016.
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