Recro Pharma Inc (NASDAQ:REPH) major shareholder Scp Vitalife Partners Ii Lp sold 13,189 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, December 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of $9.56, for a total transaction of $126,086.84. Following the sale, the insider now owns 2,243,064 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $21,443,691.84. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Large shareholders that own 10% or more of a company’s shares are required to disclose their transactions with the SEC.

Shares of Recro Pharma Inc (NASDAQ:REPH) opened at $9.25 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $176.90, a PE ratio of -4.22 and a beta of -0.50. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.50, a quick ratio of 1.35 and a current ratio of 1.59. Recro Pharma Inc has a 12 month low of $5.81 and a 12 month high of $10.59.

A number of analysts have weighed in on REPH shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Recro Pharma from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 11th. Piper Jaffray Companies restated a “buy” rating and set a $11.00 price objective on shares of Recro Pharma in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Recro Pharma has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $11.65.

A number of large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in REPH. OxFORD Asset Management LLP boosted its holdings in shares of Recro Pharma by 364.3% during the 2nd quarter. OxFORD Asset Management LLP now owns 203,430 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $1,430,000 after acquiring an additional 159,619 shares during the last quarter. State Street Corp purchased a new stake in shares of Recro Pharma during the 2nd quarter valued at about $1,047,000. Northern Trust Corp boosted its holdings in shares of Recro Pharma by 428.5% during the 2nd quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 178,437 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $1,254,000 after acquiring an additional 144,676 shares during the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its holdings in shares of Recro Pharma by 787.4% during the 2nd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 129,560 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $911,000 after acquiring an additional 114,960 shares during the last quarter. Finally, JT Stratford LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Recro Pharma during the 2nd quarter valued at about $704,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 61.55% of the company’s stock.

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Recro Pharma Company Profile

Recro Pharma, Inc is a clinical-stage specialty pharmaceutical company. The Company is engaged in developing products for hospitals and ambulatory care settings that is developing non-opioid products for treatment of serious acute pain. The Company’s lead product candidate is an injectable form of meloxicam.

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