ZIOPHARM Oncology Inc (NASDAQ:ZIOP) EVP David M. Md Mauney purchased 4,270 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 8th. The stock was bought at an average price of $4.68 per share, with a total value of $19,983.60. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 58,662 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $274,538.16. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.

Shares of ZIOPHARM Oncology Inc (ZIOP) traded down $0.25 during trading on Friday, reaching $4.30. The company had a trading volume of 3,276,056 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,335,313. ZIOPHARM Oncology Inc has a 52 week low of $4.16 and a 52 week high of $7.88.

ZIOPHARM Oncology (NASDAQ:ZIOP) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, November 6th. The biotechnology company reported ($0.13) earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of ($0.13). The business had revenue of $1.60 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.66 million. The company’s revenue was up .0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted ($0.11) earnings per share. analysts anticipate that ZIOPHARM Oncology Inc will post -0.54 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board purchased a new position in ZIOPHARM Oncology in the second quarter worth approximately $1,010,000. Tudor Investment Corp ET AL grew its position in ZIOPHARM Oncology by 390.4% in the second quarter. Tudor Investment Corp ET AL now owns 63,304 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock worth $394,000 after acquiring an additional 50,395 shares during the period. Swiss National Bank grew its position in ZIOPHARM Oncology by 21.3% in the second quarter. Swiss National Bank now owns 218,920 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock worth $1,362,000 after acquiring an additional 38,500 shares during the period. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC grew its position in ZIOPHARM Oncology by 6.8% in the second quarter. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC now owns 350,435 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock worth $2,180,000 after acquiring an additional 22,348 shares during the period. Finally, State of Wisconsin Investment Board purchased a new position in ZIOPHARM Oncology in the second quarter worth approximately $622,000. Institutional investors own 41.86% of the company’s stock.

ZIOP has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. HC Wainwright set a $10.00 price target on ZIOPHARM Oncology and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 1st. BidaskClub upgraded ZIOPHARM Oncology from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 8th. ValuEngine upgraded ZIOPHARM Oncology from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, August 28th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded ZIOPHARM Oncology from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $5.25 price objective for the company in a research report on Friday. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $12.58.

About ZIOPHARM Oncology

ZIOPHARM Oncology, Inc is a biopharmaceutical company, which is seeking to develop, acquire and commercialize, on its own or with partners, a portfolio of cancer therapies that address unmet medical needs. The Company is focused on developing products in immuno-oncology that employ gene expression, control and cell technologies to deliver cell- and viral-based therapies for the treatment of cancer and graft-versus-host-disease.

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