Sunday, 22 October, 2017

Biogen Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB) Trading Down - Short Interest Up 14.46%

Conrad Doyle | 12 October, 2017, 16:43

Opus Point Partners Management Llc sold 5,627 shares as the company's stock declined 13.45% while stock markets rallied. The stock declined 0.64% or $2.12 reaching $330.71 on the news. About 499,671 shares traded. Biogen Inc (NASDAQ:BIIB) has risen 4.94% since October 11, 2016 and is uptrending.

Based on the latest notes released to investors, 8 analysts have issued a rating of "buy", 10 analysts "outperform", 11 analysts "hold", 0 analysts "underperform" and 0 analysts "sell". The institutional investor held 5,777 shares of the biological products (no diagnostic substances) company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $1.57 million, down from 11,404 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Loews Corp now has $16.37 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.45% or $0.7 during the last trading session, reaching $156.3. About 180,054 shares traded. It has underperformed by 5.19% the S&P500. Its up 0.10, from 0.9 in 2017Q1. The insider Coye Molly Joel sold 880 shares worth $125,118. 25 funds opened positions while 77 raised stakes. Symphony Asset Mngmt Lc accumulated 0.34% or 11,045 shares. Corporate insiders own 0.25% of the company's stock. Gradient Investments Lc reported 114,497 shares. Reynders Mcveigh Cap Ltd has 1,029 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Exane Derivatives stated it has 78 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Channing Management Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.28% or 26,657 shares. Mcf Advsrs Limited Liability Corp reported 188 shares. Moreover, Perritt Capital Management Inc has 0.6% invested in the company for 141,121 shares. Lmr Partners Llp holds 0.07% of its portfolio in Loews Corporation (NYSE:L) for 22,138 shares. The Virginia-based Outfitter Advisors Ltd. has invested 0.49% in the stock. They expect $5.61 EPS, up 8.09% or $0.42 from last year's $5.19 per share. The biotechnology company reported $5.20 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $4.97 by $0.23.

Motco, which manages about $959.43 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Nestle Sa (NSRGY) by 52,317 shares to 40,701 shares, valued at $3.55 million in 2017Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced Target Corp (NYSE:TGT) stake by 8,252 shares and now owns 8,601 shares. Tutor Perini Corp (NYSE:TPC) was reduced too.

Biogen Inc., launched on April 1, 1997, is a biopharmaceutical company. Vounatsos Michel also bought $380,433 worth of Biogen Inc (NASDAQ:BIIB) shares. Therefore 58% are positive. Biogen Inc. has a 12-month low of $244.28 and a 12-month high of $332.87. $336.70's average target is 1.46% above currents $331.85 stock price. Biogen Idec Inc. had 68 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Biogen Inc (NASDAQ:BIIB) has "Market Perform" rating given on Friday, July 24 by BMO Capital Markets. The rating was initiated by Citigroup with "Buy" on Thursday, February 25. On Wednesday, October 4 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Hold".

Biogen (NASDAQ:BIIB) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 25th. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, July 14 by Nomura.

07/26/2017 - Biogen Idec Inc. had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Deutsche Bank. The fund purchased 29,000 shares of the biotechnology company's stock, valued at approximately $7,869,000. On Monday, November 7 the stock rating was upgraded by Piper Jaffray to "Overweight". Finally, Leerink Swann downgraded Biogen from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating and set a $300.00 target price for the company.in a research report on Thursday, March 16th. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Hold" on Wednesday, October 5.

Investors sentiment increased to 1 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.39, from 0.99 in 2017Q1. It is positive, as 73 investors sold GIS shares while 363 reduced holdings. Beacon Trust Co. raised its position in Biogen by 0.5% in the first quarter. 389.74 million shares or 0.52% less from 391.76 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. 25,814 were accumulated by Norinchukin Comml Bank The. Auxier Asset Mngmt invested in 1.56% or 28,170 shares. Endurant Capital Mgmt Lp has 2.43% invested in Biogen Inc (NASDAQ:BIIB) for 31,632 shares. During the same period a year ago, the company earned $5.21 earnings per share. Daiwa Securities Grp Inc Inc reported 6,230 shares. Samlyn Lc holds 4.71% of its portfolio in Biogen Inc (NASDAQ:BIIB) for 710,500 shares. Wetherby Asset Mgmt invested in 3,035 shares. New York-based Amalgamated Bancshares has invested 0.22% in Biogen Inc (NASDAQ:BIIB). 3,106 are held by Trust Comm Of Vermont. Strs Ohio invested in 285,568 shares or 0.35% of the stock. Legal General Gp Public Ltd Company owns 0.24% invested in Biogen Inc (NASDAQ:BIIB) for 1.07 million shares. 18,700 were accumulated by Andra Ap. The Firm operates its logistics business and wholesale business under commercial and service agreements with Western Refining, Inc. The company has a market capitalization of $70.22 billion, a P/E ratio of 21.79 and a beta of 0.77. The Company focuses on discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering therapies to people living with serious neurological, rare and autoimmune diseases. It has a 21.79 P/E ratio. The company has market cap of $238.35 million.

Since May 1, 2017, it had 1 buy, and 1 sale for $102,593 activity. Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America now owns 839 shares of the biotechnology company's stock worth $229,000 after acquiring an additional 6 shares in the last quarter. The shares were sold at an average price of $290.01, for a total value of $1,442,509.74.

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