Anthony G. Quinn Acquires 6,218 Shares of Aeglea Bio Therapeutics Inc (AGLE) Stock

Aeglea Bio Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:AGLE) CEO Anthony G. Quinn purchased 6,218 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, May 17th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $6.65 per share, for a total transaction of $41,349.70. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 277,152 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,843,060.80. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.

Aeglea Bio Therapeutics stock traded down $0.39 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $6.48. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 84,010 shares, compared to its average volume of 182,536. Aeglea Bio Therapeutics Inc has a 12 month low of $6.31 and a 12 month high of $12.00. The stock has a market cap of $194.74 million, a PE ratio of -3.04 and a beta of 0.89.

Aeglea Bio Therapeutics (NASDAQ:AGLE) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 7th. The biotechnology company reported ($0.59) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.55) by ($0.04). Equities research analysts anticipate that Aeglea Bio Therapeutics Inc will post -2.19 EPS for the current fiscal year.

AGLE has been the topic of several research reports. JPMorgan Chase & Co. initiated coverage on shares of Aeglea Bio Therapeutics in a research report on Thursday, March 21st. They issued an “overweight” rating and a $14.00 price target on the stock. ValuEngine cut shares of Aeglea Bio Therapeutics from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, March 9th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $14.67.

Institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the business. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA bought a new stake in Aeglea Bio Therapeutics in the first quarter worth about $32,000. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board acquired a new stake in Aeglea Bio Therapeutics during the 4th quarter worth about $37,000. Meeder Asset Management Inc. raised its holdings in Aeglea Bio Therapeutics by 44.9% during the 4th quarter. Meeder Asset Management Inc. now owns 5,116 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock worth $38,000 after buying an additional 1,585 shares during the period. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised its holdings in Aeglea Bio Therapeutics by 58.6% during the 1st quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 6,674 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock worth $53,000 after buying an additional 2,467 shares during the period. Finally, Acadian Asset Management LLC acquired a new stake in Aeglea Bio Therapeutics during the 1st quarter worth about $69,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 57.21% of the company’s stock.

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Aeglea Bio Therapeutics Company Profile

Aeglea BioTherapeutics, Inc, a clinical-stage biotechnology company, designs and develops human enzyme therapeutics for the treatment of patients with rare genetic diseases and cancer. The company's lead product candidate includes pegzilarginase, a recombinant human Arginase 1 enzyme, which is in early clinical development stage for the treatment of Arginase 1 deficiency, an autosomal recessive metabolic disease caused by a marked decrease in the activity of the native arginase 1 enzyme; and for treating Arginine dependent cancers.

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