Insider Selling: XOMA Corp. CEO Unloads 10,000 Shares of Stock (XOMA)
XOMA Corp. (NASDAQ:XOMA) CEO John Varian sold 10,000 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, January 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $8.28, for a total transaction of $82,800.00. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 148,739 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,231,559. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.
XOMA Corp. (NASDAQ:XOMA) last released its earnings data on Thursday, November 7th. The company reported ($0.21) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.18) by $0.03. The company had revenue of $6.31 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $7.87 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted ($0.39) earnings per share. XOMA Corp.’s revenue was down 13.0% compared to the same quarter last year.
A number of research firms have recently commented on XOMA. Analysts at Jefferies Group initiated coverage on shares of XOMA Corp. in a research note to investors on Thursday, January 9th. They set a “buy” rating and a $11.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Roth Capital raised their price target on shares of XOMA Corp. from $6.00 to $8.00 in a research note to investors on Friday, November 1st. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Credit Suisse raised their price target on shares of XOMA Corp. from $5.00 to $8.00 in a research note to investors on Friday, November 1st. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock. Eight analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, XOMA Corp. has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $8.00.
XOMA Corporation (NASDAQ:XOMA) is engaged in the discovery and development of antibody-based therapeutics.
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