Insider Selling: DexCom SVP Unloads 10,000 Shares of Stock (DXCM)
DexCom (NASDAQ:DXCM) SVP Andrew K. Balo unloaded 10,000 shares of DexCom stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, June 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $40.60, for a total transaction of $406,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the senior vice president now directly owns 159,099 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $6,459,419. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.
Shares of DexCom (NASDAQ:DXCM) traded up 0.17% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $40.81. The stock had a trading volume of 519,563 shares. DexCom has a 52 week low of $21.76 and a 52 week high of $49.83. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $35.03 and its 200-day moving average is $37.84. The company’s market cap is $3.057 billion.
DexCom (NASDAQ:DXCM) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, May 1st. The company reported ($0.17) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the analysts’ consensus estimate of ($0.08) by $0.09. The company had revenue of $47.10 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $44.15 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted ($0.16) earnings per share. DexCom’s revenue was up 59.1% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts expect that DexCom will post $-0.33 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Canaccord Genuity raised their price target on shares of DexCom from $38.00 to $40.00 in a research note on Tuesday, June 17th. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at Raymond James reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of DexCom in a research note on Friday, May 2nd. They now have a $44.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Leerink Swann reiterated a “market perform” rating on shares of DexCom in a research note on Friday, May 2nd. They now have a $33.00 price target on the stock. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $39.80.
DexCom, Inc (NASDAQ:DXCM) is a medical device company focused on the design, development and commercialization of continuous glucose monitoring systems for ambulatory use by people with diabetes and for use by healthcare providers in the hospital for the treatment of both diabetic and non-diabetic patients.
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