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Chimerix (NASDAQ:CMRX) CFO Timothy W. Trost sold 5,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, June 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $22.74, for a total value of $113,700.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 629 shares in the company, valued at approximately $14,303. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.

Shares of Chimerix (NASDAQ:CMRX) traded down 2.65% on Friday, hitting $22.07. The stock had a trading volume of 207,540 shares. Chimerix has a 52-week low of $12.96 and a 52-week high of $27.69. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $19.43 and a 200-day moving average of $19.33. The company’s market cap is $595.1 million.

Chimerix (NASDAQ:CMRX) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Friday, May 9th. The company reported ($0.39) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.36) by $0.03. The company had revenue of $0.78 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $0.85 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted ($22.58) earnings per share. Analysts expect that Chimerix will post $-1.79 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Separately, analysts at Brean Capital initiated coverage on shares of Chimerix in a research note on Monday. They set a “buy” rating and a $33.00 price target on the stock. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $33.50.

Chimerix, Inc is a biopharmaceutical company committed to the discovery, development and commercialization of novel, oral antiviral therapeutics that are designed to transform patient care in areas of high unmet medical need.

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