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Epizyme (NASDAQ:EPZM) EVP Robert A. Copeland sold 20,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $29.42, for a total transaction of $588,400.00. Following the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 5,305 shares in the company, valued at approximately $156,073. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on EPZM shares. Analysts at Wainwright initiated coverage on shares of Epizyme in a research note on Tuesday, July 15th. They set a “buy” rating and a $40.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at HC Wainwright initiated coverage on shares of Epizyme in a research note on Tuesday, July 15th. They set a “buy” rating and a $40.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Zacks upgraded shares of Epizyme from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 9th. They now have a $35.10 price target on the stock.

Shares of Epizyme (NASDAQ:EPZM) traded up 4.15% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $31.63. The stock had a trading volume of 266,020 shares. Epizyme has a 52 week low of $18.10 and a 52 week high of $42.71. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $30.47 and a 200-day moving average of $27.17. The company’s market cap is $1.040 billion.

Epizyme (NASDAQ:EPZM) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, May 13th. The company reported ($0.22) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of ($0.47) by $0.25. On average, analysts predict that Epizyme will post $-1.81 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Epizyme, Inc is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and plans to commercialize personalized therapeutics for patients with genetically defined cancers.

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