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Pacira Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:PCRX) Director Andreas Wicki sold 24,207 shares of the company’s stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $108.11, for a total value of $2,617,018.77. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link.

A number of research firms have recently commented on PCRX. Analysts at Wedbush raised their price target on shares of Pacira Pharmaceuticals from $98.00 to $110.00 in a research note on Friday, August 1st. Separately, analysts at Canaccord Genuity raised their price target on shares of Pacira Pharmaceuticals to $114.00 in a research note on Friday, August 1st. Finally, analysts at Jefferies Group reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Pacira Pharmaceuticals in a research note on Friday, August 1st. They now have a $109.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $86.00. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $104.68.

Shares of Pacira Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:PCRX) traded down 0.54% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $107.13. The stock had a trading volume of 233,689 shares. Pacira Pharmaceuticals has a 52 week low of $36.02 and a 52 week high of $108.50. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $94.83 and a 200-day moving average of $80.34. The company’s market cap is $3.845 billion.

Pacira Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:PCRX) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 31st. The company reported $0.04 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of ($0.21) by $0.25. The company had revenue of $47.20 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $42.20 million. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 175.2% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Pacira Pharmaceuticals will post $0.23 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc is a United States-based pharmaceutical company. The Company develops non-opioid products for postsurgical pain control.

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