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Sunesis Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:SNSS) CFO Eric Bjerkholt sold 10,000 shares of the company’s stock on the open market in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $8.00, for a total transaction of $80,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 39,994 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $319,952. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.

Separately, analysts at Wedbush downgraded shares of Sunesis Pharmaceuticals from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday.

Sunesis Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:SNSS) traded down 3.73% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $7.49. 1,903,154 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Sunesis Pharmaceuticals has a 1-year low of $3.84 and a 1-year high of $8.46. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $6.72 and its 200-day moving average is $6.07. The company’s market cap is $452.7 million.

Sunesis Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:SNSS) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 5th. The company reported ($0.20) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.17) by $0.03. The company had revenue of $2.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.32 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.18 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up .0% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Sunesis Pharmaceuticals will post $-0.74 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Sunesis Pharmaceuticals, Inc (NASDAQ:SNSS) is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of oncology therapeutics for the treatment of solid and hematologic cancers.

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