Shares of Eleven Biotherapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:EBIO) traded up 3.1% during mid-day trading on Tuesday . The company traded as high as $3.50 and last traded at $3.35, with a volume of 1,373,021 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $3.25.

The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $4.45 and its 200 day moving average price is $2.18. The firm’s market capitalization is $51.87 million.

Eleven Biotherapeutics (NASDAQ:EBIO) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday, August 12th. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($0.33) EPS for the quarter. Eleven Biotherapeutics had a negative return on equity of 207.40% and a negative net margin of 2,995.34%. Analysts forecast that Eleven Biotherapeutics Inc. will post ($1.75) earnings per share for the current year.

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In other news, major shareholder Ventures Fund 2007 L. Flagship sold 46,692 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, September 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $4.18, for a total value of $195,172.56. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, major shareholder Ventures Fund 2007 L. Flagship sold 129,497 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, September 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $4.54, for a total value of $587,916.38. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 28.70% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

Several institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Flagship Ventures Fund 2007 L.P. acquired a new position in Eleven Biotherapeutics during the first quarter worth $610,000. Sabby Management LLC raised its position in Eleven Biotherapeutics by 525.6% in the first quarter. Sabby Management LLC now owns 1,213,984 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock worth $387,000 after buying an additional 1,019,943 shares during the period. Flagship Ventures Fund IV L.P. acquired a new position in Eleven Biotherapeutics during the first quarter worth $469,000. Boxer Capital LLC acquired a new position in Eleven Biotherapeutics during the second quarter worth $1,670,000. Finally, Flagship Ventures Fund IV General Partner LLC acquired a new position in Eleven Biotherapeutics during the second quarter worth $2,464,000. 24.81% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

About Eleven Biotherapeutics

Eleven Biotherapeutics, Inc is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. The Company through AMP-Rx, a protein engineering platform, is engaged in the discovery and development of protein therapeutics to treat diseases of the eye. The Company designs, engineers and generates a pipeline of protein therapeutic candidates that target cytokines, which are central to diseases of the eye.

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