Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALNY) is set to issue its quarterly earnings data before the market opens on Wednesday, August 2nd. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of ($1.21) per share for the quarter.

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ALNY) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, May 5th. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($1.25) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($1.22) by $0.03. Alnylam Pharmaceuticals had a negative net margin of 705.11% and a negative return on equity of 42.90%. The business had revenue of $19 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $22.91 million. During the same period last year, the company posted ($1.21) EPS. Alnylam Pharmaceuticals’s revenue for the quarter was up 160.3% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts expect Alnylam Pharmaceuticals to post $-5.23 EPS for the current fiscal year and $-4.94 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Shares of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALNY) opened at 81.01 on Wednesday. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $78.83 and a 200-day moving average of $58.26. The stock’s market cap is $6.98 billion. Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has a 52 week low of $31.38 and a 52 week high of $86.92.

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In other news, major shareholder Sanofi bought 297,501 shares of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals stock in a transaction on Wednesday, May 31st. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $71.87 per share, for a total transaction of $21,381,396.87. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Also, SVP Akshay Vaishnaw sold 43,750 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, May 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $65.00, for a total transaction of $2,843,750.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the senior vice president now owns 43,047 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,798,055. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 64,125 shares of company stock valued at $4,325,000 over the last quarter. 4.30% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

A number of analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a “buy” rating and set a $102.00 target price on shares of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals in a research note on Thursday, June 22nd. Chardan Capital reissued a “buy” rating and set a $131.00 target price (up from $110.00) on shares of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals in a research note on Monday, July 10th. Needham & Company LLC reissued a “buy” rating and set a $98.00 target price on shares of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals in a research note on Monday, July 10th. J P Morgan Chase & Co reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals in a research note on Monday, June 26th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group boosted their target price on shares of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals from $90.00 to $96.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 27th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Alnylam Pharmaceuticals presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $78.83.

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Company Profile

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company is engaged in the discovery, development and commercialization of ribonucleic acid (RNA) interference (RNAi) therapeutics. The Company is focused on the use of its N-acetylgalactosamine (GalNAc)-conjugate platform for delivery of small interfering RNAs (siRNAs).

Earnings History for Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ALNY)

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