Crispr Theraptc (NASDAQ:CRSP) insider Tyler Dylan-Hyde sold 15,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $18.57, for a total transaction of $278,550.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 167,727 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,114,690.39. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

Crispr Theraptc (NASDAQ CRSP) traded up 1.30% during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $18.74. 146,378 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $16.62 and its 200 day moving average is $17.58. The firm’s market cap is $749.54 million. Crispr Theraptc has a 52-week low of $11.63 and a 52-week high of $25.00.

Crispr Theraptc (NASDAQ:CRSP) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, May 11th. The company reported ($0.54) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.60) by $0.06. The firm had revenue of $2.70 million during the quarter. Equities research analysts expect that Crispr Theraptc will post ($2.46) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in CRSP. Credit Suisse AG bought a new position in Crispr Theraptc during the first quarter valued at $1,742,000. Paulson & CO. Inc. bought a new position in Crispr Theraptc during the first quarter valued at $1,099,000. Monashee Investment Management LLC boosted its position in Crispr Theraptc by 208.7% in the first quarter. Monashee Investment Management LLC now owns 22,186 shares of the company’s stock valued at $473,000 after buying an additional 15,000 shares during the last quarter. IHT Wealth Management LLC bought a new position in Crispr Theraptc during the first quarter valued at $110,000. Finally, Wellington Management Group LLP boosted its position in Crispr Theraptc by 0.4% in the first quarter. Wellington Management Group LLP now owns 747,450 shares of the company’s stock valued at $16,272,000 after buying an additional 3,070 shares during the last quarter. 24.08% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Several equities research analysts have commented on the stock. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. reiterated a “market perform” rating on shares of Crispr Theraptc in a research note on Tuesday, July 18th. SunTrust Banks, Inc. assumed coverage on shares of Crispr Theraptc in a research note on Thursday, July 13th. They issued a “hold” rating and a $16.00 price objective for the company. Finally, Cann assumed coverage on shares of Crispr Theraptc in a research note on Monday, July 17th. They issued a “market perform” rating for the company. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $21.92.

About Crispr Theraptc

Crispr Therapeutics AG is a Switzerland-based gene-editing company. The Company focuses on the development of transformative gene-based medicines for serious diseases using its Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats (CRISPR)/Cas9 gene-editing platform. CRISPR/Cas9 can be programmed to cut, edit and correct disease-associated deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) in a patient’s cell.

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