Rhythm Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:RYTM) Director David P. Meeker acquired 25,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, October 10th. The shares were bought at an average price of $17.00 per share, for a total transaction of $425,000.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website.

Shares of Rhythm Pharmaceuticals Inc (RYTM) traded down 13.30% during trading on Tuesday, hitting $26.01. 695,874 shares of the stock traded hands. The firm’s market cap is $678.18 million. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $24.57 and a 200 day moving average price of $24.57. Rhythm Pharmaceuticals Inc has a 12 month low of $23.99 and a 12 month high of $26.50.

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Rhythm Pharmaceuticals Company Profile

Rhythm Pharmaceuticals, Inc is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company is focused on the development and commercialization of peptide therapeutics for the treatment of rare genetic deficiencies that result in life-threatening metabolic disorders. The Company’s lead peptide product candidate is setmelanotide, a potent, first-in-class melanocortin-4 receptor, or MC4R, agonist for the treatment of rare genetic disorders of obesity.

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