Global Blood Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:GBT) VP Peter Radovich sold 12,500 shares of Global Blood Therapeutics stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 30th. The shares were sold at an average price of $35.00, for a total value of $437,500.00. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now directly owns 2,684 shares in the company, valued at approximately $93,940. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

Global Blood Therapeutics, Inc. (GBT) traded up 2.98% on Tuesday, reaching $39.80. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,650,257 shares. The company’s market cap is $1.74 billion. Global Blood Therapeutics, Inc. has a 52-week low of $13.35 and a 52-week high of $41.15. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $31.21 and its 200 day moving average price is $29.36.

Global Blood Therapeutics (NASDAQ:GBT) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, August 7th. The company reported ($0.55) EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.61) by $0.06. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned ($0.58) earnings per share. Equities analysts anticipate that Global Blood Therapeutics, Inc. will post ($2.44) EPS for the current fiscal year.

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A number of equities research analysts recently issued reports on the company. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. set a $53.00 target price on Global Blood Therapeutics and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, October 23rd. BidaskClub raised Global Blood Therapeutics from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 17th. Wedbush reissued an “ourperform” rating and issued a $73.00 target price on shares of Global Blood Therapeutics in a research report on Monday, September 18th. Cowen and Company reissued an “outperform” rating and issued a $83.00 target price on shares of Global Blood Therapeutics in a research report on Monday, August 14th. Finally, Needham & Company LLC assumed coverage on Global Blood Therapeutics in a research report on Wednesday, September 20th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $51.00 target price on the stock. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eleven have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $54.08.

Several institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of GBT. BlackRock Inc. raised its stake in shares of Global Blood Therapeutics by 4,675.5% in the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 2,618,847 shares of the company’s stock worth $96,503,000 after purchasing an additional 2,564,008 shares during the last quarter. State Street Corp raised its stake in shares of Global Blood Therapeutics by 217.9% in the second quarter. State Street Corp now owns 2,138,323 shares of the company’s stock worth $58,479,000 after purchasing an additional 1,465,595 shares during the last quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC purchased a new stake in shares of Global Blood Therapeutics in the second quarter worth approximately $26,919,000. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its stake in shares of Global Blood Therapeutics by 40.1% in the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 2,535,980 shares of the company’s stock worth $93,451,000 after purchasing an additional 726,366 shares during the last quarter. Finally, PDT Partners LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Global Blood Therapeutics in the second quarter worth approximately $7,702,000. 86.22% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

About Global Blood Therapeutics

Global Blood Therapeutics, Inc is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. The Company is engaged in discovering, developing and commercializing therapeutics to treat blood-based disorders. The Company is developing its initial product candidate, GBT440, as an oral, once-daily therapy for sickle cell disease (SCD).

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