Supernus Pharmaceuticals Inc (SUPN) VP Sells $2,206,050.00 in Stock

Supernus Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:SUPN) VP Victor Vaughn sold 55,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, January 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $40.11, for a total value of $2,206,050.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website.

Supernus Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:SUPN) traded down $1.95 during trading hours on Thursday, hitting $39.75. The stock had a trading volume of 625,681 shares, compared to its average volume of 553,900. The stock has a market cap of $2,040.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 36.14 and a beta of 1.17. Supernus Pharmaceuticals Inc has a 52-week low of $23.10 and a 52-week high of $50.04.

Supernus Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:SUPN) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, November 6th. The specialty pharmaceutical company reported $0.29 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.27 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $80.40 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $78.74 million. Supernus Pharmaceuticals had a return on equity of 26.37% and a net margin of 20.98%. Supernus Pharmaceuticals’s revenue for the quarter was up 41.5% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts expect that Supernus Pharmaceuticals Inc will post 1.07 EPS for the current year.

Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of SUPN. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank increased its stake in shares of Supernus Pharmaceuticals by 278.2% in the 2nd quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 3,018 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock worth $130,000 after purchasing an additional 2,220 shares in the last quarter. Riverhead Capital Management LLC increased its stake in shares of Supernus Pharmaceuticals by 91.4% in the 2nd quarter. Riverhead Capital Management LLC now owns 3,062 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock worth $132,000 after purchasing an additional 1,462 shares in the last quarter. Advisor Group Inc. increased its stake in shares of Supernus Pharmaceuticals by 13.7% in the 2nd quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 3,395 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock worth $145,000 after purchasing an additional 410 shares in the last quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. increased its stake in shares of Supernus Pharmaceuticals by 17.7% in the 2nd quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 3,441 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock worth $148,000 after purchasing an additional 517 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Flinton Capital Management LLC increased its stake in shares of Supernus Pharmaceuticals by 88.9% in the 2nd quarter. Flinton Capital Management LLC now owns 4,760 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock worth $205,000 after purchasing an additional 2,240 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 98.22% of the company’s stock.

SUPN has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Piper Jaffray Companies reissued a “hold” rating and set a $41.00 price target on shares of Supernus Pharmaceuticals in a report on Tuesday, September 26th. Cantor Fitzgerald reissued a “buy” rating and set a $49.00 price target on shares of Supernus Pharmaceuticals in a report on Wednesday, September 27th. FBR & Co initiated coverage on Supernus Pharmaceuticals in a report on Thursday, October 19th. They set a “buy” rating and a $53.00 price target on the stock. SunTrust Banks reissued a “buy” rating and set a $61.00 price target on shares of Supernus Pharmaceuticals in a report on Friday, November 3rd. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut Supernus Pharmaceuticals from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, November 10th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $50.00.

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About Supernus Pharmaceuticals

Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc is a pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing products for the treatment of central nervous system diseases. The Company offers Oxtellar XR (extended-release oxcarbazepine) and Trokendi XR (extended-release topiramate), its two treatments for patients with epilepsy.

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