Isaac E. Ciechanover Sells 600 Shares of Atara Biotherapeutics Inc (ATRA) Stock
Atara Biotherapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:ATRA) CEO Isaac E. Ciechanover sold 600 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, January 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $30.38, for a total value of $18,228.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 743,675 shares in the company, valued at approximately $22,592,846.50. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link.
Shares of Atara Biotherapeutics Inc (NASDAQ ATRA) traded down $0.75 during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $27.50. The stock had a trading volume of 655,029 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,469,833. Atara Biotherapeutics Inc has a 1-year low of $11.80 and a 1-year high of $30.90. The firm has a market cap of $864.33, a price-to-earnings ratio of -7.93 and a beta of 1.27.
Atara Biotherapeutics (NASDAQ:ATRA) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, November 9th. The biotechnology company reported ($1.02) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.97) by ($0.05). research analysts anticipate that Atara Biotherapeutics Inc will post -4 earnings per share for the current year.
ATRA has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. BidaskClub raised Atara Biotherapeutics from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, January 11th. Canaccord Genuity reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Atara Biotherapeutics in a research report on Friday, December 29th. Goldman Sachs Group reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and issued a $20.00 price target on shares of Atara Biotherapeutics in a research report on Friday, October 6th. Jefferies Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $30.00 price target on shares of Atara Biotherapeutics in a research report on Thursday, October 5th. Finally, Citigroup raised Atara Biotherapeutics from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $18.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, January 3rd. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $26.00.
Atara Biotherapeutics Company Profile
Atara Biotherapeutics, Inc is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. The Company is focused on developing therapies for patients with severe and life-threatening diseases. The Company operates through the business of developing and commercializing therapeutics segment. The Company is focused on developing allogeneic or third-party derived antigen-specific T-cells.
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