DBV Technologies Target of Unusually High Options Trading (DBVT)

DBV Technologies SA – (NASDAQ:DBVT) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Tuesday. Investors acquired 354 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 608% compared to the average volume of 50 put options.

DBV Technologies (DBVT) traded up $5.37 during trading hours on Wednesday, reaching $26.23. 3,517,380 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 292,696. DBV Technologies has a 52-week low of $20.08 and a 52-week high of $50.57.

Large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Point72 Asset Management L.P. purchased a new stake in DBV Technologies in the 3rd quarter valued at about $2,190,000. Citadel Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in DBV Technologies in the 3rd quarter valued at about $7,794,000. Sabby Management LLC purchased a new stake in DBV Technologies in the 2nd quarter valued at about $1,339,000. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd increased its stake in DBV Technologies by 87.6% in the 3rd quarter. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd now owns 11,655 shares of the company’s stock valued at $495,000 after buying an additional 5,441 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Janus Henderson Group PLC increased its stake in DBV Technologies by 10.1% in the 3rd quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 2,797,789 shares of the company’s stock valued at $118,738,000 after buying an additional 257,210 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 46.36% of the company’s stock.

DBVT has been the topic of several recent research reports. BidaskClub raised shares of DBV Technologies from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, January 11th. Leerink Swann set a $49.00 price target on shares of DBV Technologies and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research report on Monday, October 23rd. Morgan Stanley cut shares of DBV Technologies from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Monday, October 23rd. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of DBV Technologies from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, December 25th. Finally, HC Wainwright reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $50.00 price target on shares of DBV Technologies in a research report on Monday, October 23rd. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $49.63.

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About DBV Technologies

DBV Technologies SA is a France-based clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on changing the field of immunotherapy by developing a technology platform called Vaskin. The Company’s therapeutic approach is based on epicutaneous immunotherapy, or EPIT, its proprietary method of delivering biologically active compounds to the immune system through intact skin using Viaskin.

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