Natera Inc. (NTRA) Insider Jonathan Sheena Sells 32,505 Shares of Stock
Natera Inc. (NASDAQ:NTRA) insider Jonathan Sheena sold 32,505 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, November 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.00, for a total transaction of $390,060.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 630,165 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $7,561,980. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website.
Jonathan Sheena also recently made the following trade(s):
- On Wednesday, October 5th, Jonathan Sheena sold 1,600 shares of Natera stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.00, for a total transaction of $19,200.00.
Natera Inc. (NASDAQ:NTRA) opened at 12.00 on Tuesday. The company has a 50-day moving average of $10.33 and a 200-day moving average of $11.20. Natera Inc. has a 12 month low of $6.52 and a 12 month high of $13.80. The stock’s market cap is $624.14 million.
Natera (NASDAQ:NTRA) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 9th. The company reported ($0.50) EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.55) by $0.05. Natera had a negative net margin of 36.64% and a negative return on equity of 48.24%. The business earned $53.89 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $48.14 million. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned ($0.39) earnings per share. The company’s revenue was up 20.0% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts forecast that Natera Inc. will post ($1.68) EPS for the current fiscal year.
A number of analysts have recently issued reports on NTRA shares. Morgan Stanley set a $20.00 price objective on shares of Natera and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, August 5th. TheStreet downgraded shares of Natera from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, September 9th. Finally, Benchmark Co. lifted their price objective on shares of Natera from $16.00 to $20.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, November 10th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the stock. Natera presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $17.33.
Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Hamilton Lane Advisors LLC bought a new position in shares of Natera during the second quarter valued at about $1,208,000. Bank of Montreal Can bought a new position in shares of Natera during the second quarter valued at about $330,000. Strs Ohio increased its position in shares of Natera by 10.8% in the second quarter. Strs Ohio now owns 25,600 shares of the company’s stock valued at $308,000 after buying an additional 2,500 shares during the period. American Century Companies Inc. bought a new position in shares of Natera during the second quarter valued at about $349,000. Finally, Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased its position in shares of Natera by 994.7% in the second quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 480,900 shares of the company’s stock valued at $5,802,000 after buying an additional 436,970 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 63.70% of the company’s stock.
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