Edge Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:EDGE) insider Albert N. Marchio II sold 1,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $10.39, for a total value of $10,390.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 5,861 shares in the company, valued at $60,895.79. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website.

Edge Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ EDGE) traded down 0.95% during midday trading on Friday, hitting $10.46. The stock had a trading volume of 231,756 shares. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $10.56 and its 200 day moving average price is $9.86. The company’s market cap is $322.70 million. Edge Therapeutics, Inc. has a 12 month low of $7.30 and a 12 month high of $13.50.

Edge Therapeutics (NASDAQ:EDGE) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, August 1st. The biotechnology company reported ($0.44) earnings per share for the quarter, hitting analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.44). On average, analysts expect that Edge Therapeutics, Inc. will post ($1.87) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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EDGE has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. BidaskClub raised Edge Therapeutics from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. Zacks Investment Research lowered Edge Therapeutics from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd.

A number of hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the company. California State Teachers Retirement System raised its stake in Edge Therapeutics by 7.7% in the second quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System now owns 35,167 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock worth $361,000 after buying an additional 2,500 shares in the last quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company raised its stake in Edge Therapeutics by 26.2% in the second quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 18,114 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock worth $186,000 after buying an additional 3,764 shares in the last quarter. State Street Corp raised its stake in Edge Therapeutics by 16.3% in the second quarter. State Street Corp now owns 277,352 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock worth $2,847,000 after buying an additional 38,909 shares in the last quarter. DAFNA Capital Management LLC bought a new stake in Edge Therapeutics during the second quarter worth $199,000. Finally, Janus Henderson Group PLC bought a new stake in Edge Therapeutics during the second quarter worth $21,962,000. Institutional investors own 48.68% of the company’s stock.

Edge Therapeutics Company Profile

Edge Therapeutics, Inc is a clinical-stage biotechnology company that discovers, develops and seeks to commercialize hospital-based therapies capable of transforming treatment paradigms in the management of acute, life-threatening critical care conditions. The Company’s initial product candidates target rare, acute, life-threatening neurological and other conditions.

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