Headlines about BeiGene (NASDAQ:BGNE) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. BeiGene earned a coverage optimism score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the company an impact score of 46.3996135461239 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern’s scoring:

Shares of BeiGene (NASDAQ:BGNE) opened at 110.58 on Thursday. The firm’s market capitalization is $4.40 billion. BeiGene has a 12-month low of $26.43 and a 12-month high of $111.99. The company has a 50-day moving average of $88.28 and a 200 day moving average of $88.28.

Several analysts recently issued reports on BGNE shares. Maxim Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $77.00 price target on shares of BeiGene in a report on Monday, September 11th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of BeiGene from a “sell” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $79.00 price target on the stock in a report on Tuesday, July 11th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $86.00 price target (up from $43.00) on shares of BeiGene in a report on Tuesday, August 15th. Morgan Stanley reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and issued a $83.00 price target on shares of BeiGene in a report on Monday, July 10th. Finally, Robert W. Baird upped their price target on shares of BeiGene from $44.00 to $58.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Thursday, July 6th. Eight analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $90.50.

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In other BeiGene news, Director Donald W. Glazer sold 10,810 shares of BeiGene stock in a transaction on Monday, July 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $72.15, for a total transaction of $779,941.50. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 7,206 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $519,912.90. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, Director Bros. Advisors Lp Baker acquired 176,056 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, August 11th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $71.00 per share, with a total value of $12,499,976.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. 19.90% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

BeiGene Company Profile

BeiGene, Ltd. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. The Company is focused in the discovery and development of molecularly targeted and immuno-oncology drugs for the treatment of cancer. The Company had used its cancer biology platform to develop four clinical-stage drug candidates, such as BGB-3111, BGB-A317, BGB-290 and BGB-283, as of December 31, 2016.

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