Immune Design (IMDZ) Earns Daily News Impact Score of 0.16
News coverage about Immune Design (NASDAQ:IMDZ) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Immune Design earned a media sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the biotechnology company an impact score of 46.6433349308605 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
- Risky factor of Immune Design Corp. (IMDZ) is observed at 2.10 – Nasdaq Fortune (press release) (nasdaqfortune.com)
- $810,000.00 in Sales Expected for Immune Design Corp (IMDZ) This Quarter (americanbankingnews.com)
- Immune Design (IMDZ) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to “Buy” (americanbankingnews.com)
- Ambitious techies roll out robots, smart gear for their elders (record-bee.com)
- Integral Molecular’s Protein Engineering Technology Facilitates HIV Vaccine Development (bizjournals.com)
A number of brokerages have recently issued reports on IMDZ. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Immune Design from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $4.50 price target on the stock in a report on Tuesday. Cowen reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Immune Design in a report on Monday, December 11th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Immune Design has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $13.13.
In other Immune Design news, CEO Carlos V. Paya sold 7,970 shares of Immune Design stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, January 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $4.17, for a total transaction of $33,234.90. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 114,560 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $477,715.20. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, major shareholder Leo Guthart purchased 20,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, January 8th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $3.90 per share, for a total transaction of $78,000.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. In the last three months, insiders sold 13,959 shares of company stock worth $58,209. 20.70% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
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Immune Design Company Profile
Immune Design Corp. is a clinical-stage immunotherapy company. The Company is focused on cancer with in vivo approaches designed to enable the body’s immune system to fight disease. The Company has engineered its technologies to activate the immune system’s natural ability to create tumor-specific cytotoxic T cells (CTLs) to fight cancer.
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