Voyager Therapeutics (NASDAQ:VYGR) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday. The company reported ($0.63) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.78) by $0.15, Fidelity Earnings reports. The firm had revenue of $2.09 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $3.02 million. Voyager Therapeutics had a negative net margin of 731.88% and a negative return on equity of 80.68%.

VYGR traded down $1.68 during trading hours on Thursday, hitting $12.31. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,322,072 shares, compared to its average volume of 406,743. Voyager Therapeutics has a 12 month low of $11.00 and a 12 month high of $31.91. The stock has a market capitalization of $442.10 million, a PE ratio of -4.66 and a beta of 3.15.

In other Voyager Therapeutics news, Director James A. Geraghty purchased 3,000 shares of Voyager Therapeutics stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, September 10th. The shares were bought at an average price of $19.39 per share, for a total transaction of $58,170.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 76,588 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,485,041.32. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, Director Glenn Pierce purchased 5,000 shares of Voyager Therapeutics stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, September 12th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $18.44 per share, for a total transaction of $92,200.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders purchased 11,000 shares of company stock worth $205,300 in the last 90 days. 33.60% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted its holdings in Voyager Therapeutics by 6.4% in the 3rd quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 226,494 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,285,000 after purchasing an additional 13,688 shares in the last quarter. Bessemer Group Inc. purchased a new position in Voyager Therapeutics in the 3rd quarter valued at $826,000. Wells Fargo & Company MN lifted its holdings in Voyager Therapeutics by 18.6% in the 3rd quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 534,087 shares of the company’s stock valued at $10,105,000 after purchasing an additional 83,607 shares in the last quarter. Hershey Trust Co. lifted its holdings in Voyager Therapeutics by 86.9% in the 3rd quarter. Hershey Trust Co. now owns 27,190 shares of the company’s stock valued at $514,000 after purchasing an additional 12,646 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Alps Advisors Inc. lifted its holdings in Voyager Therapeutics by 22.4% in the 3rd quarter. Alps Advisors Inc. now owns 57,399 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,086,000 after purchasing an additional 10,499 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 85.09% of the company’s stock.

Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Voyager Therapeutics from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Saturday, August 25th. Canaccord Genuity reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $31.00 price objective on shares of Voyager Therapeutics in a research report on Tuesday, July 17th. Morgan Stanley cut shares of Voyager Therapeutics from an “overweight” rating to an “equal” rating in a research report on Monday, September 10th. BTIG Research reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $32.00 price objective on shares of Voyager Therapeutics in a research report on Monday, September 10th. Finally, HC Wainwright set a $30.00 price objective on shares of Voyager Therapeutics and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 17th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Voyager Therapeutics currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $28.56.

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Voyager Therapeutics Company Profile

Voyager Therapeutics, Inc, a clinical-stage gene therapy company, focuses on the development of treatments for patients suffering from severe neurological diseases. The company's lead clinical candidate is the VY-AADC, which is in open-label Phase 1b clinical trials for the treatment of advanced Parkinson's disease.

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