Alector Inc (NASDAQ:ALEC) insider Sabah Oney sold 2,300 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, December 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $20.07, for a total transaction of $46,161.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 595,418 shares in the company, valued at $11,950,039.26. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link.

Sabah Oney also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Friday, December 6th, Sabah Oney sold 5,156 shares of Alector stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $20.02, for a total transaction of $103,223.12.

ALEC stock opened at $19.93 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.19, a current ratio of 6.57 and a quick ratio of 6.56. Alector Inc has a 1-year low of $13.64 and a 1-year high of $27.00. The firm has a fifty day moving average price of $17.33 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $17.54. The firm has a market cap of $1.32 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of -4.31.

Alector (NASDAQ:ALEC) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, November 12th. The company reported ($0.47) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.40) by ($0.07). Alector had a negative net margin of 378.57% and a negative return on equity of 58.27%. The business had revenue of $2.70 million for the quarter. As a group, analysts expect that Alector Inc will post -1.63 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co NY bought a new stake in Alector during the third quarter valued at $150,000. California Public Employees Retirement System bought a new stake in Alector during the third quarter valued at $157,000. Voya Investment Management LLC bought a new stake in Alector during the third quarter valued at $165,000. Virtus ETF Advisers LLC bought a new stake in Alector during the second quarter valued at $251,000. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company MN increased its stake in Alector by 89.2% during the second quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 13,650 shares of the company’s stock valued at $259,000 after purchasing an additional 6,434 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 50.02% of the company’s stock.

Several research firms recently issued reports on ALEC. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Alector from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, November 11th. Cowen reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Alector in a report on Sunday, December 8th. ValuEngine cut shares of Alector from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, September 27th. Finally, BTIG Research started coverage on shares of Alector in a report on Wednesday, November 27th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $28.00 price target on the stock. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company. Alector presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $27.00.

About Alector

Alector, Inc, a clinical stage biotechnology company, focuses on developing therapies that harness the immune system to cure neurodegenerative diseases. Its products in Phase I clinical trial include AL001, a humanized recombinant monoclonal antibody for the treatment of frontotemporal dementia; and AL002 for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease.

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