Aptevo Therapeutics Inc (APVO) CEO Marvin L. White Buys 30,000 Shares

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Aptevo Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:APVO) CEO Marvin L. White purchased 30,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, May 20th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $0.81 per share, with a total value of $24,300.00. Following the acquisition, the chief executive officer now directly owns 243,603 shares in the company, valued at $197,318.43. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this link.

NASDAQ APVO traded down $0.02 during trading on Monday, hitting $0.77. 409,286 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 478,124. The stock has a market capitalization of $36.08 million, a PE ratio of -0.32 and a beta of 2.64. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.60, a current ratio of 3.15 and a quick ratio of 2.66. Aptevo Therapeutics Inc has a 12-month low of $0.67 and a 12-month high of $6.09.

Aptevo Therapeutics (NASDAQ:APVO) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 9th. The biotechnology company reported ($0.44) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of ($0.44). The business had revenue of $7.02 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.30 million. Aptevo Therapeutics had a negative return on equity of 122.33% and a negative net margin of 199.24%. On average, analysts anticipate that Aptevo Therapeutics Inc will post -1.39 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several equities analysts have weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research cut Aptevo Therapeutics from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday. ValuEngine cut Aptevo Therapeutics from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 1st. Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies raised their price target on Aptevo Therapeutics from $4.00 to $4.50 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a report on Monday, April 15th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $7.88.

Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of APVO. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lifted its stake in shares of Aptevo Therapeutics by 5.5% in the 3rd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,425,567 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock valued at $7,242,000 after purchasing an additional 73,911 shares during the last quarter. Acadian Asset Management LLC lifted its stake in shares of Aptevo Therapeutics by 4.8% in the 4th quarter. Acadian Asset Management LLC now owns 462,824 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock valued at $587,000 after purchasing an additional 21,059 shares during the last quarter. Clifford Swan Investment Counsel LLC bought a new stake in shares of Aptevo Therapeutics in the 4th quarter valued at approximately $35,000. Deutsche Bank AG lifted its stake in shares of Aptevo Therapeutics by 251.7% in the 4th quarter. Deutsche Bank AG now owns 330,200 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock valued at $419,000 after purchasing an additional 236,300 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Marshall Wace LLP bought a new stake in shares of Aptevo Therapeutics in the 1st quarter valued at approximately $33,000. 17.07% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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Aptevo Therapeutics Company Profile

Aptevo Therapeutics Inc, a clinical-stage biotechnology company, engages in the discovery, development, commercialization, and sale of novel oncology and hematology therapeutics in the United States. Its marketed product includes IXINITY, a coagulation factor IX therapeutic indicated in adults and children 12 years of age and older with hemophilia B for control and prevention of bleeding episodes, and management of bleeding during operations.

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