Insider Selling: Juno Therapeutics, Inc. (JUNO) EVP Sells $577,607.50 in Stock

Juno Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:JUNO) EVP Robert Azelby sold 12,850 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, September 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $44.95, for a total transaction of $577,607.50. Following the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 37,439 shares in the company, valued at $1,682,883.05. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink.

Robert Azelby also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Tuesday, August 29th, Robert Azelby sold 12,869 shares of Juno Therapeutics stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $39.95, for a total transaction of $514,116.55.

Juno Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:JUNO) opened at 44.30 on Friday. Juno Therapeutics, Inc. has a 12 month low of $17.52 and a 12 month high of $47.00. The firm’s market cap is $4.65 billion. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $34.04 and a 200-day moving average of $27.13.

Juno Therapeutics (NASDAQ:JUNO) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 3rd. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($0.96) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.72) by ($0.24). Juno Therapeutics had a negative return on equity of 27.10% and a negative net margin of 354.36%. The business had revenue of $21.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $15.59 million. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted ($0.64) earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 22.8% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Juno Therapeutics, Inc. will post ($3.12) earnings per share for the current year.

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JUNO has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. BTIG Research raised shares of Juno Therapeutics from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Monday, August 28th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Juno Therapeutics from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, August 28th. Vetr raised shares of Juno Therapeutics to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, May 23rd. Wells Fargo & Company reissued an “outperform” rating and set a $54.00 price objective (up from $35.00) on shares of Juno Therapeutics in a report on Tuesday, September 5th. Finally, BidaskClub raised shares of Juno Therapeutics from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 27th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $34.88.

Several large investors have recently modified their holdings of JUNO. Teachers Advisors LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Juno Therapeutics by 12.3% in the fourth quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 60,834 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $1,147,000 after acquiring an additional 6,643 shares in the last quarter. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Juno Therapeutics in the first quarter valued at about $200,000. Wells Fargo & Company MN boosted its holdings in shares of Juno Therapeutics by 238.4% in the first quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 121,392 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $2,693,000 after acquiring an additional 85,516 shares in the last quarter. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board boosted its holdings in shares of Juno Therapeutics by 111.2% in the first quarter. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board now owns 94,400 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $2,095,000 after acquiring an additional 49,700 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can boosted its holdings in shares of Juno Therapeutics by 80.5% in the first quarter. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can now owns 8,518 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $189,000 after acquiring an additional 3,800 shares in the last quarter. 70.76% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

About Juno Therapeutics

Juno Therapeutics, Inc (Juno) is a biopharmaceutical company, which is focused on developing cellular immunotherapies for the treatment of cancer. The Company is developing cell-based cancer immunotherapies based on its chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) and T cell receptor (TCR) technologies to genetically engineer T cells to recognize and kill cancer cells.

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