Neos Therapeutics Inc (NEOS) CEO Gerald W. Mclaughlin Buys 7,403 Shares of Stock

Neos Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:NEOS) CEO Gerald W. Mclaughlin acquired 7,403 shares of Neos Therapeutics stock in a transaction on Tuesday, December 4th. The shares were bought at an average price of $2.04 per share, with a total value of $15,102.12. Following the purchase, the chief executive officer now directly owns 7,403 shares in the company, valued at approximately $15,102.12. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link.

Shares of Neos Therapeutics stock traded down $0.03 on Friday, hitting $2.00. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 449,956 shares, compared to its average volume of 539,411. Neos Therapeutics Inc has a 1 year low of $1.65 and a 1 year high of $11.69. The firm has a market cap of $60.24 million, a PE ratio of -0.75 and a beta of 0.34.

Neos Therapeutics (NASDAQ:NEOS) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, November 9th. The company reported ($0.43) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.40) by ($0.03). Neos Therapeutics had a negative net margin of 133.46% and a negative return on equity of 586.25%. The business had revenue of $12.50 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $14.80 million. Sell-side analysts anticipate that Neos Therapeutics Inc will post -1.71 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Allianz Asset Management GmbH purchased a new position in shares of Neos Therapeutics in the 1st quarter valued at about $161,000. Trexquant Investment LP acquired a new stake in Neos Therapeutics in the 2nd quarter worth about $131,000. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. boosted its holdings in Neos Therapeutics by 28.6% in the 2nd quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 56,200 shares of the company’s stock worth $352,000 after buying an additional 12,500 shares during the last quarter. Millennium Management LLC acquired a new stake in Neos Therapeutics in the 1st quarter worth about $519,000. Finally, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board acquired a new stake in Neos Therapeutics in the 2nd quarter worth about $469,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 45.12% of the company’s stock.

A number of equities analysts have weighed in on NEOS shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Neos Therapeutics from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, August 11th. ValuEngine upgraded Neos Therapeutics from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, September 18th. Cantor Fitzgerald restated a “buy” rating and issued a $20.00 price target on shares of Neos Therapeutics in a research note on Friday, November 9th. JMP Securities cut their price target on Neos Therapeutics from $22.00 to $10.00 and set a “market outperform” rating for the company in a research note on Monday, November 12th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Co cut their price target on Neos Therapeutics from $11.00 to $6.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, November 14th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $12.00.

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Neos Therapeutics Company Profile

Neos Therapeutics, Inc, a pharmaceutical company, develops, manufactures, and commercializes products for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) using its drug delivery technology platform. Its product candidates are extended-release (XR) medications in orally disintegrating tablets or liquid suspension dosage forms.

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