Cerecor Inc (CERC) Major Shareholder Buys $99,400.00 in Stock

Cerecor Inc (NASDAQ:CERC) major shareholder Armistice Capital Master Fund acquired 20,000 shares of Cerecor stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, May 14th. The stock was bought at an average price of $4.97 per share, with a total value of $99,400.00. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Major shareholders that own at least 10% of a company’s stock are required to disclose their transactions with the SEC.

Armistice Capital Master Fund also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Wednesday, March 27th, Armistice Capital Master Fund acquired 50,000 shares of Cerecor stock. The stock was bought at an average price of $5.47 per share, with a total value of $273,500.00.
  • On Friday, March 8th, Armistice Capital Master Fund acquired 374,486 shares of Cerecor stock. The stock was bought at an average price of $5.50 per share, with a total value of $2,059,673.00.

Shares of Cerecor stock opened at $5.29 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.62, a quick ratio of 0.91 and a current ratio of 0.95. Cerecor Inc has a fifty-two week low of $2.71 and a fifty-two week high of $7.65.

Cerecor (NASDAQ:CERC) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, May 9th. The company reported ($0.13) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.16) by $0.03. The company had revenue of $5.41 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.85 million. Cerecor had a negative net margin of 226.50% and a negative return on equity of 120.67%. On average, equities analysts predict that Cerecor Inc will post -0.72 EPS for the current fiscal year.

CERC has been the subject of several analyst reports. Maxim Group restated a “buy” rating and issued a $10.00 price objective on shares of Cerecor in a research note on Friday, May 10th. ValuEngine lowered Cerecor from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 1st. HC Wainwright restated a “buy” rating and issued a $11.00 price objective on shares of Cerecor in a research note on Monday, April 29th. LADENBURG THALM/SH SH reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $9.00 target price on shares of Cerecor in a report on Thursday, January 17th. Finally, TheStreet raised shares of Cerecor from a “d” rating to a “c-” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 30th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $9.67.

A number of institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of CERC. Opaleye Management Inc. bought a new position in Cerecor in the 4th quarter worth $6,212,000. Prosight Management LP bought a new position in Cerecor in the 4th quarter worth $994,000. Tibra Equities Europe Ltd bought a new position in Cerecor in the 1st quarter worth $210,000. Geode Capital Management LLC boosted its holdings in Cerecor by 50.7% in the 4th quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 94,990 shares of the company’s stock worth $306,000 after buying an additional 31,951 shares during the period. Finally, Spark Investment Management LLC boosted its holdings in Cerecor by 60.5% in the 1st quarter. Spark Investment Management LLC now owns 83,000 shares of the company’s stock worth $484,000 after buying an additional 31,290 shares during the period. 50.28% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

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About Cerecor

Cerecor Inc, a pharmaceutical company, focuses on pediatric health care. Its lead product portfolio includes prescribed dietary supplements, such as Poly-Vi-Flor and Tri-Vi-Flor; and prescription drugs, such as Millipre, Ulesfia, Karbinal ER, AcipHex Sprinkle, and Cefaclor for oral suspension, as well as Flexichamber a medical device.

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