Repligen Co. (NASDAQ:RGEN) Director Karen A. Dawes sold 1,295 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, June 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $77.35, for a total transaction of $100,168.25. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 118,329 shares in the company, valued at $9,152,748.15. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.
RGEN traded up $2.05 on Wednesday, reaching $81.10. The company had a trading volume of 816,300 shares, compared to its average volume of 373,603. The company has a market capitalization of $3.66 billion, a P/E ratio of 111.10, a P/E/G ratio of 4.78 and a beta of 1.00. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.03, a current ratio of 2.18 and a quick ratio of 1.84. Repligen Co. has a 52-week low of $45.00 and a 52-week high of $81.31.
Repligen (NASDAQ:RGEN) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, May 9th. The biotechnology company reported $0.28 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.26 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $60.63 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $55.09 million. Repligen had a net margin of 10.11% and a return on equity of 6.35%. Repligen’s quarterly revenue was up 35.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.17 earnings per share. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Repligen Co. will post 0.93 earnings per share for the current year.
A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Westpac Banking Corp boosted its holdings in Repligen by 9.3% in the first quarter. Westpac Banking Corp now owns 94,885 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock valued at $5,606,000 after acquiring an additional 8,100 shares in the last quarter. American Capital Management Inc. boosted its holdings in Repligen by 3.8% in the first quarter. American Capital Management Inc. now owns 73,340 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock valued at $4,333,000 after acquiring an additional 2,665 shares in the last quarter. OppenheimerFunds Inc. boosted its holdings in Repligen by 9.0% in the first quarter. OppenheimerFunds Inc. now owns 1,082,943 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock valued at $63,980,000 after acquiring an additional 89,226 shares in the last quarter. Yorktown Management & Research Co Inc bought a new stake in Repligen in the first quarter valued at $448,000. Finally, Federated Investors Inc. PA lifted its position in Repligen by 0.9% during the first quarter. Federated Investors Inc. PA now owns 950,414 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock valued at $56,150,000 after buying an additional 8,641 shares during the period. 84.90% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
Repligen Corporation develops, manufactures, and sells products used to enhance the interconnected phases of the biological drug manufacturing process in North America, Europe, APAC, and internationally. It offers Protein A ligands to life sciences companies, which are the binding components of Protein A affinity resins; and growth factor products used to supplement cell culture media.
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