Anika Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:ANIK) Director Jeffery S. Thompson sold 4,843 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $56.66, for a total transaction of $274,404.38. Following the sale, the director now owns 6,842 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $387,667.72. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website.
Anika Therapeutics stock opened at $54.85 on Thursday. The company has a current ratio of 18.28, a quick ratio of 16.07 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.09. The business’s 50-day moving average price is $46.75. The stock has a market capitalization of $774.88 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 27.42, a P/E/G ratio of 3.21 and a beta of 1.08. Anika Therapeutics Inc has a 1-year low of $29.01 and a 1-year high of $57.95.
Anika Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ANIK) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, July 24th. The biotechnology company reported $0.67 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.42 by $0.25. The company had revenue of $30.42 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $27.41 million. Anika Therapeutics had a net margin of 26.87% and a return on equity of 11.27%. Anika Therapeutics’s revenue for the quarter was down .4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.68 earnings per share. Sell-side analysts anticipate that Anika Therapeutics Inc will post 1.75 earnings per share for the current year.
Several institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Texas Permanent School Fund boosted its holdings in shares of Anika Therapeutics by 3.8% during the first quarter. Texas Permanent School Fund now owns 9,649 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock worth $292,000 after purchasing an additional 349 shares during the period. Rhumbline Advisers boosted its holdings in shares of Anika Therapeutics by 0.9% during the first quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 42,538 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock worth $1,286,000 after purchasing an additional 366 shares during the period. HL Financial Services LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Anika Therapeutics by 7.3% during the first quarter. HL Financial Services LLC now owns 6,988 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock worth $211,000 after purchasing an additional 475 shares during the period. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System boosted its holdings in shares of Anika Therapeutics by 5.3% during the second quarter. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System now owns 11,873 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock worth $482,000 after purchasing an additional 600 shares during the period. Finally, Swiss National Bank boosted its holdings in shares of Anika Therapeutics by 3.5% during the second quarter. Swiss National Bank now owns 26,400 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock worth $1,072,000 after purchasing an additional 900 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 97.95% of the company’s stock.
About Anika Therapeutics
Anika Therapeutics, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, provides orthopedic medicines for patients with degenerative orthopedic diseases and traumatic conditions in the United States and internationally. The company develops, manufactures, and commercializes therapeutic products based on its proprietary hyaluronic acid (HA) technology.
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