The President & CEO of Novavax (NASDAQ: NVAX) is Buying Shares

By Carrie Williams

Today, the President & CEO of Novavax (NASDAQ: NVAX), Stanley Erck, bought shares of NVAX for $113K.

Following this transaction Stanley Erck’s holding in the company was increased by 77.96% to a total of $256.8K. In addition to Stanley Erck, one other NVAX executive reported Buy trades in the last month.

Based on Novavax’s latest earnings report for the quarter ending September 30, the company posted quarterly revenue of $8.35 million and GAAP net loss of $44.61 million. In comparison, last year the company earned revenue of $3.23 million and had a GAAP net loss of $66.25 million. Currently, Novavax has an average volume of 280.1K. The company has a one-year high of $1.78 and a one-year low of $0.73.

Based on 3 analyst ratings, the analyst consensus is Moderate Buy with an average price target of $1.7, reflecting a -33.8% downside. Eight different firms, including Cantor Fitzgerald and Citigroup, currently also have a Buy rating on the stock.

The insider sentiment on Novavax has been negative according to 14 insider trades in the past three months. This sentiment is lower than the average sentiment of company insiders in this sector.

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Novavax, Inc. operates as a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, which engages in the provision of development of recombinant nanoparticle vaccines and adjuvants. Its product pipeline targets infectious diseases with vaccine candidates in clinical development for respiratory syncytial virus, seasonal influenza, pandemic influenza, and Ebola virus.