A Director at Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical is Exercising Options

By Carrie Williams

Yesterday it was reported that a Director at Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical (RAREResearch Report), Clay Siegall, exercised options to sell 34,750 RARE shares at $26.81 a share, for a total transaction value of $2.97M.

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Based on Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical’s latest earnings report for the quarter ending March 31, the company posted quarterly revenue of $36.31 million and GAAP net loss of -$119,025,000. In comparison, last year the company earned revenue of $24.15 million and had a GAAP net loss of $99.17 million. The company has a one-year high of $91.77 and a one-year low of $31.99. Currently, Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical has an average volume of 320.90K.

Based on 12 analyst ratings, the analyst consensus is Strong Buy with an average price target of $86.75, reflecting a -1.7% downside.

The insider sentiment on Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical has been negative according to 92 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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Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company, which engages in the identification, acquisition, development and commercialization of novel products for the treatment of serious rare and ultra-rare genetic diseases. Its product includes Mepsevii and Crysvita. Mepsevii is an intravenous, which is used for the treatment of Mucopolysaccharidosis VII. Crysvita is an antibody administered via subcutaneous injection used for the treatment of XLH. The company was founded by Emil D. Kakkis on April 22, 2010 and is headquartered in Novato, CA.