The President & CEO of Lexicon Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: LXRX) is Buying Shares

By Carrie Williams

Today, the President & CEO of Lexicon Pharmaceuticals (LXRXResearch Report), Lonnel Coats, bought shares of LXRX for $155K.

Following this transaction Lonnel Coats’ holding in the company was increased by 28.16% to a total of $864.6K. In addition to Lonnel Coats, 5 other LXRX executives reported Buy trades in the last month.

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The company has a one-year high of $11.51 and a one-year low of $1.13.

Three different firms, including Citigroup and Gabelli, currently also have a Buy rating on the stock.

The insider sentiment on Lexicon Pharmaceuticals has been positive according to 16 insider trades in the past three months. This sentiment is slightly higher than the average sentiment of company insiders in this sector.

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Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. engages in the discovery, development, and commercialization of pharmaceutical products for the treatment of human disease. It drug candidates include XERMELO, Sotagliflozin, LX2761, and LX9211. The company was founded by Brian P. Zambrowicz and Arthur T. Sands on July 7, 1995 and is headquartered in The Woodlands, TX.