Agios Pharmaceuticals Inc (AGIO): Lewis Clayton Jr. Cantley , director of Agios Pharmaceuticals Inc sold 2,504 shares on May 25, 2016. The Insider selling transaction was reported by the company on May 27, 2016 to the Securities and Exchange Commission. The shares were sold at $51.69 per share for a total value of $129,431.77 , the company said in a SEC Form 4 Filing.
Other Insider transactions have been reported by the company according to SEC Form 4, on Apr 27, 2016, Lewis Clayton Jr. Cantley (director) sold 2,504 shares at $53.44 per share price.On Jan 5, 2016, Scott Biller (Chief Scientific Officer) sold 5,500 shares at $65.27 per share price.Also, On Dec 17, 2015, John Duncan Higgons (Chief Operating Officer) sold 20,000 shares at $50.09 per share price.On Oct 30, 2015, David P Schenkein (Chief Executive Officer) sold 4,000 shares at $80.26 per share price.
Agios Pharmaceuticals Inc: On Wednesday, May 25, 2016 heightened volatility was witnessed in Agios Pharmaceuticals Inc which led to swings in the share price. The shares opened for trading at $48.72 and hit $52.71 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $52.63, with a gain of 8.87% or 4.29 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 10,62,452 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $126.35 and the company has a market cap of $1,996 M . The 52-week low of the share price is at $33.5.
Company has been under the radar of several Street Analysts.Agios Pharmaceuticals Inc is Reiterated by SunTrust to Buy and the brokerage firm has raised the Price Target to $ 65 from a previous price target of $57 .The Rating was issued on May 18, 2016.Agios Pharmaceuticals Inc is Reiterated by Sun Trust Rbsn Humphrey to Buy and the brokerage firm has raised the Price Target to $ 65 from a previous price target of $57 .The Rating was issued on May 18, 2016.Agios Pharmaceuticals Inc is Initiated by Sun Trust Rbsn Humphrey to Buy and the brokerage firm has set the Price Target at $57. The Rating was issued on Mar 30, 2016.
Agios Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Agios) is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company is engaged in the discovery and development of orally available small molecule medicines for the treatment of cancer and rare genetic disorders (RGDs) of metabolism using cellular metabolism as a platform. It is also engaged in the identification and validation of altered metabolic pathways within abnormal cells. Its products include AG-221 AG-120 and AG-348. Its lead product AG-348 in the RGD program is an orally available small molecule that targets pyruvate kinase-R for the treatment of pyruvate kinase deficiency. AG-221 is potent inhibitor of the mutated IDH2 protein being developed for the treatment hematological malignancies and advanced solid tumors. AG-120 is an orally available selective potent inhibitor of the mutated IDH1 protein being developed for the treatment hematological malignancies and advanced solid tumors.