Acceleron Pharma Inc (XLRN): John D Quisel , SVP, Bus. Dev., GC & Secretary of Acceleron Pharma Inc sold 21,438 shares on Sep 12, 2016. The Insider selling transaction was reported by the company on Sep 13, 2016 to the Securities and Exchange Commission. The shares were sold at $32.14 per share for a total value of $689,017.31 , the company said in a SEC Form 4 Filing.
Other Insider transactions have been reported by the company according to SEC Form 4, on Jul 6, 2016, Matthew L Sherman (EVP & Chief Medical Officer) sold 26,000 shares at $34.54 per share price.On Jul 6, 2016, Steven D Ertel (EVP & Chief Operating Officer) sold 32,270 shares at $33.93 per share price.Also, On Jul 6, 2016, Kevin F Mclaughlin (SVP, CFO and Treasurer) sold 25,300 shares at $34.66 per share price.On Jul 6, 2016, John L Knopf (CEO and President) sold 100,000 shares at $34.06 per share price.
Acceleron Pharma Inc: On Monday, Sep 12, 2016 heightened volatility was witnessed in Acceleron Pharma Inc which led to swings in the share price. The shares opened for trading at $31.24 and hit $32.66 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $32.57, with a gain of 3.73% or 1.17 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 269,506 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $50.86 and the company has a market cap of $1,225 M . The 52-week low of the share price is at $21.93.
Acceleron Pharma Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery development and commercialization of therapeutic candidates that are based on the mechanisms that the human body uses to regulate the growth and repair of its cells and tissues. The Company’s research focuses on key natural regulators of cellular growth and repair particularly the Transforming Growth Factor-Beta (TGF-b) protein superfamily. By combining its discovery and development know-how including its knowledge of the TGF-b superfamily and its internal protein engineering and manufacturing capabilities the Company has built a discovery and development platform that has generated therapeutic candidates with new mechanisms of action. The Company has four internally discovered therapeutic candidates that are in clinical trials.