Biogen Inc (BIIB) : Lgt Capital Partners Ltd. scooped up 760 additional shares in Biogen Inc during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Oct 11, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 84,990 shares of Biogen Inc which is valued at $25,887,104.Biogen Inc makes up approximately 3.65% of Lgt Capital Partners Ltd.’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Naples Global Advisors added BIIB to its portfolio by purchasing 2,000 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $609,180. Biogen Inc makes up approx 0.24% of Naples Global Advisors’s portfolio.Arvest Bank Trust Division reduced its stake in BIIB by selling 44,375 shares or 50.43% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 43,621 shares of BIIB which is valued at $13,330,141. Biogen Inc makes up approx 1.12% of Arvest Bank Trust Division’s portfolio.First Mercantile Trust Co reduced its stake in BIIB by selling 1,362 shares or 11.91% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 10,072 shares of BIIB which is valued at $3,077,902. Biogen Inc makes up approx 0.41% of First Mercantile Trust Co’s portfolio.Exxonmobil Investment Management Inc Tx reduced its stake in BIIB by selling 752 shares or 1.33% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 55,949 shares of BIIB which is valued at $17,097,455. Biogen Inc makes up approx 0.36% of Exxonmobil Investment Management Inc Tx’s portfolio.Eqis Capital Management reduced its stake in BIIB by selling 1,148 shares or 16.36% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 5,867 shares of BIIB which is valued at $1,817,010. Biogen Inc makes up approx 0.11% of Eqis Capital Management’s portfolio.
Biogen Inc closed down -6.29 points or -2.07% at $298.3 with 14,94,581 shares getting traded on Tuesday. Post opening the session at $304.13, the shares hit an intraday low of $296.32 and an intraday high of $304.52 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Tuesday session in Red.
On the company’s financial health, Biogen Inc reported $5.21 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.52 according to the earnings call on Jul 21, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $4.69. The company had revenue of $2894.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $2790.65 million. The company’s revenue was up 11.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $4.22 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Biogen Inc. Biogen Inc was Downgraded by Jefferies to ” Hold” on Sep 6, 2016.
Biogen Inc. formerly Biogen Idec Inc. is a global biopharmaceutical company. The Company is focused on discovering developing manufacturing and delivering therapies for neurological autoimmune and hematologic disorders. The Company develops manufactures and markets products designed for the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS) and hemophilia A and B. The Company’s marketed products include AVONEX PLEGRIDY TECFIDERA TYSABRI FAMPYRA for multiple sclerosis (MS) ALPROLIX for hemophilia B and ELOCTATE for hemophilia A among others. It also collaborates on the development and commercialization of RITUXAN (rituximab) which is a monoclonal antibody for the treatment of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma chronic lymphocytic leukemia and other conditions and share profits and losses for GAZYVA which is for the treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia.