Hood River Capital Management LLC Buys 2,546 Shares of Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AGIO)

Hood River Capital Management LLC lifted its stake in Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AGIO) by 2.1% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 121,390 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock after buying an additional 2,546 shares during the quarter. Hood River Capital Management LLC owned about 0.25% of Agios Pharmaceuticals worth $8,103,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. QS Investors LLC bought a new position in shares of Agios Pharmaceuticals in the second quarter worth about $144,000. Teacher Retirement System of Texas bought a new stake in Agios Pharmaceuticals during the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $225,000. S&CO Inc. bought a new stake in Agios Pharmaceuticals during the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $227,000. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC raised its stake in Agios Pharmaceuticals by 1,041.0% during the 2nd quarter. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC now owns 3,423 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $176,000 after purchasing an additional 3,123 shares during the period. Finally, C WorldWide Group Holding A S raised its stake in Agios Pharmaceuticals by 137.5% during the 3rd quarter. C WorldWide Group Holding A S now owns 3,800 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $254,000 after purchasing an additional 2,200 shares during the period. 93.16% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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In other news, Director Lewis Clayton Jr. Cantley sold 4,000 shares of Agios Pharmaceuticals stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 23rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $56.85, for a total value of $227,400.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, insider Scott Biller sold 2,146 shares of Agios Pharmaceuticals stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $62.69, for a total value of $134,532.74. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders sold 182,908 shares of company stock valued at $12,391,239. Company insiders own 10.55% of the company’s stock.

Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AGIO) traded up $0.56 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $59.63. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 469,700 shares, compared to its average volume of 528,150. Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $39.24 and a fifty-two week high of $72.73.

Agios Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:AGIO) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($1.59) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($1.78) by $0.19. The business had revenue of $11.35 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $10.85 million. Agios Pharmaceuticals had a negative return on equity of 69.64% and a negative net margin of 506.39%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 26.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted ($1.63) EPS. equities research analysts expect that Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc. will post -6.59 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Several analysts recently issued reports on AGIO shares. BidaskClub downgraded Agios Pharmaceuticals from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. set a $83.00 target price on Agios Pharmaceuticals and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday. Royal Bank Of Canada started coverage on Agios Pharmaceuticals in a research note on Thursday, September 14th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $78.00 target price on the stock. J P Morgan Chase & Co reissued a “buy” rating and set a $76.00 target price on shares of Agios Pharmaceuticals in a research note on Monday, September 18th. Finally, SunTrust Banks, Inc. reissued a “buy” rating and set a $80.00 target price on shares of Agios Pharmaceuticals in a research note on Wednesday, October 4th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eleven have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $75.70.

Agios Pharmaceuticals Profile

Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. The Company’s therapeutic areas of focus are cancer and rare genetic metabolic disorders, which are a group of over 600 rare genetic diseases caused by mutations, or defects, of single metabolic genes. The Company’s cancer product candidates are enasidenib and ivosidenib (AG-120), which target mutated isocitrate dehydrogenase 2 (IDH2) and isocitrate dehydrogenase 1 (IDH1), respectively, and AG-881, which targets both mutated IDH1 and mutated IDH2.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Agios Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:AGIO)

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