Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (ALNY) PT Lowered to $200.00 at B. Riley

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ALNY) had its price objective trimmed by B. Riley from $205.00 to $200.00 in a research note issued to investors on Friday morning, MarketBeat reports. The firm currently has a buy rating on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock.

ALNY has been the topic of a number of other research reports. Barclays upped their target price on shares of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals from $127.00 to $158.00 and gave the company an overweight rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 8th. Credit Suisse Group set a $151.00 price objective on shares of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals and gave the stock a buy rating in a research note on Friday, February 9th. FBR & Co started coverage on shares of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals in a research note on Monday, October 30th. They set a buy rating and a $150.00 price objective on the stock. BMO Capital Markets dropped their price objective on shares of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals from $165.00 to $160.00 and set an outperform rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, February 9th. Finally, Cowen reiterated an outperform rating and set a $151.00 price objective (up previously from $117.00) on shares of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating, fifteen have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of Buy and an average target price of $126.76.

Shares of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ ALNY) opened at $122.88 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.02, a quick ratio of 12.23 and a current ratio of 12.23. Alnylam Pharmaceuticals has a 12 month low of $45.00 and a 12 month high of $147.63.

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ALNY) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, February 8th. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($1.48) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($1.38) by ($0.10). The company had revenue of $37.90 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $19.31 million. Alnylam Pharmaceuticals had a negative net margin of 545.95% and a negative return on equity of 41.08%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 116.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company posted ($1.32) EPS. equities research analysts forecast that Alnylam Pharmaceuticals will post -6.81 EPS for the current year.

In other Alnylam Pharmaceuticals news, CEO John Maraganore sold 73,415 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $130.90, for a total value of $9,610,023.50. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 223,125 shares in the company, valued at $29,207,062.50. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, SVP Laurie Keating sold 30,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $135.89, for a total transaction of $4,076,700.00. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now owns 41,500 shares in the company, valued at approximately $5,639,435. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 146,409 shares of company stock worth $19,279,377 in the last 90 days. 4.30% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

Large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Bradley Foster & Sargent Inc. CT increased its stake in shares of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals by 100.1% in the third quarter. Bradley Foster & Sargent Inc. CT now owns 8,235 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $968,000 after purchasing an additional 4,120 shares during the period. WINTON GROUP Ltd acquired a new stake in shares of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals in the third quarter valued at approximately $10,633,000. First Trust Advisors LP increased its stake in shares of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals by 25.3% in the third quarter. First Trust Advisors LP now owns 784,619 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $92,185,000 after purchasing an additional 158,288 shares during the period. California Public Employees Retirement System boosted its holdings in shares of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals by 5.1% in the third quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 133,206 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $15,650,000 after acquiring an additional 6,506 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Bank of New York Mellon Corp boosted its holdings in shares of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals by 2.4% in the third quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 342,105 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $40,194,000 after acquiring an additional 8,163 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 88.61% of the company’s stock.

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Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Company Profile

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company is engaged in the discovery, development and commercialization of ribonucleic acid (RNA) interference (RNAi) therapeutics. The Company is focused on the use of its N-acetylgalactosamine (GalNAc)-conjugate platform for delivery of small interfering RNAs (siRNAs).

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