Levin Capital Strategies L.P. trimmed its stake in Novelion Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:NVLN) (TSE:QLT) by 67.9% in the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The firm owned 50,695 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock after selling 107,181 shares during the period. Levin Capital Strategies L.P.’s holdings in Novelion Therapeutics were worth $158,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
Other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC acquired a new stake in Novelion Therapeutics in the second quarter worth $377,000. Northern Trust Corp acquired a new stake in Novelion Therapeutics in the second quarter worth $1,251,000. Healthcare Value Capital LLC grew its holdings in Novelion Therapeutics by 13.5% in the fourth quarter. Healthcare Value Capital LLC now owns 1,000,000 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock worth $3,120,000 after purchasing an additional 118,560 shares during the period. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. grew its holdings in Novelion Therapeutics by 424.3% in the third quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 135,783 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock worth $955,000 after purchasing an additional 109,883 shares during the period. Finally, Bank of New York Mellon Corp acquired a new stake in Novelion Therapeutics in the second quarter worth $380,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 85.03% of the company’s stock.
NVLN has been the subject of a number of research reports. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Novelion Therapeutics from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, November 17th. Royal Bank of Canada dropped their price objective on shares of Novelion Therapeutics from $9.00 to $8.00 and set a “sector perform” rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, November 10th. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of Novelion Therapeutics from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, February 3rd.
Novelion Therapeutics Inc (NVLN) opened at $4.27 on Monday. Novelion Therapeutics Inc has a 12 month low of $3.08 and a 12 month high of $12.12. The company has a current ratio of 1.45, a quick ratio of 1.28 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 6.53.
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Novelion Therapeutics Profile
Novelion Therapeutics Inc, formerly QLT Inc, is a Canada-based biopharmaceutical company. The Company is engaged in development of new standards of care for individuals living with rare diseases. The Company is focused on advancing its portfolio of rare disease therapies by investing in science and clinical development.
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