The COB of Regeneron (NASDAQ: REGN) is Buying Shares

Yesterday, the COB of Regeneron (REGNResearch Report), Roy Vagelos, bought shares of REGN for $99.98K.

Following Roy Vagelos’ last REGN Buy transaction on December 14, 2018, the stock climbed by 179.8%. In addition to Roy Vagelos, 6 other REGN executives reported Buy trades in the last month.

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Based on Regeneron’s latest earnings report for the quarter ending March 31, the company posted quarterly revenue of $1.83 billion and quarterly net profit of $625 million. In comparison, last year the company earned revenue of $1.37 billion and had a net profit of $461 million. The company has a one-year high of $583.54 and a one-year low of $271.37. Currently, Regeneron has an average volume of 653.53K.

12 different firms, including Argus Research and Barclays, currently also have a Buy rating on the stock. Based on 21 analyst ratings, the analyst consensus is Moderate Buy with an average price target of $548.45, reflecting a 1.8% upside.

In the last 30 days, insiders have sold $43.48M worth of REGN shares and purchased $99.98K worth of REGN shares. The insider sentiment on Regeneron has been negative according to 73 insider trades in the past three months. This sentiment is lower than the average sentiment of company insiders in this sector.

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Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biotechnology company, which engages in the discovery, invention, development, manufacture, and commercialization of medicines. It product portfolio includes the following brands: EYLEA, Dupixent, Praluent, Kevzara, Libtayo, ARCALYST, and ZALTRAP. The company was founded by Alferd G. Gilman, Leonard S. Schleifer, and Eric M. Shooter on January 8, 1988 and is headquartered in Tarrytown, NY.