Blue Apron Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:APRN) CEO Sells $29,826.72 in Stock

Blue Apron Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:APRNGet Rating) CEO Linda Findley sold 9,684 shares of Blue Apron stock in a transaction dated Thursday, May 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $3.08, for a total transaction of $29,826.72. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 194,620 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $599,429.60. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link.

Blue Apron stock traded up $0.24 during trading on Friday, reaching $3.34. The company had a trading volume of 936,418 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,919,000. Blue Apron Holdings, Inc. has a 12-month low of $2.85 and a 12-month high of $12.76. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $3.83 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $6.13. The firm has a market capitalization of $114.79 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of -0.79 and a beta of -2.96. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.21, a quick ratio of 0.91 and a current ratio of 1.20.

Blue Apron (NYSE:APRNGet Rating) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, May 9th. The company reported ($1.17) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.63) by ($0.54). Blue Apron had a negative net margin of 24.24% and a negative return on equity of 191.76%.

A number of hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Advisor Group Holdings Inc. lifted its position in Blue Apron by 27.1% during the third quarter. Advisor Group Holdings Inc. now owns 5,626 shares of the company’s stock valued at $40,000 after buying an additional 1,200 shares in the last quarter. Invesco Ltd. lifted its position in shares of Blue Apron by 3.6% during the third quarter. Invesco Ltd. now owns 49,583 shares of the company’s stock worth $364,000 after purchasing an additional 1,739 shares in the last quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC lifted its position in shares of Blue Apron by 1.7% during the third quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 133,447 shares of the company’s stock worth $980,000 after purchasing an additional 2,273 shares in the last quarter. First Manhattan Co. lifted its position in shares of Blue Apron by 4.1% during the third quarter. First Manhattan Co. now owns 101,500 shares of the company’s stock worth $746,000 after purchasing an additional 4,000 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. lifted its position in shares of Blue Apron by 5.0% during the fourth quarter. Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. now owns 99,458 shares of the company’s stock worth $669,000 after purchasing an additional 4,710 shares in the last quarter.

Separately, Canaccord Genuity Group lowered their target price on shares of Blue Apron from $12.00 to $10.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a report on Tuesday, May 10th.

About Blue Apron (Get Rating)

Blue Apron Holdings, Inc operates a direct-to-consumer platform that delivers original recipes with fresh and seasonal ingredients. It also operates Blue Apron Market, an e-commerce market that provides cooking tools, utensils, pantry items, and other products. In addition, the company offers Blue Apron Wine, a direct-to-consumer wine delivery service that sells wines, which can be paired with its meals.

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