Incyte Co. (NASDAQ:INCY) Shares Purchased by Veriti Management LLC

Veriti Management LLC raised its position in shares of Incyte Co. (NASDAQ:INCYGet Rating) by 10.3% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 14,040 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock after buying an additional 1,311 shares during the quarter. Veriti Management LLC’s holdings in Incyte were worth $1,115,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in INCY. Dark Forest Capital Management LP acquired a new stake in shares of Incyte during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $33,000. AlphaMark Advisors LLC bought a new position in Incyte in the 4th quarter worth approximately $35,000. Glassman Wealth Services grew its holdings in Incyte by 52.1% in the 4th quarter. Glassman Wealth Services now owns 502 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock worth $37,000 after buying an additional 172 shares in the last quarter. Desjardins Global Asset Management Inc. bought a new position in Incyte in the 4th quarter worth approximately $43,000. Finally, Lindbrook Capital LLC grew its holdings in Incyte by 577.5% in the 4th quarter. Lindbrook Capital LLC now owns 603 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock worth $44,000 after buying an additional 514 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 92.78% of the company’s stock.

INCY has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. Morgan Stanley increased their price objective on Incyte from $73.00 to $76.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a report on Wednesday, April 20th. Stifel Nicolaus increased their price target on Incyte from $75.00 to $77.00 in a research note on Tuesday, May 3rd. TheStreet lowered Incyte from a “b” rating to a “c” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 3rd. Finally, StockNews.com lowered Incyte from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Saturday, May 14th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. According to data from MarketBeat, the company presently has a consensus rating of “Moderate Buy” and a consensus price target of $87.09.

In related news, EVP Barry P. Flannelly sold 43,993 shares of Incyte stock in a transaction on Friday, April 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $83.49, for a total transaction of $3,672,975.57. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now owns 65,163 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $5,440,458.87. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. 15.80% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

Shares of Incyte stock opened at $73.75 on Thursday. The stock has a market cap of $16.34 billion, a PE ratio of 17.56, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.86 and a beta of 0.71. The business has a fifty day simple moving average of $74.97 and a 200-day simple moving average of $73.81. The company has a quick ratio of 3.67, a current ratio of 3.71 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.01. Incyte Co. has a 12 month low of $61.91 and a 12 month high of $88.26.

Incyte (NASDAQ:INCYGet Rating) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, May 3rd. The biopharmaceutical company reported $0.40 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.34 by $0.06. The business had revenue of $733.20 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $753.54 million. Incyte had a return on equity of 12.77% and a net margin of 29.95%. Incyte’s revenue was up 21.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.50 earnings per share. Analysts expect that Incyte Co. will post 2.31 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Incyte Profile (Get Rating)

Incyte Corporation, a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of proprietary therapeutics in the United States and internationally. The company offers JAKAFI, a drug for the treatment of myelofibrosis and polycythemia vera; PEMAZYRE, a fibroblast growth factor receptor kinase inhibitor that act as oncogenic drivers in various liquid and solid tumor types; and ICLUSIG, a kinase inhibitor to treat chronic myeloid leukemia and philadelphia-chromosome positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

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