Aerie Pharmaceuticals Inc. (AERI) Is Surging On Phase 3 Study Results

Aerie Pharmaceuticals Inc are listed in the Health Care sector within NASDAQ.

In addition to the US$50mln raised separately through an "at the market program" via broker Cantor Fitzgerald, the group raised a total of US$125mln.

AERI has been the subject of a number of other reports.

Out of 7 analysts covering Aerie Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:AERI), 7 rate it a "Buy", 0 "Sell", while 0 "Hold". They now have a United States dollars 50 price target on the stock. Raymond James Financial Inc. assumed coverage on Aerie Pharmaceuticals in a research report on Tuesday. They issued a "buy" rating and a $44.00 price target for the company. Separately, on the same day, Brean Capital's Difei Yang reiterated a Buy rating on the stock and has a price target of $48. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. Current stock price is in the upbeat territory taking into account of 20 days moving average with 68.73% and continued bullish run for 50 days moving average with 78.46%. AERI Director Mehra Anand also sold 425,000 shares, at a stock price of $33.64. Market capitalisation for NASDAQ:AERI is $803,123,340.00 United States dollars.

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AERIE PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (AERI) received consensus recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts polled at Thomson Reuters.

Earnings Roundup: In the last fiscal quarter alone, Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc. generated almost $0 in sales and net income of -$7.20E-01/share.

Aerie Pharmaceuticals is now covered by 6 Wall Street analysts.

Several other biotech stocks rallied Wednesday.

"Year Ending Dec-17" Analyst are expecting that the company to declare next quarterly earnings of $6 per share for period -2.57. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. 9 funds bought stakes while 46 increased positions.

Aerie Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Wednesday its eye drug met the main goal in a late stage study, sending its shares up 71 percent in extended trading. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. now owns 652,151 shares of the company's stock valued at $7,930,000 after buying an additional 65,298 shares in the last quarter. Dafna Capital Management Llc owns 160,869 shares or 2.24% of their United States portfolio.

The company submitted a marketing application for Rhopressa - a once-daily eye drop to treat patients with glaucoma or ocular hypertension - to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration last week. Nonetheless, the Roclatan results provided Aerie with an opportunity to top up its cash pile: the company did not permit even a single trading session to pass before announcing a $50m fund raising.

  • Zachary Reyes