Shares of Alimera Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALIM) shot up NaN during trading on Thursday . The company traded as high as $1.32 and last traded at $0.00. 539,733 shares changed hands during trading, an increase of Infinity from the average session volume of 0 shares.
A number of research firms recently weighed in on ALIM. ValuEngine raised shares of Alimera Sciences from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, July 13th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Alimera Sciences from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, July 13th. HC Wainwright set a $5.00 target price on shares of Alimera Sciences and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, August 4th. Finally, Cowen and Company set a $3.00 target price on shares of Alimera Sciences and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, August 3rd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $3.38.
Alimera Sciences (NASDAQ:ALIM) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($0.04) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.05) by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $10.40 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $10.20 million. The business’s revenue was up 8.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted ($0.17) EPS. sell-side analysts predict that Alimera Sciences, Inc. will post -0.2 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Several large investors have recently modified their holdings of ALIM. JW Asset Management LLC increased its holdings in shares of Alimera Sciences by 15.6% in the 2nd quarter. JW Asset Management LLC now owns 966,000 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock worth $1,343,000 after buying an additional 130,000 shares during the last quarter. KCG Holdings Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Alimera Sciences by 127.0% in the 1st quarter. KCG Holdings Inc. now owns 78,604 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock worth $110,000 after buying an additional 43,977 shares during the last quarter. Finally, PNC Financial Services Group Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Alimera Sciences by 24.3% in the 2nd quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 180,300 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock worth $251,000 after buying an additional 35,200 shares during the last quarter. 37.20% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
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Alimera Sciences Company Profile
Alimera Sciences, Inc (Alimera) is a pharmaceutical company. The Company is engaged in the research, development and commercialization of prescription ophthalmic pharmaceuticals. The Company operates through two segments: U.S. and International. The Company focuses on diseases affecting the back of the eye or retina.
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