BidaskClub lowered shares of Pulse Biosciences (NASDAQ:PLSE) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note published on Thursday.
Separately, ValuEngine upgraded Pulse Biosciences from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report on Sunday, December 31st.
Pulse Biosciences (NASDAQ PLSE) traded up $1.00 during trading on Thursday, reaching $23.84. The company had a trading volume of 71,400 shares, compared to its average volume of 91,450. The stock has a market capitalization of $387.02 and a PE ratio of -17.03. Pulse Biosciences has a 12 month low of $5.82 and a 12 month high of $39.50.
In related news, Director Maky Zanganeh purchased 4,000 shares of Pulse Biosciences stock in a transaction on Tuesday, December 12th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $23.07 per share, for a total transaction of $92,280.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 332,500 shares in the company, valued at approximately $7,670,775. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, major shareholder Robert W. Duggan purchased 22,901 shares of Pulse Biosciences stock in a transaction on Thursday, October 19th. The stock was bought at an average price of $22.79 per share, with a total value of $521,913.79. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 5,820,513 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $132,649,491.27. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Corporate insiders own 6.70% of the company’s stock.
A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of PLSE. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. purchased a new stake in Pulse Biosciences in the second quarter worth about $529,000. Rhumbline Advisers purchased a new stake in Pulse Biosciences in the second quarter worth about $325,000. Bank of New York Mellon Corp bought a new position in shares of Pulse Biosciences in the second quarter worth about $897,000. Wells Fargo & Company MN boosted its stake in shares of Pulse Biosciences by 21,473.2% in the second quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 53,933 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,862,000 after acquiring an additional 53,683 shares during the period. Finally, Teachers Advisors LLC bought a new position in shares of Pulse Biosciences in the second quarter worth about $566,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 9.30% of the company’s stock.
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About Pulse Biosciences
Pulse Biosciences, Inc, formerly Electroblate, Inc, is a development-stage medical device company using a platform technology called Nano-Pulse Electro-Signaling (NPES). NPES is a local and drug-free technology that utilizes nanosecond pulsed electric fields to induce cell signaling and the activation of cellular pathways in tissue.
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