Christiana Stamoulis Sells 13,257 Shares of Hologic, Inc. (HOLX) Stock

Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ:HOLX) Director Christiana Stamoulis sold 13,257 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $44.50, for a total value of $589,936.50. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 48,296 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,149,172. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link.

Christiana Stamoulis also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Tuesday, October 2nd, Christiana Stamoulis sold 30,967 shares of Hologic stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $40.70, for a total value of $1,260,356.90.

Shares of NASDAQ HOLX opened at $44.41 on Friday. Hologic, Inc. has a 52-week low of $35.10 and a 52-week high of $45.09. The company has a market cap of $12.84 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.83, a PEG ratio of 2.05 and a beta of 0.65. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.12, a quick ratio of 0.95 and a current ratio of 1.23.

Hologic (NASDAQ:HOLX) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 7th. The medical equipment provider reported $0.58 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.59 by ($0.01). Hologic had a negative net margin of 3.46% and a positive return on equity of 23.52%. The firm had revenue of $813.50 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $808.63 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.50 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 1.3% compared to the same quarter last year. As a group, equities research analysts predict that Hologic, Inc. will post 2.4 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Piedmont Investment Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in Hologic during the second quarter valued at approximately $127,000. Bessemer Group Inc. raised its stake in Hologic by 122.4% during the third quarter. Bessemer Group Inc. now owns 3,534 shares of the medical equipment provider’s stock valued at $145,000 after buying an additional 1,945 shares in the last quarter. Amussen Hunsaker Associates LLC acquired a new stake in Hologic during the second quarter valued at approximately $159,000. Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. acquired a new stake in Hologic during the third quarter valued at approximately $185,000. Finally, Lincoln Capital Corp acquired a new stake in Hologic during the third quarter valued at approximately $201,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 97.12% of the company’s stock.

Several research firms recently commented on HOLX. Needham & Company LLC reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $48.00 price target on shares of Hologic in a research note on Thursday, September 27th. Canaccord Genuity cut their price target on Hologic from $42.00 to $41.00 and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, August 14th. BidaskClub cut Hologic from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 25th. Morgan Stanley cut their price target on Hologic from $47.00 to $44.00 and set an “equal weight” rating on the stock in a research note on Thursday, October 11th. Finally, UBS Group began coverage on Hologic in a research note on Tuesday, October 9th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $44.00 price target on the stock. Eleven investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, seven have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $44.53.

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About Hologic

Hologic, Inc develops, manufactures, and supplies diagnostics products, medical imaging systems, and surgical products for women in the United States, Europe, the Asia-Pacific, and internationally. The company operates through five segments: Diagnostics, Breast Health, Medical Aesthetics, GYN Surgical, and Skeletal Health.

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