Veru Inc. (NASDAQ:VERU) enjoyed a 71.19% run-up in share price since hitting record low of $1.18. The stock managed 4.12% rise and now stands at $2.02 as of 6/12/2019. At a recent session, the prices were hovering between $1.92 and $1.96. This company shares are 215.84% off its target price of $6.38 and the current market capitalization stands at $124.84M. The recent change has given its price a 26.97% lead over SMA 50 and -14.77% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed 26.25% gains, 37.41% gains and 45.32% gains for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found VERU’s volatility during a week at 4.64% and during a month it has been found around 6.34%.Veru Inc. (VERU) Top Holders
Institutional investors currently hold around $11 million or 8.9% in VERU stock. Look at its top three institutional owners: Vanguard Group Inc owns $2.86 million in Veru Inc., which represents roughly 2.29% of the company’s market cap and approximately 26.01% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Perceptive Advisors Llc, which owns 1,425,000 shares of the stock are valued at $2.77 million. The third largest holder is Awm Investment Company, Inc., which currently holds $1.94 million worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 1.55% of its market capitalization.
At the end of March reporting period, 13 institutional holders increased their position in Veru Inc. (NASDAQ:VERU) by some 255,652 shares, 7 decreased positions by 107,240 and 13 held positions by 5,196,896. That puts total institutional holdings at 5,559,788 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 6 new institutional investments totaling 145,676 shares while 4 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 13,169 shares.Veru Inc. (NASDAQ:VERU) Insider Trades
Multiple company employees have indulged in significant insider trading. Veru Inc. disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that President and CEO, 10% Owner STEINER MITCHELL SHUSTER has sold 20,000 shares of Veru Inc. (VERU) in the trading session dated Jun. 05, 2019. These shares are worth $39,600 and were traded at $1.98 each. The SEC filing shows that STEINER MITCHELL SHUSTER performed a sale of 20,000 shares. The President and CEO, 10% Owner disposed these shares by way of transaction on May. 01, 2019. The company’s shares were given away at $1.43 per share worth to an income of some $28,600 to the account of STEINER MITCHELL SHUSTER.
President and CEO, 10% Owner, STEINER MITCHELL SHUSTER, sold 7,686 common shares of Veru Inc. (VERU) in the open market. In a transaction dated Apr. 10, 2019, the shares were put up for sale at an average price of $1.51, raking in a sum of $11,606. After this sale, 7,848,263 common shares of VERU are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $15,853,491.
In the transaction dated Apr. 05, 2019, a great number of shares sold came courtesy the President and CEO, 10% Owner; STEINER MITCHELL SHUSTER disposed a total of 22,314 shares at an average price of $1.44, amounting to approximately $32,132. The insider now directly owns 7,855,949 shares worth $15,869,017.
Several analysts have released their opinion on Veru Inc. (NASDAQ:VERU), with 1 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 0 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 2 buy, 0 sell and 0 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 1.67 average brokerage recommendation [T1].