Aileron Therapeutics (ALRN) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.08 EPS

Aileron Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ALRN) issued its earnings results on Wednesday. The company reported ($0.50) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.58) by $0.08, Morningstar.com reports.

Shares of ALRN traded up $0.08 during trading hours on Thursday, reaching $2.13. The stock had a trading volume of 74,600 shares, compared to its average volume of 56,683. Aileron Therapeutics has a 12 month low of $1.75 and a 12 month high of $12.96. The company has a quick ratio of 5.85, a current ratio of 5.85 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.10. The stock has a market cap of $29.92 million, a P/E ratio of -1.21 and a beta of 0.04.

In related news, major shareholder Bioventures Ltd Novartis sold 17,508 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, August 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $2.10, for a total value of $36,766.80. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Over the last quarter, insiders sold 51,046 shares of company stock worth $114,236. 16.10% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

A hedge fund recently raised its stake in Aileron Therapeutics stock. Millennium Management LLC increased its position in Aileron Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:ALRN) by 565.4% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 123,658 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 105,073 shares during the period. Millennium Management LLC owned approximately 0.84% of Aileron Therapeutics worth $670,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Institutional investors own 6.05% of the company’s stock.

ALRN has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. ValuEngine upgraded Aileron Therapeutics from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 11th. Zacks Investment Research cut Aileron Therapeutics from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 7th.

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About Aileron Therapeutics

Aileron Therapeutics, Inc, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on developing and commercializing a novel class of therapeutics in the United States. The company's lead product candidate is ALRN-6924, a stapled peptide, which is in Phase I clinical trial for the treatment of advanced solid tumors or lymphomas; Phase IIa clinical trial to treat peripheral T-cell lymphoma; Phase I clinical trial for the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and advanced myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS); and Phase IIb trial to treat AML/MDS in combination with cytosine arabinoside.

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