Millennium Management LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Aileron Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:ALRN) by 565.4% during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 123,658 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 105,073 shares during the period. Millennium Management LLC’s holdings in Aileron Therapeutics were worth $670,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
Separately, Paloma Partners Management Co purchased a new stake in shares of Aileron Therapeutics during the second quarter worth about $140,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 6.05% of the company’s stock.
A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. ValuEngine upgraded Aileron Therapeutics from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 1st. Zacks Investment Research lowered Aileron Therapeutics from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 7th.
Shares of ALRN stock opened at $2.13 on Friday. Aileron Therapeutics Inc has a fifty-two week low of $1.75 and a fifty-two week 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.
Aileron Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ALRN) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 7th. The company reported ($0.50) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.58) by $0.08. As a group, sell-side analysts expect that Aileron Therapeutics Inc will post -2.34 earnings per share for the current year.
Aileron Therapeutics Profile
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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