Insider Trading Activity in: Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc. $AST

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Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc. (NYSE:AST) insider have most recently took part in a trading activity. On Dec 26, 2017 Mulroy Michael H., President and CEO bought 2,247 shares having total worth of $4,988 at the price of $2.22 per share, following the transaction a total of 7,799 shares owned by Mulroy Michael H.. Before this latest buy, Mulroy Michael H. purchased AST at 2 other times during the past twelve months, for a total investment of $9,948 at an average of $2.48 per share.

The stock has experienced a total of 2 insider trades in the past three months. These trades include 2 buy trades. Furthermore, over the past 12 months , the stock was traded 6 times by insiders. In 4 of these trades, the insider was a seller while an employee of the company was the buyer in 2 instances.

Time Frame Number of Insider Buy Number of Insider Sell Stock Price Change(%)
3 Month 2 0 -25%
12 Month 2 4 -21.05%

Shares of Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc. (NYSE:AST) traded up 2.27% on Dec 27, 2017, hitting $2.25. 159,133 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc. has a 52 week low of $2 and a 52 week high of $5.65. The company’s market cap is $207 million.

Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc. (NYSE:AST) last announced its earnings results on Nov 14, 2017. The company reported -0.14 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, same as the consensus estimate of -0.14. The company had revenue of $2 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted -0.24 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 19% on a year-over-year basis.

2017-11-14 2017-08-14 2017-05-11 2017-03-28 2016-11-14 2016-08-09 2016-05-16 2016-03-29
earnings per share -0.14 -0.18 -0.13 -0.20 -0.24 0.00 -0.27 -0.13
Revenue(M) 1.69 0.32 2.01 1.75 2.02 0 1.59 0.61

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William White is a financial writer. He graduated with a degree in Economics. He has contributed to major financial websites and print publications for over 8 years. He handles much of this site's news coverage for corporate insider activity, and occasionally cover other areas of financial sector.

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William White
William White is a financial writer. He graduated with a degree in Economics. He has contributed to major financial websites and print publications for over 8 years. He handles much of this site's news coverage for corporate insider activity, and occasionally cover other areas of financial sector.