Vical Inc. (NASDAQ:VICL)’s share price was up 5.2% during mid-day trading on Monday . The company traded as high as $4.25 and last traded at $4.24, with a volume of 54,500 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $4.03.

Separately, HC Wainwright reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Vical in a report on Tuesday, July 19th.

The firm’s market capitalization is $39.01 million. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $4.43 and its 200-day moving average is $3.93.

Vical (NASDAQ:VICL) last announced its earnings results on Monday, May 9th. The company reported ($0.03) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.04) by $0.01. The firm earned $4.60 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.88 million. Analysts anticipate that Vical Inc. will post ($1.00) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other news, Director Gary A. Lyons bought 7,078 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, June 3rd. The shares were acquired at an average price of $4.39 per share, with a total value of $31,072.42. Following the transaction, the director now owns 14,906 shares in the company, valued at $65,437.34. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, Director Robert C. Merton bought 9,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, June 14th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $4.34 per share, for a total transaction of $39,060.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 13,978 shares in the company, valued at approximately $60,664.52. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here.

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