Vical Inc. (VICL) Shares Up 2.4%
Vical Inc. (NASDAQ:VICL)’s share price was up 2.4% during mid-day trading on Monday . The company traded as high as $4.46 and last traded at $4.25, with a volume of 54,732 shares. The stock had previously closed at $4.15.
Separately, HC Wainwright restated a “buy” rating on shares of Vical in a research report on Tuesday, July 19th.
The company has a 50 day moving average price of $4.39 and a 200 day moving average price of $3.96. The stock’s market capitalization is $39.10 million.
Vical (NASDAQ:VICL) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, May 9th. The company reported ($0.03) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.04) by $0.01. The firm earned $4.60 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $6.88 million. Analysts predict that Vical Inc. will post ($1.00) EPS for the current year.
In other news, Director R Gordon Douglas acquired 10,078 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, June 6th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $4.41 per share, with a total value of $44,443.98. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now directly owns 20,906 shares in the company, valued at $92,195.46. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, Director Gary A. Lyons acquired 7,078 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, June 3rd. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $4.39 per share, with a total value of $31,072.42. Following the purchase, the director now owns 14,906 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $65,437.34. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here.
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