NantKwest, Inc. (NASDAQ:NK) Director Steve Gorlin sold 39,604 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, September 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $5.93, for a total transaction of $234,851.72. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 246,280 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,460,440.40. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink.

Steve Gorlin also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Tuesday, September 12th, Steve Gorlin sold 103,841 shares of NantKwest stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $6.04, for a total transaction of $627,199.64.
  • On Tuesday, June 20th, Steve Gorlin sold 40,000 shares of NantKwest stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $7.78, for a total transaction of $311,200.00.

NantKwest, Inc. (NASDAQ NK) traded down 0.34% during trading on Wednesday, hitting $5.90. 139,580 shares of the stock traded hands. The stock’s market cap is $468.70 million. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $5.95 and a 200-day moving average price of $5.06. NantKwest, Inc. has a 12 month low of $4.35 and a 12 month high of $9.60.

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NK has been the subject of several analyst reports. Citigroup Inc. set a $3.00 price target on shares of NantKwest and gave the company a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, August 14th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of NantKwest from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $4.50 price target for the company in a research note on Tuesday, May 16th. BidaskClub downgraded shares of NantKwest from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 8th. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of NantKwest from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 14th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $5.94.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC bought a new stake in shares of NantKwest in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $100,000. Voya Investment Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of NantKwest in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $102,000. Gotham Asset Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of NantKwest in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $104,000. State of Wisconsin Investment Board bought a new stake in shares of NantKwest in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $129,000. Finally, Nationwide Fund Advisors lifted its holdings in shares of NantKwest by 67.6% in the 2nd quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 17,302 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock worth $131,000 after acquiring an additional 6,977 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 18.82% of the company’s stock.

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