News headlines about Epizyme (NASDAQ:EPZM) have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Epizyme earned a daily sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the biopharmaceutical company an impact score of 47.0911305427243 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Shares of Epizyme (NASDAQ:EPZM) opened at $13.95 on Wednesday. The firm has a market cap of $976.89, a P/E ratio of -6.15 and a beta of 2.00. Epizyme has a one year low of $9.30 and a one year high of $20.45.
Epizyme (NASDAQ:EPZM) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($0.63) earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.65) by $0.02. research analysts predict that Epizyme will post -2.23 EPS for the current year.
In other news, insider Peter Tai-Ching Ho sold 15,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, October 24th. The shares were sold at an average price of $16.44, for a total value of $246,600.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 23,123 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $380,142.12. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Corporate insiders own 25.20% of the company’s stock.
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Epizyme, Inc is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. The Company discovers, develops and plans to commercialize epigenetic therapies for cancer patients. The Company is engaged in the discovery and development of novel epigenetic therapies for cancer patients. The Company develops small molecule inhibitors of a class of enzymes known as histone methyltransferases (HMTs).
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