Shares of CryoPort Inc (NASDAQ:CYRX) rose 11.4% on Friday . The stock traded as high as $16.00 and last traded at $15.99. Approximately 725,207 shares traded hands during mid-day trading, an increase of 253% from the average daily volume of 205,193 shares. The stock had previously closed at $14.35.
CYRX has been the subject of several recent research reports. ValuEngine raised shares of CryoPort from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 31st. BidaskClub raised shares of CryoPort from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Friday, February 15th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. CryoPort currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $19.75.
The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.38, a quick ratio of 16.84 and a current ratio of 16.91. The company has a market capitalization of $431.61 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of -51.58 and a beta of 1.10.
In other CryoPort news, Director Richard J. Berman sold 30,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, March 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $11.84, for a total value of $355,200.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Insiders own 11.00% of the company’s stock.
Several large investors have recently modified their holdings of CYRX. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA bought a new position in shares of CryoPort during the first quarter valued at about $74,000. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY raised its stake in shares of CryoPort by 356.6% during the fourth quarter. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY now owns 8,607 shares of the consumer goods maker’s stock valued at $95,000 after acquiring an additional 6,722 shares during the last quarter. MML Investors Services LLC bought a new position in shares of CryoPort during the fourth quarter valued at about $157,000. Bank of America Corp DE raised its stake in shares of CryoPort by 92.3% during the fourth quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 16,037 shares of the consumer goods maker’s stock valued at $176,000 after acquiring an additional 7,697 shares during the last quarter. Finally, MetLife Investment Advisors LLC raised its stake in shares of CryoPort by 55.2% during the third quarter. MetLife Investment Advisors LLC now owns 18,910 shares of the consumer goods maker’s stock valued at $242,000 after acquiring an additional 6,722 shares during the last quarter. 48.40% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
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CryoPort Company Profile (NASDAQ:CYRX)
CryoPort, Inc engages in the provision of logistics solutions to the life science industry. It also provides logistics solutions for biologic materials such as immunotherapies, stem cells, CAR-T cells, and reproductive cells for clients worldwide, including points-of-care, clinical research organizations central laboratories, biopharmaceuticals, contract manufacturing, health centers, and university researchers.
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