Headlines about PTC Therapeutics (NASDAQ:PTCT) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. PTC Therapeutics earned a media sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the biopharmaceutical company an impact score of 45.398354880133 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern’s rankings:
- FY2017 EPS Estimates for PTC Therapeutics, Inc. Lifted by Analyst (PTCT) (americanbankingnews.com)
- PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (PTCT) CEO Stuart Walter Peltz Sells 2,230 Shares (americanbankingnews.com)
- PTC Therapeutics (PTCT) Guides 2018 Revenues Above Consensus; Announces Corporate Update and Strategic Priorities for 2018 (streetinsider.com)
- PTC Therapeutics (PTCT) Jumps: Stock Rises 12.9% (finance.yahoo.com)
- PTC Therapeutics Provides Corporate Update and Outlines 2018 Strategic Priorities (finance.yahoo.com)
PTC Therapeutics (NASDAQ PTCT) opened at $21.71 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $880.82, a P/E ratio of -7.51 and a beta of 1.23. PTC Therapeutics has a 12-month low of $8.12 and a 12-month high of $22.00. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.98, a current ratio of 3.08 and a quick ratio of 2.97.
In other PTC Therapeutics news, CEO Stuart Walter Peltz sold 2,230 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, January 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $18.03, for a total transaction of $40,206.90. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 26,646 shares in the company, valued at approximately $480,427.38. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link. Insiders sold a total of 2,719 shares of company stock worth $48,848 over the last ninety days. 8.10% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
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PTC Therapeutics Company Profile
PTC Therapeutics, Inc is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company is focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of medicines using its expertise in ribonucleic acid (RNA) biology. Its product pipeline includes Ataluren (Translarna), PTC596 and RG7916. Its product candidate, ataluren, is an orally administered small-molecule compound for the treatment of patients with genetic disorders due to a nonsense mutation.
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