Aptose Biosciences Inc. (NASDAQ:APTO) (TSE:APS) CFO Gregory K. Chow bought 15,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, March 13th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $1.75 per share, with a total value of $26,250.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the chief financial officer now owns 122,014 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $213,524.50. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.
Shares of APTO stock traded up $0.09 on Thursday, reaching $1.90. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 272,499 shares, compared to its average volume of 272,055. Aptose Biosciences Inc. has a 1 year low of $1.57 and a 1 year high of $4.55. The firm has a market cap of $70.99 million, a PE ratio of -2.21 and a beta of 1.59.
Aptose Biosciences (NASDAQ:APTO) (TSE:APS) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, March 12th. The biotechnology company reported ($0.17) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.16) by ($0.01). As a group, research analysts anticipate that Aptose Biosciences Inc. will post -0.68 EPS for the current fiscal year.
A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of APTO. Citadel Advisors LLC purchased a new position in Aptose Biosciences during the third quarter worth $125,000. Renaissance Technologies LLC boosted its stake in Aptose Biosciences by 1,130.9% during the third quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 183,401 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock worth $477,000 after buying an additional 168,501 shares during the period. Patriot Financial Group Insurance Agency LLC boosted its stake in Aptose Biosciences by 11.4% during the fourth quarter. Patriot Financial Group Insurance Agency LLC now owns 57,429 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock worth $110,000 after buying an additional 5,890 shares during the period. Noven Financial Group Inc. purchased a new position in Aptose Biosciences during the fourth quarter worth $27,000. Finally, Geode Capital Management LLC purchased a new position in Aptose Biosciences during the fourth quarter worth $33,000. 8.19% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.
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About Aptose Biosciences
Aptose Biosciences Inc, a clinical-stage biotechnology company, discovers and develops personalized therapies addressing unmet medical needs in oncology in Canada. Its lead clinical program is APTO-253, which is a Phase I clinical trial for the treatment of patients with relapsed or refractory hematologic malignancies.
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