Loxo Oncology, Inc. (LOXO) Can’t Be More Hot. Just Reaches All-Time High

February 26, 2018 - By Darrin Black

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.73 in Q3 2017. Its down 2.10, from 3.83 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 13 investors sold Loxo Oncology, Inc. shares while 35 reduced holdings. 31 funds opened positions while 52 raised stakes. 29.06 million shares or 49.34% less from 57.37 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Alyeska Investment Gru L P accumulated 25,452 shares. Proshare Advsr Ltd Liability Co invested in 18,385 shares. Weiss Multi invested in 15,000 shares. Rhenman & Asset Mngmt Ab has 75,000 shares for 0.88% of their portfolio. Pacad Investment Ltd holds 1,400 shares. Alps Advisors holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Loxo Oncology, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOXO) for 29,401 shares. Lord Abbett And Ltd Liability Co owns 757,376 shares or 0.2% of their US portfolio. 70,837 are held by Credit Suisse Ag. Spark Investment Mngmt Lc invested in 42,500 shares. Alliancebernstein Limited Partnership reported 0.06% in Loxo Oncology, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOXO). Foresite Management Ii reported 0.53% of its portfolio in Loxo Oncology, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOXO). Barclays Public Limited Com, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 2,665 shares. 14,915 are held by Atlantic Tru Grp Limited Co. Geode Capital Ltd Liability Company holds 217,226 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Aisling Capital Llc holds 63.39% of its portfolio in Loxo Oncology, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOXO) for 4.19M shares.

Since September 13, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 19 insider sales for $71.22 million activity. Another trade for 3,082 shares valued at $250,240 was sold by Van Naarden Jacob. On Monday, September 18 the insider Naider Avi Z. sold $450,000. Burstein Jennifer had sold 1,700 shares worth $158,504. On Friday, December 8 Bonita David P sold $20.63M worth of Loxo Oncology, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOXO) or 250,000 shares. ORBIMED ADVISORS LLC sold $20.63 million worth of stock or 250,000 shares. Shares for $20.13M were sold by AISLING CAPITAL III LP on Tuesday, December 19.

The stock of Loxo Oncology, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOXO) reached all time high today, Feb, 26 and still has $117.80 target or 4.00 % above today’s $113.27 share price. This indicates more upside for the $3.39 billion company. This technical setup was reported by Barchart.com. If the $117.80 PT is reached, the company will be worth $135.64M more.
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The stock decreased 0.56% or $0.64 during the last trading session, reaching $113.27. About 171,277 shares traded. Loxo Oncology, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOXO) has risen 77.12% since February 26, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 60.42% the S&P500.

Analysts await Loxo Oncology, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOXO) to report earnings on March, 6. They expect $-1.27 earnings per share, up 0.78 % or $0.01 from last year’s $-1.28 per share. After $-1.12 actual earnings per share reported by Loxo Oncology, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 13.39 % negative EPS growth.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOXO) Ratings Coverage

Among 11 analysts covering Loxo Oncology Inc (NASDAQ:LOXO), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 91% are positive. Loxo Oncology Inc had 31 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Morgan Stanley maintained Loxo Oncology, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOXO) on Monday, June 19 with “Buy” rating. On Wednesday, March 16 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Buy”. The company was maintained on Tuesday, August 8 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Wednesday, November 11. The rating was maintained by BTIG Research on Monday, June 5 with “Buy”. The stock of Loxo Oncology, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOXO) earned “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Friday, October 6. The company was initiated on Monday, January 18 by Citigroup. Citigroup maintained the shares of LOXO in report on Friday, October 20 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Loxo Oncology, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOXO) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, November 16 by Citigroup. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Tuesday, August 29 by JMP Securities.

More important recent Loxo Oncology, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOXO) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Noteworthy ETF Outflows: XBI, ARRY, JUNO, LOXO” on February 26, 2018, also Gurufocus.com published article titled: “Orbimed Advisors Llc Buys Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc, Amicus Therapeutics …”, Nasdaq.com published: “Loxo Oncology Reaches Analyst Target Price” on February 22, 2018. More interesting news about Loxo Oncology, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOXO) was released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Loxo Oncology Announces Publication of Larotrectinib Clinical Data in The New …” with publication date: February 21, 2018.

Loxo Oncology, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, develops and sells medicines for patients with genetically defined cancers in the United States. The company has market cap of $3.39 billion. The Company’s lead product candidate comprises larotrectinib, an oral selective inhibitor of tropomyosin receptor kinase , which is in adult Phase 1 trial, a pediatric Phase 1/2 trial, and an adult/adolescent Phase 2 trial for the treatment of patients with tumor types, such as lung, head and neck, melanoma, colorectal, sarcoma, and breast cancer. It currently has negative earnings. The companyÂ’s preclinical programs include LOXO-195, a drug candidate in preclinical development to address predicted acquired resistance mechanisms; RET inhibitor that optimizes potency for rearranged during transfection (RET) fusion proteins, mutations, and anticipated mechanisms of acquired resistance; and FGFR inhibitor that enables potently inhibiting FGFR isoforms comprising four isoforms with tyrosine kinase domains.

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