Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:INO) reached -4.74% versus a 1-year low price of $3.59. The stock was last seen -5.26% lower, reaching at $3.42 on 3/6/2019. At recent session, the prices were hovering between $3.6 and $3.7. This company shares are 211.99% off its target price of $10.67 and the current market capitalization stands at $332.29M. The recent change has given its price a -22.17% deficit over SMA 50 and -45.71% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed -29.48% declines, -36.07% declines and -34.98% declines for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found INO’s volatility during a week at 4.69% and during a month it has been found around 4.05%.

Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (INO) Top Holders

Institutional investors currently hold around $128 million or 38.2% in INO stock. Look at its top three institutional owners. Blackrock Inc. owns $26.18 million in Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc., which represents roughly 7.88% of the company’s market cap and approximately 20.45% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Wasatch Advisors Inc, which owns 5,337,930 shares of the stock are valued at $19.27 million. The third largest holder is Vanguard Group Inc, which currently holds $16.42 million worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 4.94% of its market capitalization.

Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 13F Filings

At the end of December reporting period, 60 institutional holders increased their position in Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:INO) by some 4,606,229 shares, 52 decreased positions by 1,803,520 and 34 held positions by 29,158,072. That puts total institutional holdings at 35,567,821 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 20 new institutional investments totaling 985,326 shares while 23 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 902,275 shares.

Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:INO) Insider Trades

Multiple company employees have indulged in significant insider trading. Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that CFO Kies Peter has sold 10,001 shares of Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (INO) in trading session dated Nov. 29, 2018. These shares are worth $52,805 and were traded at $5.28 each. The SEC filing shows that Kim Jong Joseph performed a sale of 49,060 shares. The CEO disposed these shares by way of transaction on Sep. 12, 2018. The company’s shares were given away at $5.37 per share worth to an income of some $263,452 on account of Kim Jong Joseph.

CFO, Kies Peter, sold 35,000 common shares of Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (INO) in the open market. In a transaction dated Jul. 10, 2018, the shares were put up for sale at an average price of $4.44, raking in a sum of $155,400. After this sale, 66,588 common shares of INO are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $227,731.

In the transaction dated Apr. 16, 2018, the great number of shares disposed came courtesy the Director; Weiner David B. disposed a total of 9,000 shares at an average price of $4.91, amounting to approximately $44,190. The insider now directly owns 758,956 shares worth $2,595,630.

Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (INO) Analyst Guide

Several analysts have released their opinion on Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:INO), with 2 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 0 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 4 buy, 0 sell and 0 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 1.67 average brokerage recommendation.