Exelixis, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXEL) reached 52.24% versus a 1-year low price of $13.42. The stock was last seen 4.18% higher, reaching at $20.43 on 5/21/2019. At a recent session, the prices were hovering between $19.6428 and $20.44. This company shares are 47.23% off its target price of $30.08 and the current market capitalization stands at $6.31B. The recent change has given its price a -7.87% deficit over SMA 50 and -19.28% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed -0.87% declines, -3.81% declines and 17.08% gains for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found EXEL’s volatility during a week at 3.19% and during a month it has been found around 4.03%.

Exelixis, Inc. (EXEL) Top Holders

Institutional investors currently hold around $4.68 billion or 80.9% in EXEL stock. Look at its top three institutional owners: Blackrock Inc. owns $605.47 million in Exelixis, Inc., which represents roughly 9.6% of the company’s market cap and approximately 12.93% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Vanguard Group Inc, which owns 27,733,773 shares of the stock are valued at $543.86 million. The third largest holder is Fmr Llc, which currently holds $404.73 million worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 6.41% of its market capitalization.

Exelixis, Inc. 13F Filings

At the end of March reporting period, 240 institutional holders increased their position in Exelixis, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXEL) by some 30,070,717 shares, 133 decreased positions by 19,801,094 and 49 held positions by 188,954,395. That puts total institutional holdings at 238,826,206 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 85 new institutional investments totaling 3,833,381 shares while 49 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 10,162,689 shares.

Exelixis, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXEL) Insider Trades

Multiple company employees have indulged in significant insider trading. Exelixis, Inc. disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that Sr. Vice President, Commercial Haley Patrick J. has sold 1,000 shares of Exelixis, Inc. (EXEL) in the trading session dated May. 10, 2019. These shares are worth $19,580 and were traded at $19.58 each. The SEC filing shows that WILLSEY LANCE performed a sale of 50,000 shares. The Director disposed these shares by way of transaction on May. 08, 2019. The company’s shares were given away at $20.36 per share worth to an income of some $1,018,000 to the account of WILLSEY LANCE.

President and CEO, MORRISSEY MICHAEL, sold 42,000 common shares of Exelixis, Inc. (EXEL) in the open market. In a transaction dated May. 08, 2019, the shares were put up for sale at an average price of $20.15, raking in a sum of $846,300. After this sale, 301,726 common shares of EXEL are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $6,164,262.

In the transaction dated May. 03, 2019, a great number of shares sold came courtesy the EVP and CFO; Senner Christopher J. disposed a total of 36,261 shares at an average price of $20.7, amounting to approximately $750,603. The insider now directly owns 115,085 shares worth $2,351,187.

Exelixis, Inc. (EXEL) Analyst Guide

Several analysts have released their opinion on Exelixis, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXEL), with 4 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 4 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 5 buy, 0 sell and 0 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 2 average brokerage recommendation [T1].