Insider Sale: Ellen Siminoff Sold 12,000 Shares of Zynga Inc. (ZNGA); Achaogen (AKAO) Shorts Lowered By 1.14%

The director of Zynga Inc, Ellen Siminoff, has just unloaded – 12,000 shares of the company she’s leading and operating – coming to an aggregate trade of $43,472 U.S. Dollars (this based on average share price of $3.6). The deal was dated 28/02/2018 and was disclosed in a Form 4 filed with the SEC. The Form 4 is readily available here. Ellen Siminoff presently holds 338,686 shares which make up precisely 0.04% of the California-Company’s market cap (share price times the number of shares outstanding).

Achaogen Inc (NASDAQ:AKAO) had a decrease of 1.14% in short interest. AKAO’s SI was 10.58 million shares in February as released by FINRA. Its down 1.14% from 10.70M shares previously. With 1.32 million avg volume, 8 days are for Achaogen Inc (NASDAQ:AKAO)’s short sellers to cover AKAO’s short positions. The SI to Achaogen Inc’s float is 34%. The stock decreased 4.66% or $0.51 during the last trading session, reaching $10.43. About 1.80M shares traded or 51.79% up from the average. Achaogen, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAO) has risen 757.99% since February 28, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 741.29% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.17 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.48, from 1.65 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 25 investors sold Zynga Inc. shares while 61 reduced holdings. 37 funds opened positions while 64 raised stakes. 579.86 million shares or 4.13% more from 556.87 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Acadian Asset Mngmt Lc owns 3.55 million shares or 0.06% of their US portfolio. Canada Pension Plan Board has invested 0.02% in Zynga Inc. (NASDAQ:ZNGA). New York-based Ibm Retirement Fund has invested 0.01% in Zynga Inc. (NASDAQ:ZNGA). Tudor Investment Corporation Et Al accumulated 617,583 shares or 0.06% of the stock. Stifel Fincl reported 20,900 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Picton Mahoney Asset Mgmt owns 334,000 shares or 0.1% of their US portfolio. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D holds 0.02% or 1.29 million shares. 1,000 were accumulated by Us Savings Bank De. Citadel Ltd invested 0% of its portfolio in Zynga Inc. (NASDAQ:ZNGA). Utah Retirement System reported 0.01% in Zynga Inc. (NASDAQ:ZNGA). Sterling Capital Mgmt Limited Liability Company reported 17,425 shares. Bartlett Commerce Ltd Llc has 0% invested in Zynga Inc. (NASDAQ:ZNGA) for 1,029 shares. Nationwide Fund Advsrs reported 0% of its portfolio in Zynga Inc. (NASDAQ:ZNGA). Moreover, Raymond James Fincl Svcs Advsr Incorporated has 0% invested in Zynga Inc. (NASDAQ:ZNGA) for 21,804 shares. Blackrock owns 33.71 million shares.

The stock decreased 1.14% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $3.46. About 8.58 million shares traded. Zynga Inc. (NASDAQ:ZNGA) has risen 35.83% since February 28, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.13% the S&P500.

Zynga Inc. develops, markets, and operates social games as live services played on the Internet, social networking sites, and mobile platforms in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $3.02 billion. It offers its online social games primarily under the Slots, Words With Friends, Zynga Poker, and FarmVille franchises. It has a 115.33 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s games are accessible on mobile platforms, Facebook, and other social networks, as well as Zynga.com.

Since September 1, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 selling transactions for $247,130 activity. On Tuesday, January 16 Kim Bernard Jin sold $78,400 worth of Zynga Inc. (NASDAQ:ZNGA) or 20,000 shares. The insider Siminoff Ellen F sold 12,000 shares worth $45,240. On Tuesday, January 16 the insider Bromberg Matthew S sold $78,400.

Among 17 analysts covering Zynga (NASDAQ:ZNGA), 9 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 53% are positive. Zynga has $5.50 highest and $2.25 lowest target. $3.79’s average target is 9.54% above currents $3.46 stock price. Zynga had 43 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Thursday, August 3. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, May 30 by Canaccord Genuity. Wedbush maintained it with “Buy” rating and $5.5 target in Thursday, February 8 report. The company was maintained on Sunday, November 5 by Canaccord Genuity. The stock has “Hold” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Friday, August 25. The company was maintained on Wednesday, September 6 by Jefferies. The company was maintained on Monday, August 10 by Pacific Crest. Mizuho initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, December 23 report. Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, August 7 report. As per Monday, August 10, the company rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs.

Among 10 analysts covering Achaogen (NASDAQ:AKAO), 9 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 90% are positive. Achaogen had 22 analyst reports since March 16, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by Cowen & Co given on Thursday, March 31. Cowen & Co upgraded the shares of AKAO in report on Monday, November 28 to “Outperform” rating. Needham maintained it with “Buy” rating and $29.0 target in Friday, September 15 report. The stock of Achaogen, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAO) earned “Hold” rating by Needham on Wednesday, March 16. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Achaogen, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAO) on Thursday, November 9 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, February 1 by Wedbush. As per Wednesday, February 14, the company rating was maintained by Wedbush. Stifel Nicolaus initiated the shares of AKAO in report on Tuesday, February 7 with “Buy” rating. Needham upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $19 target in Tuesday, December 13 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Aegis Capital on Wednesday, November 2.

Since September 26, 2017, it had 3 insider buys, and 6 sales for $1.74 million activity. $738,853 worth of Achaogen, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAO) was bought by DUGGAN ROBERT W on Wednesday, January 3. Schilke Tobin sold $11,822 worth of stock. Swem Lee sold $13,679 worth of stock. Wise Blake had sold 1,640 shares worth $17,499. Hillan Kenneth J. also sold $49,146 worth of Achaogen, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAO) shares. 1,146 shares were sold by LOEB GARY, worth $18,325 on Tuesday, September 26.

Achaogen, Inc., a late-stage biopharmaceutical company, discovers, develops, and commercializes antibacterials to treat multi-drug resistant gram-negative infections in the United States. The company has market cap of $442.17 million. The firm is principally developing plazomicin, which is in Phase III clinical trial for the treatment of serious bacterial infections, including urinary tract infections, blood stream infections, and other infections due to MDR Enterobacteriaceae comprising carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae. It currently has negative earnings. It is also involved in the research and development of antipseudomonal LpxC inhibitor compounds for the treatment of bacterial infections; and therapeutic antibody discovery program.