Altimmune Inc (NYSE:ALT)
September 20th, 2018
With markets going up Altimmune Inc closed Thursday up 59.36%, a $9.77 increase to close on $26.23. Altimmune Inc swung 113.24% between low and high. The stock continues to trade well at 10,392% of its 52 week low of $0.25. In addition to finishing higher, trading volumes were solid at 2,274% of normal which can indicate investors see opportunities.
ALT outperformed the rest of the Healthcare sector which went up 0.93% today.
The market sectors were mixed Thursday with a majority of the sectors trending up. Information Technology saw the biggest increase of the day (1.17%), while Energy saw the biggest drop (0.06%). Consumer Discretionary has seen the biggest year-to-date gain at 18%. The biggest loss this year has been the Telecommunication Services sector falling 5.70%.
Consumer Staples saw the biggest turnaround from its 5-day performance of -0.82%, as it went up 1.16%. Energy saw a turn around from its 5-day performance of 1.82% trading down 0.06%.
- Information Technology went up with a 1.17% change.
- Consumer Staples went up with a 1.16% change.
- Materials went up with a 1.05% change.
- Healthcare went up with a 0.93% change.
- Financials went up with a 0.80% change.
- Real Estate went up with a 0.76% change.
- Consumer Discretionary went up with a 0.66% change.
- Telecommunication Services went up with a 0.45% change.
- Utilities went up with a 0.12% change.
- Industrials went up with a 0.11% change.
- Energy went down with a -0.06% change.
Altimmune Inc Info
As of May 4, 2017, PharmAthene, Inc. was acquired by Altimmune, Inc. in a reverse merger transaction. PharmAthene, Inc., a biodefense company, develops and commercializes medical countermeasures against biological and chemical threats in the United States. The company focuses on developing lyophilized anthrax vaccine based on its proprietary technology platform. It serves National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority. PharmAthene, Inc. is headquartered in Annapolis, Maryland.
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