Shikiar Asset Management Inc. Boosts Stake in Allogene Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:ALLO)

Shikiar Asset Management Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Allogene Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:ALLO) by 32.1% during the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 51,785 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 12,585 shares during the quarter. Shikiar Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in Allogene Therapeutics were worth $1,497,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in ALLO. Barclays PLC purchased a new stake in shares of Allogene Therapeutics during the fourth quarter worth approximately $27,000. Legal & General Group Plc acquired a new position in Allogene Therapeutics in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $89,000. Partner Investment Management L.P. acquired a new position in Allogene Therapeutics in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $135,000. Citigroup Inc. acquired a new position in Allogene Therapeutics in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $152,000. Finally, Strs Ohio acquired a new position in Allogene Therapeutics in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $156,000. 53.39% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

NASDAQ:ALLO traded up $0.67 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $28.30. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 389,782 shares, compared to its average volume of 423,771. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.44 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of -4.30. Allogene Therapeutics Inc has a 52-week low of $21.67 and a 52-week high of $35.55.

Allogene Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ALLO) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 7th. The company reported ($0.32) earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.40) by $0.08. Sell-side analysts anticipate that Allogene Therapeutics Inc will post -1.92 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of equities analysts recently issued reports on ALLO shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Allogene Therapeutics from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, January 28th. Cowen reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Allogene Therapeutics in a report on Friday, March 8th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $29.00 price objective on shares of Allogene Therapeutics in a report on Monday, March 11th. William Blair started coverage on Allogene Therapeutics in a report on Wednesday, March 13th. They issued an “outperform” rating for the company. Finally, Raymond James started coverage on Allogene Therapeutics in a research note on Thursday, March 14th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $40.00 price target for the company. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Allogene Therapeutics has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $36.63.

In other news, major shareholder Group Holdings (Sbs) Advis Tpg sold 1,918,755 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, May 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $29.38, for a total value of $56,373,021.90. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link.

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Allogene Therapeutics Profile

Allogene Therapeutics, Inc, a clinical stage immuno-oncology company, develops and commercializes genetically engineered allogeneic T cell therapies for the treatment of cancer. The company is developing UCART19, an allogeneic chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell product candidate, which is in Phase I clinical trials for the treatment of pediatric and adult patients with R/R CD19 positive B-cell ALL; and ALLO-501, an allogeneic CAR T cell product candidate targeting CD19 to treat R/R non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

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