Intrexon Corporation (NYSE:XON) Analyst Opinion

Intrexon Corporation (NYSE:XON) stock is presently standing at about $22.86 and lots of equity research firms seem to have a target price set on the stock. The median one-year price target of 6 analysts covering the company is $36.00, which suggests the stock could still rise over 36 percent. The highest analyst price target is $55.00, which implies a rally of -41 percent. And a quick view of analyst notes show that 3 are rating the stock a buy while 2 rate XON a strong buy. There are 2 equity research firms advocating a Hold and 0 consider it Sell.

Northland Capital analysts provided their view on Intrexon Corporation (NYSE:XON) recently. The rating firm issued a Outperform rating to this company in a research note released on Dec 29, 2016. JMP Securities analysts disclosed their opinion on Intrexon Corporation (NYSE:XON) recently. The rating firm gave a Mkt Outperform rating to this stock in a research note published on May 03, 2016. According to a research note disclosed on Nov 11, 2015, analysts at Mizuho have upped their rating on these shares from Underperform to Neutral.

Intrexon Corporation (NYSE:XON) Transactions Roundup

Several insiders were part of recent insider activity for the stock. Its CEO, 10% Owner KIRK RANDAL J Purchased 34,606 company shares for 1000110, in a transaction on 2016-12-13. Following the transaction, the CEO, 10% Owner is left with a stake of 62,132,653 shares, currently valued at $1420352448. Meanwhile, SVP, Finance LIFFMAN JOEL D purchased 8,500 shares worth $243270, through a transaction dated 2016-12-12. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider is left with a stake of 158,500 shares, amounting $3623310. XON Director Hassan Fred also purchased 6,900 shares, at a stock price of $29.02. This transaction occurred on 2016-12-01 totals $200240. After this transaction, the insider’s stake stands at 6,900 shares, with a market value of $157734.

Executives hold 0.83 percent of the stock. Dr. Gregory I. Frost,PhD is one of the biggest insider owners in Intrexon Corporation (NYSE:XON), according to U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings. The insider owns 300,000 shares which have current market value of around $6858000.Mr. Joel D. Liffman is another major inside shareholder in the company. The insider owns 158,500 shares as of 0.13%, currently worth $3623310. Larry D. Horner is ranked as third insider holder of the stock. This insider holds 68,507 shares with a market value around $1566070.02 as of recent close.

Intrexon Corporation (NYSE:XON) Earnings Outlook

In Intrexon Corporation (NYSE:XON)’s latest quarter, EPS moved to $-0.37 from $-0.24 in preceding quarter and revenues reached at $46.00M compared to $48.99M. Analysts had expected Intrexon Corporation (NYSE:XON) to post net income of about $-0.23 per share on $52.52M in revenue. Looking ahead, analysts on average predict that earnings for the current quarter would come in in the range of $-0.28 to $-0.15. That is compared with the $-0.55 in EPS it reported during the same period a year ago.