Insider Buying: Journey Medical Co. (NASDAQ:DERM) CEO Purchases $34,800.00 in Stock

Journey Medical Co. (NASDAQ:DERMGet Free Report) CEO Claude Maraoui purchased 10,000 shares of Journey Medical stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, March 22nd. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $3.48 per share, for a total transaction of $34,800.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the chief executive officer now owns 2,163,430 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $7,528,736.40. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.

Journey Medical Stock Performance

NASDAQ DERM opened at $3.89 on Thursday. Journey Medical Co. has a 12 month low of $1.02 and a 12 month high of $8.11. The firm has a market capitalization of $72.00 million, a PE ratio of -11.11 and a beta of 0.83.

Institutional Investors Weigh In On Journey Medical

A number of institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of DERM. Citadel Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Journey Medical during the fourth quarter valued at $65,000. Northern Trust Corp purchased a new stake in shares of Journey Medical during the fourth quarter valued at $96,000. Virtu Financial LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Journey Medical during the fourth quarter valued at $153,000. Finally, Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its position in shares of Journey Medical by 78.1% during the fourth quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 129,448 shares of the company’s stock valued at $746,000 after buying an additional 56,781 shares during the last quarter. 7.25% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Analyst Ratings Changes

Separately, Alliance Global Partners assumed coverage on Journey Medical in a research note on Friday, February 16th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $8.50 target price on the stock.

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Journey Medical Company Profile

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Journey Medical Corporation focuses on the development and commercialization of pharmaceutical products for the treatment of dermatological conditions in the United States. The company's marketed products include Qbrexza, a medicated cloth towelette for the treatment of primary axillary hyperhidrosis; Accutane, an oral isotretinoin drug to treat severe recalcitrant acne; Targadox, an oral doxycycline drug for adjunctive therapy for severe acne; Zilxi, a topical minocycline treatment for inflammatory lesions; Ximino, an oral minocycline drug for the treatment of moderate to severe acne; and Exelderm cream and solution for topical use.

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