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Notable News Spotlight: Apellis Pharmaceuticals Inc., (NASDAQ:APLS)

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Apellis Pharmaceuticals Inc., (NASDAQ:APLS) spotted trading -1.93% off 52-week high price. On the other end, the stock has been noted 126.38% away from the low price over the last 52-weeks. The stock changed 1.89% to recent value of $25.92. The stock transacted 253974 shares during most recent day however it has an average volume of 431.21K shares. The company has 61.01M of outstanding shares and 42.95M shares were floated in the market.

Apellis Pharmaceuticals Inc., (NASDAQ:APLS) a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel therapeutic compounds to treat disease through the inhibition of the complement system, reported that, on April 26, 2019, the Company approved the grant of an equity award to a new employee who began employment on July 2, 2019,  as an equity inducement award outside of the Company’s 2017 Stock Incentive Plan and material to the employee’s acceptance of employment with the Company. The equity award was approved in accordance with Nasdaq Listing Rule 5635(c)(4).

The employee received an option to purchase 24,600 shares of Apellis common stock. The option has an exercise price of $25.56 per share, which is equal to the closing price of Apellis common stock on July 2, 2019, the grant date of the option. One-fourth of the shares underlying the employee option will vest on the one year anniversary of the employee’s date of employment and thereafter 1/48th of the shares underlying each employee option will vest monthly, such that the shares underlying the option granted to the employee will be fully vested on the fourth anniversary of the employee’s date of employment, subject to the employee’s continued employment with Apellis on such vesting date.  Its earnings per share (EPS) expected to touch remained -126.40% for this year . APLS .

According to the most recent quarter its current ratio was 15.2 that represents company’s ability to meet its current financial obligations. The price moved ahead of 11.10% from the mean of 20 days, 22.86% from mean of 50 days SMA and performed 49.07% from mean of 200 days price. Company’s performance for the week was 2.29%, 21.12% for month and YTD performance remained 96.51%.

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