On Monday, November 9, Pfizer CEO Albert Burla sold 62% of his shares in the pharmaceutical company. This was reported by Markers Insider, citing documents from the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). On the same day, Pfizer and BioNTech announced that their experimental COVID-19 vaccine had been successfully tested.
Albert Burla sold 132,508 shares of Pfizer at an average price of $ 41.94 per share. This price is close to the maximum for the year – for the last 52 weeks the shares were not worth more than $ 41.99. As a result, the CEO earned $ 5.6 million.
According to the documents provided to the SEC, the deal was scheduled for August 19 in accordance with US laws on insider trading. Burla now owns 81,812 shares of Pfizer.
On November 9, Pfizer shares currently grew by more than 15% to $ 41.99. At the close of trading on November 10, the shares were worth $ 38.68. The news that the vaccine from Pfizer and BioNTech has more than 90% efficiency, caused a strong rally in the US market. Businesses related to tourism, real estate and transportation grew mainly.
The vaccine, developed by biotechnology company Moderna, is effective in 94.5% of cases. This result was shown by the intermediate results of the third phase of clinical trials, the company said. On this news, Moderna shares went up. In the pre-market, the company’s quoting rose by more than 18%, rising above $ 105 per share. […]
If coronavirus vaccines become widely available and help restore international trade and economic growth, the dollar is likely to fall by 20% in 2021. Bloomberg reports that this forecast was made by Citigroup Bank. If the forecast comes true, it will be a record drop since 1985, when the DXY index fell by 18.5% over […]
Reuters reported, In Switzerland, the procedure of accelerated testing of Moderna vaccine has started. This will allow to approve the drug if it passes all clinical trials. “Swissmedic can get an initial idea of the benefits and risks of vaccine candidates before the study is completed. This speeds up the review process and at the […]
Shares of Lyft, which fell 16.2% since the beginning of the year but jumped 37.4% over the past week, rose 5.8% amid investor reaction to the company’s quarterly report. Lyft reported a loss for the third quarter (ended September 30) at $ 1.46, which is worse than analysts’ forecasts at – $ 0.91 loss per […]
Shares of Zoom and other companies, which rose amid the pandemic and lockdown, fell in trading on Monday. The reason was the announcement of two biotechnology companies about the successful testing of a promising vaccine, writes CNBC. Shares of the Zoom video conferencing service fell 17.4% by the end of the trading day. Amazon and […]
World oil prices of reference brands continue to rise on the news of the victory of the Democratic candidate Joe Biden in the US presidential election and information on the success of tests of the vaccine from COVID-19 of the American company Pfizer Inc. and German BioNTech. This is evidenced by trading data on Wednesday, […]
BioNTech from Mainz and US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer have announced the successful third phase of clinical trials of the vaccine from COVID. The company said in a statement that registration is expected in November. According to the release, the third phase of clinical trials of BNT162b2 showed its effectiveness by more than 90% among trial […]
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Amazon continues to change our shopping habits at grocery stores. Following the already well-known Amazon Go stores, the company focused on providing technological solutions for larger supermarkets with a wide range. In February, Amazon launched its first full-size Amazon Go supermarket in Seattle and announced selling the technology to other companies. Amazon is now announcing […]Next
The famous Italian fashion house Prada has decided to make adjustments of the management of its business because of the fact that the company’s sales began to fall. General Director of Prada Patrizio Bertelli is going to re-equip production and hold a business restructuring. At the end of 2013 the company’s revenues declined, while management […]Next
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