Mark Lampert‘s Biotechnology Value Fund reported raising its stake in Xenon Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:XENE) to 3.11 million shares, which account for 17.9% of the company’s outstanding stock, via a newly-amended 13G filing released by the Securities and Exchange Commission. Previously, the fund held 1.78 million shares or 12.3% of Xenon’s outstanding stock, according to its 13F filing for the June 30 reporting period.
As the name denotes it, Xenon Pharmaceuticals is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company that develops various therapeutics for orphan indications. Recently, the company made a $30 million public offering of common shares, priced at $7.50 per share. Year-to-date, Xenon Pharmaceuticals’ stock is down by 4.48%. In its latest financial report, for the second quarter of 2016, the company disclosed revenue of $0.4 million and a basic loss per share of $0.42, compared to a revenue of $4.04 million and earnings per share of $0.08, for the corresponding period of the prior year.
Among the hedge funds from Insider Monkey’s database, seven were long Xenon Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:XENE) at the end of June, down from eight a quarter earlier. Some of the bullish investors contained Steve Cohen’s Point72 Asset Management, with a position valued at $2.12 million, and Jim Simons’ Renaissance Technologies, which held a position worth around $286,000.
You can access the original SEC filing by clicking here.
Ownership Summary Table
|Name||Sole Voting Power||Shared Voting Power||Sole Dispositive Power||Shared Dispositive Power||Aggregate Amount Owned Power||Percent of Class|
|Biotechnology Value Trading Fund OS||0||262,664||0||262,664||262,664||1.5%|
|BVF Partners OS Ltd||0||262,664||0||262,664||262,664||1.5%|
|Mark N. Lampert||0||3,108,905||0||3,108,905||3,108,905||17.9%|
Page 1 of 10 – SEC Filing
INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN STATEMENTS FILED PURSUANT
Xenon Pharmaceuticals Inc.
(Name of Issuer)
Common Shares, no par value per share
(Title of Class of Securities)
98420N 10 5
September 8, 2016
(Date of Event Which Requires Filing of this Statement)