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LGND Insider Trading (Ligand Pharmaceuticals)

Insider Ownership Percentage: 9.70%
Insider Buying (Last 12 Months): $0.00
Insider Selling (Last 12 Months): $28,246,494.96

Ligand Pharmaceuticals Insider Trading History Chart

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Ligand Pharmaceuticals Share Price & Price History

Current Price: $118.96
Price Change: Price Decrease of -4.49 (-3.64%)
As of 07/29/2021 01:00 AM ET

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Ligand Pharmaceuticals Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
2/10/2021Todd C DavisDirectorSell5,083$213.14$1,083,390.6247,678View SEC Filing Icon  
2/4/2021Charles S BerkmanSVPSell18,097$178.50$3,230,314.5047,003View SEC Filing Icon  
2/4/2021Matthew W FoehrCOOSell44,547$176.86$7,878,582.42167,198View SEC Filing Icon  
1/27/2021John L HigginsCEOSell40,000$182.00$7,280,000.00285,310View SEC Filing Icon  
1/25/2021John L HigginsCEOSell50,000$159.00$7,950,000.00285,310View SEC Filing Icon  
8/24/2020Matthew W FoehrCOOSell78$110.89$8,649.42155,413View SEC Filing Icon  
8/21/2020Matthew W FoehrCOOSell7,225$112.88$815,558.00155,413View SEC Filing Icon  
6/4/2020Charles S BerkmanSVPSell11,146$118.59$1,321,804.1440,877View SEC Filing Icon  
2/27/2020Matthew W FoehrCOOBuy7,225$14.47$104,545.75160,968View SEC Filing Icon  
2/27/2020Matthew W FoehrCOOBuy1,706$21.92$37,395.52155,449View SEC Filing Icon  
2/27/2020Matthew W FoehrCOOSell7,225$110.00$794,750.00160,968View SEC Filing Icon  
2/15/2020Matthew W FoehrCOOSell869$97.23$84,492.87155,360View SEC Filing Icon  
2/15/2020Matthew W FoehrCOOSell447$97.23$43,461.81154,913View SEC Filing Icon  
2/15/2020Matthew W FoehrCOOSell1,170$97.23$113,759.10153,743View SEC Filing Icon  
2/14/2020Matthew W FoehrCOOBuy7,225$14.47$104,545.75163,454View SEC Filing Icon  
2/14/2020Matthew W FoehrCOOSell7,225$95.84$692,444.00148,833View SEC Filing Icon  
2/13/2020Matthew W FoehrCOOBuy496$21.92$10,872.32148,833View SEC Filing Icon  
2/13/2020Matthew W FoehrCOOBuy7,396$0.00$0.00156,229View SEC Filing Icon  
9/3/2019Jason AryehDirectorBuy750$87.01$65,257.5067,203View SEC Filing Icon  
8/5/2019Jason AryehDirectorBuy746$90.01$67,147.4666,453View SEC Filing Icon  
8/2/2019Sunil PatelDirectorBuy1,000$95.98$95,980.0026,359View SEC Filing Icon  
7/31/2019Jason AryehDirectorBuy4,004$99.22$397,276.8861,953View SEC Filing Icon  
7/31/2019John L HigginsCEOBuy1,850$95.45$176,582.50146,749View SEC Filing Icon  
7/29/2019Jason AryehDirectorBuy250$106.01$26,502.5061,953View SEC Filing Icon  
6/11/2019Jason AryehDirectorBuy250$107.01$26,752.5061,703View SEC Filing Icon  
5/31/2019Jason AryehDirectorBuy1,000$109.51$109,510.0059,868View SEC Filing Icon  
5/29/2019Jason AryehDirectorBuy250$111.01$27,752.5059,868View SEC Filing Icon  
5/20/2019Jason AryehDirectorBuy250$112.01$28,002.5059,618View SEC Filing Icon  
5/14/2019Jason AryehDirectorBuy250$112.51$28,127.5059,368View SEC Filing Icon  
5/14/2019John L HigginsCEOBuy2,500$113.50$283,750.0028,042View SEC Filing Icon  
3/13/2019Jason AryehDirectorBuy202$112.51$22,727.0259,118View SEC Filing Icon  
3/13/2019John L HigginsCEOBuy2,500$114.29$285,725.00141,399View SEC Filing Icon  
10/8/2018Todd C DavisDirectorSell2,500$253.99$634,975.0042,556View SEC Filing Icon  
10/1/2018John W KozarichDirectorSell2,500$275.04$687,600.0026,142View SEC Filing Icon  
10/1/2018Matthew W FoehrCOOSell12,000$273.88$3,286,560.00105,388View SEC Filing Icon  
9/17/2018Charles S BerkmanSVPSell2,813$250.69$705,190.9730,576View SEC Filing Icon  
9/4/2018Charles S BerkmanSVPSell19,417$254.99$4,951,140.8328,232View SEC Filing Icon  
9/4/2018John L LamattinaDirectorSell3,335$254.96$850,291.6024,784View SEC Filing Icon  
9/4/2018Matthew W FoehrInsiderSell12,000$255.01$3,060,120.00103,300View SEC Filing Icon  
8/30/2018John L HigginsCEOSell3,500$258.25$903,875.0085,419View SEC Filing Icon  
8/29/2018Matthew E KorenbergEVPSell18,357$256.69$4,712,058.3325,099View SEC Filing Icon  
8/17/2018John L HigginsCEOSell34,500$241.96$8,347,620.00110,426View SEC Filing Icon  
8/17/2018Todd C DavisDirectorSell9,000$239.78$2,158,020.0044,806View SEC Filing Icon  
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SEC Filings (Institutional Ownership Changes) for Ligand Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:LGND)

91.87% of Ligand Pharmaceuticals stock is owned by institutions. Institutional ownership can be a sign of analyst confidence in the fundamentals of the stock.

Institutional Buying and Selling by Quarter

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Ligand Pharmaceuticals Institutional Trading History

Reporting DateHedge FundShares HeldMarket Value% of PortfolioQuarterly Change in SharesOwnership in CompanyDetails
7/23/2021Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund5,664$0.74M0.0%+5.8%0.034%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
7/13/2021New Mexico Educational Retirement Board3,400$0.45M0.0%+21.4%0.020%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/24/2021Principal Financial Group Inc.101,009$15.40M0.0%+14.1%0.607%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/19/2021Squarepoint Ops LLC4,589$0.70M0.0%+26.8%0.028%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/18/2021Voloridge Investment Management LLC83,080$12.67M0.1%+247.8%0.499%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/18/2021Eaton Vance Management5,050$0.77M0.0%-98.5%0.030%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/18/2021Cornerstone Capital Inc.14,763$2.25M0.3%-39.9%0.089%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/18/2021State of Wisconsin Investment Board19,400$2.96M0.0%-5.4%0.117%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/18/2021Tudor Investment Corp Et Al3,333$0.51M0.0%-76.4%0.020%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/18/2021Court Place Advisors LLC15,948$2.43M0.8%-1.8%0.096%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/18/2021Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC19,349$2.95M0.0%-22.8%0.116%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/18/2021Glenmede Trust Co. NA2,344$0.36M0.0%-42.3%0.014%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/18/2021FORA Capital LLC236$36K0.0%N/A0.001%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/18/2021Gotham Asset Management LLC2,036$0.31M0.0%-45.2%0.012%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/18/2021California State Teachers Retirement System21,754$3.32M0.0%-0.5%0.131%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/17/2021Great West Life Assurance Co. Can6,379$0.97M0.0%-8.2%0.038%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/17/2021Point72 Hong Kong Ltd215$33K0.0%-55.8%0.001%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/17/2021AQR Capital Management LLC5,472$0.83M0.0%-80.8%0.033%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/17/2021Virtus ETF Advisers LLC6,147$0.94M0.4%+2.8%0.037%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/17/2021Royal Bank of Canada20,230$3.08M0.0%-32.4%0.121%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/17/2021Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD10,245$1.56M0.0%-83.9%0.062%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/17/2021Redwood Investments LLC48,515$7.40M0.6%-47.0%0.291%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/17/2021Janus Henderson Group PLC1,257,797$191.75M0.1%-22.0%7.553%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/17/2021Ameriprise Financial Inc.92,158$14.05M0.0%-45.2%0.553%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/17/2021HRT Financial LP9,472$1.44M0.0%N/A0.057%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/17/2021Quantitative Investment Management LLC2,488$0.38M0.0%N/A0.015%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/17/2021Nordea Investment Management AB64,908$9.96M0.0%-1.9%0.390%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/17/2021Thrivent Financial for Lutherans4,416$0.67M0.0%-92.6%0.027%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/17/2021Atom Investors LP16,332$2.49M0.4%-79.2%0.098%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/14/2021Profund Advisors LLC1,330$0.20M0.0%N/A0.008%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/14/2021Ashford Capital Management Inc.3,240$0.49M0.0%-38.2%0.019%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/14/2021Stephens Investment Management Group LLC370,810$56.53M0.8%-36.3%2.227%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/14/2021Stephens Inc. AR1,906$0.29M0.0%-47.3%0.011%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/14/2021Kennedy Capital Management Inc.14,947$2.28M0.0%-86.4%0.090%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/14/2021Eqis Capital Management Inc.1,353$0.21M0.0%N/A0.008%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/14/2021Dimensional Fund Advisors LP362,257$55.22M0.0%-1.0%2.175%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/14/2021Employees Retirement System of Texas7,279$1.11M0.0%-43.0%0.044%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/14/2021O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC3,480$0.53M0.0%-10.4%0.021%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/13/2021Franklin Resources Inc.1,458$0.22M0.0%N/A0.009%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/13/2021SG Americas Securities LLC4,843$0.74M0.0%-85.3%0.029%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/13/2021Sawtooth Solutions LLC1,938$0.30M0.1%N/A0.012%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/13/2021Mutual of America Capital Management LLC14,837$2.26M0.0%-2.2%0.089%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/13/2021Amalgamated Bank2,194$0.33M0.0%-8.4%0.013%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/13/2021Penserra Capital Management LLC16,338$2.49M0.0%+4,315.7%0.098%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/13/2021Knott David M75,000$11.43M4.9%-69.8%0.450%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/13/2021Blair William & Co. IL28,955$4.41M0.0%-10.5%0.174%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/13/2021Federated Hermes Inc.13,000$1.98M0.0%-64.1%0.078%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/13/2021WCM Investment Management LLC28,826$4.40M0.0%-57.4%0.173%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/13/2021Bank of Montreal Can1,424$0.22M0.0%-55.1%0.009%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/13/2021Baird Financial Group Inc.4,655$0.71M0.0%-3.1%0.028%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/13/2021William Blair Investment Management LLC1,291,254$196.85M0.6%-36.7%7.754%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/12/2021Northern Trust Corp235,055$35.83M0.0%-3.3%1.412%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/12/2021Ergoteles LLC3,715$0.57M0.0%N/A0.022%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/12/2021Geode Capital Management LLC262,876$40.08M0.0%+12.4%1.579%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/12/2021Prudential Financial Inc.25,354$3.87M0.0%-74.3%0.152%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/12/2021Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS5,542$0.85M0.0%+3.2%0.033%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/12/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.45,413$6.92M0.0%-98.9%0.273%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/12/2021CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC14,133$2.15M0.0%+7.3%0.085%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/12/2021Sei Investments Co.6,272$0.86M0.0%-89.3%0.038%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/12/2021E Fund Management Co. Ltd.841$0.13M0.0%N/A0.005%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/12/2021Jupiter Asset Management Ltd.17,808$2.71M0.0%-39.6%0.107%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/11/2021Teacher Retirement System of Texas1,823$0.28M0.0%N/A0.011%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/11/2021Paradigm Asset Management Co. LLC2,900$0.44M0.1%-9.4%0.017%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/10/2021Russell Investments Group Ltd.27,923$4.26M0.0%-99.4%0.168%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/10/2021State of Tennessee Treasury Department6,770$1.03M0.0%-7.7%0.041%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/10/2021Wasatch Advisors Inc.213,999$32.62M0.1%-81.7%1.285%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/10/2021Xponance Inc.1,825$0.28M0.0%-13.4%0.011%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/10/2021State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System5,447$0.83M0.0%+5.0%0.033%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/10/2021Principal Financial Group Inc.101,009$15.40M0.0%+14.1%0.607%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/10/2021Rafferty Asset Management LLC20,217$3.08M0.0%+101.3%0.121%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/10/2021Investment Management of Virginia LLC44,028$6.71M1.4%+31.1%0.264%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/10/2021Securian Asset Management Inc1,603$0.24M0.0%+6.7%0.010%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/7/2021Advisors Asset Management Inc.7,197$1.10M0.0%-2.0%0.043%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/7/2021American International Group Inc.38,315$5.84M0.0%+3.0%0.230%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/7/2021Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc.1,658$0.25M0.0%N/A0.010%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/7/2021Cibc World Markets Corp1,784$0.27M0.0%N/A0.011%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/7/2021Swiss National Bank36,800$5.61M0.0%+1.1%0.221%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/7/2021Brighton Jones LLC1,500$0.23M0.0%N/A0.009%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/7/2021Fifth Third Bancorp291$44K0.0%-47.6%0.002%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/6/2021Rhumbline Advisers45,515$6.94M0.0%-0.6%0.273%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/6/2021Alliancebernstein L.P.44,862$6.84M0.0%+1.9%0.269%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/6/2021Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd.3,376$0.52M0.0%+50.1%0.020%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/6/2021Standard Life Aberdeen plc174,482$26.60M0.1%-52.7%1.048%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/6/2021M&T Bank Corp1,760$0.27M0.0%-59.2%0.011%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/5/2021Los Angeles Capital Management LLC2,251$0.34M0.0%N/A0.014%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/4/2021Envestnet Asset Management Inc.10,168$1.55M0.0%-24.5%0.061%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/4/2021Commonwealth Equity Services LLC1,571$0.24M0.0%N/A0.009%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/4/2021Victory Capital Management Inc.38,658$5.89M0.0%+554.2%0.232%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/4/2021BTC Capital Management Inc.1,525$0.23M0.0%-28.5%0.009%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/3/2021The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company26,472$4.04M0.0%-83.1%0.159%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/3/2021MESIROW FINANCIAL INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Equity & Fixed Income13,985$2.13M0.2%N/A0.084%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/3/2021State of Michigan Retirement System6,120$0.93M0.0%+5.2%0.037%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/3/2021Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank1,692$0.26M0.0%-23.7%0.010%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/3/2021Texas Permanent School Fund12,411$1.89M0.0%-3.9%0.075%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
4/30/2021Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS404,775$61.71M1.0%-8.3%2.431%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
4/30/2021Wealthcare Advisory Partners LLC215$33K0.0%N/A0.001%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
4/29/2021Handelsbanken Fonder AB2,358$0.36M0.0%-38.9%0.014%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
4/28/2021US Bancorp DE915$0.14M0.0%+180.7%0.006%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
4/28/2021Comerica Bank42,192$6.17M0.0%-23.6%0.254%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
4/27/2021Steigerwald Gordon & Koch Inc.1,566$0.24M0.0%N/A0.009%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
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Ligand Pharmaceuticals logo
Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated, a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on developing or acquiring technologies that help pharmaceutical companies to discover and develop medicines worldwide. The company's commercial programs include Kyprolis and Evomela, which are used to treat multiple myeloma; Veklury for the treatment of moderate or severe COVID-19; Teriparatide injection product for the treatment of osteoporosis; Nexterone, a captisol-enabled formulation of amiodarone; Zulresso, a captisol-enabled formulation of brexanolone for the treatment of PPD; Noxafil-IV, a captisol-enabled formulation of posaconazole for IV use; Duavee for the treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis; Aziyo portfolio of commercial pericardial repair and CanGaroo envelope extracellular matrix products; Exemptia for autoimmune diseases; Vivitra for breast cancer; Bryxta and Zybev for various indications; and Minnebro for the treatment of hypertension. The company's partners programs, which are in clinical development used for the treatment of cancer, seizure, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, muscle wasting, liver disease, and kidney, and other diseases. In addition, the company is involved in the sale of Captisol materials. Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.
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Today's Range

Now: $118.96
Low: $118.26
High: $125.54

50 Day Range

MA: $123.88
Low: $113.03
High: $139.37

52 Week Range

Now: $118.96
Low: $78.26
High: $219.75

Volume

202,646 shs

Average Volume

347,159 shs

Market Capitalization

$1.98 billion

P/E Ratio

51.72

Dividend Yield

N/A

Beta

1.18

Who are the company insiders with the largest holdings of Ligand Pharmaceuticals?

Ligand Pharmaceuticals' top insider investors include:
  1. John L Higgins (CEO)
  2. Matthew W Foehr (COO)
  3. Jason Aryeh (Director)
  4. Todd C Davis (Director)
  5. Charles S Berkman (SVP)
  6. Sunil Patel (Director)

Who are the major institutional investors of Ligand Pharmaceuticals?

Ligand Pharmaceuticals' top institutional investors include:
  1. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund — 0.03%
  2. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board — 0.02%

Which institutional investors are buying Ligand Pharmaceuticals stock?

In the last quarter, LGND stock was acquired by institutional investors including:
  1. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board
  2. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund
During the last year, these company insiders have bought Ligand Pharmaceuticals stock:
  1. John L Higgins (CEO)
  2. Matthew W Foehr (COO)
  3. Jason Aryeh (Director)
  4. Todd C Davis (Director)
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