GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Bayer (BAYRY) Eyeing Potential In CRISPR Therapeutics (CRSP); Intersections’ (INTX) Segment Attracts Interest


After the closing-bell Friday, British drug giant GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE:GSK) disclosed in a regulatory filing ( SC 13D ) with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) an 8.3% stake (3,250,627 shares) in CRISPR Therapeutics AG (Nasdaq:CRSP), while Bayer Global Investments B.V. – a subsidiary of German chemical and pharma giant Bayer AG (OTCMKTS:BAYRY) – disclosed to the Federal agency ( SC 13D ) a 12.8% stake (5,105,330 shares) in the gene-editing company.

CRSP stock finished the regular session in positive territory by 5.82% (or +0.92) at $16.74, with a total volume of 119,730 shares traded

CRISPR Therapeutics, which focuses on the development of transformative gene-based medicines for serious diseases using its proprietary CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing platform, has 39.36M Shares Outstanding and Market Capitalization (intraday) of $658.90M. CRSP stock range – since its debut as a public company in October 19, 2016 – is between $13.75 and $17.49 per share



Intersections Inc. (Nasdaq:INTX) shares climbed more than 12% in after-hours trading Friday as the company said that it received a letter with a non-binding proposal from its largest stockholder – Loeb Holding Corp. – to acquire its Pet Health Monitoring Segment

According to Intersections, a Special Committee will evaluate the proposal, but said there is no certainty a deal will be reached

INTX stock closed at $1.76, up $0.01 (or +0.57%), and 2,460 of its shares changed hands during the day, representing a decrease in activity versus its average volume (3m) of 12,880

Intersections, which provides subscription based services to manage personal information and risks, has 23.68M Shares Outstanding, Market Capitalization (intraday) of $41.68M and INTX stock 52-week range is from $1.70 to $3.55 per share


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