Phillip Frost Bought 55,372 Shares of OPKO Health, Inc. (OPK); Shorts at VAPE HOLDINGS (VAPE) Lowered By 92.34%

VAPE HOLDINGS INC (OTCMKTS:VAPE) had a decrease of 92.34% in short interest. VAPE’s SI was 50,600 shares in April as released by FINRA. Its down 92.34% from 660,700 shares previously. The stock decreased 13.33% or $0.0004 during the last trading session, reaching $0.0026. About shares traded. Vape Holdings, Inc. (OTCMKTS:VAPE) has 0.00% since April 26, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

Vape Holdings, Inc. engages in designing, marketing, and distributing ceramic vaporization products. The company has market cap of $2.34 million. The firm offers blended ceramic vaporization element for torched, electronic, and portable vaporizers under HIVE brand. It currently has negative earnings. It provides a nonporous, non-corrosive, chemically inert medical-grade ceramic vaporization element, which can be used for a range of applications, including stand-alone vaporization products and electronic cigarettes.

Analysts await OPKO Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPK) to report earnings on May, 8. They expect $-0.14 EPS, down 133.33% or $0.08 from last year’s $-0.06 per share. After $-0.12 actual EPS reported by OPKO Health, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 16.67% negative EPS growth.

Phillip Frost who right now serves as the CEO & Chairman of Opko Health Inc not a long ago bought 55,372 shares of the public firm . The huge insider purchase has $165,342 U.S. Dollars total value, at an average stock price per share of $3.0. He also bought 964,627 shares that are worth approx $2.96 million USD in the last month. The investment of shares was made on 26/04/2018 and this act was unveiled in a filing which was filed with the DC-based SEC. This filing is freely available for review here. This is a purchase that is not going to stay undiscovered as Phillip already has rights to 190.73 million shares accounting for 34.09% of the Company’s market cap

Since January 22, 2018, it had 43 insider buys, and 0 insider sales for $10.07 million activity. FROST PHILLIP MD ET AL had bought 75,000 shares worth $374,204 on Thursday, January 25. The insider Rubin Steven D bought 6,000 shares worth $19,500. 15,000 OPKO Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPK) shares with value of $45,100 were bought by Fishel Robert Scott. Logal Adam bought 2,065 shares worth $7,011.

OPKO Health, Inc., a healthcare company, engages in the diagnostics and pharmaceuticals business in the United States, Ireland, Chile, Spain, Israel, and Mexico. The company has market cap of $1.70 billion. The company's Diagnostics segment operates Bio-Reference Laboratories, a clinical laboratory that offers laboratory testing services in the detection, diagnosis, evaluation, monitoring, and treatment of diseases. It currently has negative earnings. The Bio-Reference Laboratories also provides core genetic testing and leverage products, such as the 4Kscore prostate cancer test and the Claros 1 in-office immunoassay platform.

The stock increased 1.33% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $3.04. About 3.30M shares traded. OPKO Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPK) has declined 60.81% since April 26, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 72.36% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.84 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.30, from 1.14 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 32 investors sold OPKO Health, Inc. shares while 60 reduced holdings. 24 funds opened positions while 53 raised stakes. 119.15 million shares or 0.51% less from 119.76 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mgmt reported 2,500 shares. Parallax Volatility Advisers L P holds 0% or 20,872 shares in its portfolio. Utah Retirement Systems invested 0.01% of its portfolio in OPKO Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPK). Virtus Inv Advisers holds 0% or 78,019 shares in its portfolio. Price T Rowe Associates Md stated it has 0% in OPKO Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPK). The New York-based New York State Common Retirement Fund has invested 0% in OPKO Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPK). California State Teachers Retirement has invested 0.01% in OPKO Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPK). Teton Advsrs Incorporated owns 240,000 shares for 0.11% of their portfolio. Horrell Management has invested 0% of its portfolio in OPKO Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPK). Guggenheim holds 0.01% in OPKO Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPK) or 605,609 shares. Coldstream Mngmt accumulated 15,000 shares. Morgan Stanley reported 1.91M shares. Rhumbline Advisers owns 324,113 shares. 1.84M were reported by Goldman Sachs Grp. Advisors Asset invested in 29,473 shares or 0% of the stock.

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