Riot Blockchain Inc (NASDAQ:RIOT) saw unusually large options trading on Tuesday. Traders purchased 41,060 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 1,094% compared to the average volume of 3,440 call options.
In other Riot Blockchain news, CEO John R. O’rourke III sold 30,383 shares of Riot Blockchain stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 29th. The stock was sold at an average price of $28.61, for a total transaction of $869,257.63. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. 2.40% of the stock is owned by insiders.
Riot Blockchain (RIOT) traded up $1.03 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $21.88. The company had a trading volume of 1,674,948 shares, compared to its average volume of 9,620,000. Riot Blockchain has a twelve month low of $3.02 and a twelve month high of $46.20. The firm has a market cap of $211.36, a price-to-earnings ratio of -11.40 and a beta of 2.99.
Riot Blockchain (NASDAQ:RIOT) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November 13th. The technology company reported ($0.99) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Riot Blockchain had a negative return on equity of 82.70% and a negative net margin of 11,828.57%.
Separately, BidaskClub lowered Riot Blockchain from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Saturday, December 30th.
About Riot Blockchain
Riot Blockchain Inc, formerly Bioptix, Inc, intends to gain exposure to the block chain ecosystem through targeted investments in the sector, with a primary focus on the bitcoin and Ethereum blockchains. The Company also provides Enhanced Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR) platform for the detection of molecular interactions.
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