Shares of Diurnal Group PLC (LON:DNL) hit a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Monday . The stock traded as high as GBX 181.30 ($2.50) and last traded at GBX 177.50 ($2.45), with a volume of 5000 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at GBX 173.50 ($2.40).

Separately, Numis Securities reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 185 ($2.56) price target on shares of Diurnal Group in a research report on Tuesday, February 13th.

The stock has a market cap of $124.56 and a PE ratio of -986.11.

In other news, insider John Goddard bought 10,791 shares of Diurnal Group stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, January 5th. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 540 ($7.46) per share, with a total value of £58,271.40 ($80,507.60). Also, insider Martin Whitaker bought 3,703 shares of Diurnal Group stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 27th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 135 ($1.87) per share, for a total transaction of £4,999.05 ($6,906.67).

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Diurnal Group Company Profile

Diurnal Group plc is a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company. The Company is engaged in developing hormone therapeutics to aid treatment for various endocrine conditions. The Company’s products include Chronocort, which is engaged in developing hydrocortisone product for the treatment of congenital adrenal hyperplasia and adrenal insufficiency; Infacort, which is engaged in creating paediatric hydrocortisone replacement product for neonates and infants suffering from adrenal insufficiency; Native Oral Testosterone, which is engaged in creating oral testosterone treatment for hypogonadism, and Tri4Combi, which is engaged in developing combination therapy product of thyroid hormones for patients suffering from hypothyroidism.

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