In a just published Form 13, filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Biolase Inc. (NASDAQ:BIOL) reported that Schuler Jack W has picked up 20,728,060 of common stock as of 2017-04-17.
The acquisition brings the aggregate amount owned by Schuler Jack W to a total of 20,728,060 representing approximately 28.71% stake in the company.
For those not familiar with the company, BIOLASE, Inc. (BIOLASE) is a medical device company that develops, manufactures, markets and sells laser systems in dentistry and medicine. The Company markets, sells, and distributes dental imaging equipment, including cone beam digital x-rays and computer-aided design (CAD)/computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) intra-oral scanners, in-office, chair-side milling machines and three-dimensional (3-D) printers. It offers two categories of laser system products: WaterLase (all-tissue) systems and Diode (soft tissue) systems. Its brand, WaterLase, uses a combination of water and laser energy to perform procedures performed using drills, scalpels, and other traditional dental instruments for cutting soft and hard tissue. It also offers its Diode laser systems to perform soft tissue, pain therapy, and cosmetic procedures, including teeth whitening. Its Waterlase and Diode systems use disposable laser tips of differing sizes and shapes depending on the procedures being performed.
A glance at Biolase Inc. (NASDAQ:BIOL)’s key stats reveals a current market capitalization of 93.50 Million based on 67.66 Million shares outstanding and a price at last close of $1.32 per share.
Looking at insider activity, there are a few transactions worth noting.
Specifically, on 2015-10-21, Schuler picked up 33,762 at a purchase price of $0.95. This brings their total holding to 4,213,429 as of the date of the filing.
On the sell side, the most recent transaction saw Mulder unload 5,000 shares at a sale price of $1.25. This brings their total holding to 0.
It’s possible to gauge a company’s potential by tracking the activity of its major holders, as well as checking in on insider activity such as those transactions listed above. We’ll be keeping an eye on Biolase Inc. (NASDAQ:BIOL) as things move forward to see if its progress aligns with these transactions.
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