Akorn Company Profile (NASDAQ:AKRX)

About Akorn

Akorn logoAkorn Inc., together with its subsidiaries, is a specialty pharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures and markets generic and branded prescription pharmaceuticals, as well as private-label over-the-counter (OTC) consumer health products and animal health pharmaceuticals. The Company operates through two segments: Prescription Pharmaceuticals and the Consumer Health. The Prescription Pharmaceuticals segment is engaged in manufacturing and marketing generic and branded prescription pharmaceuticals, including ophthalmics, injectables, oral liquids, otics, topical, inhalants and nasal sprays. The Consumer Health segment is engaged in manufacturing and marketing branded and private-label animal health and OTC products. The Company's Akorn Consumer Health division (ACH) markets a portfolio of OTC brands and various formulations of private-label OTC pharmaceutical products. Its OTC brand is TheraTears Therapy for Your Eyes, which is a family of therapeutic eye care products.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Medical
  • Industry: Drugs - Generic
  • Sub-Industry: Pharmaceuticals
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: AKRX
  • CUSIP: 00972810
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $21.91
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $20.97
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $24.00
  • 52-Week Range: $17.57 - $35.40
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 14.59
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 9.94
  • P/E Growth: 1.95
  • Market Cap: $2.70B
  • Outstanding Shares: 125,240,000
  • Beta: 1.12
  • Net Margins: 16.58%
  • Return on Equity: 38.59%
  • Return on Assets: 14.15%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.00%
  • Current Ratio: 4.14%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.99%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Akorn (NASDAQ:AKRX) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 7 Hold Ratings, 8 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.35)
Consensus Price Target: $29.70 (37.71% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Akorn (NASDAQ:AKRX)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
1/31/2017Jefferies Group LLCInitiated CoverageBuy$24.00View Rating Details
12/29/2016GuggenheimReiterated RatingBuy$40.00View Rating Details
12/1/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Initiated CoverageSell$20.00View Rating Details
11/7/2016Deutsche Bank AGUpgradeHold -> Buy$28.00View Rating Details
11/7/2016WallachBeth CapitalDowngradeBuy -> Hold$40.00 -> $22.00View Rating Details
11/7/2016Bank of America CorpDowngradeBuy -> Underperform$22.00View Rating Details
11/4/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaDowngradeOutperform -> Sector Perform$37.00 -> $24.00View Rating Details
11/4/2016RBC Capital MarketsDowngradeOutperform -> Sector Perform$37.00 -> $24.00View Rating Details
9/15/2016Piper Jaffray CompaniesUpgradeNeutral -> Overweight$33.00 -> $34.00View Rating Details
8/5/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoSet Price TargetBuy$45.00View Rating Details
8/2/2016Raymond James Financial, Inc.DowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
8/2/2016Citigroup Inc.DowngradeMarket Perform$33.80 -> $34.00View Rating Details
5/26/2016Leerink SwannReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
3/22/2016Craig HallumReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
3/23/2016Susquehanna Bancshares IncLower Price TargetNeutral$32.00 -> $30.00View Rating Details
3/23/2016William BlairReiterated RatingOutperform$58.00 -> $36.00View Rating Details
3/22/2016S&P Equity ResearchLower Price Target$25.98 -> $21.97View Rating Details
3/21/2016NomuraLower Price TargetBuy$46.00 -> $42.00View Rating Details
9/9/2015JMP SecuritiesInitiated CoverageMarket PerformView Rating Details
3/27/2015Avondale PartnersInitiated CoverageOutperform$56.00View Rating Details
2/27/2015Needham & Company LLCDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Akorn (NASDAQ:AKRX)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
3/1/2017ListenView Earnings Details
11/3/2016Q316$0.54$0.56$267.04 million$284.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/4/2016Q216$0.55$0.58$272.99 million$280.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/16/2016Q116$0.43$0.54$268.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/26/2015Q414$0.45$0.50$218.87 million$227.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/6/2014Q314$0.25$0.27$155.20 million$132.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/5/2014Q214$0.20$0.25$145.16 million$150.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/6/2014Q114$0.15$0.16$91.44 million$90.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/3/2014Q413$0.14$0.14$83.37 million$85.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2013Q313$0.14$0.15$80.43 million$81.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2013Q2 2013$0.13$0.14$75.06 million$77.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2013Q1 2013$0.14$0.13$74.07 million$73.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/26/2013Q4 2012$0.12$0.13$69.42 million$71.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2012Q312$0.13$0.12$69.59 million$69.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2012$0.12$0.12ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2012$0.12$0.13ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/6/2012$0.09$0.11ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2011$0.06$0.13ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Akorn (NASDAQ:AKRX)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.24 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.17 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$0.50$0.50$0.50
Q2 20162$0.47$0.53$0.50
Q3 20163$0.52$0.53$0.53
Q4 20163$0.51$0.55$0.54
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Akorn (NASDAQ:AKRX)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Akorn (NASDAQ:AKRX)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 28.30%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 74.75%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/15/2016Kenneth AbramowitzDirectorSell2,691$30.44$81,914.04View SEC Filing  
6/14/2016Joseph BonaccorsiSVPSell6,500$29.84$193,960.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2016Kenneth AbramowitzDirectorSell14,675$30.16$442,598.00View SEC Filing  
6/9/2016Bruce KutinskyCOOSell142,000$31.12$4,419,040.00View SEC Filing  
6/7/2016Ronald M JohnsonDirectorSell7,542$31.49$237,497.58View SEC Filing  
6/6/2016Kenneth AbramowitzDirectorSell10,900$31.37$341,933.00View SEC Filing  
6/3/2016Joseph BonaccorsiSVPSell90,250$31.23$2,818,507.50View SEC Filing  
6/2/2016Alan D WeinsteinDirectorSell50,000$30.93$1,546,500.00View SEC Filing  
4/21/2015Mark M SilverbergVPSell29,000$55.00$1,595,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/10/2015John N KapoorDirectorBuy19,000$44.26$840,940.00View SEC Filing  
3/3/2015Rajat RaiCEOBuy5,000$47.70$238,500.00View SEC Filing  
2/18/2015Joseph BonaccorsiInsiderSell40,827$47.33$1,932,341.91View SEC Filing  
2/10/2015Ronald M JohnsonDirectorSell17,173$46.44$797,514.12View SEC Filing  
1/26/2015Rajat RaiCEOSell873,985$41.89$36,611,231.65View SEC Filing  
1/12/2015Mark M SilverbergVPSell38,602$41.00$1,582,682.00View SEC Filing  
1/9/2015Ronald M JohnsonDirectorSell17,173$40.46$694,819.58View SEC Filing  
1/2/2015Ronald M JohnsonDirectorSell14,300$36.12$516,516.00View SEC Filing  
1/2/2015Timothy A DickCFOSell30,150$36.03$1,086,304.50View SEC Filing  
12/15/2014Brian TambiDirectorSell1,200$41.86$50,232.00View SEC Filing  
12/12/2014Adrienne L GravesDirectorSell9,557$41.09$392,697.13View SEC Filing  
12/11/2014John N KapoorDirectorSell50,000$41.19$2,059,500.00View SEC Filing  
12/9/2014John R SabatVPSell43,173$40.53$1,749,801.69View SEC Filing  
12/1/2014Timothy A DickCFOSell30,875$39.23$1,211,226.25View SEC Filing  
11/3/2014Timothy A DickCFOSell122,222$44.08$5,387,545.76View SEC Filing  
10/1/2014Timothy A DickCFOSell122,222$35.24$4,307,103.28View SEC Filing  
9/12/2014Brian TambiDirectorSell13,800$38.00$524,400.00View SEC Filing  
9/11/2014Joseph BonaccorsiInsiderSell116,800$37.89$4,425,552.00View SEC Filing  
9/8/2014Kenneth AbramowitzDirectorSell4,500$36.54$164,430.00View SEC Filing  
9/8/2014Rajat RaiCEOSell147,000$36.78$5,406,660.00View SEC Filing  
9/8/2014Timothy A DickCFOSell45,000$37.61$1,692,450.00View SEC Filing  
9/4/2014Alan D WeinsteinDirectorSell5,000$38.49$192,450.00View SEC Filing  
8/26/2014John N KapoorDirectorSell50,000$38.99$1,949,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/7/2014Rajat RaiCEOSell903,659$33.62$30,381,015.58View SEC Filing  
6/13/2014Brian TambiDirectorBuy1,000$27.62$27,620.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2014Rajat RaiCEOBuy5,000$26.76$133,800.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2014Kenneth AbramowitzDirectorSell2,557$26.79$68,502.03View SEC Filing  
12/9/2013Alan WeinsteinDirectorSell20,000$25.52$510,400.00View SEC Filing  
12/3/2013Kenneth AbramowitzDirectorSell5,000$25.35$126,750.00View SEC Filing  
12/12/2012Alan D WeinsteinDirectorBuy30,500$13.67$416,935.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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What is Akorn's stock symbol?

Akorn trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "AKRX."

Where is Akorn's stock going? Where will Akorn's stock price be in 2017?

17 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Akorn's stock. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $45.00. On average, they anticipate Akorn's stock price to reach $29.70 in the next year.

When will Akorn announce their earnings?

Akorn is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, March, 1st 2017.

Who owns Akorn stock?

Akorn's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Paulson & CO. Inc. (6.94%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (3.32%), State Street Corp (2.39%), FMR LLC (1.85%), Janus Capital Management LLC (1.80%) and Fiera Capital Corp (0.95%). Company insiders that own Akorn stock include Alan D Weinstein, Bruce Kutinsky, John N Kapoor, Joseph Bonaccorsi, Kenneth Abramowitz, Mark M Silverberg, Rajat Rai and Ronald M Johnson.

Who sold Akorn stock? Who is selling Akorn stock?

Akorn's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fiera Capital Corp, Folger Hill Asset Management LP, FMR LLC, Clough Capital Partners L P, State Street Corp, Oxford Asset Management, Allianz Asset Management AG and Loomis Sayles & Co. L P. Company insiders that have sold Akorn stock in the last year include Alan D Weinstein, Bruce Kutinsky, Joseph Bonaccorsi, Kenneth Abramowitz and Ronald M Johnson.

Who bought Akorn stock? Who is buying Akorn stock?

Akorn's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Paulson & CO. Inc., William Blair Investment Management LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Janus Capital Management LLC, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Gabelli Funds LLC and Columbia Wanger Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Akorn stock in the last two years include John N Kapoor and Rajat Rai.

How do I buy Akorn stock?

Shares of Akorn can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Akorn stock cost?

One share of Akorn stock can currently be purchased for approximately $21.57.

Akorn (NASDAQ:AKRX) Chart for Thursday, February, 23, 2017

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Akorn (NASDAQ:AKRX)

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Dividend Payments by Quarter for Akorn (NASDAQ:AKRX)

Last Updated on 2/23/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff