NASDAQ:AMPH - Amphastar Pharmaceuticals Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $24.14 -0.05 (-0.21 %) (As of 02/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$24.19Today's Range$23.76 - $24.2952-Week Range$14.40 - $24.63Volume159,300 shsAverage Volume157,972 shsMarket Capitalization$1.11 billionP/E Ratio63.53Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.39 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company, develops, manufactures, markets, and sells generic and proprietary injectable, inhalation, and intranasal products in the United States and internationally. It operates through two segments, Finished Pharmaceutical Products and Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients. The company offers enoxaparin, a low molecular weight heparin that is used as an anticoagulant for the prevention and treatment of deep vein thrombosis; naloxone for opioid overdose; Cortrosyn, a lyophilized powder for use as a diagnostic agent in the screening of patients with adrenocortical insufficiency; Amphadase, a bovine-sourced hyaluronidase injection to absorb and disperse other injected drugs; and lidocaine jelly, a local anesthetic product for urological procedures. It also provides lidocaine topical solution for various procedures; phytonadione injection for newborn babies; syringe products, such as morphine, atropine, calcium chloride, dextrose, epinephrine, lidocaine, and sodium bicarbonate for emergency use in hospital settings; lorazepam injection for surgery and medical procedures; ketorolac for acute pain management; procainamide for documented ventricular arrhythmias; medroxyprogesterone acetate injectable suspension for the prevention of pregnancy. In addition, the company manufactures and distributes recombinant human and porcine insulins. Further, it develops Primatene Mist, an over-the-counter epinephrine inhalation product candidate for the temporary relief of mild symptoms of intermittent asthma. Additionally, the company has a pipeline of 20 generic and proprietary product candidates in various stages of development for various indications. Its products are used in hospital or urgent care clinical settings, and primarily contracted and distributed through group purchasing organizations and drug wholesalers. Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Rancho Cucamonga, California. Receive AMPH News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for AMPH and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Pharmaceutical preparations Sub-IndustryN/A SectorMedical Current SymbolNASDAQ:AMPH Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIK1297184 Webwww.amphastar.com Phone909-980-9484Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.10 Current Ratio2.02 Quick Ratio1.34Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio63.53 Forward P/E Ratio-402.33 P/E Growth1.4 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$240.18 million Price / Sales4.63 Cash Flow$0.7174 per share Price / Cash Flow33.65 Book Value$7.34 per share Price / Book3.29Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.38 Net Income$4.50 million Net Margins-2.33% Return on Equity2.80% Return on Assets2.02%Miscellaneous Employees1,644 Outstanding Shares46,098,000Market Cap$1.11 billion Next Earnings Date3/11/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable Amphastar Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:AMPH) Frequently Asked Questions What is Amphastar Pharmaceuticals' stock symbol? Amphastar Pharmaceuticals trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "AMPH." How will Amphastar Pharmaceuticals' stock buyback program work? Amphastar Pharmaceuticals declared that its board has initiated a stock repurchase plan on Thursday, August 10th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase $20,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase up to 2.8% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are usually an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued. How were Amphastar Pharmaceuticals' earnings last quarter? Amphastar Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:AMPH) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 8th. The company reported $0.12 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.11 by $0.01. The company earned $75.54 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $76.84 million. Amphastar Pharmaceuticals had a negative net margin of 2.33% and a positive return on equity of 2.80%. Amphastar Pharmaceuticals's revenue was up 30.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.07 earnings per share. View Amphastar Pharmaceuticals' Earnings History. When is Amphastar Pharmaceuticals' next earnings date? Amphastar Pharmaceuticals is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, March 11th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Amphastar Pharmaceuticals. What price target have analysts set for AMPH? 4 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Amphastar Pharmaceuticals' stock. Their predictions range from $19.00 to $26.00. On average, they anticipate Amphastar Pharmaceuticals' share price to reach $23.3333 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.3%. View Analyst Price Targets for Amphastar Pharmaceuticals. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Amphastar Pharmaceuticals? 4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Amphastar Pharmaceuticals in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Amphastar Pharmaceuticals. Has Amphastar Pharmaceuticals been receiving favorable news coverage? Media coverage about AMPH stock has been trending positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Amphastar Pharmaceuticals earned a news sentiment score of 2.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. Who are some of Amphastar Pharmaceuticals' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Amphastar Pharmaceuticals include TESARO (TSRO), Taro Pharmaceutical Industries (TARO), Amneal Pharmaceuticals (AMRX), Horizon Pharma (HZNP), Evotec (EVTCY), HUTCHISON CHINA/S (HCM), Emergent Biosolutions (EBS), Agios Pharmaceuticals (AGIO), Blueprint Medicines (BPMC), Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical (RARE), Intercept Pharmaceuticals (ICPT), Ascendis Pharma A/S (ASND), ACADIA Pharmaceuticals (ACAD), Global Blood Therapeutics (GBT) and Mirati Therapeutics (MRTX). What other stocks do shareholders of Amphastar Pharmaceuticals own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Amphastar Pharmaceuticals investors own include Mattel (MAT), Ultra Clean (UCTT), General Electric (GE), Twitter (TWTR), US Foods (USFD), American National BankShares (AMNB), Enterprise Bancorp (EBTC), Clear Channel Outdoor (CCO), New York Times (NYT) and General Motors (GM). Who are Amphastar Pharmaceuticals' key executives? Amphastar Pharmaceuticals' management team includes the folowing people: Dr. Ziping Luo, Chairman, Chief Scientist & COO (Age 69)Dr. Yongfeng Zhang, CEO, Chief Science Officer & Director (Age 72)Mr. Jason B. Shandell, Pres & Director (Age 45)Mr. William J. Peters, CFO, Treasurer & Sr. VP of Fin. (Age 51)Mr. Rong Zhou, Exec. VP of Production Center (Age 60) Who are Amphastar Pharmaceuticals' major shareholders? Amphastar Pharmaceuticals' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (12.86%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.12%), Northern Trust Corp (1.03%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.97%), Geode Capital Management LLC (0.92%) and Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc. (0.73%). Company insiders that own Amphastar Pharmaceuticals stock include Diane G Gerst, Floyd F Petersen, Howard Lee, Jack Y Zhang, Jason B Shandell, Michael A Zasloff, Physics & Chemistry La Applied, Richard K Prins, Richard Koo, Rong Zhou, Stephen B Shohet, William J Peters and Yakob Liawatidewi. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Amphastar Pharmaceuticals. Which major investors are selling Amphastar Pharmaceuticals stock? AMPH stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mackay Shields LLC, BlackRock Inc., Barclays PLC, Citigroup Inc., KBC Group NV, MetLife Investment Advisors LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Northern Trust Corp. Company insiders that have sold Amphastar Pharmaceuticals company stock in the last year include Howard Lee, Jack Y Zhang, Jason B Shandell, Michael A Zasloff, Physics & Chemistry La Applied, Richard K Prins, Richard Koo, Rong Zhou, William J Peters and Yakob Liawatidewi. View Insider Buying and Selling for Amphastar Pharmaceuticals. Which major investors are buying Amphastar Pharmaceuticals stock? AMPH stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Martingale Asset Management L P, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Millennium Management LLC, Bessemer Group Inc., Geode Capital Management LLC, Squarepoint Ops LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp and Two Sigma Investments LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Amphastar Pharmaceuticals. How do I buy shares of Amphastar Pharmaceuticals? Shares of AMPH can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Amphastar Pharmaceuticals' stock price today? One share of AMPH stock can currently be purchased for approximately $24.14. How big of a company is Amphastar Pharmaceuticals? Amphastar Pharmaceuticals has a market capitalization of $1.11 billion and generates $240.18 million in revenue each year. The company earns $4.50 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.38 on an earnings per share basis. Amphastar Pharmaceuticals employs 1,644 workers across the globe. What is Amphastar Pharmaceuticals' official website? The official website for Amphastar Pharmaceuticals is http://www.amphastar.com. How can I contact Amphastar Pharmaceuticals? Amphastar Pharmaceuticals' mailing address is 11570 SIXTH STREET, RANCHO CUCAMONGA CA, 91730. The company can be reached via phone at 909-980-9484 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Amphastar Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ AMPH)Community Ranking: 2.8 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 255 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 201 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 456MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Amphastar Pharmaceuticals and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AMPH will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AMPH will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 2/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How Do You Calculate Return on Equity (ROE)?