NASDAQ:AVXL - Anavex Life Sciences Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$2.43 +0.04 (+1.67 %)
(As of 11/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$2.43
Today's Range$2.33 - $2.44
52-Week Range$1.85 - $4.35
Volume207,507 shs
Average Volume326,122 shs
Market Capitalization$110.40 million
P/E Ratio-7.36
Dividend YieldN/A
Anavex Life Sciences Corp., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, engages in the development of drug candidates for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease, other central nervous system diseases, pain, and various cancers. The company's lead drug candidates include ANAVEX 2-73, which has completed Phase IIa clinical trials for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease; and in preclinical clinical trials to treat Parkinson's disease, epilepsy, Rett syndrome, Angelman syndrome, multiple sclerosis, and Fragile X syndrome. Its preclinical drug candidates include ANAVEX 3-71 to treat Alzheimer's disease; ANAVEX 1-41, a sigma-1 agonist; ANAVEX 1037 for the treatment of prostate cancer; and ANAVEX 1066, a mixed sigma-1/sigma-2 ligand for the treatment of neuropathic and visceral pain. The company was founded in 2006 and is based in New York, New York.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Commercial physical research
Current SymbolNASDAQ:AVXL
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio8.36
Quick Ratio8.36


Trailing P/E Ratio-7.36
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book Value$0.58 per share
Price / Book4.19


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.33)
Net Income$-13,460,000.00
Net MarginsN/A
Return on Equity-70.18%
Return on Assets-61.79%


Outstanding Shares45,430,000
Market Cap$110.40 million

Anavex Life Sciences (NASDAQ:AVXL) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Anavex Life Sciences' stock symbol?

Anavex Life Sciences trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "AVXL."

How were Anavex Life Sciences' earnings last quarter?

Anavex Life Sciences Corp (NASDAQ:AVXL) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 9th. The biotechnology company reported ($0.06) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.10) by $0.04. View Anavex Life Sciences' Earnings History.

When is Anavex Life Sciences' next earnings date?

Anavex Life Sciences is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, December 10th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Anavex Life Sciences.

What price target have analysts set for AVXL?

4 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Anavex Life Sciences' stock. Their predictions range from $6.00 to $10.00. On average, they expect Anavex Life Sciences' stock price to reach $7.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 208.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Anavex Life Sciences.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Anavex Life Sciences?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Anavex Life Sciences in the last year. There are currently 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Anavex Life Sciences.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Anavex Life Sciences stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Anavex Life Sciences stock:
  • 1. HC Wainwright analysts commented, "We value Anavex on the potential of ANAVEX2-73 in Alzheimer’s disease (AD), Rett syndrome, and Parkinson’s disease dementia (PDD). We use a probability adjusted revenue projection for our therapeutic models. In AD we use just 30%, as the current data set, while encouraging, is small." (10/22/2018)
  • 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "ANAVEX LIFE SCIENCES CORP. is an emerging biopharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery and development of novel drug targets for the treatment of cancer and neurological diseases. The company's proprietary SIGMACEPTOR Discovery Platform involves the rational drug design of compounds that fulfill specific criteria based on unmet market needs and new scientific advances. Selected drug candidates demonstrate high, non-exclusive affinity for sigma receptors, which are involved in the modulation of multiple cellular biochemical signaling pathways. " (8/15/2018)
  • 3. Maxim Group analysts commented, "Anavex reported the June quarter with a net loss of $2.8 million and ended the period with $25.8M in cash, runway into 2H19." (8/9/2018)

Has Anavex Life Sciences been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about AVXL stock have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring 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. Anavex Life Sciences earned a news impact score of 1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the biotechnology company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of Anavex Life Sciences' key competitors?

Who are Anavex Life Sciences' key executives?

Anavex Life Sciences' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Dr. Christopher U. Missling, Chairman, Pres, CEO & Sec. (Age 52)
  • Ms. Sandra Boenisch, Principal Financial Officer & Treasurer (Age 37)
  • Mr. Stephan Toutain, Sr. VP of Operations (Age 52)
  • Scott Gordon, Core of Investor Relations
  • Dr. Emmanuel O. Fadiran RPh, Ph.D., Sr. VP of Regulatory Affairs

How do I buy shares of Anavex Life Sciences?

Shares of AVXL 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 Anavex Life Sciences' stock price today?

One share of AVXL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $2.43.

How big of a company is Anavex Life Sciences?

Anavex Life Sciences has a market capitalization of $110.40 million. The biotechnology company earns $-13,460,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.33) on an earnings per share basis. Anavex Life Sciences employs 10 workers across the globe.

What is Anavex Life Sciences' official website?

The official website for Anavex Life Sciences is

How can I contact Anavex Life Sciences?

Anavex Life Sciences' mailing address is 51 W 52ND STREET 7TH FLOOR, NEW YORK NY, 10019. The biotechnology company can be reached via phone at 800-689-3939 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Anavex Life Sciences (NASDAQ AVXL)

Community Ranking:  3.3 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  263 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  140 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  403
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Anavex Life Sciences and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AVXL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AVXL will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/17/2018 by Staff

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