NASDAQ:CMRX - Chimerix Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$3.25 -0.11 (-3.27 %)
(As of 12/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$3.36
Today's Range$3.2285 - $3.37
52-Week Range$3.11 - $5.94
Volume249,139 shs
Average Volume188,303 shs
Market Capitalization$171.96 million
P/E Ratio-2.15
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.17
Chimerix, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, discovers, develops, and commercializes medicines that address unmet medical needs in the United States. The company's lead product candidate is brincidofovir, an investigational nucleoside analog for the prevention of viral infections in hematopoietic or stem cell transplant recipients (HCT), as well as for the treatment of adenovirus infection and disease, smallpox, and BK virus infection in kidney and HCT transplant recipients. It is also developing CMX521, a nucleoside that is in Phase I clinical trials for the treatment and prevention of norovirus; and CMX157, a nucleoside analog, which is in Phase II clinical trials to treat HIV and hepatitis B virus infection. The company has license agreements with ContraVir Pharmaceuticals for the development and commercialization of CMX157 for various antiviral indications; and Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority for the development of brincidofovir for use in the treatment of smallpox. Chimerix, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Durham, North Carolina.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Pharmaceutical preparations
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorMedical
Current SymbolNASDAQ:CMRX
Previous Symbol
CUSIPN/A
Phone919-806-1074

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio19.91
Quick Ratio19.91

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio-2.15
Forward P/E Ratio-2.15
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.49 million
Price / Sales36.71
Cash FlowN/A
Price / Cash FlowN/A
Book Value$4.71 per share
Price / Book0.69

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($1.51)
Net Income$-70,980,000.00
Net Margins-1,752.41%
Return on Equity-36.40%
Return on Assets-34.61%

Miscellaneous

Employees82
Outstanding Shares50,720,000
Market Cap$171.96 million
OptionableOptionable

Chimerix (NASDAQ:CMRX) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Chimerix's stock symbol?

Chimerix trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "CMRX."

How were Chimerix's earnings last quarter?

Chimerix Inc (NASDAQ:CMRX) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 8th. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($0.33) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.42) by $0.09. The biopharmaceutical company had revenue of $0.37 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $0.97 million. Chimerix had a negative return on equity of 36.40% and a negative net margin of 1,752.41%. View Chimerix's Earnings History.

When is Chimerix's next earnings date?

Chimerix is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, March 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Chimerix.

What price target have analysts set for CMRX?

3 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Chimerix's shares. Their forecasts range from $6.00 to $10.00. On average, they expect Chimerix's stock price to reach $8.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 146.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Chimerix.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Chimerix?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Chimerix in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Chimerix.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Chimerix stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Chimerix stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Chimerix, Inc. engages in the discovery, development and commercialization of oral antiviral therapeutics for various medical needs. The Company is developing various product candidates for the treatment of dsDNA viruses, HIV, hepatitis C, influenza and smallpox which are under different phases of clinical development. It is also screening our proprietary Chimerix Chemical Library for compounds with activity against dengue virus, malaria and tuberculosis. Chimerix, Inc. is headquartered in Durham, North Carolina. " (11/14/2018)
  • 2. HC Wainwright analysts commented, "We base our $10 price target on probability-adjusted revenue forecasts for brincidofovir in AdV, smallpox and multiviral prevention. We use the net present value of our revenue forecast through 2026, apply a 15% POS for brincidofovir in AdV and other viruses, a 35% POS for brincidofovir in smallpox, a 4x price/sales multiple, value the early stage pipeline at $1.56/share and 2Q18 fully diluted net cash of $4.08/share to arrive at our $10 price target. Our P/S multiple of 4x is in line with Chimerix’s peers that range between 2-5x." (9/7/2018)

Has Chimerix been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about CMRX stock have trended somewhat negative this week, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Chimerix earned a media sentiment score of -1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the biopharmaceutical company a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is very likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of Chimerix's key competitors?

Who are Chimerix's key executives?

Chimerix's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Dr. M. Michelle Berrey, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 51)
  • Mr. Timothy W. Trost, Sr. VP, CFO & Corp. Sec. (Age 60)
  • Dr. William Garrett Nichols M.D., MS, Chief Medical Officer (Age 49)
  • Dr. Roy W. Ware Ph.D., MBA, Chief Manufacturing & Technology Officer
  • Dr. Randall Lanier Ph.D., Chief Science Officer

Who are Chimerix's major shareholders?

Chimerix's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (8.06%), BlackRock Inc. (7.73%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.04%), Vanguard Group Inc. (4.17%), Vanguard Group Inc (4.17%) and Morgan Stanley (4.02%). Company insiders that own Chimerix stock include Ernest Mario, Linda M Richardson and M Michelle Berrey. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Chimerix.

Which major investors are selling Chimerix stock?

CMRX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Sessa Capital IM L.P., Man Group plc, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc. and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Chimerix.

Which major investors are buying Chimerix stock?

CMRX stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Point72 Asset Management L.P., Artal Group S.A., Morgan Stanley, BlackRock Inc., Vanguard Group Inc, Vanguard Group Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Acadian Asset Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Chimerix.

How do I buy shares of Chimerix?

Shares of CMRX 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 Chimerix's stock price today?

One share of CMRX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $3.25.

How big of a company is Chimerix?

Chimerix has a market capitalization of $171.96 million and generates $4.49 million in revenue each year. The biopharmaceutical company earns $-70,980,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($1.51) on an earnings per share basis. Chimerix employs 82 workers across the globe.

What is Chimerix's official website?

The official website for Chimerix is http://www.chimerix.com.

How can I contact Chimerix?

Chimerix's mailing address is 2505 MERIDIAN PARKWAY SUITE 100, DURHAM NC, 27713. The biopharmaceutical company can be reached via phone at 919-806-1074 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Chimerix (NASDAQ CMRX)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  270 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  273 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  543
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Chimerix and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CMRX will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CMRX will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/14/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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