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

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$2.02 +0.02 (+1.00 %)
(As of 03/25/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$2.00
Today's Range$1.94 - $2.0250
52-Week Range$1.74 - $5.48
Volume399,083 shs
Average Volume391,760 shs
Market Capitalization$102.82 million
P/E Ratio-1.41
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.34
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

Industry Pharmaceutical preparations
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorMedical
Current SymbolNASDAQ:CMRX
CUSIPN/A
Phone919-806-1074

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$7.22 million
Book Value$3.50 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-69,470,000.00
Net Margins-951.77%

Miscellaneous

Employees82
Market Cap$102.82 million
Next Earnings Date5/6/2019 (Estimated)
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) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, March, 5th. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($0.29) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.36) by $0.07. Chimerix had a negative return on equity of 35.97% and a negative net margin of 951.77%. View Chimerix's Earnings History.

When is Chimerix's next earnings date?

Chimerix is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, May 6th 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 stock. Their predictions range from $2.00 to $10.00. On average, they anticipate Chimerix's stock price to reach $6.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 197.0% 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 2 hold ratings 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. " (2/22/2019)
  • 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 headlines about CMRX stock have been trending somewhat negative on Monday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Chimerix earned a coverage optimism score of -1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the biopharmaceutical company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

Are investors shorting Chimerix?

Chimerix saw a increase in short interest in the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 710,480 shares, an increase of 37.2% from the February 15th total of 517,756 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 543,767 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.3 days. Approximately 1.6% of the company's stock are short sold. View Chimerix's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Chimerix's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Chimerix own?

Who are Chimerix's key executives?

Chimerix's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Timothy W. Trost, Sr. VP, CFO, Corp. Sec. & Office of CEO (Age 61)
  • Dr. William Garrett Nichols M.D., MS, Chief Medical Officer & Office of CEO (Age 50)
  • Dr. Roy W. Ware Ph.D., MBA, Chief Manufacturing & Technology Officer
  • Dr. Randall Lanier Ph.D., Chief Science Officer
  • Mr. Joseph F. Rutledge, VP of Information Technology & Chief Information Officer

Who are Chimerix's major shareholders?

Chimerix's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (6.52%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.15%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.15%), FMR LLC (4.81%), Opaleye Management Inc. (3.98%) and New Leaf Venture Partners L.L.C. (2.66%). 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, BlackRock Inc., Rhenman & Partners Asset Management AB, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Squarepoint Ops LLC, California Public Employees Retirement System and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. 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 Opaleye Management Inc., RBF Capital LLC, New Leaf Venture Partners L.L.C., 683 Capital Management LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Geode Capital Management LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC and Two Sigma Investments LP. 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 $2.02.

How big of a company is Chimerix?

Chimerix has a market capitalization of $102.82 million and generates $7.22 million in revenue each year. The biopharmaceutical company earns $-69,470,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($1.43) 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:  284 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  291 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  575
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This page was last updated on 3/25/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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