Chimerix Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.05 (-0.61 %)
(As of 04/22/2021 03:59 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $8.20
50-Day Range
MA: $9.17
52-Week Range
Now: $8.20
Volume17,991 shs
Average Volume1.12 million shs
Market Capitalization$702.57 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Chimerix, Inc., a development-stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on accelerating the advancement of various medicines that impact in the lives of patients living with cancer and other serious diseases. Its clinical stage development programs include brincidofovir (BCV), an antiviral drug candidate in development as a medical countermeasure for smallpox; dociparstat sodium (DSTAT), which inhibits the activities of key proteins implicated in the resistance of acute myeloid leukemia blasts and leukemic stem cells to chemotherapy; and ONC201 a program for potentially treating tumors which harbor the H3 K27M mutation in recurrent diffuse midline glioma patients. The company has license agreements with Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority for the development of brincidofovir for use in the treatment of smallpox; Cantex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to develop and commercialize a glycosaminoglycan compound; and SymBio Pharmaceuticals to develop, manufacture, and commercialize BCV for various human indications. Chimerix, Inc. was incorporated in 2000 and is headquartered in Durham, North Carolina.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Pharmaceutical preparations
Current SymbolNASDAQ:CMRX
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$12.52 million
Book Value$1.79 per share


Net Income$-112,580,000.00
Net Margins-321.31%


Market Cap$702.57 million
Next Earnings Date5/6/2021 (Estimated)


Comparing Chimerix (NASDAQ:CMRX) & Exicure (NASDAQ:XCUR)
April 14, 2021 |
Short Interest in Chimerix, Inc. (NASDAQ:CMRX) Grows By 294.2%
April 13, 2021 |
Jonestrading Reiterates "Buy" Rating for Chimerix (NASDAQ:CMRX)
April 12, 2021 |
Chimerix (NASDAQ:CMRX) Shares Gap Up to $8.59
March 31, 2021 |
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Overall MarketRank

1.35 out of 5 stars

Medical Sector

736th out of 2,024 stocks

Pharmaceutical Preparations Industry

354th out of 771 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.5Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Chimerix (NASDAQ:CMRX) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Chimerix a buy right now?

4 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Chimerix in the last twelve months. There are currently 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Chimerix stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Chimerix?

Wall Street analysts have given Chimerix a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Chimerix wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Chimerix?

Chimerix saw a increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 4,060,000 shares, an increase of 294.2% from the March 15th total of 1,030,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,240,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.3 days.
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When is Chimerix's next earnings date?

Chimerix is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 6th 2021.
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How were Chimerix's earnings last quarter?

Chimerix, Inc. (NASDAQ:CMRX) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 25th. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($0.19) earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.20) by $0.01. The biopharmaceutical company had revenue of $1.12 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.59 million. Chimerix had a negative net margin of 321.31% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 36.57%.
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How has Chimerix's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Chimerix's stock was trading at $1.44 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, CMRX stock has increased by 469.4% and is now trading at $8.20.
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What price target have analysts set for CMRX?

4 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Chimerix's shares. Their forecasts range from $14.00 to $21.00. On average, they expect Chimerix's share price to reach $18.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 119.5% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Chimerix's key executives?

Chimerix's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Michael A. Sherman, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 55, Pay $869.4k)
  • Mr. Michael T. Andriole M.B.A., Chief Bus. Officer, Sec. & CFO (Age 48, Pay $539.79k)
  • Dr. Michael A. Alrutz, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 51, Pay $619.5k)
  • Mr. David Jakeman, Exec. Director of Fin. & Accounting and Principal Accounting Officer (Age 44)
  • Dr. Roy W. Ware, Chief Manufacturing & Technology Officer
  • Dr. Randall Lanier, Chief Science Officer
  • Ms. Michelle LaSpaluto, VP of Strategic Planning & Investor Relations
  • Dr. Allen S. Melemed M.B.A., M.D., Chief Medical Officer
  • Dr. Joshua E. Allen, Chief Technology Officer of Imipridones

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What other stocks do shareholders of Chimerix own?

What is Chimerix's stock symbol?

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

Who are Chimerix's major shareholders?

Chimerix's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Capital Wealth Advisors (0.01%) and Pacer Advisors Inc. (0.00%). Company insiders that own Chimerix stock include David Jakeman, Fred A Middleton, Garrett Nichols, Martha J Demski, Michael A Sherman, Michael T Andriole and Robert J Meyer.
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Which major investors are selling Chimerix stock?

CMRX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vanguard Capital Wealth Advisors. Company insiders that have sold Chimerix company stock in the last year include David Jakeman, and Martha J Demski.
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Which major investors are buying Chimerix stock?

CMRX stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pacer Advisors Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Chimerix stock in the last two years include Fred A Middleton, Martha J Demski, Michael A Sherman, Michael T Andriole, and Robert J Meyer.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Chimerix's stock price today?

One share of CMRX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $8.20.

How much money does Chimerix make?

Chimerix has a market capitalization of $702.57 million and generates $12.52 million in revenue each year. The biopharmaceutical company earns $-112,580,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.86) on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Chimerix have?

Chimerix employs 54 workers across the globe.

What is Chimerix's official website?

The official website for Chimerix is

Where are Chimerix's headquarters?

Chimerix is headquartered at 2505 MERIDIAN PARKWAY SUITE 100, DURHAM NC, 27713.

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]

This page was last updated on 4/22/2021 by Staff
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