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

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$2.70 -0.19 (-6.57 %)
(As of 01/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$2.70
Today's Range$2.70 - $2.89
52-Week Range$2.08 - $5.94
Volume256,201 shs
Average Volume357,853 shs
Market Capitalization$146.59 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.35
Chimerix, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company, which engages in the research, development, and commercialization of pharmaceutical products. Its portfolio includes Brincidofovir for the treatment of adenovirus, cytomegalovirus, and smallpox. The company was founded by George R. Painter, III and Timothy Wollaeger in April 2000 and is headquartered in Durham, NC.

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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$4.49 million
Book Value$4.71 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-70,980,000.00
Net Margins-1,752.41%

Miscellaneous

Employees82
Market Cap$146.59 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) posted its earnings results on Thursday, November, 8th. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($0.33) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.42) by $0.09. The biopharmaceutical company had revenue of $0.37 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $0.97 million. Chimerix had a negative net margin of 1,752.41% and a negative return on equity of 36.40%. 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 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Chimerix's stock. Their forecasts range from $6.00 to $10.00. On average, they anticipate Chimerix's stock price to reach $8.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 196.3% 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. " (1/16/2019)
  • 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 stories about CMRX stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive news 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 closest to five being the most favorable. Chimerix earned a media sentiment score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the biopharmaceutical company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.

Are investors shorting Chimerix?

Chimerix saw a decrease in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 373,932 shares, a decrease of 40.1% from the December 14th total of 623,801 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 699,283 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.5 days. Currently, 0.8% of the company's stock are short sold. View Chimerix's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Chimerix's key competitors?

Who are Chimerix's key executives?

Chimerix's management team includes the folowing people:
  • M. Michelle Berrey, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Timothy W. Trost, Chief Financial Officer, Secretary & Senior VP
  • Randall Lanier, Chief Science Officer
  • Roy W. Ware, Chief Technology & Manufacturing Officer
  • Joseph F. Rutledge, Chief Information Officer & VP-IT

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 $2.70.

How big of a company is Chimerix?

Chimerix has a market capitalization of $146.59 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:  272 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  277 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  549
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 1/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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