NASDAQ:CPRX - Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$3.41 -0.07 (-2.01 %)
(As of 10/18/2018 09:47 AM ET)
Previous Close$3.48
Today's Range$3.40 - $3.49
52-Week Range$2.18 - $4.51
Volume52,333 shs
Average Volume686,995 shs
Market Capitalization$387.83 million
P/E Ratio-16.24
Dividend YieldN/A
Catalyst Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on developing and commercializing therapies for people with rare debilitating, chronic neuromuscular, and neurological diseases. Its product candidates include Firdapse, a proprietary form of amifampridine phosphate that has completed Phase III clinical trials for the treatment of patients with lambert-eaton myasthenic syndrome; is in Phase III clinical trial to treat congenital myasthenic syndromes; and is in Phase III clinical trial for the treatment of anti-MuSK antibody positive myasthenia gravis, as well as is in Phase II clinical trial for patients with spinal muscular atrophy type 3. The company is also developing CPP-115, a gamma-aminobutyric acid aminotransferase inhibitor for the treatment of refractory infantile spasms; and CPP-109, a vigabatrin tablet. It has license agreements with Northwestern University, New York University and the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, and BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. The company was formerly known as Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners, Inc. and changed its name to Catalyst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in May 2015. Catalyst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is based in Coral Gables, Florida.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Pharmaceutical preparations


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio22.43
Quick Ratio22.43


Trailing P/E Ratio-16.24
Forward P/E Ratio-11.76
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book Value$0.79 per share
Price / Book4.32


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.21)
Net Income$-18,410,000.00
Net MarginsN/A
Return on Equity-32.67%
Return on Assets-31.06%


Outstanding Shares102,600,000
Market Cap$387.83 million

Catalyst Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:CPRX) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Catalyst Pharmaceuticals' stock symbol?

Catalyst Pharmaceuticals trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "CPRX."

How were Catalyst Pharmaceuticals' earnings last quarter?

Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:CPRX) issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, August, 10th. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($0.06) earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.08) by $0.02. View Catalyst Pharmaceuticals' Earnings History.

When is Catalyst Pharmaceuticals' next earnings date?

Catalyst Pharmaceuticals is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November 14th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Catalyst Pharmaceuticals.

What price target have analysts set for CPRX?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Catalyst Pharmaceuticals' shares. Their predictions range from $5.00 to $8.00. On average, they expect Catalyst Pharmaceuticals' share price to reach $6.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 76.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Catalyst Pharmaceuticals.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Catalyst Pharmaceuticals?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Catalyst Pharmaceuticals in the last year. There are currently 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Catalyst Pharmaceuticals.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Catalyst Pharmaceuticals stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Catalyst Pharmaceuticals stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Catalyst  only has one candidate, Firdapse, in late stage development. All the other candidates are in early stages of development. Thus, the successful development and commercialization of drug candidates is highly uncertain and remains a concern. The company’s share price movement shows that the stock has underperformed the industry year to date. However, Catalyst resubmitted the new drug application (NDA) of Firdapse for the symptomatic treatment of Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS) in March 2018. The FDA accepted the NDA and granted Priority Review to the same in May 2018. The FDA has set an action date of Nov 28, 2018. A potential approval will boost the growth prospects. The company is also actively engaged in pre-commercialization activities for a potential launch of the drug. Meanwhile, the company is also developing Firdapse for additional indications. Loss esytimates have narrowed ahead of Q3 earnings release." (10/10/2018)
  • 2. HC Wainwright analysts commented, "Our price target of $6/share is based on an equally weighted composite of: (a) $7.18/ share, as a 35x multiple of taxed and diluted 2024 GAAP EPS of $0.61 discounted back to 2018 at 20%; and (b) an NPV of discounted cash flows between 2018-2024 of $7.18/share (discount rate 12%, growth rate 2%)." (8/9/2018)

Who are some of Catalyst Pharmaceuticals' key competitors?

Who are Catalyst Pharmaceuticals' key executives?

Catalyst Pharmaceuticals' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Patrick J. McEnany, Co-Founder, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 71)
  • Ms. Alicia Grande, VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 47)
  • Dr. Steven R. Miller, COO & Chief Scientific Officer (Age 56)
  • Mr. Brian Elsbernd, Sr. VP of Legal & Compliance (Age 54)
  • Dr. Gary Ingenito, Chief Medical Officer (Age 62)

How do I buy shares of Catalyst Pharmaceuticals?

Shares of CPRX 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 Catalyst Pharmaceuticals' stock price today?

One share of CPRX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $3.41.

How big of a company is Catalyst Pharmaceuticals?

Catalyst Pharmaceuticals has a market capitalization of $387.83 million. The biopharmaceutical company earns $-18,410,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.21) on an earnings per share basis. Catalyst Pharmaceuticals employs 21 workers across the globe.

What is Catalyst Pharmaceuticals' official website?

The official website for Catalyst Pharmaceuticals is

How can I contact Catalyst Pharmaceuticals?

Catalyst Pharmaceuticals' mailing address is 355 ALHAMBRA CIRCLE SUITE 1250, CORAL GABLES FL, 33134. The biopharmaceutical company can be reached via phone at 305-420-3200 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Catalyst Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ CPRX)

Community Ranking:  3.3 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  314 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  164 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  478
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Catalyst Pharmaceuticals and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CPRX will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CPRX will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 10/18/2018 by Staff

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