NASDAQ:FLKS - Flex Pharma Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $0.51 -0.02 (-3.77 %) (As of 08/19/2018 03:26 AM ET)Previous Close$0.51Today's Range$0.5036 - $0.5352-Week Range$0.50 - $8.98Volume145,074 shsAverage Volume240,124 shsMarket Capitalization$11.38 millionP/E Ratio-0.26Dividend YieldN/ABeta2.81 Company ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartEarnings HistoryFinancialsInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Flex Pharma, Inc., a biotechnology company, develops and commercializes products for the treatment of muscle cramps, spasms, and spasticity associated with neurological conditions and exercise in the United States. It operates in two segments, Consumer Operations and Drug Development. The company's lead drug candidate is FLX-787, a single molecule, chemically synthesized, and dual transient receptor potential V1/A1 ion channel activator, which is in exploratory Phase 2 clinical trial in Australia for the treatment of patients with multiple sclerosis; and two Phase 2 clinical trials in the United States for the treatment of patients with motor neuron disease in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. It also offers HOTSHOT, a consumer beverage to prevent and treat exercise associated muscle cramps. The company markets and sells its HOTSHOT product online through its e-commerce Website, as well as through specialty retailers. Flex Pharma, Inc. was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. Receive FLKS News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for FLKS and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Pharmaceutical preparations Sub-IndustryN/A SectorMedical SymbolNASDAQ:FLKS CUSIPN/A Webwww.flex-pharma.com Phone617-874-1821 Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio4.46 Quick Ratio4.39 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio-0.26 Forward P/E Ratio-0.40 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.27 million Price / Sales7.26 Cash FlowN/A Price / CashN/A Book Value$1.62 per share Price / Book0.31 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($1.99) Net Income$-34,430,000.00 Net Margins-3,092.50% Return on Equity-137.76% Return on Assets-116.00% Miscellaneous Employees22 Outstanding Shares18,070,000Market Cap$11.38 million Flex Pharma (NASDAQ:FLKS) Frequently Asked Questions What is Flex Pharma's stock symbol? Flex Pharma trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "FLKS." How were Flex Pharma's earnings last quarter? Flex Pharma Inc (NASDAQ:FLKS) announced its earnings results on Friday, August, 3rd. The biotechnology company reported ($0.50) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.45) by $0.05. The biotechnology company had revenue of $0.25 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $0.20 million. Flex Pharma had a negative return on equity of 137.76% and a negative net margin of 3,092.50%. View Flex Pharma's Earnings History. When is Flex Pharma's next earnings date? Flex Pharma is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, November, 5th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Flex Pharma. What price target have analysts set for FLKS? 5 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for Flex Pharma's stock. Their predictions range from $6.00 to $40.00. On average, they anticipate Flex Pharma's stock price to reach $17.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 3,331.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Flex Pharma. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Flex Pharma? 5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Flex Pharma in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Flex Pharma. What are Wall Street analysts saying about Flex Pharma stock? Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Flex Pharma stock: 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Flex Pharma, Inc. is a biotechnology company. The Company is involved in developing treatments for nocturnal leg cramps and spasms associated with severe neuromuscular conditions. Flex Pharma, Inc. is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. " (8/14/2018) 2. Cantor Fitzgerald analysts commented, "Exploratory Phase II study of FLX-787 in MS showed statistically significant reduction of 27.3% (p=0.001) in frequency of cramps and a 1.4-day increase in the number of cramp-free days (p=0.0457)." (3/27/2018) Who are some of Flex Pharma's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Flex Pharma include Moleculin Biotech (MBRX), vTv Therapeutics (VTVT), Avenue Therapeutics (ATXI), Heat Biologics (HTBX), Chiasma (CHMA), Evoke Pharma (EVOK), Genprex (GNPX), AzurRx BioPharma (AZRX), Acerus Pharmaceuticals (TRLPF), Bellerophon Therapeutics (BLPH), Aileron Therapeutics (ALRN), ProPhase Labs (PRPH), Onconova Therapeutics (ONTX), Ceapro (CRPOF) and Lipocine (LPCN). Who are Flex Pharma's key executives? Flex Pharma's management team includes the folowing people: Dr. William K. McVicar, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 60)Dr. Roderick MacKinnon, Co-Founder & Co-Chair of Scientific Advisory Board (Age 62)Mr. John McCabe, CFO, Treasurer & Sec. (Age 48)Mr. Robert Hadfield, Advisor (Age 40)Dr. Thomas C. Wessel, Outside Advisor (Age 62) When did Flex Pharma IPO? (FLKS) raised $60 million in an IPO on Thursday, January 29th 2015. The company issued 4,600,000 shares at a price of $12.00-$14.00 per share. Jefferies and Piper Jaffray acted as the underwriters for the IPO and JMP Securities, Cantor Fitzgerald and Roth Capital Partners were co-managers. Has Flex Pharma been receiving favorable news coverage? News headlines about FLKS stock have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Flex Pharma earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern's scale. They also gave media stories about the biotechnology company an impact score of 47.53 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. View Recent Headlines for Flex Pharma. Who are Flex Pharma's major shareholders? Flex Pharma's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.31%). Company insiders that own Flex Pharma stock include Christoph H Westphal and John P Mccabe. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Flex Pharma. Which major investors are buying Flex Pharma stock? FLKS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC. Company insiders that have bought Flex Pharma stock in the last two years include Christoph H Westphal and John P Mccabe. View Insider Buying and Selling for Flex Pharma. How do I buy shares of Flex Pharma? Shares of FLKS 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 Flex Pharma's stock price today? One share of FLKS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $0.51. How big of a company is Flex Pharma? Flex Pharma has a market capitalization of $11.38 million and generates $1.27 million in revenue each year. The biotechnology company earns $-34,430,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($1.99) on an earnings per share basis. Flex Pharma employs 22 workers across the globe. How can I contact Flex Pharma? Flex Pharma's mailing address is 800 Boylston Street 24thFloor, Boston MA, 02199. The biotechnology company can be reached via phone at 617-874-1821 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Flex Pharma (NASDAQ FLKS)Community Ranking: 2.9 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 264 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 196 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 460MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Flex Pharma and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe FLKS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe FLKS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 8/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Should you buy a closed-end mutual fund?