NASDAQ:FLKS - Flex Pharma Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$0.50 -0.06 (-10.77 %)
(As of 04/26/2019 08:08 AM ET)
Previous Close$0.5556
Today's Range$0.4650 - $0.52
52-Week Range$0.26 - $5.73
Volume1.03 million shs
Average Volume1.63 million shs
Market Capitalization$8.98 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
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-associated muscle cramps 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 completed an exploratory Phase II clinical trial in Australia for the treatment of patients with multiple sclerosis. It also offers HOTSHOT, a consumer beverage to prevent and treat exercise associated muscle cramps. The company markets and sells its HOTSHOT products online through its direct-to-consumer Website and through third-party Websites, including a retailer that offers international shipping. Flex Pharma, Inc. was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Pharmaceutical preparations
Current SymbolNASDAQ:FLKS



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$840,000.00
Book Value$0.51 per share


Net Income$-21,920,000.00
Net Margins-2,619.12%


Market Cap$8.98 million
Next Earnings Date5/1/2019 (Estimated)

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) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, March, 6th. The biotechnology company reported ($0.11) EPS for the quarter, meeting analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.11). The biotechnology company had revenue of $0.16 million for the quarter. Flex Pharma had a negative return on equity of 157.65% and a negative net margin of 2,619.12%. 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 Wednesday, May 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Flex Pharma.

What price target have analysts set for FLKS?

3 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for Flex Pharma's shares. Their predictions range from $12.00 to $40.00. On average, they expect Flex Pharma's stock price to reach $26.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 5,131.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Flex Pharma.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Flex Pharma?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Flex Pharma 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 Flex Pharma.

Has Flex Pharma been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about FLKS stock have trended negative on Friday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Flex Pharma earned a news impact score of -2.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the biotechnology company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Flex Pharma's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Flex Pharma own?

Who are Flex Pharma's key executives?

Flex Pharma's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Dr. William K. McVicar, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 61)
  • Dr. Roderick MacKinnon, Co-Founder & Co-Chair of Scientific Advisory Board (Age 63)
  • Mr. John McCabe, CFO, Treasurer & Sec. (Age 49)
  • Dr. Thomas C. Wessel, Outside Advisor (Age 63)
  • Dr. Bruce Bean, Co-Founder, Co-Chair of Scientific Advisory Board & Board Observer

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.

Who are Flex Pharma's major shareholders?

Flex Pharma's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Virtu Financial LLC (0.74%) and Wedbush Securities Inc. (0.55%). Company insiders that own Flex Pharma stock include Boston Foundation, Inc and Christoph H Westphal. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Flex Pharma.

Which institutional investors are buying Flex Pharma stock?

FLKS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wedbush Securities Inc. and Virtu Financial LLC. 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 $0.4970.

How big of a company is Flex Pharma?

Flex Pharma has a market capitalization of $8.98 million and generates $840,000.00 in revenue each year. The biotechnology company earns $-21,920,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($1.22) on an earnings per share basis. Flex Pharma employs 4 workers across the globe.

What is Flex Pharma's official website?

The official website for Flex Pharma is

How can I contact Flex Pharma?

Flex Pharma's mailing address is 31 St. James Avenue 6th Floor, Boston MA, 02116. 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  314 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  220 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  534
MarketBeat'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 4/26/2019 by Staff

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