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

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$0.33 -0.01 (-2.94 %)
(As of 01/21/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$0.3350
Today's Range$0.3201 - $0.3568
52-Week Range$0.26 - $8.98
Volume684,781 shs
Average Volume2.53 million shs
Market Capitalization$5.96 million
P/E Ratio-0.17
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.83
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Pharmaceutical preparations
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorMedical
Current SymbolNASDAQ:FLKS
CUSIPN/A
Phone617-874-1821

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.27 million
Book Value$1.62 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-34,430,000.00
Net Margins-2,919.75%

Miscellaneous

Employees22
Market Cap$5.96 million
OptionableOptionable

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 earnings results on Monday, November, 5th. The biotechnology company reported ($0.15) EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.21) by $0.06. The biotechnology company had revenue of $0.25 million for the quarter. Flex Pharma had a negative net margin of 2,919.75% and a negative return on equity of 148.15%. 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, March 6th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Flex Pharma.

What price target have analysts set for FLKS?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Flex Pharma's shares. Their forecasts range from $6.00 to $40.00. On average, they anticipate Flex Pharma's share price to reach $19.3333 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 5,758.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Flex Pharma.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Flex Pharma?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Flex Pharma in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 1 buy rating 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. " (9/21/2018)
  • 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)

Has Flex Pharma been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about FLKS stock has trended very positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Flex Pharma earned a news impact score of 3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the biotechnology company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of Flex Pharma's key competitors?

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)
  • Mr. Robert Hadfield, Advisor (Age 41)
  • Dr. Thomas C. Wessel, Outside Advisor (Age 63)

When did Flex Pharma IPO?

(FLKS) raised $60 million in an initial public offering on Thursday, January 29th 2015. The company issued 4,600,000 shares at $12.00-$14.00 per share. Jefferies and Piper Jaffray served as the underwriters for the IPO and JMP Securities, Cantor Fitzgerald and Roth Capital Partners were co-managers.

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 $0.33.

How big of a company is Flex Pharma?

Flex Pharma has a market capitalization of $5.96 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.

What is Flex Pharma's official website?

The official website for Flex Pharma is http://www.flex-pharma.com.

How can I contact Flex Pharma?

Flex Pharma's mailing address is 800 Boylston Street 24th Floor, 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  295 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  211 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  506
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 1/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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