NASDAQ:FLKS - Flex Pharma Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$1.14 -0.06 (-5.00 %)
(As of 06/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$1.20
Today's Range$1.10 - $1.24
52-Week Range$1.04 - $8.98
Volume303,755 shs
Average Volume849,998 shs
Market Capitalization$23.06 million
P/E Ratio-0.57
Dividend YieldN/A
Flex Pharma logoFlex 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


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio6.22
Quick Ratio6.12


Trailing P/E Ratio-0.57
Forward P/E Ratio-0.73
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.27 million
Price / Sales16.17
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book Value$1.62 per share
Price / Book0.70


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($1.99)
Net Income$-34,430,000.00
Net Margins-2,842.07%
Return on Equity-104.48%
Return on Assets-90.59%


Outstanding Shares18,010,000

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) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 2nd. The biotechnology company reported ($0.46) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.50) by $0.04. The biotechnology company had revenue of $0.18 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $0.30 million. Flex Pharma had a negative net margin of 2,842.07% and a negative return on equity of 104.48%. View Flex Pharma's Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for FLKS?

5 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Flex Pharma's stock. Their predictions range from $6.00 to $40.00. On average, they anticipate Flex Pharma's share price to reach $17.50 in the next twelve months. 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. " (6/19/2018)
  • 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?

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 & Director (Age 62)
  • Mr. John McCabe, CFO, Treasurer & Sec. (Age 48)
  • Mr. Robert Hadfield, Advisor (Age 40)
  • Dr. Thomas C. Wessel, Chief Medical Officer (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 $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?

Media stories about FLKS stock have trended positive on Wednesday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Flex Pharma earned a media sentiment score of 0.44 on Accern's scale. They also gave news articles about the biotechnology company an impact score of 47.78 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are Flex Pharma's major shareholders?

Flex Pharma's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include C WorldWide Group Holding A S (1.19%), Millennium Management LLC (0.33%) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (0.21%). 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 selling Flex Pharma stock?

FLKS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including C WorldWide Group Holding A S. View Insider Buying and Selling for Flex Pharma.

Which major investors are buying Flex Pharma stock?

FLKS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Millennium Management 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 $1.14.

How big of a company is Flex Pharma?

Flex Pharma has a market capitalization of $23.06 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 (FLKS)

Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  253 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  182 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  435
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 6/20/2018 by Staff

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