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

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$0.38 0.00 (0.00 %)
(As of 03/26/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$0.3784
Today's Range$0.37 - $0.41
52-Week Range$0.26 - $7.22
Volume596,760 shs
Average Volume1.49 million shs
Market Capitalization$6.89 million
P/E Ratio-0.31
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.68
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$840,000.00
Book Value$0.51 per share

Profitability

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

Miscellaneous

Employees4
Market Cap$6.89 million
Next Earnings Date5/1/2019 (Estimated)
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) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, March, 6th. The biotechnology company reported ($0.11) earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of ($0.11). The biotechnology company had revenue of $0.16 million for the quarter. Flex Pharma had a negative net margin of 2,619.12% and a negative return on equity of 157.65%. 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?

4 brokerages have issued 12-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 $19.3333 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 4,973.0% 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?

Media stories about FLKS stock have been trending somewhat negative on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Flex Pharma earned a news sentiment score of -1.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the biotechnology company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock'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 initial public offering (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.

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 $0.3811.

How big of a company is Flex Pharma?

Flex Pharma has a market capitalization of $6.89 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 http://www.flex-pharma.com.

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:  309 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  219 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  528
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 3/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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