NASDAQ:KMPH - KemPharm Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$4.75 +0.05 (+1.06 %)
(As of 08/21/2018 10:34 AM ET)
Previous Close$4.70
Today's Range$4.70 - $4.7970
52-Week Range$2.50 - $8.40
Volume8,580 shs
Average Volume117,277 shs
Market Capitalization$76.20 million
P/E Ratio-1.60
Dividend YieldN/A
KemPharm logoKemPharm, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company, discovers and develops various proprietary prodrugs in the United States. The company's lead product candidates include KP415 and KP484, which are extended release prodrugs of methylphenidate for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. It also provides APADAZ, an immediate-release (IR) combination product candidate of benzhydrocodone and acetaminophen to treat the short-term management of acute pain. In addition, the company develops KP201/IR, an acetaminophen-free immediate-release formulation of APADAZ for treating short-term management of acute pain; and KP511/ER and KP511/IR hydromorphone product candidates for the treatment of pain. Further, it is developing KP606, a prodrug of oxycodone for the management of moderate to severe pain; KP746, a prodrug of oxymorphone for the management of moderate to severe pain; and KP303, a prodrug of quetiapine for the treatment of central nervous system disorders. The company was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Coralville, Iowa.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Pharmaceutical preparations


Debt-to-Equity Ratio-1.05
Current Ratio1.76
Quick Ratio1.76


Trailing P/E Ratio-1.60
Forward P/E Ratio-1.48
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book Value($3.92) per share
Price / Book-1.21


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($2.96)
Net Income$-43,380,000.00
Net MarginsN/A
Return on EquityN/A
Return on Assets-99.83%


Outstanding Shares16,040,000
Market Cap$76.20 million

KemPharm (NASDAQ:KMPH) Frequently Asked Questions

What is KemPharm's stock symbol?

KemPharm trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "KMPH."

How were KemPharm's earnings last quarter?

KemPharm Inc (NASDAQ:KMPH) announced its earnings results on Friday, August, 10th. The specialty pharmaceutical company reported ($0.65) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.96) by $0.31. View KemPharm's Earnings History.

When is KemPharm's next earnings date?

KemPharm is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November, 8th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for KemPharm.

What price target have analysts set for KMPH?

6 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for KemPharm's stock. Their forecasts range from $9.00 to $17.00. On average, they anticipate KemPharm's stock price to reach $12.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 152.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for KemPharm.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for KemPharm?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for KemPharm in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for KemPharm.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about KemPharm stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about KemPharm stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "KemPharm Inc. is a specialty pharmaceutical company which is engaged in the discovery and development of new molecular entity prodrugs. Its product candidates include KP201/APAP, KP511/ER and KP606/ER for the treatment of pain; KP415 for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and KP303 for the treatment of central nervous system disorders, which are in preclinical trail stage. The Company through its LAT platform technology generate prodrug. KemPharm Inc. is based in CORALVILLE, United States. " (8/15/2018)
  • 2. Canaccord Genuity analysts commented, "We are encouraged by KemPharm’s progress with the ADHD program, and believe it represents a significant value-creating opportunity in the coming quarters. We maintain our BUY rating and $11 PT on KMPH shares. Positive IV Human Abuse Potential data bode well for upcoming ADHD reads. KemPharm announced positive results for their KP415 human abuse study, showing drug liking scores similar to placebo when administered up to the highest safest dose. There was no significant difference in mean and placebo. However, there was a numerically significant difference in mean and d-methylphenidate at equimolar doses. Drug liking is a proxy for the potential for drug abuse." (5/10/2018)

Are investors shorting KemPharm?

KemPharm saw a increase in short interest during the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,248,090 shares, an increase of 45.7% from the July 13th total of 856,624 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 177,940 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 7.0 days. Approximately 10.4% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View KemPharm's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of KemPharm's key competitors?

Who are KemPharm's key executives?

KemPharm's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Dr. Travis C. Mickle, Co-Founder, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 45)
  • Mr. Daniel L. Cohen, Exec. VP of Gov. & PR (Age 59)
  • Dr. Sven Guenther, Exec. VP of R&D (Age 46)
  • Ms. Christal M. M. Mickle, Co-Founder and VP of Operations & Product Devel. (Age 39)
  • Mr. R. LaDuane Clifton CPA, CFO, Sec. & Treasurer (Age 46)

When did KemPharm IPO?

(KMPH) raised $60 million in an initial public offering (IPO) on Thursday, April 16th 2015. The company issued 4,600,000 shares at a price of $12.00-$14.00 per share. Cowen and Company and RBC Capital Markets served as the underwriters for the IPO and Canaccord Genuity and Oppenheimer were co-managers.

Has KemPharm been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about KMPH stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. KemPharm earned a news and rumor sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern's scale. They also gave news coverage about the specialty pharmaceutical company an impact score of 43.02 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for KemPharm.

Who are KemPharm's major shareholders?

KemPharm's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include C WorldWide Group Holding A S (2.65%), Cowen Inc. (2.43%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.20%), Millennium Management LLC (1.00%) and Spark Investment Management LLC (0.18%). Company insiders that own KemPharm stock include Daniel L Cohen, David S Tierney, Delaware Street Capital Master, Gordon K Johnson, R Laduane Clifton and Travis C Mickle. View Institutional Ownership Trends for KemPharm.

Which major investors are buying KemPharm stock?

KMPH stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cowen Inc., Millennium Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Spark Investment Management LLC and C WorldWide Group Holding A S. Company insiders that have bought KemPharm stock in the last two years include Daniel L Cohen, David S Tierney, Delaware Street Capital Master, Gordon K Johnson, R Laduane Clifton and Travis C Mickle. View Insider Buying and Selling for KemPharm.

How do I buy shares of KemPharm?

Shares of KMPH 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 KemPharm's stock price today?

One share of KMPH stock can currently be purchased for approximately $4.75.

How big of a company is KemPharm?

KemPharm has a market capitalization of $76.20 million. The specialty pharmaceutical company earns $-43,380,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($2.96) on an earnings per share basis. KemPharm employs 32 workers across the globe.

How can I contact KemPharm?

KemPharm's mailing address is 2500 CROSSPARK ROAD SUITE E126, CORALVILLE IA, 52241. The specialty pharmaceutical company can be reached via phone at 319-665-2575 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for KemPharm (NASDAQ KMPH)

Community Ranking:  3.1 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  241 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  142 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  383
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This page was last updated on 8/21/2018 by Staff

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