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NASDAQ:LJPC - La Jolla Pharmaceutical Stock Price, Forecast & News

$8.12
-0.13 (-1.58 %)
(As of 02/23/2020 01:01 PM ET)
Today's Range
$8.07
Now: $8.12
$8.47
50-Day Range
$3.89
MA: $7.19
$8.83
52-Week Range
$2.30
Now: $8.12
$13.90
Volume560,957 shs
Average Volume944,558 shs
Market Capitalization$220.54 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.08
La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company, a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of therapeutics for life-threatening diseases. The company offers GIAPREZA (angiotensin II), an injection for intravenous infusion indicated to increase blood pressure in adults with septic or other distributive shock. It is also developing LJPC-0118 for the treatment of severe malaria; and LJPC-401 (synthetic human hepcidin), a clinical-stage investigational product to treat conditions characterized by iron overload, including hereditary hemochromatosis, beta thalassemia, sickle cell disease, myelodysplastic syndrome, and polycythemia vera. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Biological products, except diagnostic
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorMedical
Current SymbolNASDAQ:LJPC
CUSIPN/A
Phone858-207-4264

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$10.06 million
Book Value$1.12 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-199,470,000.00
Net Margins-683.88%

Miscellaneous

Employees169
Market Cap$220.54 million
Next Earnings Date3/2/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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La Jolla Pharmaceutical (NASDAQ:LJPC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is La Jolla Pharmaceutical's stock symbol?

La Jolla Pharmaceutical trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "LJPC."

How were La Jolla Pharmaceutical's earnings last quarter?

La Jolla Pharmaceutical (NASDAQ:LJPC) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November, 12th. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($1.08) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($1.05) by $0.03. The biopharmaceutical company earned $5.71 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $6.96 million. La Jolla Pharmaceutical had a negative return on equity of 715.11% and a negative net margin of 683.88%. View La Jolla Pharmaceutical's Earnings History.

When is La Jolla Pharmaceutical's next earnings date?

La Jolla Pharmaceutical is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, March 2nd 2020. View Earnings Estimates for La Jolla Pharmaceutical.

What price target have analysts set for LJPC?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for La Jolla Pharmaceutical's stock. Their forecasts range from $19.00 to $20.00. On average, they expect La Jolla Pharmaceutical's stock price to reach $19.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 140.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for La Jolla Pharmaceutical.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for La Jolla Pharmaceutical?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for La Jolla Pharmaceutical in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for La Jolla Pharmaceutical.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about La Jolla Pharmaceutical stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about La Jolla Pharmaceutical stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "LA JOLLA PHARMACEUTICAL CO. is engaged in the research and development of therapeutic products for the treatment of autoimmune and inflammatory diseases. " (1/29/2020)
  • 2. HC Wainwright analysts commented, "We base our $26 price target on a sum-of-the-parts analysis based on: (1) the P/E value of La Jolla’s current commercial business (Giapreza); (2) an NPV of its pipeline (LJPC-401); and (3) our estimated year-end 2019 fully diluted net cash of $1.69/share to arrive at our price target. We value the current commercial business at $8.76 per share and the pipeline at $15.68 per share. The commercial business value is based on a P/E multiple assumption of 30x our 2024E EPS of $0.51, discounted at 15%." (4/24/2019)

Has La Jolla Pharmaceutical been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about LJPC stock have trended very negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. La Jolla Pharmaceutical earned a news sentiment score of -3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the biopharmaceutical company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. View News Stories for La Jolla Pharmaceutical.

Are investors shorting La Jolla Pharmaceutical?

La Jolla Pharmaceutical saw a decrease in short interest in January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totalling 3,660,000 shares, a decrease of 8.3% from the December 31st total of 3,990,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,080,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.4 days. Approximately 15.3% of the shares of the company are sold short. View La Jolla Pharmaceutical's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of La Jolla Pharmaceutical's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of La Jolla Pharmaceutical own?

Who are La Jolla Pharmaceutical's key executives?

La Jolla Pharmaceutical's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Dr. George F. Tidmarsh, Pres, CEO, Sec. & Director (Age 59)
  • Mr. Dennis M. Mulroy, Chief Financial Officer (Age 64)
  • Ms. Jennifer A. Carver, Chief Operating Officer (Age 65)
  • Mr. James M. Rolke, Chief Scientific Officer (Age 50)
  • Dr. Lakhmir S. Chawla, Chief Medical Officer (Age 48)

Who are La Jolla Pharmaceutical's major shareholders?

La Jolla Pharmaceutical's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Broadfin Capital LLC (9.90%), FMR LLC (4.62%), Alyeska Investment Group L.P. (2.37%), State Street Corp (1.58%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.29%) and Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (1.05%). Company insiders that own La Jolla Pharmaceutical stock include Darryl Wellinghoff, George F Tidmarsh, James Rolke, Jennifer Carver, Kevin C Tang, Lakhmir S Chawla, Life Sciences Maste Perceptive and Perceptive Advisors Llc. View Institutional Ownership Trends for La Jolla Pharmaceutical.

Which institutional investors are selling La Jolla Pharmaceutical stock?

LJPC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, Spark Investment Management LLC, Oxford Asset Management LLP, New York State Common Retirement Fund, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for La Jolla Pharmaceutical.

Which institutional investors are buying La Jolla Pharmaceutical stock?

LJPC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Broadfin Capital LLC, Alyeska Investment Group L.P., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc., Acadian Asset Management LLC, Grimes & Company Inc. and UBS Group AG. Company insiders that have bought La Jolla Pharmaceutical stock in the last two years include Darryl Wellinghoff, George F Tidmarsh, James Rolke, Jennifer Carver, Kevin C Tang, Lakhmir S Chawla and Perceptive Advisors Llc. View Insider Buying and Selling for La Jolla Pharmaceutical.

How do I buy shares of La Jolla Pharmaceutical?

Shares of LJPC 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is La Jolla Pharmaceutical's stock price today?

One share of LJPC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $8.12.

How big of a company is La Jolla Pharmaceutical?

La Jolla Pharmaceutical has a market capitalization of $220.54 million and generates $10.06 million in revenue each year. The biopharmaceutical company earns $-199,470,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($7.85) on an earnings per share basis. La Jolla Pharmaceutical employs 169 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About La Jolla Pharmaceutical.

What is La Jolla Pharmaceutical's official website?

The official website for La Jolla Pharmaceutical is http://www.lajollapharmaceutical.com/.

How can I contact La Jolla Pharmaceutical?

La Jolla Pharmaceutical's mailing address is 4550 TOWNE CENTRE COURT, SAN DIEGO CA, 92121. The biopharmaceutical company can be reached via phone at 858-207-4264 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for La Jolla Pharmaceutical (NASDAQ LJPC)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  344 (Thanks for Voting!)
Underperform Votes:  311 (Thanks for Voting!)
Total Votes:  655
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This page was last updated on 2/23/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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