La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company Company Profile (NASDAQ:LJPC)

About La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (NASDAQ:LJPC)

La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company logoLa Jolla Pharmaceutical Company is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company is focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of therapies to improve outcomes in patients suffering from life-threatening diseases. LJPC-501 is its formulation of angiotensin II for the potential treatment of catecholamine-resistant hypotension (CRH). It has initiated a Phase III trial of LJPC-501 for the treatment of CRH, called the Angiotensin II for the Treatment of High-Output Shock 3 (ATHOS) Phase III trial. LJPC-401 is its formulation of synthetic human hepcidin for the potential treatment of conditions characterized by iron overload, such as hereditary hemochromatosis, beta thalassemia, sickle cell disease and myelodysplastic syndrome. LJPC-30S is its next-generation gentamicin derivative program that is focused on therapeutics for the potential treatment of serious bacterial infections, as well as rare genetic disorders, such as cystic fibrosis and Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

Industry, Sector and Symbol: Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $740.91 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 22,123,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $30.04
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $27.58
  • 52 Week Range: $14.63 - $39.28
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: -9.62
  • P/E Growth: -0.510
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $381,999.00
  • Price / Sales: 1,939.53
  • Book Value: $7.04 per share
  • Price / Book: 4.76
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: ($84,240,000.00)
  • Net Margins: -12,692.37%
  • Return on Equity: -89.72%
  • Return on Assets: -78.46%
Debt:
  • Current Ratio: 28.99%
  • Quick Ratio: 28.99%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 378,587 shs.
  • Beta: 1.67
  • Short Ratio: 12.15
 
Frequently Asked Questions for La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (NASDAQ:LJPC)

What is La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company's stock symbol?

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

How were La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company's earnings last quarter?

La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (NASDAQ:LJPC) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 27th. The company reported ($1.26) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($1.34) by $0.08. La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company had a negative net margin of 12,692.37% and a negative return on equity of 89.72%. View La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company's Earnings History.

Where is La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company's stock going? Where will La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company's stock price be in 2017?

6 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company's shares. Their forecasts range from $34.00 to $57.00. On average, they anticipate La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company's stock price to reach $45.20 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company.

What are analysts saying about La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company 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. " (7/18/2017)
  • 2. Cowen and Company analysts commented, "LJPC reported Q1 financials." (4/28/2017)
  • 3. Chardan Capital analysts commented, "We believe the results are compelling and, based on the SPA, will likely result in LJPC-501 US approval. Recall from our 24 January 2017 note where we discussed the SPA, stating with regards to the primary endpoint," (3/2/2017)
  • 4. SunTrust Banks, Inc. analysts commented, "strong" ATHOS-3 data which implies LJPC-501 could be standard-of-care in last-line CRH.Suneja commented, "We believe today's highly favorable ATHOS-3 data (primary endpoint met; positive trend in mortality) are supportive of approval in CRH, which could be at least $500MM opportunity; an NDA filing is expected in 2H17 and full data are expected in 2017 at a major medical conference and publication in a "top-tier" journal. In our view, these results provide validation for LJPC's capital-efficient strategy of developing naturally occurring peptides with well-understood biological functions for life-threatening diseases. We reiterate our Buy rating and increase our NPV-derived PT to $57 from $38." (2/27/2017)

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

Who are La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company's key executives?

La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Kevin C. Tang, Chairman of the Board
  • George F. Tidmarsh M.D. Ph.D., President, Chief Executive Officer, Secretary, Director
  • Dennis M. Mulroy CPA, Chief Financial Officer
  • Jennifer A. Carver, Senior Vice President,Operations
  • Lakhmir S. Chawla M.D., Chief Medical Officer
  • Laura Douglass, Independent Director
  • Craig A. Johnson, Independent Director
  • Robert Harvey Rosen, Independent Director

Who owns La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company stock?

La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Hollencrest Securities LLC (0.10%). Company insiders that own La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company stock include Dennis Mulroy, George F Tidmarsh, Kevin C Tang and Lakhmir S Chawla. View Institutional Ownership Trends for La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company.

How do I buy La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company stock?

Shares of La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company's stock price today?

One share of La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company stock can currently be purchased for approximately $33.49.


MarketBeat Community Rating for La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (NASDAQ LJPC)
Community Ranking:  3.4 out of 5 (  )
Outperform Votes:  138 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  64 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  202
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (NASDAQ:LJPC) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $45.20 (34.97% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (NASDAQ:LJPC)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/22/2017Chardan CapitalSet Price TargetBuy$34.00LowView Rating Details
5/22/2017SunTrust Banks, Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$57.00MediumView Rating Details
4/30/2017Noble FinancialReiterated RatingBuyLowView Rating Details
4/28/2017Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingBuy$55.00LowView Rating Details
3/29/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuy$40.00LowView Rating Details
2/28/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingBuy$27.00 -> $40.00N/AView Rating Details
5/24/2016Lake Street CapitalInitiated CoverageBuy$25.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 7/24/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (NASDAQ:LJPC)
Earnings by Quarter for La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (NASDAQ:LJPC)
Earnings History by Quarter for La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (NASDAQ LJPC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/27/2017Q1 2017($1.34)($1.26)$0.17 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2017Q4 2016($1.20)($1.44)$0.16 million$0.09 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2016Q3($0.97)($1.23)$0.26 million$0.04 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2016Q2($0.99)($0.90)$0.25 million$0.25 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2016Q416($0.74)($0.96)$0.43 million$0.23 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/25/2016Q4($0.72)($0.69)$0.41 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2015Q315($0.69)($0.70)$0.65 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2015Q215($0.61)($0.70)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/16/2015Q414($0.37)($0.45)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/12/2014Q314($0.42)($0.37)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/14/2014Q214($0.69)($0.63)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2014Q1 2014($0.91)($0.93)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/31/2014($0.24)($0.07)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (NASDAQ:LJPC)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: ($4.81)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172($1.39)($1.25)($1.32)
Q2 20172($1.26)($1.01)($1.14)
Q3 20172($1.22)($1.10)($1.16)
Q4 20172($1.19)($1.19)($1.19)
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (NASDAQ:LJPC)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (NASDAQ:LJPC)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 26.43%
Insider Trades by Quarter for La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (NASDAQ:LJPC)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (NASDAQ:LJPC)
Insider Trades by Quarter for La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (NASDAQ:LJPC)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/23/2017Kevin C TangDirectorBuy149,254$33.50$5,000,009.00View SEC Filing  
3/3/2017Dennis MulroyCFOBuy500$33.95$16,975.00View SEC Filing  
3/3/2017George F TidmarshCEOBuy3,000$34.17$102,510.00View SEC Filing  
3/3/2017Lakhmir S ChawlaInsiderBuy1,600$34.80$55,680.00View SEC Filing  
9/13/2016Kevin C TangDirectorBuy139,035$19.82$2,755,673.70View SEC Filing  
3/4/2016Kevin C TangDirectorBuy20,000$19.85$397,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/1/2016George F TidmarshCEOBuy2,000$16.57$33,140.00View SEC Filing  
9/28/2015Lakhmir S ChawlaInsiderBuy485$27.75$13,458.75View SEC Filing  
9/10/2015Kevin C TangDirectorBuy80,000$38.00$3,040,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/21/2015Kevin C TangDirectorBuy170,000$27.11$4,608,700.00View SEC Filing  
6/26/2015Kevin C TangDirectorBuy110,000$23.58$2,593,800.00View SEC Filing  
6/24/2015Kevin C TangDirectorBuy220,000$22.23$4,890,600.00View SEC Filing  
6/23/2015Kevin C TangDirectorBuy53,836$22.27$1,198,927.72View SEC Filing  
6/22/2015Kevin C TangDirectorBuy77,850$21.41$1,666,768.50View SEC Filing  
5/13/2015Kevin C TangDirectorBuy190,583$18.24$3,476,233.92View SEC Filing  
5/12/2015George F TidmarshCEOBuy4,000$18.37$73,480.00View SEC Filing  
12/15/2014Kevin C TangDirectorBuy232,343$12.84$2,983,284.12View SEC Filing  
12/11/2014George F TidmarshCEOBuy4,000$11.38$45,520.00View SEC Filing  
9/26/2014George F TidmarshCEOBuy2,000$9.35$18,700.00View SEC Filing  
9/26/2014Kevin C TangDirectorBuy169,555$9.14$1,549,732.70View SEC Filing  
9/25/2014Kevin C TangDirectorBuy30,500$9.17$279,685.00View SEC Filing  
9/24/2014Kevin C TangDirectorBuy95,000$9.10$864,500.00View SEC Filing  
9/18/2014George F TidmarshCEOBuy5,000$9.18$45,900.00View SEC Filing  
7/23/2014George F TidmarshCEOBuy19,000$10.50$199,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/21/2014George TidmarshCEOBuy12,000$7.37$88,440.00View SEC Filing  
4/14/2014George TidmarshCEOBuy8,000$9.53$76,240.00View SEC Filing  
2/7/2014George F TidmarshCEOBuy3,000$7.25$21,750.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (NASDAQ:LJPC)
Latest Headlines for La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (NASDAQ:LJPC)
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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoLa Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (LJPC) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $170,000.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 16 at 10:48 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to La Jolla Pharmaceutical Co. : July 14, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 15 at 5:52 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLa Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (NASDAQ:LJPC) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 14 at 5:05 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo-$1.13 EPS Expected for La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (NASDAQ:LJPC) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 14 at 11:18 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLa Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (NASDAQ:LJPC) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 2 at 9:36 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLa Jolla Pharmaceutical Co. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : LJPC-US : June 22, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 22 at 12:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$170,000.00 in Sales Expected for La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (LJPC) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 21 at 8:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo Analysts Expect La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (LJPC) Will Post Earnings of -$1.10 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 20 at 12:12 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLa Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (LJPC) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 19 at 4:38 PM
prnewswire.com logoToday's Research Report Coverage on Biotech Stocks -- Cyclacel Pharma, Cytori Therapeutics, La Jolla Pharma, and Moleculin Biotech
www.prnewswire.com - June 19 at 11:52 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to La Jolla Pharmaceutical Co. : June 15, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 16 at 7:22 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSorrento Therapeutics (SRNE) vs. La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (LJPC) Financial Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 11 at 4:20 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLa Jolla Pharmaceutical Co. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : LJPC-US : June 8, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 8 at 9:37 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLa Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (LJPC) Raised to "Hold" at ValuEngine
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 4 at 9:20 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLa Jolla Pharmaceutical Co. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : LJPC-US : May 29, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 29 at 9:15 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoShort Interest in La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (LJPC) Expands By 0.7%
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 25 at 11:05 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLa Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (LJPC) Given a $34.00 Price Target by Chardan Capital Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 23 at 6:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLa Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (LJPC) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 23 at 4:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSunTrust Banks, Inc. Reaffirms Buy Rating for La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (LJPC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 22 at 8:22 PM
seekingalpha.com logoFull Phase 3 La Jolla Pharmaceutical Data Creates A Great Short Opportunity
seekingalpha.com - May 22 at 5:41 PM
benzinga.com logoLa Jolla Meets ATHOS-3 Trial Endpoints, Dispels Market Controversy In The Process - Benzinga
www.benzinga.com - May 22 at 10:20 AM
businesswire.com logoResults of ATHOS-3 Phase 3 Study of LJPC-501 Published in The New England Journal of Medicine - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - May 22 at 10:20 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMixed Outcomes for La Jolla Pharma Shock Drug Fuels Debate Over Sales Potential
finance.yahoo.com - May 21 at 5:39 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoResults of ATHOS-3 Phase 3 Study of LJPC-501 Published in The New England Journal of Medicine
finance.yahoo.com - May 21 at 5:39 PM
fool.com logoHere's Why La Jolla Pharmaceuticals Company Is Soaring - Motley Fool
www.fool.com - May 19 at 6:00 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHere's Why La Jolla Pharmaceuticals Company Is Soaring
finance.yahoo.com - May 19 at 10:51 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLa Jolla Pharmaceutical Co. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : LJPC-US : May 19, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 19 at 10:51 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoImplied Volatility Surging for La Jolla Pharmaceutical (LJPC) Stock Options
finance.yahoo.com - May 19 at 10:51 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLa Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (LJPC) Expected to Post Earnings of -$1.13 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 1 at 9:00 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLa Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (LJPC) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.08 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 1 at 6:48 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLa Jolla Pharmaceutical Company's (LJPC) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Noble Financial
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 7:35 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPositive Press Coverage Somewhat Likely to Affect La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (LJPC) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 10:47 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCowen and Company Reaffirms Buy Rating for La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (LJPC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 1:01 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-La Jolla Pharmaceutical quarterly loss per share $1.26
www.reuters.com - April 28 at 7:14 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLa Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (LJPC) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 6:43 PM
businesswire.com logoLa Jolla Pharmaceutical Company Announces Financial Results for the Three Months Ended March 31, 2017 and ... - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - April 28 at 9:33 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLa Jolla Pharmaceutical Company Announces Financial Results for the Three Months Ended March 31, 2017 and Recent Corporate Progress
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 6:52 PM
marketbeat.com logoLa Jolla Pharmaceutical posts 1Q loss
marketbeat.com - April 27 at 6:48 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Favorable Media Coverage Likely to Impact La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (LJPC) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 10:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLa Jolla Pharmaceutical Co. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:LJPC) : April 24, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 24 at 7:03 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLa Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (LJPC) to Post Q2 2017 Earnings of ($1.26) Per Share, SunTrust Banks Forecasts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 24 at 7:59 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLa Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (LJPC) Given Daily Coverage Optimism Score of 0.31
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 6:15 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLa Jolla Pharmaceutical Co. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : LJPC-US : April 21, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 21 at 10:05 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Positive Media Coverage Very Likely to Impact La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (LJPC) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 16 at 2:15 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Brokerages Expect La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (LJPC) to Post -$1.34 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 10 at 2:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLa Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (LJPC) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 6 at 1:34 PM
streetinsider.com logoLa Jolla Pharmaceutical (LJPC) puts active after short report hits
www.streetinsider.com - April 4 at 8:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLa Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (LJPC) Rating Reiterated by Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 29 at 10:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoKevin C. Tang Acquires 149,254 Shares of La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (LJPC) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 27 at 10:25 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLa Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (LJPC) Short Interest Update
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 26 at 7:23 AM

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