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NASDAQ:LJPCLa Jolla Pharmaceutical Stock Price, Forecast & News

$7.21
+0.04 (+0.56 %)
(As of 05/25/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$7.01
Now: $7.21
$7.25
50-Day Range
$5.15
MA: $6.85
$7.84
52-Week Range
$2.30
Now: $7.21
$13.90
Volume334,183 shs
Average Volume766,652 shs
Market Capitalization$196.83 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.68
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. The company was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.2Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.48 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$23.05 million
Book Value($2.21) per share

Profitability

Net Income$-116,510,000.00
Net Margins-355.86%

Miscellaneous

Employees169
Market Cap$196.83 million
Next Earnings Date8/6/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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La Jolla Pharmaceutical (NASDAQ:LJPC) Frequently Asked Questions

How has La Jolla Pharmaceutical's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

La Jolla Pharmaceutical's stock was trading at $4.81 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, LJPC shares have increased by 49.9% and is now trading at $7.21. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of La Jolla Pharmaceutical?

3 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 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for La Jolla Pharmaceutical.

When is La Jolla Pharmaceutical's next earnings date?

La Jolla Pharmaceutical is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 6th 2020. View our earnings forecast for La Jolla Pharmaceutical.

How were La Jolla Pharmaceutical's earnings last quarter?

La Jolla Pharmaceutical (NASDAQ:LJPC) released its earnings results on Monday, May, 4th. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($0.32) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.92) by $0.60. The biopharmaceutical company had revenue of $7.59 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $8.50 million. View La Jolla Pharmaceutical's earnings history.

What price target have analysts set for LJPC?

3 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for La Jolla Pharmaceutical's shares. Their forecasts range from $19.00 to $20.00. On average, they expect La Jolla Pharmaceutical's share price to reach $19.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 170.5% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for La Jolla Pharmaceutical.

Has La Jolla Pharmaceutical been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about LJPC stock has trended positive this week, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. La Jolla Pharmaceutical earned a daily sentiment score of 2.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the biopharmaceutical company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. View the latest news aboutLa Jolla Pharmaceutical.

Are investors shorting La Jolla Pharmaceutical?

La Jolla Pharmaceutical saw a increase in short interest in the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,830,000 shares, an increase of 11.9% from the March 31st total of 2,530,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 828,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.4 days. Currently, 11.0% of the company's shares are short sold. 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 following 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)

What is La Jolla Pharmaceutical's stock symbol?

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

Who are La Jolla Pharmaceutical's major shareholders?

La Jolla Pharmaceutical's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Tang Capital Management LLC (29.60%), BlackRock Inc. (5.70%), Morgan Stanley (2.34%), State Street Corp (1.50%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.15%) and First Midwest Bank Trust Division (0.48%). Company insiders that own La Jolla Pharmaceutical stock include Darryl Wellinghoff, George F Tidmarsh, James Rolke, Jennifer Carver, Kevin C Tang, Lakhmir S Chawla and Life Sciences Maste Perceptive. View institutional ownership trends for La Jolla Pharmaceutical.

Which major investors are selling La Jolla Pharmaceutical stock?

LJPC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Spark Investment Management LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., State Street Corp, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Acadian Asset Management LLC, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, and UBS Group AG. View insider buying and selling activity for La Jolla Pharmaceutical.

Which major investors are buying La Jolla Pharmaceutical stock?

LJPC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Tang Capital Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, First Midwest Bank Trust Division, Two Sigma Investments LP, Premier Asset Management LLC, Engineers Gate Manager LP, Deutsche Bank AG, and Advisor Group Holdings Inc.. 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, and Lakhmir S Chawla. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $7.21.

How big of a company is La Jolla Pharmaceutical?

La Jolla Pharmaceutical has a market capitalization of $196.83 million and generates $23.05 million in revenue each year. The biopharmaceutical company earns $-116,510,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($4.30) on an earnings per share basis. La Jolla Pharmaceutical employs 169 workers across the globe.

What is La Jolla Pharmaceutical's official website?

The official website for La Jolla Pharmaceutical is 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]

This page was last updated on 5/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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