NASDAQ:LXRX - Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Stock Price, News, & Analysis

$5.28
-0.05 (-0.94 %)
(As of 07/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$5.23
Now: $5.28
$5.4088
50-Day Range
$5.23
MA: $5.89
$6.50
52-Week Range
$4.25
Now: $5.28
$13.13
Volume534,245 shs
Average Volume688,027 shs
Market Capitalization$561.12 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.84
Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc, a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development and commercialization of pharmaceutical products. The company offers XERMELO, an orally-delivered small molecule drug candidate for the treatment of carcinoid syndrome diarrhea in combination with somatostatin analog therapy in adults. Its orally-delivered small molecule drug candidates under development comprise Sotagliflozin that is in Phase III clinical trials for the treatment of type 1 and type 2 diabetes; LX9211, which is in Phase Ib clinical development for the treatment of neuropathic pain; and LX2761 that is in Phase I clinical development for the treatment of diabetes. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Pharmaceutical preparations
Sub-IndustryBiotechnology
SectorMedical
Current SymbolNASDAQ:LXRX
Previous SymbolNASDAQ:LEXG
CUSIP52887210
Phone281-863-3000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$63.21 million
Book Value($0.25) per share

Profitability

Net Income$-120,550,000.00
Net Margins-214.93%

Miscellaneous

Employees202
Market Cap$561.12 million
Next Earnings Date7/29/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Lexicon Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:LXRX) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lexicon Pharmaceuticals' stock symbol?

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "LXRX."

How were Lexicon Pharmaceuticals' earnings last quarter?

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:LXRX) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 1st. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($0.21) earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of ($0.21). The biopharmaceutical company earned $9.20 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $13.26 million. The company's quarterly revenue was down 63.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted ($0.40) EPS. View Lexicon Pharmaceuticals' Earnings History.

When is Lexicon Pharmaceuticals' next earnings date?

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, July 29th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Lexicon Pharmaceuticals.

What price target have analysts set for LXRX?

6 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Lexicon Pharmaceuticals' shares. Their predictions range from $10.00 to $35.00. On average, they expect Lexicon Pharmaceuticals' share price to reach $19.6667 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 272.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Lexicon Pharmaceuticals.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Lexicon Pharmaceuticals?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lexicon Pharmaceuticals in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Lexicon Pharmaceuticals.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Lexicon Pharmaceuticals stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Lexicon Pharmaceuticals stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Lexicon Genetics Incorporated is a leader in defining the functions of genes for drug discovery using large-scale knockout mouse technology. Lexicon has invented high-throughput gene trapping technology to discover thousands of genes and expand its OmniBank library of tens of thousands of mouse clones. The Company uses an integrated platform of functional genomic technologies to accelerate large-scale analysis of mammalian gene function for drug discovery. " (7/3/2019)
  • 2. Needham & Company LLC analysts commented, "Lexicon reported 1Q19 U.S. Xermelo sales of $6.7M, below our $8.0M est. Mgmt reiterated 2019 guidance for 20+% y/y U.S. sales growth. Sanofi and Lexicon announced Zynquista approval for by EMA 4/26/19. Lexicon is entitled to a milestone payment in 2Q19 tied to the approval, which we estimate to be around $30M. Discussions w/ FDA around CRL in T1D are planned. No guidance on timing. We previously removed the revenue stream from our model. The first of several Phase 3 T2D trials are expected to generate results beginning in 2Q19 (metformin combination first). We believe the stock is likely to become more attractive if Zynquista is sufficiently differentiated from SGLT2 drugs in T2D, particularly around renal impairment. Maintain HOLD." (5/2/2019)

Has Lexicon Pharmaceuticals been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about LXRX stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Lexicon Pharmaceuticals earned a news impact score of 1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the biopharmaceutical company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Lexicon Pharmaceuticals.

Are investors shorting Lexicon Pharmaceuticals?

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals saw a increase in short interest in the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 9,152,200 shares, an increase of 10.7% from the May 30th total of 8,270,100 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 435,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 21.0 days. Approximately 8.9% of the company's stock are short sold. View Lexicon Pharmaceuticals' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Lexicon Pharmaceuticals' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Lexicon Pharmaceuticals own?

Who are Lexicon Pharmaceuticals' key executives?

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Lonnel Coats, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 54)
  • Mr. Jeffrey L. Wade, Exec. VP of Corp. & Admin. Affairs and CFO (Age 54)
  • Dr. Pablo Lapuerta, Exec. VP & Chief Medical Officer (Age 56)
  • Dr. Praveen Tyle, Exec. VP of R&D (Age 59)
  • Mr. Alexander A. Santini, Exec. VP & Chief Commercial Officer (Age 60)

How do I buy shares of Lexicon Pharmaceuticals?

Shares of LXRX 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 Lexicon Pharmaceuticals' stock price today?

One share of LXRX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $5.28.

How big of a company is Lexicon Pharmaceuticals?

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals has a market capitalization of $561.12 million and generates $63.21 million in revenue each year. The biopharmaceutical company earns $-120,550,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($1.14) on an earnings per share basis. Lexicon Pharmaceuticals employs 202 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Lexicon Pharmaceuticals.

What is Lexicon Pharmaceuticals' official website?

The official website for Lexicon Pharmaceuticals is http://www.lexpharma.com/.

How can I contact Lexicon Pharmaceuticals?

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals' mailing address is 8800 TECHNOLOGY FOREST PLACE, THE WOODLANDS TX, 77381. The biopharmaceutical company can be reached via phone at 281-863-3000.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Lexicon Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ LXRX)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  376 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  362 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  738
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Lexicon Pharmaceuticals and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe LXRX will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe LXRX will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 7/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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