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NASDAQ:LXRXLexicon Pharmaceuticals Stock Price, Forecast & News

$1.96
+0.06 (+3.16 %)
(As of 07/15/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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$1.86
Now: $1.96
$1.96
50-Day Range
$1.85
MA: $1.95
$2.19
52-Week Range
$1.13
Now: $1.96
$5.94
Volume630,300 shs
Average Volume934,759 shs
Market Capitalization$209.66 million
P/E Ratio3.16
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.16
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. The company has strategic collaboration and license agreements with Sanofi; Ipsen Pharma SAS; Bristol-Myers Squibb Company; and Genentech, Inc. Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.1Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.69 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$322.07 million
Cash Flow$1.75 per share
Book Value$1.10 per share

Profitability

Net Income$130.13 million

Miscellaneous

Employees202
Market Cap$209.66 million
Next Earnings Date7/29/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Lexicon Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:LXRX) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Lexicon Pharmaceuticals' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals' stock was trading at $2.27 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, LXRX shares have decreased by 13.7% and is now trading at $1.96. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Lexicon Pharmaceuticals?

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

When is Lexicon Pharmaceuticals' next earnings date?

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 29th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Lexicon Pharmaceuticals.

How were Lexicon Pharmaceuticals' earnings last quarter?

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:LXRX) released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, April, 27th. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($0.63) EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.69) by $0.06. The biopharmaceutical company had revenue of $8 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $7.18 million. Lexicon Pharmaceuticals had a return on equity of 125.61% and a net margin of 26.59%. View Lexicon Pharmaceuticals' earnings history.

What price target have analysts set for LXRX?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Lexicon Pharmaceuticals' shares. Their forecasts range from $2.10 to $9.00. On average, they expect Lexicon Pharmaceuticals' share price to reach $4.53 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 130.9% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Lexicon Pharmaceuticals.

Has Lexicon Pharmaceuticals been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about LXRX stock have trended extremely negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Lexicon Pharmaceuticals earned a news sentiment score of -4.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the biopharmaceutical company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. View the latest news about Lexicon Pharmaceuticals.

Are investors shorting Lexicon Pharmaceuticals?

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals saw a increase in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 10,920,000 shares, an increase of 8.5% from the June 15th total of 10,060,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 929,400 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 11.7 days. Currently, 10.6% of the shares of the company are sold short. 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 following 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)

What is Lexicon Pharmaceuticals' stock symbol?

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

Who are Lexicon Pharmaceuticals' major shareholders?

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals' stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.08%), Diversified Trust Co (0.02%) and Investors Financial Group LLC (0.01%). Company insiders that own Lexicon Pharmaceuticals stock include Alexander A Santini, Christopher J Sobecki, James F Tessmer, Lonnel Coats and Sam L Barker. View institutional ownership trends for Lexicon Pharmaceuticals.

Which major investors are buying Lexicon Pharmaceuticals stock?

LXRX stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Diversified Trust Co, and Investors Financial Group LLC. Company insiders that have bought Lexicon Pharmaceuticals stock in the last two years include Alexander A Santini, Christopher J Sobecki, James F Tessmer, Lonnel Coats, and Sam L Barker. View insider buying and selling activity for Lexicon Pharmaceuticals.

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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Lexicon Pharmaceuticals' stock price today?

One share of LXRX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $1.96.

How big of a company is Lexicon Pharmaceuticals?

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals has a market capitalization of $209.66 million and generates $322.07 million in revenue each year. The biopharmaceutical company earns $130.13 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.35 on an earnings per share basis. Lexicon Pharmaceuticals employs 202 workers across the globe.

What is Lexicon Pharmaceuticals' official website?

The official website for Lexicon Pharmaceuticals is 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.

This page was last updated on 7/15/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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