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

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$5.31 -0.04 (-0.75 %)
(As of 02/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$5.35
Today's Range$5.25 - $5.53
52-Week Range$4.26 - $13.97
Volume519,142 shs
Average Volume776,142 shs
Market Capitalization$562.46 million
P/E Ratio-4.18
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.63
Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development and commercialization of pharmaceutical products for the treatment of human diseases. 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 3 clinical trials for the treatment of type 1 and type 2 diabetes; LX2761, which is in Phase 1 clinical development for the treatment of diabetes; and LX9211 that is in Phase 1 clinical development for the treatment of neuropathic pain. 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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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$90.33 million
Book Value$0.49 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-129,050,000.00
Net Margins-168.23%

Miscellaneous

Employees174
Market Cap$562.46 million
OptionableOptionable

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 data on Wednesday, November, 8th. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($0.29) EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.36) by $0.07. The biopharmaceutical company earned $26.94 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $27.97 million. Lexicon Pharmaceuticals had a negative net margin of 168.23% and a negative return on equity of 1,247.65%. Lexicon Pharmaceuticals's quarterly revenue was down 2.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business posted ($0.35) earnings per share. View Lexicon Pharmaceuticals' Earnings History.

When is Lexicon Pharmaceuticals' next earnings date?

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 28th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Lexicon Pharmaceuticals.

What price target have analysts set for LXRX?

6 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for Lexicon Pharmaceuticals' stock. Their predictions range from $14.00 to $36.00. On average, they anticipate Lexicon Pharmaceuticals' share price to reach $24.3333 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 358.3% 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.

Has Lexicon Pharmaceuticals been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about LXRX stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Lexicon Pharmaceuticals earned a media sentiment score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the biopharmaceutical company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of Lexicon Pharmaceuticals' key competitors?

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)

Who are Lexicon Pharmaceuticals' major shareholders?

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (4.11%), Northern Trust Corp (0.57%), Geode Capital Management LLC (0.53%), Pinnacle Associates Ltd. (0.51%), Two Sigma Investments LP (0.30%) and D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc. (0.25%). Company insiders that own Lexicon Pharmaceuticals stock include Alexander A Santini, James F Tessmer, Jeffrey L Wade, Lonnel Coats, Public Equities LP Invus and Sam L Barker. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Lexicon Pharmaceuticals.

Which institutional investors are selling Lexicon Pharmaceuticals stock?

LXRX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, BlackRock Inc., Stifel Financial Corp, Pinnacle Associates Ltd., Bank of America Corp DE, GSA Capital Partners LLP and Northern Trust Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for Lexicon Pharmaceuticals.

Which institutional investors are buying Lexicon Pharmaceuticals stock?

LXRX stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Two Sigma Investments LP, Fosun International Ltd, Royal London Asset Management Ltd., Wedbush Securities Inc., Squarepoint Ops LLC, Virtus ETF Advisers LLC and Birchview Capital LP. Company insiders that have bought Lexicon Pharmaceuticals stock in the last two years include Alexander A Santini, Jeffrey L Wade, Lonnel Coats, Public Equities LP Invus and Sam L Barker. View Insider Buying and Selling 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Lexicon Pharmaceuticals' stock price today?

One share of LXRX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $5.31.

How big of a company is Lexicon Pharmaceuticals?

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals has a market capitalization of $562.46 million and generates $90.33 million in revenue each year. The biopharmaceutical company earns $-129,050,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($1.27) on an earnings per share basis. Lexicon Pharmaceuticals employs 174 workers across the globe.

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:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  344 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  319 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  663
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 2/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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