Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.01 (-0.19 %)
(As of 04/14/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $5.19
50-Day Range
MA: $6.41
52-Week Range
Now: $5.19
Volume888,627 shs
Average Volume4.50 million shs
Market Capitalization$749.20 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of pharmaceutical products. Its orally-delivered small molecule drug candidates under development comprise Sotagliflozin that completed Phase III clinical trials for the for the treatment of heart failure and type 1 diabetes; LX9211, which is in Phase II clinical development for the treatment of neuropathic pain; and LX2761. The company has strategic collaboration and license agreements with Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, and Genentech, Inc. Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. was incorporated in 1995 and is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Pharmaceutical preparations
Current SymbolNASDAQ:LXRX
Previous SymbolNASDAQ:LEXG
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$322.07 million
Cash Flow$2.33 per share
Book Value$1.10 per share


Net Income$130.13 million
Net Margins-320.44%


Market Cap$749.20 million
Next Earnings Date4/26/2021 (Estimated)


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Overall MarketRank

1.58 out of 5 stars

Medical Sector

401st out of 2,019 stocks

Pharmaceutical Preparations Industry

189th out of 772 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.1Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Lexicon Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:LXRX) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Lexicon Pharmaceuticals a buy right now?

8 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lexicon Pharmaceuticals in the last twelve months. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" Lexicon Pharmaceuticals stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in LXRX, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Lexicon Pharmaceuticals?

Wall Street analysts have given Lexicon Pharmaceuticals a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Lexicon Pharmaceuticals wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Lexicon Pharmaceuticals?

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals saw a drop in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 3,730,000 shares, a drop of 24.0% from the March 15th total of 4,910,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 4,730,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.8 days.
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When is Lexicon Pharmaceuticals' next earnings date?

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, April 26th 2021.
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How were Lexicon Pharmaceuticals' earnings last quarter?

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:LXRX) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, March, 10th. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($0.05) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.28) by $0.23. The biopharmaceutical company had revenue of $0.20 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $0.17 million. Lexicon Pharmaceuticals had a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 164.96% and a negative net margin of 320.44%.
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How has Lexicon Pharmaceuticals' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals' stock was trading at $2.27 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, LXRX shares have increased by 128.6% and is now trading at $5.19.
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What price target have analysts set for LXRX?

8 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for Lexicon Pharmaceuticals' shares. Their forecasts range from $6.00 to $13.00. On average, they expect Lexicon Pharmaceuticals' stock price to reach $9.40 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 81.1% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Lexicon Pharmaceuticals' key executives?

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Lonnel Coats, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 56, Pay $1.15M)
  • Mr. Jeffrey L. Wade, Exec. VP of Corp. & Admin. Affairs and CFO (Age 56, Pay $655.18k)
  • Mr. Brian T. Crum, VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 48, Pay $536.92k)
  • Dr. Alan J. Main, Exec. VP of Innovation & Chemical Sciences (Age 67, Pay $560.17k)
  • Dr. Praveen Tyle, Exec. VP of R&D (Age 61, Pay $692.31k)
  • Dr. Robert J. Lefkowitz, Consultant & Independent Director (Age 77, Pay $50k)
  • Mr. James F. Tessmer, VP of Fin. & Accounting (Age 61)
  • Chas Schultz, Exec. Director of Corp. Communications & Patient Advocacy

What is Lonnel Coats' approval rating as Lexicon Pharmaceuticals' CEO?

9 employees have rated Lexicon Pharmaceuticals CEO Lonnel Coats on Lonnel Coats has an approval rating of 100% among Lexicon Pharmaceuticals' employees. This puts Lonnel Coats in the top 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

Who are some of Lexicon Pharmaceuticals' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Lexicon Pharmaceuticals own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Lexicon Pharmaceuticals investors own include Portola Pharmaceuticals (PTLA), Sarepta Therapeutics (SRPT), ACADIA Pharmaceuticals (ACAD), Dynavax Technologies (DVAX), MannKind (MNKD), ImmunoGen (IMGN), Geron (GERN), Micron Technology (MU), TherapeuticsMD (TXMD) and Gilead Sciences (GILD).

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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Boothe Investment Group Inc. (0.30%). Company insiders that own Lexicon Pharmaceuticals stock include Alexander A Santini, Christopher J Sobecki, James F Tessmer, Lonnel Coats and Sam L Barker.
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Which institutional investors are buying Lexicon Pharmaceuticals stock?

LXRX stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boothe Investment Group Inc.. 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.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Lexicon Pharmaceuticals' stock price today?

One share of LXRX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $5.19.

How much money does Lexicon Pharmaceuticals make?

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals has a market capitalization of $749.20 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.

How many employees does Lexicon Pharmaceuticals have?

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals employs 78 workers across the globe.

What is Lexicon Pharmaceuticals' official website?

The official website for Lexicon Pharmaceuticals is

Where are Lexicon Pharmaceuticals' headquarters?

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals is headquartered at 8800 TECHNOLOGY FOREST PLACE, THE WOODLANDS TX, 77381.

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 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 4/15/2021 by Staff
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