NASDAQ:PLXP - PLx Pharma Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $4.74 -0.24 (-4.82 %) (As of 02/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$4.98Today's Range$4.73 - $5.4252-Week Range$1.00 - $6.90Volume11,974 shsAverage Volume51,385 shsMarket Capitalization$41.47 millionP/E Ratio-2.43Dividend YieldN/ABeta5.44 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email PLx Pharma Inc., a late-stage specialty pharmaceutical company, focuses on developing non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and other analgesics. The company's lead product candidates are Aspertec 81 mg and 325 mg, which are novel formulations of aspirin that use the PLxGuard delivery system to reduce acute gastrointestinal (GI) side effects while providing antiplatelet effectiveness for cardiovascular disease prevention. Its product pipeline also includes other oral NSAIDs using the PLxGuard delivery system, including PL1200 Ibuprofen 200 mg, a clinical-stage GI-safer ibuprofen product for pain and inflammation. The company was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas. Receive PLXP News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for PLXP and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Pharmaceutical preparations Sub-IndustryN/A SectorMedical Current SymbolNASDAQ:PLXP Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIK1497504 Webwww.plxpharma.com Phone713-842-1249Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.53 Current Ratio4.84 Quick Ratio4.84Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio-2.43 Forward P/E Ratio-3.25 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$780,000.00 Price / Sales53.17 Cash FlowN/A Price / Cash FlowN/A Book Value$0.53 per share Price / Book8.94Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($1.95) Net Income$-15,340,000.00 Net Margins-12.09% Return on Equity-224.24% Return on Assets-56.12%Miscellaneous Employees14 Outstanding Shares8,749,000Market Cap$41.47 million Next Earnings Date3/22/2019 (Estimated) OptionableNot Optionable PLx Pharma (NASDAQ:PLXP) Frequently Asked Questions What is PLx Pharma's stock symbol? PLx Pharma trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "PLXP." How were PLx Pharma's earnings last quarter? PLx Pharma Inc (NASDAQ:PLXP) issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday, May, 11th. The biotechnology company reported ($0.40) EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.45) by $0.05. The biotechnology company had revenue of $81.46 million for the quarter. PLx Pharma had a negative net margin of 12.09% and a negative return on equity of 224.24%. View PLx Pharma's Earnings History. When is PLx Pharma's next earnings date? PLx Pharma is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, March 22nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for PLx Pharma. What price target have analysts set for PLXP? 2 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for PLx Pharma's shares. Their predictions range from $14.00 to $14.00. On average, they expect PLx Pharma's stock price to reach $14.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 195.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for PLx Pharma. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for PLx Pharma? 2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for PLx Pharma in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for PLx Pharma. Has PLx Pharma been receiving favorable news coverage? News coverage about PLXP stock has been trending somewhat positive on Friday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. PLx Pharma earned a media sentiment score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the biotechnology company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. Who are some of PLx Pharma's key competitors? Some companies that are related to PLx Pharma include Protagonist Therapeutics (PTGX), Zafgen (ZFGN), Menlo Therapeutics (MNLO), ProMetic Life Sciences (PFSCF), REDHILL BIOPHAR/S (RDHL), Spring Bank Pharmaceuticals (SBPH), Mersana Therapeutics (MRSN), AgeX Therapeutics (AGE), Ardelyx (ARDX), CytoDyn (CYDY), VBI Vaccines (VBIV), Nature's Sunshine Products (NATR), Poxel (PXXLF), Syndax Pharmaceuticals (SNDX) and Humanigen (HGEN). What other stocks do shareholders of PLx Pharma own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other PLx Pharma investors own include Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Cornerstone Strategic Value Fund (CLM), Cornerstone Total Return Fund (CRF), SunCoke Energy Partners (SXCP), NewLink Genetics (NLNK), CBL & Associates Properties (CBL), Navios Maritime Midstream Partners (NAP), Government Properties Income Trust (GOV), NGL Energy Partners (NGL) and Arlington Asset Investment (AI). Who are PLx Pharma's key executives? PLx Pharma's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Michael J. Valentino, Exec. Chairman (Age 65)Ms. Natasha Giordano, Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director (Age 59)Mr. Gary L. Mossman, Sr. Advisor (Age 78)Mr. Ronald R. Zimmerman, Founder and Sr. Advisor (Age 66)Ms. Rita M. O'Connor, Chief Financial Officer (Age 51) When did PLx Pharma IPO? (PLXP) raised $68 million in an initial public offering (IPO) on Thursday, February 4th 2016. The company issued 3,800,000 shares at a price of $17.00-$19.00 per share. Raymond James served as the underwriter for the IPO and Maxim Group LLC and Janney Montgomery Scott were co-managers. Who are PLx Pharma's major shareholders? PLx Pharma's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Park West Asset Management LLC (16.84%), Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. (2.86%) and Millennium Management LLC (0.65%). Company insiders that own PLx Pharma stock include David Emerson Jorden, Gary L Mossman, Michael J Valentino and Park West Asset Management Llc. View Institutional Ownership Trends for PLx Pharma. Which major investors are selling PLx Pharma stock? PLXP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. and Millennium Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for PLx Pharma. Which major investors are buying PLx Pharma stock? PLXP stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Park West Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought PLx Pharma stock in the last two years include David Emerson Jorden, Gary L Mossman, Michael J Valentino and Park West Asset Management Llc. View Insider Buying and Selling for PLx Pharma. How do I buy shares of PLx Pharma? Shares of PLXP 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 PLx Pharma's stock price today? One share of PLXP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $4.74. How big of a company is PLx Pharma? PLx Pharma has a market capitalization of $41.47 million and generates $780,000.00 in revenue each year. The biotechnology company earns $-15,340,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($1.95) on an earnings per share basis. PLx Pharma employs 14 workers across the globe. What is PLx Pharma's official website? The official website for PLx Pharma is http://www.plxpharma.com. How can I contact PLx Pharma? PLx Pharma's mailing address is 8285 EL RIO STREET SUITE 130, HOUSTON TX, 77054. The biotechnology company can be reached via phone at 713-842-1249 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for PLx Pharma (NASDAQ PLXP)Community Ranking: 2.1 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 110 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 151 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 261MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about PLx Pharma and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PLXP will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PLXP will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. 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