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What to Expect from the Markets in a Recession
China July exports rise, with trade surplus at record-high
What's in Democrats' big bill? Climate, health care, savings
Shift in war's front seen as ships cleared to leave Ukraine
Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise
Transit woes mount for Boston's beleaguered subway riders
Dems push Biden climate, health priorities toward Senate OK
S&P 500   4,145.19
DOW   32,803.47
QQQ   321.75
What to Expect from the Markets in a Recession
China July exports rise, with trade surplus at record-high
What's in Democrats' big bill? Climate, health care, savings
Shift in war's front seen as ships cleared to leave Ukraine
Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise
Transit woes mount for Boston's beleaguered subway riders
Dems push Biden climate, health priorities toward Senate OK
S&P 500   4,145.19
DOW   32,803.47
QQQ   321.75
What to Expect from the Markets in a Recession
China July exports rise, with trade surplus at record-high
What's in Democrats' big bill? Climate, health care, savings
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Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise
Transit woes mount for Boston's beleaguered subway riders
Dems push Biden climate, health priorities toward Senate OK
NASDAQ:SLP

Simulations Plus - SLP Stock Forecast, Price & News

$66.88
+0.60 (+0.91%)
(As of 08/5/2022 08:49 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$64.65
$66.92
50-Day Range
$42.24
$66.88
52-Week Range
$35.18
$66.92
Volume
90,300 shs
Average Volume
123,185 shs
Market Capitalization
$1.35 billion
P/E Ratio
117.34
Dividend Yield
0.36%
Price Target
$60.00

Simulations Plus MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.50 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
10.3% Downside
$60.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
8.96% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.00mentions of Simulations Plus in the last 14 days
Based on 3 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$3.02 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
10.94%
From $0.64 to $0.71 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

1.74 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

528th out of 832 stocks

Computer Integrated Systems Design Industry

37th out of 45 stocks

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About Simulations Plus (NASDAQ:SLP) Stock

Simulations Plus, Inc. develops drug discovery and development software for modeling and simulation, and prediction of molecular properties utilizing artificial intelligence and machine learning based technology worldwide. It operates through four segments: Simulations Plus, Cognigen, DILIsym, and Lixoft. The company offers GastroPlus, which simulates the absorption and drug interaction of compounds administered to humans and animals; and DDDPlus and MembranePlus simulation products. It also provides products based on mechanistic and mathematical models, such as DILIsym, a quantitative systems pharmacology software; NAFLDsym; IPFsym; RENAsym; and MITOsym. In addition, the company provides Absorption, Distribution, Metabolism, Excretion, and Toxicity Predictor for chemistry-based computer program that takes molecular structures as inputs and predicts their properties; and MedChem Designer, as well as modeling and simulation products comprising MonolixSuite and PKPlus. Further, it provides population modeling and simulation contract research services; training and consulting services designed to accelerate pharmacometrics studies; and clinical-pharmacology-based consulting services in support of regulatory submissions. The company serves pharmaceutical, biotechnology, agrochemical, cosmetics, and food companies, as well as academic and regulatory agencies. Simulations Plus, Inc. was incorporated in 1996 and is headquartered in Lancaster, California.

Simulations Plus Stock Up 0.9 %

Simulations Plus stock traded up $0.60 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $66.88. The stock had a trading volume of 90,355 shares, compared to its average volume of 141,332. The company has a 50-day moving average of $53.16 and a two-hundred day moving average of $47.31. The company has a market cap of $1.35 billion, a PE ratio of 117.34 and a beta of 0.42. Simulations Plus has a fifty-two week low of $35.18 and a fifty-two week high of $66.92.

Simulations Plus (NASDAQ:SLP - Get Rating) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 6th. The technology company reported $0.20 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.17 by $0.03. The firm had revenue of $14.96 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $14.33 million. Simulations Plus had a return on equity of 6.91% and a net margin of 22.74%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 17.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.18 EPS. As a group, analysts forecast that Simulations Plus will post 0.64 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Simulations Plus Announces Dividend

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, August 1st. Shareholders of record on Monday, July 25th were issued a $0.06 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Friday, July 22nd. This represents a $0.24 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.36%. Simulations Plus's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 42.11%.

Analysts Set New Price Targets

Several analysts recently weighed in on the company. Craig Hallum increased their target price on Simulations Plus from $55.00 to $60.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Thursday, July 7th. TheStreet upgraded Simulations Plus from a "c+" rating to a "b-" rating in a research note on Friday, July 22nd.

Insider Transactions at Simulations Plus

In other news, Director Walter S. Woltosz sold 20,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, May 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $47.99, for a total value of $959,800.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 4,157,634 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $199,524,855.66. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. In related news, Director Walter S. Woltosz sold 20,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Friday, May 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $47.99, for a total transaction of $959,800.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 4,157,634 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $199,524,855.66. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, Director Walter S. Woltosz sold 17,461 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, June 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $48.00, for a total value of $838,128.00. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 4,140,173 shares of the company's stock, valued at $198,728,304. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders sold 57,461 shares of company stock valued at $3,021,728. Corporate insiders own 23.08% of the company's stock.

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SLP Stock News Headlines

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SLP Company Calendar

Last Earnings
7/06/2022
Ex-Dividend for 8/1 Dividend
7/22/2022
Dividend Payable
8/01/2022
Today
8/08/2022
Fiscal Year End
8/31/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/24/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Computer integrated systems design
Sub-Industry
N/A
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:SLP
Employees
135
Year Founded
1996

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$60.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$60.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$60.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
-10.3%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.50
Research Coverage
2 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$9.78 million
Pretax Margin
27.68%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$46.47 million
Cash Flow
$0.78 per share
Book Value
$8.23 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
15,566,000
Market Cap
$1.35 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.42

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Walter S. Woltosz M.A.S. (Age 77)
    M.S., Co-Founder & Chairman
    Comp: $91.04k
  • Mr. Shawn M. O'Connor (Age 62)
    Chief Exec. Officer
    Comp: $544.23k
  • Mr. William Frederick (Age 58)
    CFO & Sec.
    Comp: $371.7k
  • Mr. John Anthony DiBella M.S. (Age 42)
    Pres of Simulations Plus Division
    Comp: $312.15k
  • Dr. Brett A. Howell Ph.D. (Age 38)
    Pres of DILIsym Services, Inc
    Comp: $249.35k
  • Ms. Jill Fiedler-Kelly M.S. (Age 52)
    MS, Pres of Cognigen Division
    Comp: $251.89k
  • Ms. Viera Lukacova Ph.D.
    Chief Scientific Officer
  • Ms. Arlene Padron
    Corp. Director of Marketing
  • Ms. Lindsay Luke
    Exec. Director of HR
  • Dr. Scott Q. Siler
    Chief Scientific Officer of DILIsym Services, Inc













SLP Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Simulations Plus stock right now?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Simulations Plus in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Simulations Plus stock.
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What is Simulations Plus' stock price forecast for 2022?

2 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Simulations Plus' stock. Their SLP stock forecasts range from $60.00 to $60.00. On average, they predict Simulations Plus' share price to reach $60.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 10.3%.
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How has Simulations Plus' stock price performed in 2022?

Simulations Plus' stock was trading at $47.30 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, SLP shares have increased by 41.4% and is now trading at $66.88.
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When is Simulations Plus' next earnings date?

Simulations Plus is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, October 24th 2022.
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How were Simulations Plus' earnings last quarter?

Simulations Plus, Inc. (NASDAQ:SLP) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July, 6th. The technology company reported $0.20 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.17 by $0.03. The technology company earned $14.96 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $14.33 million. Simulations Plus had a net margin of 22.74% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 6.91%. The company's revenue was up 17.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.18 EPS.

How often does Simulations Plus pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Simulations Plus?

Simulations Plus declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, July 6th. Investors of record on Monday, July 25th will be given a dividend of $0.06 per share on Monday, August 1st. This represents a $0.24 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.36%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, July 22nd.
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Is Simulations Plus a good dividend stock?

Simulations Plus(NASDAQ:SLP) pays an annual dividend of $0.24 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.36%. The dividend payout ratio of Simulations Plus is 42.11%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Simulations Plus will have a dividend payout ratio of 33.80% next year. This indicates that Simulations Plus will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Simulations Plus issued on next quarter's earnings?

Simulations Plus updated its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 3rd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $52.00 million-$53.00 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $52.90 million.

What other stocks do shareholders of Simulations Plus own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Simulations Plus investors own include Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Gilead Sciences (GILD), QUALCOMM (QCOM), NVIDIA (NVDA), Verizon Communications (VZ), CVS Health (CVS), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), AbbVie (ABBV) and Pfizer (PFE).

What is Simulations Plus' stock symbol?

Simulations Plus trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "SLP."

Who are Simulations Plus' major shareholders?

Simulations Plus' stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC (10.93%), Royce & Associates LP (1.89%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (1.34%), Comerica Bank (0.94%), Congress Asset Management Co. MA (0.53%) and InTrack Investment Management Inc (0.26%). Company insiders that own Simulations Plus stock include David L Ralph, John Anthony Dibella II, John Kenneth Paglia, Lisa Lavange, Shawn Oconnor, Walter S Woltosz and Walter S Woltosz.
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How do I buy shares of Simulations Plus?

Shares of SLP stock 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 Simulations Plus' stock price today?

One share of SLP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $66.88.

How much money does Simulations Plus make?

Simulations Plus (NASDAQ:SLP) has a market capitalization of $1.35 billion and generates $46.47 million in revenue each year. The technology company earns $9.78 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.57 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Simulations Plus have?

Simulations Plus employs 135 workers across the globe.

When was Simulations Plus founded?

Simulations Plus was founded in 1996.

How can I contact Simulations Plus?

Simulations Plus' mailing address is 42505 10TH STREET WEST, LANCASTER CA, 93534. The official website for Simulations Plus is www.simulations-plus.com. The technology company can be reached via phone at (661) 723-7723, via email at investors@westerngas.com, or via fax at 661-723-5524.

This page (NASDAQ:SLP) was last updated on 8/8/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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