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Simulations Plus - SLP Stock Forecast, Price & News

$65.10
+0.91 (+1.42%)
(As of 08/15/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$63.57
$65.46
50-Day Range
$42.24
$66.88
52-Week Range
$35.18
$67.59
Volume
77,126 shs
Average Volume
122,738 shs
Market Capitalization
$1.32 billion
P/E Ratio
114.21
Dividend Yield
0.37%
Price Target
$60.00

Simulations Plus MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.50 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
7.8% Downside
$60.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
8.76% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
N/A
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.

2.09 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

453rd out of 664 stocks

Computer Integrated Systems Design Industry

22nd out of 40 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.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

A number of brokerages recently weighed in on SLP. Craig Hallum increased their price target on shares of Simulations Plus from $55.00 to $60.00 and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research note on Thursday, July 7th. TheStreet raised shares of Simulations Plus from a "c+" rating to a "b-" rating in a research report on Friday, July 22nd.

Simulations Plus Stock Performance

NASDAQ:SLP traded up $0.57 on Monday, reaching $64.76. The company's stock had a trading volume of 1,271 shares, compared to its average volume of 123,034. The firm's 50 day moving average is $54.70 and its two-hundred day moving average is $48.13. The stock has a market cap of $1.31 billion, a PE ratio of 112.62 and a beta of 0.42. Simulations Plus has a twelve month low of $35.18 and a twelve month high of $67.59.

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

Simulations Plus Announces Dividend

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, August 1st. Stockholders of record on Monday, July 25th were paid a $0.06 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, July 22nd. This represents a $0.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.37%. Simulations Plus's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 42.11%.

Insider Buying and Selling

In other Simulations Plus news, Director Walter S. Woltosz sold 17,461 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, June 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $48.00, for a total transaction of $838,128.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 4,140,173 shares in the company, valued at $198,728,304. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link. In other news, Director Walter S. Woltosz sold 20,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Wednesday, July 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $61.19, for a total transaction of $1,223,800.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 4,117,634 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $251,958,024.46. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, Director Walter S. Woltosz sold 17,461 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, June 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $48.00, for a total value of $838,128.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 4,140,173 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $198,728,304. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 57,461 shares of company stock worth $3,021,728 over the last three months. 23.08% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

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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
8/16/2022
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
-7.8%
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
$0.79 per share
Book Value
$8.23 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
15,566,000
Market Cap
$1.32 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 research 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 research analysts is that investors should "buy" SLP shares.
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What is Simulations Plus' stock price forecast for 2022?

2 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for Simulations Plus' shares. Their SLP share price forecasts range from $60.00 to $60.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $60.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 7.8%.
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How have SLP shares performed in 2022?

Simulations Plus' stock was trading at $47.30 at the start of the year. Since then, SLP shares have increased by 37.6% and is now trading at $65.10.
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When is Simulations Plus' next earnings date?

The company 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) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July, 6th. The technology company reported $0.20 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.17 by $0.03. The technology company had revenue of $14.96 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $14.33 million. Simulations Plus had a net margin of 22.74% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 6.91%. Simulations Plus's revenue was up 17.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.18 EPS.

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

Simulations Plus announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, July 6th. Stockholders 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.37%. 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 0.37%. The dividend payout ratio is 42.11%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, SLP will have a dividend payout ratio of 33.80% next year. This indicates that the company 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 a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC (10.93%), State Street Corp (2.71%), Royce & Associates LP (1.89%), FMR LLC (1.60%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (1.34%) and Comerica Bank (0.94%). Insiders that own company 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 $65.10.

How much money does Simulations Plus make?

Simulations Plus (NASDAQ:SLP) has a market capitalization of $1.32 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?

The company 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 the company 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 8/16/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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