About Salix Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:SLXP)
Salix Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. is a specialty pharmaceutical company engaged in acquiring, developing and commercializing prescription drugs and medical devices used in the treatment of a variety of gastrointestinal disorders. The Company offers over 20 marketed products, such as XIFAXAN550 (rifaximin) tablets, XIFAXAN (rifaximin) tablets, APRISO (mesalamine) extended-release capsules, UCERIS (budesonide MMX) extended release tablets, MOVIPREP, GLUMETZA extended release tablets, RELISTOR subcutaneous injection, UCERIS rectal foam, OSMOPREP tablets, SOLESTA, DEFLUX, FULYZAQ (crofelemer) delayed-release tablets, GIAZO (balsalazide disodium) tablets, CYCLOSET (bromocriptine mesylate) tablets, and FENOGLIDE (fenofibrate) tablets, among others. Its primary product candidates under development include Rifaximin, Methylnaltrexone bromide oral, Ruconest, Rifaximin delayed release or extended intestinal release and Rifaximin soluble solid dispersion (SSD)/next generation.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Specialty & Advanced Pharmaceuticals
Trailing P/E Ratio-26.5453149001536
Forward P/E RatioN/A
Sales & Book Value
Price / SalesN/A
Price / CashN/A
Price / BookN/A
Return on Equity-305.24%
Return on Assets-25.83%
Salix Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:SLXP) Frequently Asked Questions
What is Salix Pharmaceuticals' stock symbol?
Salix Pharmaceuticals trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "SLXP."
How were Salix Pharmaceuticals' earnings last quarter?
Salix Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. (NASDAQ:SLXP) released its earnings results on Monday, March, 2nd. The specialty pharmaceutical company reported ($2.61) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.29) by $2.32. The specialty pharmaceutical company earned $13 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $187.97 million. Salix Pharmaceuticals had a negative return on equity of 305.24% and a negative net margin of 2,134.34%. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $1.06 earnings per share. View Salix Pharmaceuticals' Earnings History.
Who are some of Salix Pharmaceuticals' key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Salix Pharmaceuticals include Medivation (MDVN), Ramsay Health Care (RHC), CareFusion (CFN), AEGON (AGN), Bioverativ (BIVV), Cochlear (COH), Kite Pharma (KITE), Sonic Healthcare (SHL), Merck KGaA (MRK), Juno Therapeutics (JUNO), Qiagen (QGEN), Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl (VRX), NMC Health (NMC), Sirona Dental Systems (SIRO), Encompass Health (EHC), Shire-Nps Pharmaceuticals (NPSP), Anacor Pharmaceuticals (ANAC) and Alere (ALR).
Has Salix Pharmaceuticals been receiving favorable news coverage?
News coverage about SLXP stock has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Salix Pharmaceuticals earned a media sentiment score of 0.06 on Accern's scale. They also gave news coverage about the specialty pharmaceutical company an impact score of 45.94 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.
How do I buy shares of Salix Pharmaceuticals?
Shares of SLXP 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 Salix Pharmaceuticals' stock price today?
One share of SLXP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $172.81.
How big of a company is Salix Pharmaceuticals?
Salix Pharmaceuticals has a market capitalization of $10.94 billion.
How can I contact Salix Pharmaceuticals?
Salix Pharmaceuticals' mailing address is 8510 Colonnade Center Dr, RALEIGH, NC 27615-3050, United States. The specialty pharmaceutical company can be reached via phone at +1-919-8621000.
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Salix Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:SLXP) Analyst Ratings History
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Salix Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:SLXP) Earnings History and Estimates Chart
Salix Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ SLXP) Earnings History by Quarter
(Earnings results data provided by Zacks Investment Research)
|Date||Quarter||Consensus Estimate||Actual EPS||Revenue Estimate||Actual Revenue||Release Link||Conference Call||Details|
|3/2/2015||Q414||($0.29)||($2.61)||$187.97 million||$13.00 million||View||N/A|
|11/6/2014||Q314||$1.56||$1.53||$394.00 million||$354.70 million||View||N/A|
|8/7/2014||Q214||$1.69||$1.59||$397.06 million||$382.00 million||View||Listen|
|5/8/2014||Q114||$0.91||$1.05||$372.91 million||$384.00 million||View||Listen|
|2/27/2014||Q413||$0.93||$1.06||$247.29 million||$257.60 million||View||Listen|
|11/7/2013||Q313||$0.86||$0.89||$239.70 million||$238.20 million||View||N/A|
|8/8/2013||Q2 2013||$0.81||$0.87||$226.34 million||$235.40 million||View||Listen|
|5/9/2013||Q1 2013||$0.67||$0.63||$205.94 million||$202.60 million||View||Listen|
|2/28/2013||Q4 2012||$0.78||$0.81||$199.41 million||$198.17 million||View||N/A|
|11/7/2012||Q312||$0.69||$0.95||$187.23 million||$185.13 million||View||N/A|
Salix Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:SLXP) Earnings Estimates
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Dividend History for Salix Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:SLXP)
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Salix Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ SLXP) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History
Salix Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ SLXP) Insider Trades by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Shares Held After Transaction||Details|
|3/6/2015||Timothy J Creech||Insider||Sell||4,600||$157.67||$725,282.00|| |
|3/6/2015||William P Forbes||EVP||Sell||20,000||$157.96||$3,159,200.00|| |
|11/12/2014||William P Forbes||EVP||Sell||11,079||$95.05||$1,053,058.95|| |
|6/26/2014||Carolyn J Logan||CEO||Sell||53,057||$123.38||$6,546,172.66|| |
|4/22/2014||Alonzo Thomas D||Director||Sell||11,530||$110.89||$1,278,561.70||79,179|| |
|1/10/2014||Alonzo Thomas D||Director||Sell||12,050||$91.83||$1,106,551.50||97,974|| |
|1/9/2014||Adam Derbyshire||CFO||Sell||30,001||$91.48||$2,744,491.48||179,395|| |
|1/8/2014||William Forbes||EVP||Sell||8,000||$90.06||$720,480.00||81,573|| |
|1/7/2014||Rick Scruggs||EVP||Sell||8,463||$88.31||$747,367.53||53,714|| |
|1/7/2014||William Keane||Director||Sell||22,500||$88.31||$1,986,975.00||35,240|| |
|7/24/2013||William P Forbes||EVP||Sell||12,000||$70.93||$851,160.00|| |
|4/10/2013||William P Forbes||EVP||Sell||8,673||$49.37||$428,186.01|| |
|12/26/2012||Adam C Derbyshire||CFO||Sell||60,000||$41.44||$2,486,400.00|| |
|11/13/2012||Mark A Sirgo||Director||Sell||3,450||$40.53||$139,828.50|| |
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Salix Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:SLXP) Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow Statement
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