NASDAQ:VLRX - Valeritas Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$0.94 -0.06 (-6.00 %)
(As of 11/13/2018 10:54 AM ET)
Previous Close$1.00
Today's Range$0.93 - $0.98
52-Week Range$0.78 - $6.79
Volume16,091 shs
Average Volume384,809 shs
Market Capitalization$26.85 million
P/E Ratio-0.11
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.58
Valeritas Holdings, Inc., a commercial-stage medical technology company, focuses on the development and commercialization of technologies to treat patients with Type 2 diabetes in the United States and China. It offers V-Go, a wearable insulin delivery device for basal-bolus therapy. The company also develops h-Patch, a controlled delivery technology platform; Mini-Ject technology for needle-free injection systems; and Micro-Trans technology for microneedle design, fabrication, and drug delivery. In addition, its products include V-Go Prefill, which is in the design-development stage for eliminating the device-filling process and the need for EZ fill refrigeration for patients with Type 2 diabetes; and V-Go Link that is in the early stages of development for real-time tracking information of basal and bolus dosing utilization. The company sells V-Go to third-party wholesalers and medical supply distributors in the United States. Valeritas Holdings, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Bridgewater, New Jersey.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Surgical & medical instruments
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorMedical
Current SymbolNASDAQ:VLRX
Previous Symbol
CUSIPN/A
Phone908-927-9920

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio13.66
Current Ratio4.03
Quick Ratio3.42

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio-0.11
Forward P/E Ratio-0.34
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$20.25 million
Price / Sales1.15
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book Value($0.59) per share
Price / Book-1.59

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($8.29)
Net Income$-49,300,000.00
Net Margins-193.79%
Return on Equity-1,768.69%
Return on Assets-103.49%

Miscellaneous

Employees103
Outstanding Shares24,860,000
Market Cap$26.85 million
OptionableNot Optionable

Valeritas (NASDAQ:VLRX) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Valeritas' stock symbol?

Valeritas trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "VLRX."

How were Valeritas' earnings last quarter?

Valeritas Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:VLRX) posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday, November, 9th. The company reported ($0.49) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.56) by $0.07. The firm had revenue of $6.93 million for the quarter. Valeritas had a negative return on equity of 1,768.69% and a negative net margin of 193.79%. View Valeritas' Earnings History.

When is Valeritas' next earnings date?

Valeritas is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, February 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Valeritas.

What guidance has Valeritas issued on next quarter's earnings?

Valeritas updated its FY 2018 earnings guidance on Friday, November, 9th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $26-26.5 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $26.85 million.

What price target have analysts set for VLRX?

3 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for Valeritas' shares. Their predictions range from $3.50 to $4.00. On average, they expect Valeritas' share price to reach $3.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 298.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Valeritas.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Valeritas?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Valeritas in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Valeritas.

Has Valeritas been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about VLRX stock has been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Valeritas earned a coverage optimism score of 1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the company a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is very likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

Are investors shorting Valeritas?

Valeritas saw a increase in short interest during the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 3,324,572 shares, an increase of 58.0% from the October 15th total of 2,104,321 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 402,135 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 8.3 days. Currently, 19.4% of the company's shares are sold short. View Valeritas' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Valeritas' key competitors?

Who are Valeritas' key executives?

Valeritas' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. John E. Timberlake, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 53)
  • Mr. Erick J. Lucera CPA, CFA, Chief Financial Officer (Age 50)
  • Mr. Geoffrey H. Jenkins, Exec. VP of Manufacturing, Operations and R&D (Age 66)
  • Dr. Matthew H. Nguyen, Chief Commercial Officer (Age 48)
  • Mr. Scott A. Huie, VP of Regulatory Affairs/Quality Assurance and Compliance

When did Valeritas IPO?

(VLRX) raised $60 million in an IPO on Thursday, March 23rd 2017. The company issued 6,000,000 shares at a price of $9.00-$11.00 per share. Cowen and Company and Wedbush PacGrow served as the underwriters for the IPO and Roth Capital Partners and B. Riley & Co. were co-managers.

Who are Valeritas' major shareholders?

Valeritas' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include C WorldWide Group Holding A S (1.09%). Company insiders that own Valeritas stock include Brian K Roberts, Capital Royalty LP, Erick Lucera, Geoffrey Jenkins, John Edward Timberlake, Joseph M Mandato, Matt Nguyen and Matt Nguygn. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Valeritas.

Which institutional investors are selling Valeritas stock?

VLRX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including C WorldWide Group Holding A S. View Insider Buying and Selling for Valeritas.

How do I buy shares of Valeritas?

Shares of VLRX 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 Valeritas' stock price today?

One share of VLRX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $0.94.

How big of a company is Valeritas?

Valeritas has a market capitalization of $26.85 million and generates $20.25 million in revenue each year. The company earns $-49,300,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($8.29) on an earnings per share basis. Valeritas employs 103 workers across the globe.

What is Valeritas' official website?

The official website for Valeritas is http://www.valeritas.com.

How can I contact Valeritas?

Valeritas' mailing address is 750 ROUTE 202 SOUTH SUITE 600, BRIDGEWATER NJ, 08807. The company can be reached via phone at 908-927-9920 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Valeritas (NASDAQ VLRX)

Community Ranking:  3.1 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  140 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  87 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  227
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Valeritas and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe VLRX will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe VLRX will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/13/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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