Verrica Pharmaceuticals (VRCA) Stock Price, News & Analysis

-0.48 (-5.25%)
(As of 05/17/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
162,757 shs
Average Volume
277,548 shs
Market Capitalization
$367.78 million
P/E Ratio
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Verrica Pharmaceuticals MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
3.00 Rating Score
55.7% Upside
$13.50 Price Target
Short Interest
14.05% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.54mentions of Verrica Pharmaceuticals in the last 14 days
Based on 15 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Proj. Earnings Growth
From ($1.62) to ($0.67) Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.33 out of 5 stars

Medical Sector

147th out of 914 stocks

Pharmaceutical Preparations Industry

58th out of 427 stocks

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About Verrica Pharmaceuticals Stock (NASDAQ:VRCA)

Verrica Pharmaceuticals Inc., a clinical-stage dermatology therapeutics company, develops medications for the treatment of skin diseases in the United States. Its product pipeline comprises YCANTH (VP-102), which is in phase III clinical trial for the treatment of common warts; and has completed phase II clinical trial for the treatment of external genital warts. The company also develops VP-315, an oncolytic peptide-based injectable therapy, which is in phase II clinical trial for the treatment of dermatology oncologic conditions which includes basal cell carcinoma; and VP-103, a cantharidin-based product candidate for the treatment of plantar warts and is in phase II clinical trial. In addition, it offers YCANTH for the treatment of molluscum contagiosum. The company has a collaboration and license agreement with Torii Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. for the development and commercialization of its product candidates for the treatment of molluscum contagiosum and common warts in Japan, including VP-102; and a license agreement with Lytix Biopharma AS to develop and commercialize VP-315 for dermatological oncology indications, such as non-metastatic melanoma and non-metastatic merkel cell carcinoma. Verrica Pharmaceuticals Inc. was incorporated in 2013 and is headquartered in West Chester, Pennsylvania.

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Pharmaceutical preparations
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

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Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
4 Analysts


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Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$8.91 million
Book Value
$0.04 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$367.78 million
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VRCA Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Verrica Pharmaceuticals stock right now?

4 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Verrica Pharmaceuticals in the last year. There are currently 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" VRCA shares.
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What is Verrica Pharmaceuticals' stock price target for 2024?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Verrica Pharmaceuticals' stock. Their VRCA share price targets range from $10.00 to $16.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $13.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 55.7% from the stock's current price.
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How have VRCA shares performed in 2024?

Verrica Pharmaceuticals' stock was trading at $7.32 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, VRCA shares have increased by 18.4% and is now trading at $8.67.
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When is Verrica Pharmaceuticals' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August 13th 2024.
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How were Verrica Pharmaceuticals' earnings last quarter?

Verrica Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:VRCA) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 29th. The company reported ($0.48) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.47) by $0.01. The business earned $1.99 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.10 million. Verrica Pharmaceuticals had a negative net margin of 905.83% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 229.26%.

What ETF holds Verrica Pharmaceuticals' stock?

Simplify Propel Opportunities ETF holds 106,661 shares of VRCA stock, representing 0.99% of its portfolio.

What other stocks do shareholders of Verrica Pharmaceuticals own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Verrica Pharmaceuticals investors own include ADMA Biologics (ADMA), Matinas BioPharma (MTNB), Novan (NOVN), Zosano Pharma (ZSAN), Bionano Genomics (BNGO), CBL & Associates Properties (CBL), Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (PEI), Organigram (OGI) and Aeterna Zentaris (AEZS).

When did Verrica Pharmaceuticals IPO?

Verrica Pharmaceuticals (VRCA) raised $75 million in an IPO on Friday, June 15th 2018. The company issued 5,000,000 shares at a price of $14.00-$16.00 per share. BofA Merrill Lynch, Jefferies and Cowen acted as the underwriters for the IPO.

Who are Verrica Pharmaceuticals' major shareholders?

Verrica Pharmaceuticals' stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (2.99%) and BNP Paribas Financial Markets (0.02%). Insiders that own company stock include A Brian Davis, Christopher G Hayes, Joe Bonaccorso, John A Stalfort III, Paul B Manning, Perceptive Advisors Llc and Ted White.
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How do I buy shares of Verrica Pharmaceuticals?

Shares of VRCA stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NASDAQ:VRCA) was last updated on 5/19/2024 by Staff

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