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NASDAQ:VRCA

Verrica Pharmaceuticals - VRCA Stock Forecast, Price & News

$3.56
-0.18 (-4.81%)
(As of 08/19/2022 12:39 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$3.24
$3.65
50-Day Range
$1.92
$4.04
52-Week Range
$1.77
$14.79
Volume
569 shs
Average Volume
136,788 shs
Market Capitalization
$97.97 million
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$14.60

Verrica Pharmaceuticals MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.67 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
300.0% Upside
$14.60 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
6.97% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-0.67
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.21mentions of Verrica Pharmaceuticals in the last 14 days
Based on 6 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$3.59 M Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
Growing
From ($1.27) to ($1.23) Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

2.31 out of 5 stars

Medical Sector

313th out of 1,119 stocks

Pharmaceutical Preparations Industry

143rd out of 549 stocks

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About Verrica Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:VRCA) Stock

Verrica Pharmaceuticals Inc., a dermatology therapeutics company, develops and commercializes treatments for people with skin diseases in the United States. The company's lead product candidate includes VP-102 for the treatment of molluscum contagiosum; that has completed Phase II clinical trial for the treatment of external genital warts; and which is in Phase II clinical trial for treating common warts. It is also developing cantharidin-based product candidate, VP-103 for treating plantar warts. The company has a license and collaboration 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 LTX-315 for dermatological oncology indications. Verrica Pharmaceuticals Inc. was incorporated in 2013 and is headquartered in West Chester, Pennsylvania.

Analyst Ratings Changes

Several brokerages have recently weighed in on VRCA. Royal Bank of Canada cut shares of Verrica Pharmaceuticals from an "outperform" rating to a "sector perform" rating and lowered their price objective for the stock from $16.00 to $4.00 in a research note on Wednesday, May 25th. Needham & Company LLC cut shares of Verrica Pharmaceuticals from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 25th. Finally, HC Wainwright decreased their target price on shares of Verrica Pharmaceuticals to $11.00 in a research note on Monday. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Based on data from MarketBeat, the company has a consensus rating of "Moderate Buy" and an average price target of $14.60.

Verrica Pharmaceuticals Trading Up 1.4 %

NASDAQ:VRCA opened at $3.74 on Friday. Verrica Pharmaceuticals has a 12 month low of $1.77 and a 12 month high of $14.79. The stock has a market cap of $102.92 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of -2.49 and a beta of 2.16. The company's 50 day moving average is $2.92 and its two-hundred day moving average is $5.53.

Insider Buying and Selling at Verrica Pharmaceuticals

In related news, insider Christopher G. Hayes acquired 7,500 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Monday, July 11th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $3.40 per share, with a total value of $25,500.00. Following the acquisition, the insider now directly owns 15,714 shares in the company, valued at approximately $53,427.60. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. In related news, CEO Ted White acquired 23,809 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, July 5th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $2.10 per share, with a total value of $49,998.90. Following the acquisition, the chief executive officer now directly owns 29,466 shares in the company, valued at approximately $61,878.60. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. Also, insider Christopher G. Hayes acquired 7,500 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Monday, July 11th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $3.40 per share, with a total value of $25,500.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the insider now owns 15,714 shares in the company, valued at $53,427.60. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders purchased a total of 1,703,689 shares of company stock valued at $3,587,497 in the last three months. 43.50% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

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VRCA Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/12/2021
Today
8/19/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/11/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Pharmaceutical preparations
Sub-Industry
N/A
Sector
Medical
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:VRCA
Fax
N/A
Employees
38
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$14.60
High Stock Price Forecast
$20.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$4.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+310.1%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.67
Research Coverage
6 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$-35,080,000.00
Pretax Margin
-6,357.67%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$12 million
Book Value
$0.59 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
15,548,000
Market Cap
$97.97 million
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
2.16

Key Executives

  • Mr. Ted  WhiteMr. Ted White (Age 57)
    Pres, CEO & Director
    Comp: $797.62k
  • Mr. Joe Bonaccorso (Age 58)
    Chief Commercial Officer
    Comp: $541.85k
  • Dr. Gary Goldenberg M.D. (Age 45)
    Chief Medical Officer
    Comp: $572.76k
  • Mr. P. Terence Kohler
    Chief Financial Officer
  • Mr. Christopher G. HayesMr. Christopher G. Hayes (Age 58)
    Chief Legal Officer, Sec., Chief Compliance Officer & Gen. Counsel
  • Mr. Eugene Scavola
    Exec. VP of Technical Operations
  • Dr. Bradley J. Catalone MBA
    Ph.D., Head of Drug Devel.













VRCA Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Verrica Pharmaceuticals stock right now?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Verrica Pharmaceuticals in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" VRCA shares.
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What is Verrica Pharmaceuticals' stock price forecast for 2022?

6 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Verrica Pharmaceuticals' shares. Their VRCA share price forecasts range from $4.00 to $20.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $14.60 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 290.4% from the stock's current price.
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How have VRCA shares performed in 2022?

Verrica Pharmaceuticals' stock was trading at $9.16 at the start of the year. Since then, VRCA shares have decreased by 59.2% and is now trading at $3.74.
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When is Verrica Pharmaceuticals' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, November 11th 2022.
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How were Verrica Pharmaceuticals' earnings last quarter?

Verrica Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:VRCA) released its earnings results on Friday, November, 12th. The company reported ($0.47) earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.51) by $0.04.

What other stocks do shareholders of Verrica Pharmaceuticals own?
When did Verrica Pharmaceuticals IPO?

(VRCA) raised $75 million in an initial public offering (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 served as the underwriters for the IPO.

What is Verrica Pharmaceuticals' stock symbol?

Verrica Pharmaceuticals trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "VRCA."

Who are Verrica Pharmaceuticals' major shareholders?

Verrica Pharmaceuticals' stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include FMR LLC (5.81%), Point72 Asset Management L.P. (2.74%), CVI Holdings LLC (1.64%), Millennium Management LLC (0.49%), Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS (0.47%) and Miracle Mile Advisors LLC (0.45%). Insiders that own company stock include A Brian Davis, Christopher G Hayes, Craig Ballaron, John A Stalfort III, Matt Davidson, Paul B Manning, 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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Verrica Pharmaceuticals' stock price today?

One share of VRCA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $3.74.

How much money does Verrica Pharmaceuticals make?

Verrica Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:VRCA) has a market capitalization of $102.92 million and generates $12 million in revenue each year. The company earns $-35,080,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($1.50) on an earnings per share basis.

How can I contact Verrica Pharmaceuticals?

Verrica Pharmaceuticals' mailing address is 10 NORTH HIGH STREET SUITE 200, WEST CHESTER PA, 19380. The official website for the company is www.verrica.com. The company can be reached via phone at (434) 453-3300 or via email at info@verrica.com.

This page (NASDAQ:VRCA) was last updated on 8/19/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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