Verona Pharma Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.12 (-1.63 %)
(As of 06/15/2021 03:57 PM ET)
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Volume568 shs
Average Volume107,862 shs
Market Capitalization$418.29 million
P/E RatioN/A
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About Verona Pharma

Verona Pharma plc, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on development and commercialization of therapies for the treatment of respiratory diseases with unmet medical needs. Its product candidate is ensifentrine, an inhaled and dual inhibitor of the phosphodiesterase (PDE) 3 and PDE4 enzymes that acts as both a bronchodilator and an anti-inflammatory agent in a single compound, which is in Phase 2 clinical trials for the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, and cystic fibrosis. The company is developing ensifentrine in three formulations, including nebulizer, dry powder inhaler, and pressurized metered-dose inhaler. It also focuses on developing ensifentrine for the treatment of COVID-19. Verona Pharma plc was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.


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Overall MarketRank

1.57 out of 5 stars

Medical Sector

481st out of 2,100 stocks

Pharmaceutical Preparations Industry

234th out of 832 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.5Community Rank: 3.5Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Verona Pharma (NASDAQ:VRNA) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Verona Pharma a buy right now?

4 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Verona Pharma in the last twelve months. There are currently 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Verona Pharma stock.
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Are investors shorting Verona Pharma?

Verona Pharma saw a increase in short interest in the month of May. As of May 28th, there was short interest totaling 205,500 shares, an increase of 30.4% from the May 13th total of 157,600 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 71,200 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.9 days. Currently, 0.5% of the company's shares are sold short.
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When is Verona Pharma's next earnings date?

Verona Pharma is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, August 13th 2021.
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How were Verona Pharma's earnings last quarter?

Verona Pharma plc (NASDAQ:VRNA) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 29th. The company reported ($0.46) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.28) by $0.18.
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How has Verona Pharma's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Verona Pharma's stock was trading at $4.84 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, VRNA shares have increased by 46.1% and is now trading at $7.07.
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What price target have analysts set for VRNA?

4 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Verona Pharma's stock. Their forecasts range from $17.00 to $23.00. On average, they anticipate Verona Pharma's share price to reach $18.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 165.2% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Verona Pharma's key executives?

Verona Pharma's management team includes the following people:
  • Dr. David S. Zaccardelli, Pres, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 56, Pay $701.63k)
  • Mr. Mark W. Hahn, Chief Financial Officer (Age 58, Pay $560.07k)
  • Dr. Kathleen A. Rickard, Chief Medical Officer (Age 63, Pay $722.76k)
  • Ms. Claire Louise Poll L.C.S.W., B.A., B Juris, LLB, ASIA, Gen. Counsel (Age 54)
  • Ms. Victoria Stewart, Director of Communications
  • Dr. Peter Spargo, Sr. VP of Chemistry Manufacturing & Controls (Age 59)
  • Ms. Nina Church, Exec. Director of Global Clinical Devel.
  • Mr. Benjamin Harber, Company Sec.
  • Mr. Christopher Martin, VP of Commercial

Who are some of Verona Pharma's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Verona Pharma own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Verona Pharma investors own include Sorrento Therapeutics (SRNE), Dynavax Technologies (DVAX), Trevena (TRVN), Pfizer (PFE), Citius Pharmaceuticals (CTXR), electroCore (ECOR), Inovio Pharmaceuticals (INO), SCYNEXIS (SCYX), VBI Vaccines (VBIV) and Vaxart (VXRT).

When did Verona Pharma IPO?

(VRNA) raised $61 million in an initial public offering (IPO) on Thursday, April 27th 2017. The company issued 4,500,000 shares at $13.49 per share. Jefferies and Stifel acted as the underwriters for the IPO and Wedbush PacGrow and SunTrust Robinson Humphrey were co-managers.

What is Verona Pharma's stock symbol?

Verona Pharma trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "VRNA."

Who are Verona Pharma's major shareholders?

Verona Pharma's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Polar Capital Holdings Plc (1.73%), Ghost Tree Capital LLC (1.62%), Novo Holdings A S (1.45%), Sphera Funds Management LTD. (1.38%), venBio Partners LLC (0.28%) and Schonfeld Strategic Advisors LLC (0.10%). Company insiders that own Verona Pharma stock include Anders Ullman, David Zaccardelli and Mark W Hahn.
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Which major investors are selling Verona Pharma stock?

VRNA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Novo Holdings A S, Polar Capital Holdings Plc, Sphera Funds Management LTD., DAFNA Capital Management LLC, D.A. Davidson & CO., and venBio Partners LLC. Company insiders that have sold Verona Pharma company stock in the last year include Anders Ullman, David Zaccardelli, and Mark W Hahn.
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Which major investors are buying Verona Pharma stock?

VRNA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ghost Tree Capital LLC, Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC, Forefront Analytics LLC, Wedbush Securities Inc., Personal CFO Solutions LLC, and Schonfeld Strategic Advisors LLC.
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How do I buy shares of Verona Pharma?

Shares of VRNA 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 Verona Pharma's stock price today?

One share of VRNA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $7.07.

How much money does Verona Pharma make?

Verona Pharma has a market capitalization of $409.60 million. The company earns $-65,150,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($2.57) on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Verona Pharma have?

Verona Pharma employs 25 workers across the globe.

What is Verona Pharma's official website?

The official website for Verona Pharma is

Where are Verona Pharma's headquarters?

Verona Pharma is headquartered at 3 MORE LONDON RIVERSIDE, LONDON X0, SE1 2RE.

How can I contact Verona Pharma?

Verona Pharma's mailing address is 3 MORE LONDON RIVERSIDE, LONDON X0, SE1 2RE. The company can be reached via phone at 44-20-3283-4200 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 6/15/2021 by Staff
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