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NASDAQ:VVUS - VIVUS Stock Price, Forecast & News

$2.80
+0.03 (+1.08 %)
(As of 12/15/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$2.72
Now: $2.80
$2.80
50-Day Range
$2.71
MA: $3.02
$3.84
52-Week Range
$2.15
Now: $2.80
$5.78
Volume41,646 shs
Average Volume74,159 shs
Market Capitalization$29.79 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.71
VIVUS, Inc operates as a specialty pharmaceutical company primarily in the United States and the European Union. The company offers Qsymia for the treatment of obesity as an adjunct to a reduced-calorie diet and increased physical activity for chronic weight management in adult patients with an initial body-mass index of 30 or greater (obese patients) or 27 or greater (overweight patients) in the presence of at least one weight-related comorbidity, such as hypertension, type 2 diabetes mellitus, or high cholesterol. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Pharmaceutical preparations
Sub-IndustryPharmaceuticals
SectorMedical
Current SymbolNASDAQ:VVUS
CUSIP92855110
Phone650-934-5200

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$65.06 million
Book Value($3.77) per share

Profitability

Net Income$-36,950,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees57
Market Cap$29.79 million
Next Earnings Date2/25/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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VIVUS (NASDAQ:VVUS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is VIVUS's stock symbol?

VIVUS trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "VVUS."

When did VIVUS's stock split? How did VIVUS's stock split work?

VIVUS's stock reverse split before market open on Tuesday, September 11th 2018. The 1-10 reverse split was announced on Monday, September 10th 2018. The number of shares owned by shareholders was adjusted after the closing bell on Monday, September 10th 2018. An investor that had 100 shares of VIVUS stock prior to the reverse split would have 10 shares after the split.

How were VIVUS's earnings last quarter?

VIVUS, Inc. (NASDAQ:VVUS) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November, 5th. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($1.04) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.74) by $0.30. The biopharmaceutical company had revenue of $17.97 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $19.13 million. View VIVUS's Earnings History.

When is VIVUS's next earnings date?

VIVUS is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 25th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for VIVUS.

Has VIVUS been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about VVUS stock have trended somewhat negative on Sunday, InfoTrie reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing 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. VIVUS earned a coverage optimism score of -1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the biopharmaceutical company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. View News Stories for VIVUS.

Are investors shorting VIVUS?

VIVUS saw a increase in short interest during the month of November. As of November 29th, there was short interest totalling 688,600 shares, an increase of 17.3% from the November 14th total of 587,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 72,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 9.5 days. Approximately 7.1% of the company's stock are sold short. View VIVUS's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of VIVUS's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of VIVUS own?

Who are VIVUS's key executives?

VIVUS's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. John P. Amos, CEO & Director (Age 52)
  • Mr. Kenneth Suh, Pres (Age 43)
  • Mr. Mark K. Oki, Sr. VP, CFO & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 50)
  • Mr. John L. Slebir, Sr. VP of Bus. Devel., Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 54)
  • Dr. Santosh T. Varghese, Chief Medical Officer (Age 49)

Who are VIVUS's major shareholders?

VIVUS's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Virtu Financial LLC (0.11%). Company insiders that own VIVUS stock include Eric W Roberts, Herm Rosenman, John P Amos, Mark K Oki and Santosh T Varghese. View Institutional Ownership Trends for VIVUS.

Which major investors are buying VIVUS stock?

VVUS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Virtu Financial LLC. Company insiders that have bought VIVUS stock in the last two years include Eric W Roberts, Herm Rosenman, John P Amos and Mark K Oki. View Insider Buying and Selling for VIVUS.

How do I buy shares of VIVUS?

Shares of VVUS 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is VIVUS's stock price today?

One share of VVUS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $2.80.

How big of a company is VIVUS?

VIVUS has a market capitalization of $29.79 million and generates $65.06 million in revenue each year. The biopharmaceutical company earns $-36,950,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($3.48) on an earnings per share basis. VIVUS employs 57 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About VIVUS.

What is VIVUS's official website?

The official website for VIVUS is http://www.vivus.com/.

How can I contact VIVUS?

VIVUS's mailing address is 900 E. HAMILTON AVENUE SUITE 550, CAMPBELL CA, 95008. The biopharmaceutical company can be reached via phone at 650-934-5200 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for VIVUS (NASDAQ VVUS)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  348 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  417 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  765
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about VIVUS and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe VVUS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe VVUS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/15/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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