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NASDAQ:VVUSVIVUS Stock Price, Forecast & News

$1.31
-0.09 (-6.43 %)
(As of 04/6/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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$1.25
Now: $1.31
$1.45
50-Day Range
$0.89
MA: $1.57
$3.60
52-Week Range
$0.80
Now: $1.31
$4.75
Volume1.71 million shs
Average Volume1.81 million shs
Market Capitalization$13.95 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta-0.03
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. It also provides PANCREAZE to treat exocrine pancreatic insufficiency due to cystic fibrosis or other conditions; and STENDRA/SPEDRA, an oral phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitor for erectile dysfunction. In addition, the company is developing Qsymia, which has completed Phase II clinical study for treating various diseases, including obstructive sleep apnea, diabetes, and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis; and VI-0106 that has completed Phase IIa study to treat patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension. It has collaboration agreements with Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation; Menarini Group; Sanofi; Metuchen Pharmaceuticals, LLC; Selten Pharma, Inc.; Alvogen Malta Operations (ROW) Ltd; and Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. VIVUS, Inc. was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Campbell, California.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.0Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.06 out of 5 stars


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$69.76 million
Book Value($6.50) per share

Profitability

Net Income$-31,500,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees57
Market Cap$13.95 million
Next Earnings Date5/5/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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VIVUS (NASDAQ:VVUS) Frequently Asked Questions

How has VIVUS's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

VIVUS's stock was trading at $1.04 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, VVUS shares have increased by 26.0% and is now trading at $1.31. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of VIVUS?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for VIVUS in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for VIVUS.

When is VIVUS's next earnings date?

VIVUS is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 5th 2020. View our earnings forecast for VIVUS.

How were VIVUS's earnings last quarter?

VIVUS, Inc. (NASDAQ:VVUS) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, March, 3rd. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($0.61) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.68) by $0.07. The biopharmaceutical company earned $17.25 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $19.28 million. View VIVUS's earnings history.

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

Shares of VIVUS reverse split on the morning of 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 market closes 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.

What price target have analysts set for VVUS?

1 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for VIVUS's shares. Their forecasts range from $1.75 to $1.75. On average, they expect VIVUS's share price to reach $1.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 33.6% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for VIVUS.

Has VIVUS been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about VVUS stock have been trending very negative recently, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. VIVUS earned a coverage optimism score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the biopharmaceutical company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news aboutVIVUS.

Are investors shorting VIVUS?

VIVUS saw a increase in short interest during the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 2,073,100 shares, an increase of 28.8% from the February 27th total of 1,610,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 203,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 10.2 days. Currently, 22.8% of the shares of the company 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 following 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)

What is VIVUS's stock symbol?

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

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 $1.31.

How big of a company is VIVUS?

VIVUS has a market capitalization of $13.95 million and generates $69.76 million in revenue each year. The biopharmaceutical company earns $-31,500,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($2.96) 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]

This page was last updated on 4/6/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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