NASDAQ:VVUS - VIVUS Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $0.6219 -0.01 (-1.58 %) (As of 08/19/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$0.6219Today's Range$0.6219 - $0.648452-Week Range$0.33 - $1.02Volume417,392 shsAverage Volume891,851 shsMarket Capitalization$69.05 millionP/E Ratio-2.14Dividend YieldN/ABeta0.59 Company ProfileChartEarnings HistoryFinancialsInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email VIVUS, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, develops and commercializes novel therapeutic products to address unmet medical needs in human health 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, or obese patients, or 27 or greater, or overweight patients in the presence of at least one weight-related comorbidity, such as hypertension, type 2 diabetes mellitus or high cholesterol; and STENDRA, an oral phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitor for the treatment of erectile dysfunction. It is also involved in developing Qsymia, which has been completed Phase II studies for the treatment of various diseases, including obstructive sleep apnea and diabetes, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis and fatty liver disease, hyperlipidemia, and hypertension, as well as Tacrolimus that has been completed Phase IIa studies for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension. The company has development, license and clinical trial, and commercial supply agreement with Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation for the development and commercialization of avanafil, a PDE5 inhibitor compound for the oral and local treatment of male and female sexual dysfunction. It also has license and commercialization agreements with Berlin Chemie AG to commercialize and promote STENDRA. VIVUS, Inc. was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Campbell, California. Receive VVUS News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for VVUS and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Pharmaceutical preparations Sub-IndustryPharmaceuticals SectorMedical SymbolNASDAQ:VVUS CUSIP92855110 Webwww.vivus.com Phone650-934-5200 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio-10.60 Current Ratio4.93 Quick Ratio4.26 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio-2.14 Forward P/E Ratio-1.41 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$65.37 million Price / Sales1.01 Cash FlowN/A Price / CashN/A Book Value($0.09) per share Price / Book-6.91 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.29) Net Income$-30,510,000.00 Net Margins-72.78% Return on Equity-843.43% Return on Assets-14.47% Miscellaneous Employees52 Outstanding Shares106,230,000Market Cap$69.05 million VIVUS (NASDAQ:VVUS) Frequently Asked Questions What is VIVUS's stock symbol? VIVUS trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "VVUS." How were VIVUS's earnings last quarter? VIVUS, Inc. (NASDAQ:VVUS) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August, 7th. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($0.12) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.11) by $0.01. The biopharmaceutical company had revenue of $14.96 million for the quarter. VIVUS had a negative return on equity of 843.43% and a negative net margin of 72.78%. View VIVUS's Earnings History. When is VIVUS's next earnings date? VIVUS is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November, 6th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for VIVUS. Who are some of VIVUS's key competitors? Some companies that are related to VIVUS include Corvus Pharmaceuticals (CRVS), AVEO Pharmaceuticals (AVEO), Acer Therapeutics (ACER), Zafgen (ZFGN), Bellicum Pharmaceuticals (BLCM), Kadmon (KDMN), Constellation Pharmaceuticals (CNST), Axovant Sciences (AXON), Aratana Therapeutics (PETX), Clearside Biomedical (CLSD), Tyme Technologies (TYME), ASLAN PHARMACEUTICALS ADR REP 5 (ASLN), Ocular Therapeutix (OCUL), Marinus Pharmaceuticals (MRNS) and ProQR Therapeutics (PRQR). Who are VIVUS's key executives? VIVUS's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Mark K. Oki, CFO & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 49)Mr. John L. Slebir, Sr. VP of Bus. Devel., Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 53)Dr. Santosh T. Varghese, Chief Medical Officer (Age 48)Mr. Seth H. Z. Fischer, Strategic Adviser (Age 62)Mr. John P. Amos, CEO & Director (Age 51) Has VIVUS been receiving favorable news coverage? Headlines about VVUS stock have been trending positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. VIVUS earned a coverage optimism score of 0.32 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media stories about the biopharmaceutical company an impact score of 42.66 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. View Recent Headlines for VIVUS. Who are VIVUS's major shareholders? VIVUS's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Renaissance Technologies LLC (7.79%), BlackRock Inc. (1.93%) and Acadian Asset Management LLC (0.54%). Company insiders that own VIVUS stock include Herm Rosenman, John P Amos, North Tide Capital, Llc and Santosh T Varghese. View Institutional Ownership Trends for VIVUS. Which institutional investors are selling VIVUS stock? VVUS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Acadian Asset Management LLC and BlackRock Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for VIVUS. Which institutional investors are buying VIVUS stock? VVUS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC. Company insiders that have bought VIVUS stock in the last two years include Herm Rosenman and John P Amos. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is VIVUS's stock price today? One share of VVUS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $0.6219. How big of a company is VIVUS? VIVUS has a market capitalization of $69.05 million and generates $65.37 million in revenue each year. The biopharmaceutical company earns $-30,510,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.29) on an earnings per share basis. VIVUS employs 52 workers across the globe. 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: 2.2 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 275 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 341 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 616MarketBeat'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. 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