NASDAQ:VVUS - VIVUS Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$4.29 -0.23 (-5.09 %)
(As of 03/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$4.29
Today's Range$4.1450 - $4.5130
52-Week Range$2.15 - $9.90
Volume89,257 shs
Average Volume73,075 shs
Market Capitalization$45.65 million
P/E Ratio-1.23
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.23
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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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$45.65 million
Next Earnings Date5/14/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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 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) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 1st. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($0.87) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of ($1.11) by $0.24. The biopharmaceutical company had revenue of $18.09 million for the quarter. View VIVUS's Earnings History.

When is VIVUS's next earnings date?

VIVUS is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for VIVUS.

Has VIVUS been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about VVUS stock have trended somewhat negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded 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 -1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the biopharmaceutical company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

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. 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)
  • Mr. John P. Amos, CEO & Director (Age 51)
  • Mr. Ken Suh, Pres

Who are VIVUS's major shareholders?

VIVUS's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Worth Venture Partners LLC (0.47%) and Virtu Financial LLC (0.12%). 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Worth Venture Partners LLC and 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is VIVUS's stock price today?

One share of VVUS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $4.29.

How big of a company is VIVUS?

VIVUS has a market capitalization of $45.65 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.

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:  309 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  374 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  683
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This page was last updated on 3/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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