NASDAQ:ZFGN - Zafgen Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $4.63 -0.11 (-2.32 %) (As of 01/23/2019 03:18 AM ET)Previous Close$4.74Today's Range$4.61 - $4.7952-Week Range$4.51 - $12.35Volume257,687 shsAverage Volume298,242 shsMarket Capitalization$170.71 millionP/E Ratio-2.44Dividend YieldN/ABeta-0.24 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Zafgen, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, develops therapies for patients suffering from metabolic diseases comprising type 2 diabetes, Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS), and other metabolically related disorders. The company's lead product candidate is ZGN-1061, a fumagillin-class methionine aminopeptidase 2 (MetAP2) inhibitor administered by subcutaneous injection, which is in Phase 2 clinical trial and profiled for its utility in the treatment of type 2 diabetes and other related metabolic disorders. It also develops ZGN-1258, a MetAP2 inhibitor for treatment of PWS. Zafgen, Inc. was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. Receive ZFGN News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for ZFGN and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Pharmaceutical preparations Sub-IndustryN/A SectorMedical Current SymbolNASDAQ:ZFGN Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A Webwww.zafgen.com Phone617-622-4003Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.16 Current Ratio11.78 Quick Ratio11.78Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio-2.44 Forward P/E Ratio-2.36 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual SalesN/A Price / SalesN/A Cash FlowN/A Price / Cash FlowN/A Book Value$2.85 per share Price / Book1.62Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($1.90) Net Income$-52,020,000.00 Net MarginsN/A Return on Equity-80.07% Return on Assets-58.44%Miscellaneous Employees35 Outstanding Shares36,871,000Market Cap$170.71 million OptionableOptionable Zafgen (NASDAQ:ZFGN) Frequently Asked Questions What is Zafgen's stock symbol? Zafgen trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ZFGN." How were Zafgen's earnings last quarter? Zafgen Inc (NASDAQ:ZFGN) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 8th. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($0.41) EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.45) by $0.04. View Zafgen's Earnings History. When is Zafgen's next earnings date? Zafgen is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, March 5th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Zafgen. What price target have analysts set for ZFGN? 4 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Zafgen's stock. Their forecasts range from $14.00 to $20.00. On average, they expect Zafgen's share price to reach $17.3333 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 274.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Zafgen. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Zafgen? 4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Zafgen in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Zafgen. Has Zafgen been receiving favorable news coverage? News headlines about ZFGN stock have trended very positive on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Zafgen earned a daily sentiment score of 3.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the biopharmaceutical company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. Are investors shorting Zafgen? Zafgen saw a drop in short interest in the month of December. As of December 14th, there was short interest totalling 498,180 shares, a drop of 31.3% from the November 30th total of 725,401 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 303,569 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.6 days. Approximately 1.5% of the company's shares are sold short. View Zafgen's Current Options Chain. Who are some of Zafgen's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Zafgen include Rocket Pharmaceuticals (RCKT), Intra-Cellular Therapies (ITCI), Dicerna Pharmaceuticals (DRNA), Eagle Pharmaceuticals (EGRX), Revance Therapeutics (RVNC), Omeros (OMER), CannTrust (CNTTF), Vectura Group (VEGPF), ANI Pharmaceuticals (ANIP), Ra Pharmaceuticals (RARX), Aurinia Pharmaceuticals (AUPH), Lexicon Pharmaceuticals (LXRX), ChemoCentryx (CCXI), Viking Therapeutics (VKTX) and Basilea Pharmaceutica (BPMUF). Who are Zafgen's key executives? Zafgen's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Jeffrey S. Hatfield, CEO & Director (Age 61)Dr. Thomas E. Hughes, Pres & Chief Scientific Officer (Age 59)Ms. Patricia L. Allen, Chief Financial Officer (Age 57)Dr. Dennis D. Kim M.D., MBA, Chief Medical Officer (Age 49)Dr. James E. Vath, Head of Discovery & Devel. (Age 58) Who are Zafgen's major shareholders? Zafgen's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Meeder Asset Management Inc. (0.02%). Company insiders that own Zafgen stock include Dennis D Kim, Frances K Heller and Thomas E Hughes. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Zafgen. Which institutional investors are buying Zafgen stock? ZFGN stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Meeder Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Zafgen stock in the last two years include Dennis D Kim and Frances K Heller. View Insider Buying and Selling for Zafgen. How do I buy shares of Zafgen? Shares of ZFGN 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 Zafgen's stock price today? One share of ZFGN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $4.63. How big of a company is Zafgen? Zafgen has a market capitalization of $170.71 million. The biopharmaceutical company earns $-52,020,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($1.90) on an earnings per share basis. Zafgen employs 35 workers across the globe. What is Zafgen's official website? The official website for Zafgen is http://www.zafgen.com. How can I contact Zafgen? Zafgen's mailing address is 175 PORTLAND STREET 4TH FLOOR, BOSTON MA, 02114. The biopharmaceutical company can be reached via phone at 617-622-4003 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Zafgen (NASDAQ ZFGN)Community Ranking: 2.6 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 258 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 230 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 488MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Zafgen and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ZFGN will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ZFGN will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 1/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Can individual investors take part in an IPO?