NASDAQ:ZFGN - Zafgen Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$3.04 +0.03 (+1.00 %)
(As of 03/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$3.01
Today's Range$2.95 - $3.09
52-Week Range$2.78 - $12.35
Volume8,363 shs
Average Volume305,022 shs
Market Capitalization$112.09 million
P/E Ratio-1.61
Dividend YieldN/A
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Biotechnology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:ZFGN



Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Book Value$2.85 per share


Net Income$-52,020,000.00


Market Cap$112.09 million
Next Earnings Date5/14/2019 (Estimated)

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 Monday, March, 11th. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($0.39) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.43) 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, May 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Zafgen.

What price target have analysts set for ZFGN?

6 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for Zafgen's stock. Their forecasts range from $4.52 to $17.00. On average, they expect Zafgen's stock price to reach $10.38 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 241.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Zafgen.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Zafgen?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Zafgen in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings 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?

Media stories about ZFGN stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of press 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 media sentiment score of 1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the biopharmaceutical company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of Zafgen's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Zafgen own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Zafgen investors own include CA (CA), Micron Technology (MU), Endologix (ELGX), BlackRock (BLK), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), TG Therapeutics (TGTX), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Viking Therapeutics (VKTX), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) and Celgene (CELG).

Who are Zafgen's key executives?

Zafgen's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Jeffrey S. Hatfield, CEO & Director (Age 61)
  • 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)
  • Mr. Brian P. McVeigh, Chief Bus. Officer (Age 46)

Who are Zafgen's major shareholders?

Zafgen's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Great Point Partners LLC (9.76%), Atlas Venture Advisors Inc. (9.51%), BlackRock Inc. (7.04%), FMR LLC (6.30%), 683 Capital Management LLC (3.80%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.45%). Company insiders that own Zafgen stock include Dennis D Kim, Frances K Heller and Thomas E Hughes. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Zafgen.

Which major investors are selling Zafgen stock?

ZFGN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, FMR LLC, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Royce & Associates LP, Artal Group S.A., Sphera Funds Management LTD., Algert Global LLC and Private Advisor Group LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Zafgen.

Which major investors are buying Zafgen stock?

ZFGN stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Atlas Venture Advisors Inc., BlackRock Inc., Great Point Partners LLC, Hikari Power Ltd, 683 Capital Management LLC, GSA Capital Partners LLP, Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. and Squarepoint Ops LLC. 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 $3.04.

How big of a company is Zafgen?

Zafgen has a market capitalization of $112.09 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 38 workers across the globe.

What is Zafgen's official website?

The official website for Zafgen is

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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  268 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  245 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  513
MarketBeat'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 3/18/2019 by Staff

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