Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc. (CPRX) shares are trading at higher $3.49 and the avg recommendation for the stock is Moderate Buy.
To add more color to this target, the company’s high over the last year is $5.28 and the low is $2.55. Over the last 52 weeks, CPRX is down -20.14% while the S&P 500 is up 15.47%. The catalyst for this interesting swing was the company’s recent earnings report.
A Notable Earnings Report
In the last quarter, CPRX reported a profit of $25.44 million. Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc. also saw revenues increase to $29.32 million. In addition, CPRX has free cash flow of $31.92 million as of 09-2020. The company’s EBITDA came in at $11.79 million which compares well with its peers.
CPRX booked profit margins of 60.50%, its Return on Equity (ROE) is 62.80%, and its Return on Assets is 53.30%. All told, it is clear that, CPRX needs to be on your watchlist.
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Of course, we must look beyond the financials and question how well those numbers represent the sustainable earnings power of the business. Investors need to know how sustainable this current run. CPRX has a short ratio of 8.78 and outstanding shares of 103.54M.
CPRX has seen increased volume after this news and investors are putting their support behind the value proposition. Furthermore, 10-day volume stands at 1.55 million and more growth is possible in the weeks ahead. Traders will also note the company’s earnings per share came in at 0.67. Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc. CPRX also noted assets of $174.86 million at the end of the last quarter. Investors should also keep an eye on sector updates as CPRX has historically followed its peers on positive news.
All told, Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc. CPRX has strung together solid data and demonstrated underlying fundamentals. At its current valuation, CPRX represents an interesting risk/reward case. Traders should stay tuned to see if this recent report will push the stock to test recent resistance levels.
Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc. CPRX is now commanding a market cap of 358.49M and a float of 96.50M. CPRX is increasing its credibility in this sector and that could lead to more upside down the line. Sign-up for continuing coverage on shares of CPRX stock, as well as other hot stock picks, get our free newsletter today and get our next breakout pick!
Disclosure: we hold no position in CPRX, either long or short, and we have not been compensated for this article.