Catalyst Pharmaceuticals (CPRX):
The corporate ownership of the company is 49.90% while the insider property is 6.77%. The company managed to keep the return on invested capital (ROA) at -32.50% in the last twelve months. Return on equity (ROE) recorded at -34.10%.
Catalyst Pharmaceuticals (CPRX) revealed a 3.85% move by placing the stock price at $ 2.43 per share in the recently concluded trading session Tuesday. The last trading activity showed that the share price fell 11.47% from its minimum of 52 weeks and traded with a variation of -41.45% compared to the maximum published in the # 39, last period of 52 weeks. The Company has maintained 95.78 million mobile shares and holds outstanding no. 107.99 million shares.
The earnings per share of the company show a growth of 1.60% for the current year and is expected to achieve a profit growth for the next year at 46.70%. The EPS growth rate of the company in the last five years was -9.60%. The rate of earnings growth for the next few years is an important measure for investors wishing to hold a stock for several years. The company's earnings usually have a direct relationship with the price of the company's shares. The quarter of growth of the EPS in the quarter is equal to -55.00%.
The share price has moved -32.29% from the 50 day maximum and has risen by 11.47% from the minimum of 50 days. Analyze the consensus score of 1.8. For the next one-year period, the average of individual target price estimates reported by sell-side analysts is $ 7.08.
Catalyst Pharmaceuticals (CPRX) The recent trading volume of the shares is equal to 2349239 shares compared to the average volume of shares of 1961.4 K. The relative volume observed at 1.21.
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The current ratio of 18 is mainly used to give an idea of the ability of a company to repay its liabilities (debts and payables) with its assets (cash, negotiable securities, inventories, credits). As such, the current relationship can be used to make a rough estimate of a company's financial health. The quick ratio of 18 is a measure of a company's ability to meet its short-term financial liabilities with fast assets (cash and cash equivalents, short-term marketable securities and credits). The greater the relationship, the greater the financial security of a company in the short term. A common rule of thumb is that companies with a rapid ratio above 1.0 are sufficiently able to meet their short-term liabilities.
The long-term debt / equity shows a value of 0 with a total debt / equity of 0. It gives investors the idea of the financial leverage of the company, measured by dividing the total liabilities with the equity of the company . It also illustrates the debt that the company is using to finance its assets in relation to the value represented in equity.
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Catalyst Pharmaceuticals (CPRX) the stock fell -7.53% against the 20-day moving average, showing a short-term downward movement. It moved -17.60% below the simple 50-day moving average. This is showing a medium-term bearish trend based on SMA 50. The share price fell -20.05% below the 200-day moving average which identified a long-term negative trend.
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