Understanding Basic Stock Data: Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (LXRX)

In the past 52-week period, shares of Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:LXRX) have moved within the range of $10.55 to $18.00. On the stock’s most recent trading day, the company’s shares ended the regular session at $10.29, which is 42.83% higher than its 52-week high.

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (LXRX) has demonstrated a 20-day simple moving average (SMA) of -11.22%, and a 50-day SMA of -20.46%. This public company’s current market capitalization stands at $1.10 billion.

Analyzing Consensus Estimates, Sales Revenue and Net Income

Checking the amount of enthusiasm that Wall Street analysts hold for a particular stock is crucial when thinking about entering a position. According to the latest data, the consensus recommendation for Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (LXRX) is Outperform.

Public companies normally post earnings and revenue results that fall somewhat above or below the average Wall Street estimate. In the most recent quarterly financial report, for the quarter ending Jun. 2017, Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (LXRX) delivered a 34.27% surprise with its net revenue. Sales reached $0.01 billion during the three-month period, compared to the average analyst estimate of $0.02 billion.

Meanwhile, during the same quarter Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (LXRX) delivered a -25.00% earnings surprise. Net earnings for the quarter were posted at -$0.33 per share, whereas Wall Street had forecast -$0.44 per share.

Ownership at Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (LXRX), According to Most Recent SEC Filings

A publicly-traded organization’s latest 13F filings tell us important details about its institutional ownership. Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (LXRX) has 0.11 billion shares outstanding currently, 108.63% of which belong to institutional investors. Those institutional holdings amount to $1.21 billion.

Additionally, according to the most recent 13F filing from Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (LXRX), there were 25 new positions totaling 5,533,552 shares of the company’s stock. There were 25 sold out positions, on the other hand, totaling 3,289,702 shares.

Short, Medium and Long Term Indicators

Assessing the average trade volume of a public company’s stock in the short, medium and long term is helpful to gain an understanding of trading activity and investor sentiment. Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (LXRX) has had a 20-day average volume of 676,425 shares, with an average of 100% of short term indicators pointed at Sell.

The stock’s 50-day average volume has been 747,132 shares, with an average of 100% of medium term indicators pointing toward Sell. Finally, its 100-day average volume is 748,240 shares with 100% of long-term indicators pointing to Sell.