In the last trading session, 2,116,800 shares of the KemPharm, Inc.(NASDAQ:KMPH) were traded, and its beta was 3.37. Most recently the company’s share price was $10.54, and it changed around $0.76 or 0.08% from the last close, which brings the market valuation of the company to $198.68 Million. KMPH currently trades at a discount to its 52-week high of $22.08, offering almost -109.49% off that amount. The share price’s 52-week low was $1.94, which indicates that the current value has risen by an impressive 81.59% since then. We note from KemPharm, Inc.’s average daily trading volume that its 10-day average is 2.61 Million shares, with the 3-month average coming to 1.43 Million.
KemPharm, Inc. stock received a consensus recommendation rating of Buy, based on a mean score of 2. If we narrow it down even further, the data shows that none out of 2 analysts rate the stock as a Sell; another but none rate it as Overweight. Among the rest, no body recommended KMPH as a Hold, whereas 2 deemed it a Buy, and no one rated it as Underweight. KemPharm, Inc. is expected to report earnings per share of -$0.56 for the current quarter.
KemPharm, Inc. (NASDAQ:KMPH): Trading Information
Instantly KMPH has showed a green trend with a performance of 7.77% at the end of last trading. The performance over the last five days has remained in the green territory. The rise to weekly highs of $11.75 on Tuesday, Feb 16 increased the stock’s daily price by 10.3%. The company’s shares are currently down -0.06% year-to-date, but still up 0.1071 over the last five days. On the other hand, KemPharm, Inc. (NASDAQ:KMPH) is 0.73% up in the 30-day period. We can see from the shorts that 323.2 Million shares have been sold at a short interest cover period of 226.01 day(s).
The consensus price target as assigned by Wall Street analysts is $26, which translates to bears needing to increase their stock price by 146.68% from its current value. Analyst projections state that KMPH is forecast to be at a low of $24 and a high of $28. In order for the stock price to hit the forecast high, the stock would need to surge +165.65% from its current level, while the stock would need to crash 127.7% from its current level to reach the projected low.
KemPharm, Inc. (KMPH) projections and forecasts
KemPharm, Inc. share prices are performing particularly well compared to other companies within the same industry. As is evident from the statistics, the company’s shares have fallen -7.66 percent over the past six months and at a 81.25% annual growth rate that is well above the industry average of 17.3%. However, despite this, analysts have decided to cut back on their fiscal year 2021 revenue estimates. The rating firms predict that it will lose -250% in revenue this quarter, and will report an increase of 288% in the next quarter. The year-over-year growth rate is expected to be 8%, up from the previous year.
Consensus estimates provided by 2 financial analysts predict the company will bring in an average of $2.95 Million in revenue for the current quarter. 1 analysts expect KemPharm, Inc. to make $50Million in revenue for the quarter ending March 01, 2021. The company’s sales for the same quarter a year ago was $1.38 Million. Analysts predict that the company’s current quarter sales will jump, forecast at 114.4%.
Looking at the company’s year-over-year earnings, the past five years showed a positive earnings growth rate of 39.6%. KemPharm, Inc. earnings are expected to increase by 73.7% in 2021, but the outlook is negative 0% per year for the next five years.
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KemPharm, Inc. (NASDAQ:KMPH)’s Biggest Investors
Upon looking at major shareholders, it appears that insiders hold 7.12% of KemPharm, Inc. shares, and 6.03% of them are in the hands of institutional investors. The stock currently has a share float of 6.49%. KemPharm, Inc. stock is held by 4 institutions, with Ifp Advisors, Inc being the largest institutional investor. By Dec 30, 2020, it held 0.03% of the shares, which is about 1.25 Thousand shares worth $14Thousand.