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How to buy Flexion Therapeutics stock | $11.52

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Flexion Therapeutics, Inc is a drug manufacturers—specialty & generic business based in the US. Flexion Therapeutics shares (FLXN) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Flexion Therapeutics employs 288 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$81 million.

How to buy shares in Flexion Therapeutics

  1. Compare share trading platforms. If you're a beginner, look for a platform with low commissions, expert ratings and investment tools to track your portfolio. Narrow down top brands with our comparison table.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Flexion Therapeutics. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: FLXN. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Flexion Therapeutics reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$11.52, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Flexion Therapeutics, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Flexion Therapeutics. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Flexion Therapeutics share price

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Flexion Therapeutics shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-19.
Latest market close USD$11.52
52-week range USD$5.01 - USD$22.98
50-day moving average USD$11.5965
200-day moving average USD$11.3716
Wall St. target price USD$20.75
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-4.278

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Is it a good time to buy Flexion Therapeutics stock?

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Flexion Therapeutics price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $11.52 from 2020-11-16

1 week (2020-11-25) 6.27%
1 month (2020-11-06) 5.69%
3 months (2020-09-04) -6.49%
6 months (2020-06-05) -6.34%
1 year (2019-12-05) -39.34%
2 years (2018-12-04) -26.81%
3 years (2017-12-05) -54.72%
5 years (2015-12-04) -40.12%

Flexion Therapeutics financials

Revenue TTM USD$81 million
Gross profit TTM USD$63 million
Return on assets TTM -30.64%
Return on equity TTM -486.91%
Profit margin -174.24%
Book value $0.335
Market capitalisation USD$644.9 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Flexion Therapeutics shares

There are currently 10.4 million Flexion Therapeutics shares held short by investors – that's known as Flexion Therapeutics's "short interest". This figure is 4.1% down from 10.9 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Flexion Therapeutics shares can be evaluated.

Flexion Therapeutics's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Flexion Therapeutics's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Flexion Therapeutics shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Flexion Therapeutics shares traded daily (recently around 610384.33098592). Flexion Therapeutics's SIR currently stands at 17.04. In other words for every 100,000 Flexion Therapeutics shares traded daily on the market, roughly 17040 shares are currently held short.

However Flexion Therapeutics's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Flexion Therapeutics shares, or, against the total number of tradable Flexion Therapeutics shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Flexion Therapeutics's short interest could be expressed as 0.21% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Flexion Therapeutics shares in existence, roughly 210 shares are currently held short) or 0.2874% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Flexion Therapeutics shares, roughly 287 shares are currently held short).

A SIR above 10% would generally be considered pretty high, pointing to a potentially pessimistic outlook for the share price and a discouraging interest in betting against Flexion Therapeutics.

Find out more about how you can short Flexion Therapeutics stock.

Flexion Therapeutics share dividends

We're not expecting Flexion Therapeutics to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Flexion Therapeutics share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Flexion Therapeutics's shares have ranged in value from as little as $5.01 up to $22.98. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

FLXN.US volatility(beta: 1.91)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Flexion Therapeutics's is 1.9134. This would suggest that Flexion Therapeutics's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Flexion Therapeutics overview

Flexion Therapeutics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of therapies for the treatment of patients with musculoskeletal conditions. It offers ZILRETTA, an intra-articular injection for the management of osteoarthritis (OA) pain of the knee in the United States. The company also develops FX201, a gene therapy product candidate designed to stimulate the production of an anti-inflammatory protein, interleukin-1 receptor antagonist for pain relief from OA of the knee; and FX301, an administered NaV1.7 inhibitor for the management of post-operative pain. Flexion Therapeutics, Inc. was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts.

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