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How to buy Lipocine stock

Learn how to easily invest in Lipocine stock.

Lipocine is a biotechnology business based in the US. Lipocine shares (LPCN) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Lipocine employs 17 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $16.6 million.

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Lipocine stock price (NASDAQ: LPCN)

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Lipocine shares at a glance

Information last updated 2023-02-02.
Latest market close$0.52
52-week range$0.36 - $1.89
50-day moving average $0.46
200-day moving average $0.63
Wall St. target price$3.67
PE ratio 13.0125
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.04

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Is it a good time to buy Lipocine stock?

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Lipocine price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $0.521 from 2023-02-01

1 week (2023-01-26) 0.19%
1 month (2022-12-30) 30.97%
3 months (2022-11-02) 29.41%
6 months (2022-08-02) -34.05%
1 year (2022-02-01) -49.90%
2 years (2021-02-02) -69.53%
3 years (2020-01-31) 18.06%
5 years (2018-02-02) 1.33

Is Lipocine stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing Lipocine stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Lipocine's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Lipocine's P/E ratio

Lipocine's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 13x. In other words, Lipocine shares trade at around 13x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Lipocine's EBITDA

Lipocine's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $3.2 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Lipocine's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Lipocine financials

Revenue TTM $16.6 million
Operating margin TTM 19.45%
Gross profit TTM $16.1 million
Return on assets TTM 5.05%
Return on equity TTM 11.62%
Profit margin 24.69%
Book value $0.43
Market capitalisation $46.1 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Lipocine share dividends

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

Have Lipocine's shares ever split?

Lipocine's shares were split on a 1:100 basis on 24 July 2013. So if you had owned 100 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Lipocine shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 9900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Lipocine shares which in turn could have impacted Lipocine's share price.

Lipocine share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Lipocine's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.36 up to $1.89. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

LPCN.US volatility(beta: 0.78)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 Lipocine's is 0.7848. This would suggest that Lipocine's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Lipocine overview

Lipocine Inc. , a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development of pharmaceutical products for the treatment of neuroendocrine and metabolic disorders. The company's primary development programs are based on oral delivery solutions for poorly bioavailable drugs. Its lead product candidate is TLANDO, an oral testosterone replacement therapy. The company's pipeline candidates also include LPCN 1144, an oral prodrug of bioidentical testosterone that has completed Phase II clinical trial for the treatment of non-cirrhotic non-alcoholic steatohepatitis; LPCN 1111, an oral prodrug of testosterone tridecanoate for once daily dosing, which has completed Phase II clinical trial in hypogonadal men; LPCN 1148, a novel prodrug of testosterone and testosterone laurate for the management of decompensated cirrhosis; LPCN 1154, an investigational new drug application to conduct a Phase 2 study in Postpartum depression; LPCN 2101 for women with epilepsy, which has completed pre-clinical study; and LPCN 1107, an oral hydroxyprogesterone caproate product that has completed dose finding Phase II clinical trial for the prevention of recurrent preterm birth. The company is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Lipocine is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 2.768% of Lipocine shares are held by insiders and 12.282% by institutions.
How many people work for Lipocine?
Latest data suggests 17 work at Lipocine.
When does the fiscal year end for Lipocine?
Lipocine's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Lipocine based?
Lipocine's address is: 675 Arapeen Drive, Salt Lake City, UT, United States, 84108
What is Lipocine's ISIN number?
Lipocine's international securities identification number is: US53630X1046
What is Lipocine's CUSIP number?
Lipocine's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 53630X104

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