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How to buy PLx Pharma stock | $13.47

Learn how to easily invest in PLx Pharma stock.

PLx Pharma Inc is a drug manufacturers-specialty & generic business based in the US. PLx Pharma shares (PLXP) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. PLx Pharma employs 8 staff and has a market cap (total outstanding shares value) of 0.00.

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  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – PLXP – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
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PLx Pharma stock price (NASDAQ: PLXP)

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PLx Pharma shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-16.
Latest market close$13.47
52-week range$3.00 - $21.50
50-day moving average $18.14
200-day moving average $14.82
Wall St. target price$24.00
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-2.82

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PLx Pharma price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $13.47 from 2021-10-22

1 week (2021-10-15) -3.23%
1 month (2021-09-23) -31.13%
3 months (2021-07-23) -32.28%
6 months (2021-04-23) 21.68%
1 year (2020-10-23) 306.95%
2 years (2019-10-23) 167.26%
3 years (2018-10-23) 278.31%
5 years (2016-10-21) 9.51%

PLx Pharma financials

Gross profit TTM $30,430
Return on assets TTM -20.56%
Return on equity TTM -124.18%
Profit margin 0%
Book value $1.53
Market capitalisation $381.8 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting PLx Pharma shares

There are currently 2.0 million PLx Pharma shares held short by investors – that's known as PLx Pharma's "short interest". This figure is 11.7% up from 1.8 million last month.

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

PLx Pharma's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

PLx Pharma's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of PLx Pharma shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of PLx Pharma shares traded daily (recently around 370112.71028037). PLx Pharma's SIR currently stands at 5.35. In other words for every 100,000 PLx Pharma shares traded daily on the market, roughly 5350 shares are currently held short.

However PLx Pharma's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of PLx Pharma shares, or, against the total number of tradable PLx Pharma shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case PLx Pharma's short interest could be expressed as 0.07% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 PLx Pharma shares in existence, roughly 70 shares are currently held short) or 0.089% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable PLx Pharma shares, roughly 89 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against PLx Pharma.

Find out more about how you can short PLx Pharma stock.

PLx Pharma share dividends

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

Have PLx Pharma's shares ever split?

PLx Pharma's shares were split on a 1:8 basis on 19 April 2017. So if you had owned 8 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 PLx Pharma shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 700% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for PLx Pharma shares which in turn could have impacted PLx Pharma's share price.

PLx Pharma share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, PLx Pharma's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3 up to $21.5. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while PLx Pharma's is 4.9088. This would suggest that PLx Pharma's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

PLx Pharma overview

PLx Pharma Inc. , a specialty pharmaceutical company, focuses on developing the PLxGuard drug delivery system to provide various products in the United States. The company's lead product candidates are Vazalore 325 mg and Vazalore 81 mg, which are formulations of aspirin that use the PLxGuard delivery system, which provides patients with vascular disease and diabetic patients who are candidates for aspirin therapy based on physician recommendation, with fast, reliable, and predictable platelet inhibition as compared to enteric-coated aspirin, as well as reduces the risk of stomach erosions and ulcers as compared with immediate-release aspirin, after seven days of treatment. Its product pipeline also includes other oral nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs using the PLxGuard drug delivery system, such as PL1200 Ibuprofen 200 mg and PL1200 Ibuprofen 400 mg, which are in Phase I clinical stage for pain and inflammation, as well as PL1100 Ibuprofen 400 mg. PLx Pharma Inc. was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Sparta, New Jersey. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of PLx Pharma is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 9.908% of PLx Pharma shares are held by insiders and 41.576% by institutions.
How many people work for PLx Pharma?
Latest data suggests 8 work at PLx Pharma.
When does the fiscal year end for PLx Pharma?
PLx Pharma's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is PLx Pharma based?
PLx Pharma's address is: 9 Fishers Lane, Sparta, NJ, United States, 07871
What is PLx Pharma's ISIN number?
PLx Pharma's international securities identification number is: US72942A1079
What is PLx Pharma's CUSIP number?
PLx Pharma's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 25456J104

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