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How to buy Lexicon Pharmaceuticals (LXRX) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in Lexicon Pharmaceuticals stocks.

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals is a biotechnology business based in the US. Lexicon Pharmaceuticals stocks (LXRX.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $3.98 – a decrease of 7.3% over the previous week. Lexicon Pharmaceuticals employs 78 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $483,000.

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Lexicon Pharmaceuticals stock price (NASDAQ:LXRX)

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Lexicon Pharmaceuticals shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-25.
Latest market close$2.92
52-week range$2.91 - $9.65
50-day moving average $4.16
200-day moving average $4.48
Wall St. target price$13.00
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.49

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Is it a good time to buy Lexicon Pharmaceuticals stock?

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Lexicon Pharmaceuticals price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $2.92 from 2022-01-27

1 week (2022-01-20) -10.15%
1 month (2021-12-24) N/A
3 months (2021-10-26) -44.06%
6 months (2021-07-28) -17.75%
1 year (2021-01-28) -63.77%
2 years (2020-01-28) -12.84%
3 years (2019-01-28) 4.47
5 years (2017-01-27) 13.9

Is Lexicon Pharmaceuticals under- or over-valued?

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

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals's EBITDA

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $82.5 million.

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

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals financials

Revenue TTM $483,000
Gross profit TTM $-129,055,000
Return on assets TTM -24.55%
Return on equity TTM -60.33%
Profit margin 0%
Book value $0.92
Market capitalisation $452.6 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals share dividends

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

Have Lexicon Pharmaceuticals's shares ever split?

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals's shares were split on a 1:7 basis on 21 May 2015. So if you had owned 7 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 Lexicon Pharmaceuticals shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 600% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Lexicon Pharmaceuticals shares which in turn could have impacted Lexicon Pharmaceuticals's share price.

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Lexicon Pharmaceuticals's shares have ranged in value from as little as $2.91 up to $9.65. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

LXRX.US volatility(beta: 1.38)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 Lexicon Pharmaceuticals's is 1.3847. This would suggest that Lexicon Pharmaceuticals's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals overview

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. , a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of pharmaceutical products. Its orally-delivered small molecule drug candidates under development comprise Sotagliflozin that completed Phase III clinical trials for the for the treatment of heart failure and type 1 diabetes; LX9211, which is in Phase II clinical development for the treatment of neuropathic pain; and LX2761. The company has strategic collaboration and license agreements with Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, and Genentech, Inc. Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. was incorporated in 1995 and is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas. .

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