News coverage about Catalyst Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:CPRX) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Alpha One Sentiment Analysis. Alpha One, a subsidiary of Accern, rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Alpha One ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Catalyst Pharmaceuticals earned a news sentiment score of 0.23 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also assigned headlines about the biopharmaceutical company an impact score of 50 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
Here are some of the news headlines that may have effected AlphaOne Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
- Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc (CPRX) Rises A lot Today, Is Now One of The Best Performer – WeeklyHub (weeklyhub.com)
- Will Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:CPRX) Run Out of Steam Soon? Short Interest Is Down – Weekly Register (weeklyregister.com)
- Why Is Catalyst Pharmaceuticals (CPRX) Up 25.5% Since the Last Earnings Report? (nasdaq.com)
- Unusual Activity Spotted in Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc (CPRX) – Stock Press Daily (stockpressdaily.com)
CPRX has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. Roth Capital set a $3.00 price objective on Catalyst Pharmaceuticals and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, March 20th. Zacks Investment Research raised Catalyst Pharmaceuticals from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $1.75 price objective on the stock in a report on Tuesday, March 21st. Finally, HC Wainwright reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $6.00 price objective on shares of Catalyst Pharmaceuticals in a report on Monday, March 20th.
Shares of Catalyst Pharmaceuticals (CPRX) traded up 3.46% during midday trading on Monday, hitting $2.39. The stock had a trading volume of 692,556 shares. The company’s market cap is $200.25 million. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $2.09 and a 200-day moving average of $1.52. Catalyst Pharmaceuticals has a one year low of $0.68 and a one year high of $2.44.
Catalyst Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:CPRX) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May 10th. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($0.06) EPS for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.06). On average, analysts forecast that Catalyst Pharmaceuticals will post ($0.26) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Company Profile
Catalyst Pharmaceuticals, Inc, formerly Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners, Inc, is a development-stage biopharmaceutical company. The Company is focused on developing and commercializing therapies for people with rare debilitating diseases. The Company has three drugs in development: Firdapse, CPP-109 and CPP-115.
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