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Acura Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ACUR)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reiterated by investment analysts at Roth Capital in a note issued to investors on Friday. They currently have a $1.50 target price on the stock, down from their previous target price of $2.50. Roth Capital’s price objective would indicate a potential upside of 73.41% from the company’s current price.

Several other analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Analysts at TheStreet downgraded shares of Acura Pharmaceuticals from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 3rd. Analysts at MLV & Co
downgraded shares of Acura Pharmaceuticals from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 28th. They now have a $1.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $2.00.

Acura Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ACUR) traded up 2.90% on Friday, hitting $0.8901. 83,161 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Acura Pharmaceuticals has a 52 week low of $0.81 and a 52 week high of $2.23. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $1.02 and a 200-day moving average of $1.33. The company’s market cap is $43.5 million.

Acura Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ACUR) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 6th. The company reported ($0.07) EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of ($0.08) by $0.01. On average, analysts predict that Acura Pharmaceuticals will post $-0.16 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Acura Pharmaceuticals, Inc, is a specialty pharmaceutical company engaged in the research, development and commercialization of products focused on addressing medication abuse and misuse, utilizing its Aversion and Impede Technologies.

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