Recro Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:REPH) released its earnings results on Thursday. The specialty pharmaceutical company reported ($0.48) earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.54) by $0.06, MarketWatch Earnings reports. Recro Pharma had a negative return on equity of 61.09% and a negative net margin of 45.15%. The business had revenue of $16.93 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $14.90 million.

Recro Pharma (REPH) traded up 0.68% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $7.35. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 31,500 shares. The stock’s market cap is $140.02 million. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $7.37 and its 200 day moving average price is $7.64. Recro Pharma has a 12-month low of $5.81 and a 12-month high of $10.85.

In related news, major shareholder James E. Flynn sold 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, June 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $6.74, for a total transaction of $67,400.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, insider James E. Flynn sold 62,868 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, June 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $7.06, for a total value of $443,848.08. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last three months, insiders have sold 215,762 shares of company stock worth $1,430,830. 21.60% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

A number of research firms have weighed in on REPH. Roth Capital set a $20.00 target price on Recro Pharma and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, July 31st. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $11.00 target price on Recro Pharma and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 25th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Recro Pharma from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 13th. Finally, Janney Montgomery Scott lowered Recro Pharma from a “buy” rating to a “fair value” rating and reduced their target price for the stock from $21.00 to $6.50 in a research note on Wednesday, June 14th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $14.00.

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Recro Pharma Company Profile

Recro Pharma, Inc is a clinical-stage specialty pharmaceutical company. The Company is engaged in developing products for hospitals and ambulatory care settings that is developing non-opioid products for treatment of serious acute pain. The Company’s lead product candidate is an injectable form of meloxicam.

Earnings History for Recro Pharma (NASDAQ:REPH)

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