Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:LXRX) is scheduled to be issuing its quarterly earnings data before the market opens on Wednesday, November 8th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of ($0.36) per share for the quarter.

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:LXRX) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 1st. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($0.33) EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.45) by $0.12. Lexicon Pharmaceuticals had a negative net margin of 170.63% and a negative return on equity of 94.87%. The company had revenue of $12.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $18.34 million. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted ($0.37) EPS. Lexicon Pharmaceuticals’s revenue for the quarter was down 40.3% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts expect Lexicon Pharmaceuticals to post $-1 EPS for the current fiscal year and $-1 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Shares of Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:LXRX) traded up $0.09 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $10.03. 181,029 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 680,741.

In related news, insider Lonnel Coats bought 30,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, September 15th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $12.54 per share, for a total transaction of $376,200.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. 5.77% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

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LXRX has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Lexicon Pharmaceuticals from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 18th. Wedbush reissued an “ourperform” rating and set a $39.00 price objective on shares of Lexicon Pharmaceuticals in a research report on Monday, August 7th. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Lexicon Pharmaceuticals from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 2nd. Cowen and Company reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Lexicon Pharmaceuticals in a research report on Tuesday, August 1st. Finally, Needham & Company LLC restated a “buy” rating and set a $21.00 target price on shares of Lexicon Pharmaceuticals in a research note on Sunday, September 17th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $28.75.

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Company Profile

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company focuses on the development and commercialization of breakthrough treatments for human disease. Its drug programs include XERMELO (telotristat ethyl), sotagliflozin, LX2761 and LX9211. It also has a number of additional compounds into various stages of clinical and preclinical development.

Earnings History for Lexicon Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:LXRX)

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